Posts tagged "PBS"

PBS: Ben Affleck Had an ‘Improper Influence’ on ‘Finding Your Roots’

After the Ben Affleck embarrassment, is Finding Your Roots now the kind of show that won’t hush things up on the say-so of a Hollywood star?

Newser / June 25, 2015

Changing Times and Scandal Fill the First ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5 Trailer

Can it be January already?!?

Although the hit series doesn’t return stateside until after the new year, we’re getting our first look at the upcoming fifth season of Downton Abbey and it’s a good one.

Jason Marshall / August 31, 2014

The Cast of ‘Downton Abbey’ Has Officially Embraced ‘Water Bottle-Gate’

With a wink, knod and a bit of cheek, the cast of Downton Abbey has officially responded and embraced what they’ve dubbed ‘Water Bottle-Gate.’ They’re also hoping to turn the attention into dollar signs for a very good cause.

Jason Marshall / August 17, 2014

Oh, Downton Abbey Was Also on TV Last Night

On a night when Americans were forced to choose between Breaking Bad’s penultimate episode, Dexter’s finale and a weird-as-hell Emmys telecast, across the pond there was another little TV event, known as the season (or series, as it’s called over there) four premiere of Downton Abbey. PBS, however, won’t be airing the season stateside until…

Robert Kessler / September 23, 2013

11 TV Marathons To Get You Through Storm Nemo

With Storm Nemo in our midst, the activities on the eastern side of the country are quite limited these days. So for those of you east-coasters with lots of extra indoors time on your hands (or west-coasters, too, for that matter), we’ve compiled a list of the top 11 TV shows to catch up o…

Marcelle Luna / February 9, 2013

‘Downton Abbey’ Hunk Talks Series Exit; Bravo Announces Schedule Changes for ‘RHOA,’ ‘Shahs’

Note: Spoiler Alert. Downton Abbey fans knew that resident hunk Dan Stevens, who plays Matthew Crawley, had already voiced a desire to leave the series. So much so that creator Julian Fellowes said earlier this year that if he left, they wouldn’t recast the role. Well, UK viewers were still shocked to see just how…

Jethro Nededog / December 26, 2012

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns From ‘Sesame Street’; Starz Cancels ‘Boss’

Kelsey Grammer’s Boss, which airs on Starz, is being cancelled. The drama about a vindictive Chicago Mayor who was afflicted with a neurological disease ran for two seasons. The series’ cancellation makes way for three original series from the cable network next year including Da Vinci’s Demons, the final season of Spartacus and the second…

Lauren DiMascio / November 20, 2012