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  1. U.K. Commercial Broadcasters Invest Record $1.23 Billion in TV Production

    11:34 am PDT 06/18/2014
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    Figures from Britain's commercial broadcasters association show a massive jump in investment in local content, thanks to tax relief and multi-channel broadcast expansion. READ MORE

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  2. Emmys: On the Set of 'Downton Abbey' as Hollywood Reporter Gets Exclusive Look at Season 5

    10:05 am PDT 06/17/2014
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    THR has the first look at the upcoming season as it goes on location to England's Highclere Castle with stars Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Maggie Smith, creator Julian Fellowes and more. READ MORE

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  3. Emmys: On the Set of 'Downton Abbey' as Hollywood Reporter Gets Exclusive Look at Season 5 (Photos)

    10:04 am PDT 06/17/2014
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    THR has the first look at the upcoming season as it goes on location to England's Highclere Castle with stars Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Maggie Smith, creator Julian Fellowes and more. READ MORE

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  4. Emmys: 'Downton Abbey's' Joanne Froggatt on Her Grueling Arc as a Rape Victim (Q&A)

    11:00 am PDT 06/11/2014
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    The contender opens up about how she prepared for her storyline and the feedback she received from viewers. READ MORE

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  5. 'Downton Abbey' Helped ITV Turnaround, CEO Says

    6:44 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    Adam Crozier also discussed new drama and women channels, ITV's acquisitions of production firms in the U.S., and the upcoming soccer World Cup. READ MORE

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  6. 'Downton Abbey' Star Elizabeth McGovern Joins 'Woman in Gold' Cast

    2:48 am PDT 05/30/2014
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    Jonathan Pryce and Game of Thrones actor Charles Dance also join the ensemble cast of the new drama from “My Week With Marilyn” director Simon Curtis. READ MORE

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  7. 'Downton Abbey' Books English Soap Opera Actress Sue Johnston for Guest Role

    4:01 pm PDT 05/29/2014
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    The "Waking the Dead" and "Coronation Street" actress will play a maid of Maggie Smith's character in the upcoming fifth season of the ITV and PBS hit drama. READ MORE

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  8. U.S., British Series Dominate Banff Rockie Award Nominations

    12:24 pm PDT 05/06/2014
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    "Arrested Development" and "The Big Bang Theory" will vie with the Brits' "Family Tree" and "The Wrong Man" in the best sitcom category at the upcoming Canadian TV conference. READ MORE

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  9. Julie Walters Joins Cast of Channel 4, PBS Drama 'Indian Summers'

    5:17 am PDT 04/29/2014
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    The Oscar-nominated actress adds star power to the series, set to air in the U.S. in 2015. READ MORE

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  10. 'Downton Abbey' Producer Developing Sigmund Freud Crime Drama

    4:47 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    Created by "The X-Files" writer Frank Spotnitz and writer/director Nicholas Meyer for NBCUniversal's Carnival Films, "Freud: The Secret Casebook" sees the father of psychoanalysis become the first criminal profiler. READ MORE

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  11. I Can't Sing!: Theater Review

    8:57 pm PDT 03/27/2014
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    Simon Cowell's talent show "The X Factor" is both mocked and celebrated in this surreal stage musical, which has the British media mogul's blessing and backing. READ MORE

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  12. MIPTV 2014: Nordic World to Rep Danish Broadcaster TV2's Full Slate

    2:46 am PST 03/05/2014
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    The Scandinavian sales group will handle all of TV2's programming, including the "Downton Abbey”-style period drama “The Seaside Hotel” and all non-fiction formats. READ MORE

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  13. China's Internet Video Giant Youku Tudou Turns First Profit in Fourth Quarter

    11:28 pm PST 02/27/2014
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    The country's top video site saw net revenues rise 42 percent, while "The Walking Dead," "The Shield" and "Under the Dome" were among the most popular U.S. shows on the service. READ MORE

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  14. 'Downton Abbey' EP Talks Season 5, Maggie Smith and Public Furors

    6:11 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    Gareth Neame tells THR about the different reactions in the U.K. and the U.S. to a recent plot twist and wonders why people keep asking him when his show is ending: "Maybe they want to plan accordingly." READ MORE

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  15. TV Ratings: 'Downton Abbey' Hooks Finale Best 8.5 Million Viewers

    12:55 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    The "Masterpiece" drama outperforms all but the conclusion of the Winter Olympics, "The Walking Dead" and the Daytona 500 on Sunday night. READ MORE

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  16. 'Downton Abbey' Adds Three Actors for Season 5

    9:18 am PST 02/14/2014
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    Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor and Rade Sherbedgia have joined the ensemble. READ MORE

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  17. 'Downton Abbey' Costume Designer Talks Season Four's Embroidered Ensembles

    5:25 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    Caroline McCall spills on Lady Edith Crawley's social, sexual and fashion awakening, as well as Lady Mary's finale wardrobe. READ MORE

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  18. Dress du Jour, 'Downton Abbey' Edition: Michelle Dockery's Lady Mary Sparkles in Green

    5:50 pm PST 02/03/2014
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    Sunday night's green ensemble, as seen on PBS's 'Downton Abbey,' left us salivating. As usual, Lady Mary can do no wrong. READ MORE

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  19. For Rent: Lady Mary's 'Downton Abbey' Wedding Tiara

    4:55 pm PST 02/03/2014
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    The 45-carat tiara, worn by Michelle Dockery on the hit PBS drama, comes at a steep price. READ MORE

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  20. TV Ratings: 'Downton Abbey,' 'Blacklist,' 'Enlisted' and 'Helix' Score in Latest DVR Boosts

    12:10 pm PST 01/27/2014
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    The PBS drama's recent premiere surges past 15 million viewers, while the NBC freshman sees its biggest time-shifting to date now that it's airing separately from "The Voice." READ MORE

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  21. Showtime Follows 'Downton Abbey's' Lead, Programs Against Super Bowl

    11:34 am PST 01/24/2014
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    The cable network shifts gears and schedules new outings of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" for Feb. 2, as most stay out of the fray completely. READ MORE

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