Mourning 'Downton Abbey'? 5 series to satisfy your Anglophile cravings

March 27, 2015 1:30 PM

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - Everyone in my house knows not to bother me when "Downton Abbey" is on. That's serious TV watching, tea-in-hand time. So though not surprising, word that Season 6 would be the final glimpse into the luxuriously soapy pre-WWII world Julian Fellowes recreated made me a bit bummed. But good news, PBS has several new shows on the horizon to fill the Anglophile void till the final season returns next January. Plus, there are hours and hours of upstairs-downstairs entertainment to be had on DVD and Netflix long after Carson closes the door at Downton for the last time next spring.

"Mr. Selfridge." Jeremy Piven returns in the PBS series about American upstart Harry Selfridge, who opened London's most glamorous department store in 1909. Now in 1919, Harry is mourning the loss of his wife as all of England around him mourns the millions lost in WWI. Season 3 premieres at 9 p.m. ...

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