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“Downton Abbey”‘s Thomas Barrow Is A Heartthrob Uber Alles

Who’s that hot guy? None other than Rob James-Collier, the sexy man who plays horrible buttler Thomas Barrow on “Downton Abbey.” Here he is in the pages of Vogue Deutschland, sans “Downton” period clothes, looking absolutely adorable. Check out his fellow “Downton” star Michelle Dockery in her plainclothes after the jump. [Vogue Deutschland]…

Julie Gerstein / December 13, 2012

Michelle Obama Gets “Downton Abbey” Episodes Before You Do

Michelle Obama gets season-three “Downton Abbey” DVDs mailed to her over from ITV in England, so she doesn’t have to wait until January and watch them on PBS like the rest of us normals. [The Sun UK]
New rumors on the Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez breakup from a blind-item gossip site: Jelena…

Jessica Wakeman / November 14, 2012

Presenting: A “Downton Abbey” Prequel

As we eagerly await the season three premiere of “Downton Abbey,” consider this over tea and crumpets: life before Lady Mary was mucking up her love life and Lady Sybil was wearing pants. Julian Fellowes, the creator of of the show, has announced his plans for a spin-off drama, following the courtship of Lord and…

Ami Angelowicz / September 29, 2012

Actress Reveals “Downton Abbey” Spoiler-y Stuff

I’m purposefully putting this “Downton Abbey” spoiler-y stuff after the jump so no one has a heart attack and dies and then it is on my conscience. I won’t even tell you which Crawley sister the spoiler involves! You have to click “Read more” to find out. Really.

Jessica Wakeman / August 20, 2012

“Downton Abbey” Season Three Trailer Leaks Online

Quick! Watch the leaked “Downton Abbey” season three trailer! Before it gets yanked offline! In case it gets pulled before you can watch it, here’s quick sort of spoiler-y summary, after the jump!

Jessica Wakeman / August 15, 2012

“Downton Abbey” Left The Manor For The Olympics

The cast of “Downton Abbey” — both upstairs and downstairs — attended the Olympic Opening Ceremony last Friday. They posed for a group shot in front of the stadium, with Mr. Bates in something of a compromised position. But! Where’s the Dowager Countess? You know she wouldn’t dare mingle with the hoi polloi. And speaking…

Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2012

Get Your “Downtown Abbey” Season Three Spoilers Right Here

“Downtown Abbey”‘s season three premiere on January 6 is a long way off. But it’s never too early for spoilers! At a press tour last night for the Television Critics Association, creator Julian Fellowes spilled the beans on what we can expect from the PBS upstairs/downstairs tale. Namely, Shirley MacLaine.  …

Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2012

Emmy Awards 2012: “Girls,” “Breaking Bad” & “Downton Abbey” Rule The Nominations

The 2012 Emmy Award Nominations were announced this morning and, personally, I was pretty stoked on the nominations. “Girls” and Lena Dunham were nominated in the comedy series and lead actress categories which made me think two things: A) “Girls” is a comedy series? and B) Suck it, haters! Practically the entire cast of “Breaking…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 19, 2012

10 Reasons “Downton Abbey” Needs Dame Maggie Smith

The news that Dame Maggie Smith — aka the Dowager Countess — is hesitating to renew her contract for future seasons of “Downton Abbey” shook me to my very core. I mean, what would Downton be without her? A sad, empty shell of a show, that’s what. Here are 10 reasons “Downton Abbey” desperately need…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 8, 2012

Evening Quickies: Behold, “The Fresh Prince Of Downton Abbey”

These “Downton Abbey” spoof videos just keep getting goofier and goofier, but children’s of the ’90s can appreciate this ode to “The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air”! [College Humor]
So. Disgusting. Pervy photographer Terry Richardson allegedly hooked up with Lindsay Lohan during “a major night of passion” and now she’s “texting and phoning…

