Here's the latest word on The Huffington Post about Maggie Smith leaving Downton Abbey after Season 3.
UPDATE: A representative for Masterpiece, which airs "Downton Abbey" in the US, told The Huffington Post that "Season 3 is currently filming with Maggie and the rest of the cast. We don't comment on future storylines, but there's no truth in the story that Maggie is is leaving the show."
Good news. We hope it's true.