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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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

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

Ticket: television

By , Globe Staff

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

Georgia rockers Blackberry Smoke light up the country chart

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