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Leaked video from 'Wonder Woman' set looks more like 'Downton Abbey'

Get a look at the set of "Wonder Woman," courtesy of an intrepid fan on location.

'Downton Abbey' Final Episode Draws 6.9M Viewers in U.K., Tops Christmas Day Ratings

The drama ends its run on ITV with its biggest Christmas ratings in years, but overall TV viewing in Britain on the day continues to slide.

Maggie Smith says she still hasn't seen 'Downton Abbey'

Dame Maggie Smith, who plays the Dowager Countesson Downton Abbey , still hasnt seen any of the show even as the final season is set to premiere in the U.S. next week. The actress told CBS News two years ago that she hadnt seen any of Downton , and the news outlet asked again...

Downton Abbeys Gareth Neame On Final Seasons U.S. Bow, Goode Tidings & Movie Update

Downton Abbey has already come to its regular season conclusion in the UK, with Season 6 wrapping on ITV in November and a final finale set to bid farewell to the Grantham Estate, both upstairs and down, on Christmas Day. In the U.S., PBS Masterpiece will kick off Season 6 on January 3 and conclude the Crawley familys last run in March. Executive producer Gareth Neame and creator Julian Fellowes have often told me they credit the U.S. with helping to launch the shows

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: See the 'Downton Abbey' cast play Cards Against Humanity

EW subjects Lady Mary, Mr. Molesley, and Branson to America's filthiest card game...

See Gordon Ramsay audition to be the Santa of 'Downton Abbey'

Gordon Ramsay is f**king perfect to play Santa. He's the jolliest f**king Santa that you will ever get to f**king meet. Too bad he's the only one who thinks so. In a new video promoting ITVs annual Text Santacharityevent, Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael), and...

Downton Abbey Christmas Special Wins UK Ratings Battle With Last-Ever Episode

The final episode of Downton Abbey 's six-season run well outperformed the competition last night on what was an overall slow Christmas evening for UK TV viewing. Downton s farewell scored 6.9M viewers for a 28.6 share on ITV in the overnights; a figure that will see a big bump in L+7s. British television is generally packed with specials and favorite series on Christmas Day, but this was the lowest-rated December 25 since 2009. Delayed viewing is of course a factor, as... Read More...

Biting, brittle, bitchy: New bio reveals the magic of Maggie Smith

If you've been knocking around the theater world as long as I have, you're bound to come across a Maggie Smith story. Here's my favorite: During the 1990 run of Lettice and Lovage at the Barrymore, the Harlem Gospel Singers moved into the Longacre, which shared the Barrymore's back wall. Smith was livid because the...

Michelle Dockery Delivers Moving Tribute at Fiancée's Funeral

Three days after the death of her fianc ée John Dineen, Michelle Dockery delivered a moving tribute at his funeral in Cork, Ireland, The Irish Times reports. "Whether in his work or his personal life John was extremely loyal," the Downton Abbey star said Wednesday at St. James' Church in Ballinora. Read More...

Michelle Dockery Gave a Eulogy and Sang at Her Fiancée's Funeral

"Whether in his work or his personal life, John was extremely loyal,"  Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery told mourners at St. James's Church. Dockery's fianc ée , John Dineen, died from a rare form of cancer in Ireland on Sunday. He was diagnosed 15 months ago. At Dineen's funeral, which took place the day after Dockery's 34th birthday and a day before what would have been Dineen's 35th, Dockery sang Oscar Hammerstein's "The Folks Who Live on the Hill," according to The Irish Independent , and said of her fiancée:   John's charm was legendary. He could persuade anyone to do what he wanted in the least pushy way possible. Particularly the women ... He had a presence that was electric when he came in to the room. He had a wicked sense of humor. He had a genuine interest in other people. It was clear that when John was in your corner he was there. I was honoured to know John. To love him and be loved by him. He was my friend, my King, my hero, my everything. We celebrate him, we honour him and we will miss him.