Nightly News   |  January 30, 2012

Shirley MacLaine joins ‘Downton Abbey’

In season three, MacLaine will play the mother of Lady Grantham. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> news from hollywood or closer to london that shirley mclane is joining the cast of "downton abbey." she will play the mother of lady grantham. maggie smith 's character is about to get, quote, a wonderful combatant.