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A while back I said to Ed we should do something about Christmas telly, like a rundown of what's on over the festive period. And he said, in a J. Jonah Jameson kind of way: "We need a gag, you fool; a reason for it to exist!" I imagine he was smoking a cigar at that point. So here is that reason. I've scoured the pages of the Sunday Times
' two-week Christmas Culture magazine to find the best/funniest/stupidest things on television. And I'm going to compare them with Christmas presents. Stay with me: this is definitely a thing.
"His schedule was a bit tight, so we just got him to photobomb Shirley MacLaine and the guy who was a paedo headmaster in that episode of Cracker," confirmed Julian Fellowes, through mouthfuls of roast swan. "His hat is from my own collection. It is fashioned from pure gold."
Following its casting of Paul Giamatti, Downton Abbey is to become one of those endearingly quirky indie comedy-dramas he's always bloody in, it has emerged.
The prison in which Bates is serving his time in Downton Abbey is so wonderfully nice and cosy that HM Prison Service is to trial a new facility based on it, a spokesperson has confirmed.
Some people just don't deserve a TV set.
American fans moaning about having to wait till January to watch series three of Downton Abbey have been roundly encouraged by British viewers to pour themselves a nice tall glass of shut-the-hell-up juice.
Every bugger and their dog wants to be on Downton Abbey, according to Digital Spy
. We rounded them up and, well, just looked at them for a bit really.
You like lists, right? Especially ones that tell you what to think? Step inside, reader: here's the best TV shows of the year, determined by people vaguely qualified to do so.
With morale low in North Korea, the UN has sent an advance copy of the Downton Abbey Christmas special to Pyongyang.
Welcome to this week's rundown of the new telly show releases on DVD and Blu-ray. You got money? You got a DVD player? You got such low self-esteem that you'll choose your purchases based on our opinion? Step this way, friend.