Sarah Rodman

Rodman covers television and popular music for the Living/Arts section. She joined the staff in May of 2006 after spending six years as a columnist covering pop music and entertainment for the Boston Herald.

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Ticket: television

By , Globe Staff

A look at this week’s TV highlights, including the “Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” on Comedy Central.

Edith of ‘Downton Abbey’ looking to leave heartbreak behind

By , Globe Staff

Actress Laura Carmichael sees her character becoming braver and more independent, despite a tortured love life.

For authenticity’s sake, ‘Downton’ relies on a proper gentleman

By , Globe Staff

Alastair Bruce, historical adviser to “Downton Abbey” and host of the new special “The Manners of Downton,” has an eye for the smallest details.

Georgia rockers Blackberry Smoke light up the country chart

By , Globe Staff

For nearly 15 years, the Atlanta-based quintet has been growing its audience, sound, and critical acclaim the old-fashioned way.