Quality writing & acting wins again! Downton Abbey scores 4 at Emmys, as U.S. audiences eagerly awaits Season 2's melodrama amidst WWII on PBS January 8th
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Monday, September 19, 2011
Quality writing & acting wins again! Downton Abbey scores 4 at Emmys, as U.S. eagerly awaits Season 2's melodrama amidst WWII on PBS January 8th
ITN's The Showbiz 411 video: Downtown Abbey scores Emmy success, nabs 4 awards, including Best Mini-series, Best Supporting Actress (Dame Maggie Smith), Best Writing and Best Directing at 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ATAS, telecast on Fox-TV, September 18, 2011. http://youtu.be/YM_g9hxdYMU
Downton Abbey ITV1 promo
I loved everything about this show and saw each episode at least twice -uninterrupted and non-distracted. (Like I was watching game film!)
Already being seen on ITV1 in the U.K., I can't wait for the second season to finally get to PBS!
Just under 15 weeks from yesterday -January 8th!
And if you didn't see it earlier this year, the first year of Downton Abbey re-airs on PBS beginning Sunday, December 18th at 9:00 p.m. Eastern/Pacific.
Trust me, you will hear about that as you know that PBS will be mentioning it every five minutes after Thanksgiving, and maybe even do a print ad campaign to create some synergy with the new season starting in January.
Downton Abbey - Series 1 promo
Downton Abbey - Series 2 promo
PBS video: Elizabeth McGovern on Season 2 of Downton Abbey
PBS vids with the cast of Downton Abbey are here:
Australia's Channel Seven video: The hosts of Better Homes & Gardens went to Highclere Castle where Downton Abbey is filmed to give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at upcoming Season 2, the amazing castle and meet the very talented cast.
Thanks to my observant friends, loyal confidantes and trend-spotting spies around the world, I got tipped-off to this video and can tell you that TODAY, Sept. 19th, is the first day that you can pre-order the new Decca Music CD containing the soundtrack of Season 2 of Downton Abbey produced by John Lunn,via Amazon.co.uk.
And it features the series theme, Did I Make The Most of Loving You?, being sung by Mary-Jess, a.k.a. Mary-Jess Leaverland, which I have videos of below.
In the U.S., you can also now pre-order it thru the American office of Amazon.com, but it comes as an Import and runs $28.68 plus shipping.
The CD will be released September 27th, 2011.
See the British link above to see and hear the selection of songs.
Decca Music video: Theme to Downton Abbey (Mary-Jess) 2011.
Mary-Jess -Did I Make The Most of Loving You? ("Downton Abbey" theme) 2011.
If you really watched the first season you ought to get the inside jokes and references here in this parody.
It's cracking good!
BBC video: Uptown Downstairs Abbey Part One - Red Nose Day 2011 - BBC Comic Relief Night. May 2011.
Thanks to its Emmy win last night, Amazon.com is offering a great deal where you can purchase the Original U.K. Unedited version for only $15.49 for over six hours.
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