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Downton Abbey's Carson Makes for One Intensely Unhinged Santa North Pole suffers a dank doom in Greenpeace spot

Jim Carter, who plays Downton Abbey's reserved and dignified butler, Carson, brilliantly interprets Santa Claus as a disheveled, on-the-edge shadow of his jolly old self in this striking British Greenpeace…

December 5, 2013, 11:49 AM EST

Newt Gingrich Leads a Totally Digital Lifestyle But his staff won’t let him play Grand Theft Auto

Specs Who Newt Gingrich Age 70 Accomplishments Co-host on CNN’s Crossfire (weeknights at 6:30); author; co-founder of Gingrich Productions; former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Base Arlington, Va. What’s the first information you…

November 27, 2013, 7:09 AM EST

Orange Is the New Black Star Taylor Schilling Talks About Her Favorite Scene Loving the extremes

Specs Who Taylor Schilling Age 29 Accomplishments Stars as Piper Chapman in the Netflix prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black; star of drama Stay, which will premiere this fall at the Toronto…

September 2, 2013, 9:57 PM EDT

Netflix Plays Spoiler in Emmys Rout Streaming video service earns 14 nominations

Netflix on Thursday morning crashed the Primetime Emmys, becoming the first streaming service to earn a nomination for an award that honors the best television programming. David Fincher’s Beltway potboiler House…

July 18, 2013, 12:07 PM EDT

Coming Soon: Downton Abbey Wine and Breaking Bad Beer Shows that get you buzzed

Downton Abbey is hopping on the branded beverage bandwagon (alongside Breaking Bad, The Simpsons, Game of Thrones and some other shows), but in a unique way that's sure to make…

June 28, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT

PBS Inks Pact for Future Seasons of Downton Abbey on Amazon Digitally expanding public broadcaster also develops kids' app for Kindle

PBS and Amazon.com have signed a new multi-year deal for content including more NOVA, more Masterpiece and several Ken Burns documentaries (notably The Civil War). Kids shows like Arthur, Wild…

June 26, 2013, 9:22 AM EDT

16-Year-Old Media Mogul Tavi Gevinson Is Expanding Her Empire Including online mag Rookie

Tavi Gevinson has been called everything from the future of fashion to the future of journalism (by Lady Gaga, no less). Pretty heady titles for anybody, especially a blogger who…

April 14, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT

Carrie Brownstein Wants to Be Funny on Twitter It’s a crapshoot

Who Carrie Brownstein Age 38 Accomplishments Co-creator and star of IFC’s Portlandia; guitarist and singer in Wild Flag (and formerly Sleater-Kinney); onetime employee of Wieden + Kennedy, Portland, Ore. Base Portland, Ore. What’s the…

February 27, 2013, 6:24 AM EST

The Downton Abbey Digital Explosion Influx of viewers to PBS.org turns Masterpiece into sponsorship gold

If there's one institution that has endured more twists of fortune than Downton Abbey and its stiff-lipped Crawley family, it's PBS's Masterpiece. As recently as 2011, the program was stuck…

February 6, 2013, 2:21 PM EST

Information Diet: Nina Garcia The Project Runway judge taps into Pandora and Zite to make her life easier

Specs Age 47 Accomplishments Judge on Lifetime’s Project Runway; fashion director of Marie Claire; author of The Little Black Book of Style, The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish…

November 9, 2012, 6:56 AM EST

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