The show that everyone loves to love returns January 6 on KQED. Meanwhile, listen to this interview with Lesley Nicol, the actress who plays the cook, Mrs. Patmore, and catch up on Season Two with the Downton Abbey marathon on December 31.
If the goal of art is to transport the viewer/participant outside his/her daily life in a way that elevates some element of being human, then weddings do that more satisfyingly than any performance piece in a gallery or on a sidewalk.
You might not buy into star charts. But whatever your feelings on your moons and rising signs, turning 30 is definitely something to celebrate. Here are some songs to help you get the party started (secret: this party lasts the rest of your life).
The Fall TV season isn't what it used to be. New shows being rolled out this season go from mildly disappointing to offensively stupid, not to mention the old shows that no one has the decency to mercy kill. However, among the rubble are these 10 sparkling gems of hope.
Sin País, the story of the Mejia family, a mixed-immigration status family in San Francisco, trying to stay together after the parents are deported back to Guatemala, screens on P.O.V. Thursday, August 9.
It's time to get back to Downton Abbey for more action -- much of it in the trenches of World War I -- and even more of it in the hallways, drawing rooms and boudoirs of everyone's favorite fictional British country estate.