So, fast on the heels of Sybil and Matthew's exit, another character is leaving the hallowed halls of "Downton Abbey." Of course, don't click through unless you're prepared for yes, a spoiler. So, remember, here's your SPOILER ALERT!
The PBS show is also going to feature someone very different next season
We have some opinions about Anne Hathaway, too
It's time for CulturePop #3, and here's the rundown:
Two excellent chefs do battle in front of a live audience
For the first time ever, the finale of "Top Chef" will take place in front of a live audience. Suddenly, "Top Chef" looks a lot like "Iron Chef." Not that that's a bad thing. I'm just happy that we have two women in the finals, which is so encouraging, and yes, well-deserved. I'm both Team Kristen and Team Brooke, though. I wish they could both win.
After a woman dies, her adult children walk in on a nightmare mess
Tonight's episode of "Hoarding: Buried Alive" is called "This House Killed Her," so you know it's bad. How bad, you ask? Well, you can watch below if you're not sure. And you have a strong stomach. That would help.
More importantly, can one new wife save the show?
So, we all know that "The Real Housewives of Orange County" will be returning for an 8th season on April 1 (insert for April Fool's Day joke here). The question is, how many of us care? And is plunking just one new housewife into the mix enough to keep this branch of the franches alive?
Lisa Vanderpump, Andy Dick and others will hoof it for charity
As promised, the names of the new cast of "Dancing with the Stars" were revealed on ABC's "Good Morning America" today, and they are... okay, I guess. As usual, we have some athletes, some Olympic gold medal winners, and at least one potential train wreck/inspiration (Andy Dick), though no name suggests inherent drama (and more than a few are head scratchers). We'll just have to see if the show can find the ratings gold that has, of late, been illusive. The new season starts Mon. March 18 at 8:00 p.m. Here's the list of 11 celebrities and their professional partners.
Is Kim falling off the wagon just after she shoves Taylor on it?
You know what's fun? Watching rich, miserable people mess up a perfectly good vacation. Not just any vacation, mind you, but one to Paris. Granted, in this episode we only get the first glimmers of how completely this trip is going to go off the rails, but with these women we can guess pretty well what's going to happen. My suspicion? None of it good.
AshLee, Lindsay and Catherine must decide whether or not to sleep over
This is the big week -- not only do we have the final three in a warm, exotic setting (goodbye, parkas; hello, bikinis), we have the dreaded Overnight Dates. This is all about the ladies having to decide between what they want to do (get naked with Sean) and what they should do (look like proper young ladies on a television show their families, their bosses and anyone they ever hook up with in the future can see for all eternity on the Internet). You can practically see the little angels on one should and the devils sitting opposite. Darn you, long arm of network television!
The Oscar-winner wore Prada at the last minute, but maybe shouldn't have
Anyone who saw "Les Miserables" (as I did) has to concede that Anne Hathaway richly deserved her Oscar. But whether or not she won anyone over with her red carpet attire is another matter.
What worked on the red carpet at the 2013 Academy Awards?
For every event, there are different rules. At the Grammys, it's best to be wild. At the Golden Globes, it's best to get drunk. And at the Oscars, all anyone needs to do is look dress up and look nice. Not too hard, right? I guess it is, because this year was definitely in the less-than-stunning category. While some celebrities did bring the glamor, others tried too hard, went too bland or brought the Klingon (Halle Berry, how could you)? Here's a look at what worked and what didn't from Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Adele, Amanda Seyfried, Helen Hunt, Naomi Watts and more.