RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Maggie Smith

A collection of news and information related to Maggie Smith published by this site and its partners.

Top Maggie Smith Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • 2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries

    2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries
    "Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat  BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
  • 'Downton Abbey' writer Julian Fellowes carries on without Matthew

     'Downton Abbey' writer Julian Fellowes carries on without Matthew
    When last we left Downton Abbey, the miracle of birth met with the tragedy of death. Poor Matthew Crawley met his end in a ditch — because actor Dan Stevens decided to move on. What would become of Lady Mary, new mother and widow? What would...
  • Review: Matthew's death may inject some life into 'Downton Abbey'

    Review: Matthew's death may inject some life into 'Downton Abbey'
    Across the land, a great keening has arisen for the large number of main characters recently killed off on shows as disparate as "The Walking Dead," "Scandal" and "Game of Thrones." How ruthless have we become, the hand-wringers wail, how reckless and...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 4 trailer reveals Lady Edith's wild side

    'Downton Abbey' Season 4 trailer reveals Lady Edith's wild side
    Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" is already well underway in Britain, but until Jan. 5, when the costume drama finally returns to PBS, American fans will have to make do with the new 30-second teaser trailer to get their fix. The operative word here is...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • SAG Awards: 'Breaking Bad,' '30 Rock' lead TV nominations

    SAG Awards: 'Breaking Bad,' '30 Rock' lead TV nominations
    The nominations for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. In the television categories, cable once again ruled the pack, with "Breaking Bad," "Homeland," "Behind the Candelabra" and "Boardwalk Empire" each receiving...
  • Emmys 2013: Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' on season 3, 'Smash'

    Emmys 2013: Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' on season 3, 'Smash'
    The British are known for maintaining a stiff upper lip, even in moments of triumph, which is why Julian Fellowes was glad to have a friend from Los Angeles with him at lunch when he learned that “Downton Abbey” had been nominated for a...
  • Why 'Downton Abbey' drama trumps 'Walking Dead' zombies at Emmys

    Why 'Downton Abbey' drama trumps 'Walking Dead' zombies at Emmys
    Emmy voters can't get enough of "Downton Abbey," having just added another dozen nominations to the tony soap's already towering haul. "The Walking Dead," meanwhile, may be a hit with viewers, but it's dead to the academy, receiving but a single...
  • Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show

    Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show
    Oh, to live in a world where "Last Tango in Halifax" becomes as crazy-popular as "Downton Abbey." Both air here on PBS, although "Last Tango" is not under the "Masterpiece" imprint, and both feature British legends (Maggie Smith in "Downton," Derek...
  • Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards

    Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards
    Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
  • Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds

    Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds
    Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards. While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...