Jessica Wakeman / March 7, 2012

The “Eastbound & Down” / “Downton Abbey” Mash-Up You Were Waiting For

Could there be two worlds set more far apart than that of party monster baseball player Kenny Powers and the genteel universe of butlers, maids and secret eavesdropping at Downton Abbey? And yet! When the two come together, something more than magical occurs. It’ll have you wondering why it took so long for someone to…

Julie Gerstein / March 3, 2012

There’s A “Downton Abbey” Rap, You Guys

You guys, there’s a rap about “Downton Abbey”! Adam WarRock, whoever you are, wherever you are, I love you. [NYMag.com via AdamWarRock.com]…

Jessica Wakeman / March 2, 2012

“Downton Abbey”‘s Lady Sybil Crawley Is A Jewelry Model Now

Lady Sybil Crawley on “Downton Abbey” is my new girl crush and not just because she’s a rabblerousing feminist. The actress who plays Sybil, named Jessica Brown Findlay, is a jaw-droppingly lovely “English rose,” as they say. Jewelry designer Dominic Jones must agree, because he’s hired Jessica to appear in ads for his new jewelry…

Jessica Wakeman / February 28, 2012

The Obsession Continues: “Downton Abbey” Trading Cards

By now you’ve hopefully seen last night’s season two finale/Christmas special of “Downton Abbey,” in which plenty of loose-ends were tied up and anticipation was set for season three. Vanity Fair has made a bunch of funny trading cards inspired by the show — click through the gallery to see some of my favorites, then check out the rest,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 20, 2012

No, We Don’t Have A Problem: “Downton Abbey” Paper Dolls

So we might be just a litttttle bit obsessed with “Downton Abbey,” but it appears we’re not the only ones. The folks over at New York magazine made a collection of “Downton Abbey” paper dolls, so that devoted fans can act out their “Downton” dreams like perfectly mature 6-year-old girls. Check out the rest of…

Julie Gerstein / February 17, 2012

Love, Sex & Marriage In The Days Of “Downton Abbey”

The entire plot of the first season of PBS’s standout show “Downton Abbey” revolves around the cultural customs and laws of heirs, women’s rights, and marriage during the last hurrah of Britain’s Edwardian era at the cusp of World War I. Then the current season covers WWI and beyond, from 1916 to 1920. This transitio…

Tres Sugar / February 7, 2012

How To Get Bros To Watch “Downton Abbey”: Put It On Spike TV

Dude, I know chick things suck, but did you know this “Downton Abbey” show has three totally bangable sisters and a MILF? And in season two they’re, like, firing guns and shit? Bro, you’ve gotta watch this show! (For the rest of us, don’t worry: this was just an “SNL” skit!) [Perez Hilton via NBC]…

Jessica Wakeman / February 6, 2012

Young Maggie Smith’s Cheekbones Were As Sharp As Her One-Liners

To continue The Frisky’s transformation into All “Downton Abbey” All The Time, Check out this photo of a young Maggie Smith. Before she was “Downton”‘s Dowager Countess (not to mention Hogwarts’ Professor McGonagall) she was a film star in the UK, nominated for a BAFTA award in 1958 for “Best Newcomer” and acting steadily ever…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 26, 2012

Unauthorized “Downton Abbey” Jewelry Pulled From PBS Website

You can’t blame PBS for trying to make a buck. Even they hate their biweekly fundraising efforts. Nevertheless, the production company for “Downton Abbey” got on the horn and put a stop to PBS.org’s sale of a “Downton Abbey”-inspired jewelry line, which was in no way affiliated with the show.

Jessica Wakeman / January 25, 2012

Get All Your Wild “Downton Abbey” Gossip From Downton Glamour Magazine!

We here at The Frisky are obsessed with “Downton Abbey,” so much so that we dreamt up an entire faux magazine dedicated to the Crawley clan and their assorted footmen, lady’s maids and butlers. Downton Glamour is our ode to the crazy world that exists inside “Downton Abbey” and the no doubt salacious gossip read…

Julie Gerstein / January 24, 2012