Downton Abbey

  1. Episode 7 Part 7
  2. Episode 6 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: Flu Season Plus: a lot of making out.
  3. Episode 5 Part 5
  4. Episode 4 Part Four
  5. Episode 3 Part Three
  6. Episode 2 Part Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: Atonement Are you ready to forgive Lady Edith and O’Brien?
  7. Episode 1 Part One
    Downton Abbey Premiere Recap: Love During Wartime Everyone’s love life is already a mess.
  1. Episode 7 Parts Nine and Ten
    Downton Abbey Recap: Unjust Deserts A season finale, and a character’s finale. Oh, and uh, yes: spoilers.
  2. Episode 6 Parts Seven and Eight
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Thomas Affair This episode finally allowed some beams of hopeful sunshine to stream through the bleakness that has characterized much of season three.
  3. Episode 5 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: Lie Is So Unmusical a Word In which Mr. Bates receives a “get out of jail” card and Mrs. Patmore is unjustly accused of prostitute-frolicking.
  4. Episode 4 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: A Heartbreaking Episode of Staggering Loss In which Downton’s residents suffer profound grief and Downton Abbey viewers feel a profound need to reach for tissues.
  5. Episode 3 Part Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Tragic Fire and the Hot Footman In which Tom gets in big trouble and Hot Jimmy makes his Downton debut.
  6. Episode 2 Part Three
    Downton Abbey Recap: Runaway Codger Another wedding (almost) and another round of Matthew and Mary, Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.
  7. Episode 1 Part One/Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Wedding and the Song Were we the only ones who felt something between the Dowager Countess and Lady Cora’s mother?
  1. Episode 8 Part Eight
    Downton Abbey Season 4 Finale Recap: Life’s a Beach The fourth season of Downton Abbey closes happily, especially for a certain pair of Downton staffers.
  2. Episode 7 Part Seven
    Downton Abbey Recap: Requiem for a Valet With only one more episode remaining this season, Downton aims for resolution that isn’t always satisfying.
  3. Episode 6 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: A Lady’s Right To Choose Lady Edith makes a major decision while Lady Mary wallows in mud.
  4. Episode 5 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: Baby Blues The stork may be visiting Downton Abbey. A black jazz singer definitely is.
  5. Episode 4 Part Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: Horror Show Bates took that well.
  6. Episode 3 Part Three
    Downton Abbey Recap: Diversity, Downton Style Anna is still a mess. Also: A non-white person was actually in this episode!
  7. Episode 2 Part Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: Violated Everything was so merry, even for Mary. Then that horrible thing happened.
  8. Episode 1 Part One
    Downton Abbey S4 Premiere Recap: Choose Life Times may be a’changin’, but at Downton Abbey, people still read each other’s letters without permission.
  1. Episode 9 Part 9
    Downton Abbey Recap: A Modest Proposal Matthew Goode and some wedding news give this uneven Downton season a happy ending.
  2. Episode 8 Part 8
    Downton Abbey Recap: Orange Is the New Bates Was it actually Mary who killed Mr. Green? Some theories after tonight’s episode.
  3. Episode 7 Part 7
  4. Episode 6 Part 6
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Not-So-Silent Bob Edith suffers an unimaginable loss. But hey, look: Mary got a killer haircut!
  5. Episode 5 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: Wrestlemania Fisticuffs! Yes, that’s what was needed to enliven this otherwise dull episode.
  6. Episode 4 Episode Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: Shooting Up, Mouthing Off Things get a little more interesting at Downton. Oh, and a lot more heroin-y.
  7. Episode 3 Episode Three
    Downton Abbey Recap: Sex, Lies, and Spotted Dick It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of the lies on Downton Abbey … or to even care enough to try.
  8. Episode 2 Part Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: Radio Ga Ga Everyone freaks out about a wireless and a diaphragm.
  9. Episode 1 Part One
    Downton Abbey Season 5 Premiere Recap: Burnin’ Down the House Same as the previous seasons of Downton Abbey. But now with more fire!
  1. Episode 9 Part Nine
    Downton Abbey Series Finale Recap: Happy Enough After six seasons, Downton Abbey ends on a perfect, lovely note.
  2. Episode 8 Part Eight
    Downton Abbey Recap: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Edith finally calls Mary the b-word — twice!
  3. Episode 7 Part Seven
    Downton Abbey Recap: Tough Nutcrackers A terrible accident, a canine surprise, and a top-notch episode.
  4. Episode 6 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: Knock on Our Door Hell hath no fury like a Dame Maggie Smith scorned.
  5. Episode 5 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: There Will Be Blood At last, the Dowager Countess’s cantankerousness makes someone spit up.
  6. Episode 4 Part Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: Doubting Thomas Gwen returns, and so does Matthew Goode!
  7. Episode 3 Part 3
    Downton Abbey Recap: My Best Butler’s Wedding We now pronounce them man and wife, who is wearing a really fancy jacket.
  8. Episode 2 Part 2
    Downton Abbey Recap: Nothing Marigold Can Stay It’s 10 p.m. Edith, do you know where your child is?
  9. Episode 1 Part 1
    Downton Abbey Premiere Recap: Let’s (Not) Talk About Sex After five seasons, is this show still any good?

The Latest TV News

  1. roll clip!
    Well, Now We’re Furious Rami Malek Isn’t on Mindhunter He makes for a very good serial killer!
  2. trailer mix
    Silicon Valley Called on by the U.S. Senate in Its Final Season The HBO series returns for one more round in October.
  3. close reads
    Lucy Liu’s Joan Watson Was Elementary’s Humanistic Heart Through her performance in the CBS procedural, Liu crafted a layered study in empathy that suggests second acts are possible in life.
  4. now streaming
    The 100 Best TV Shows on Netflix Right Now Mad Men, The Crown, Frasier, and more.
  5. this week in late night
    We Deserved Better Fish-Tube Jokes on Late Night This Week Whether it’s horses or late-night guests, the prettiest hair wins.
  6. tv review
    The Righteous Gemstones Doesn’t Quite Get a Hallelujah Despite a strong cast, Danny McBride’s HBO comedy about preaching doesn’t know who its choir is.
  7. finales
    Let’s Talk About the Elementary Series Finale The CBS procedural went out pulling at viewers’ heartstrings with a surprising but manipulative twist.
  8. how am i not myself
    Who’s a Better John Travolta: Travolta or Jimmy Fallon? Jimmy makes John play a dangerous game.
  9. no-no's
    A Single Monologue Cost Jimmy Kimmel Live! $395,000 Do not replicate the Emergency Alert sound unless you have a few hundred grand to spare.
  10. emmy stunts
    A Maisel-Themed Gas Promo Caused So Much Traffic in L.A. the Cops Got Involved It’s part of a stunt for the show’s Emmy campaign.