Last night during the AFI Tribute to Shirley MacLaine, viewers got a teeny tiny preview of Downton Abbey Season 3, in which MacLaine plays Martha Levinson, Lady Cora's mother. In a clip, presented by Lady Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) herself, Martha meets the Dowager Countess, and the snide remarks start flying.

[The Insider]


While we're on the subject of Downton, did you ever imagine what the show would be like done in the style of Martin? No? Well someone did.

[Buzzfeed]