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[03/06/14 - 09:42 AM]
Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey") to Narrate the New Special, "Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming," Airing Sunday, March 9
The special features interviews with the cast and executive producers Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz.

[02/10/14 - 09:29 AM]
"The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute" Delivers an Impressive 13.95 Million Viewers Opposite Skiers, Skaters, Dowagers and Zombies
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 9.

[01/18/14 - 07:09 PM]
SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" both took home top ensemble honors as well as lead actor.

[01/06/14 - 01:41 PM]
Two-Hour Premiere of "Downton Abbey, Season 4" on "Masterpiece" Highest Rated Drama Premiere in PBS History
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 5.

[12/12/13 - 11:54 AM]
"Mysteries of the Castle: Beyond Downton Abbey" - Special Edition of "20/20" airs Thursday, December 26, 9:00 - 11:00 pm ET on ABC
The two-hour special is a behind-the-butler look at the Downton Abbey world from inside the real-life English castle that inspired the cult series.

[12/12/13 - 06:30 AM]
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO tops all networks with nine nominations while "House of Cards" leads all series with four.

[12/11/13 - 06:20 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO tops all networks with 15 nominations while "Breaking Bad" leads all series with four nods.

[12/10/13 - 09:55 AM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in P18-49 in Cable with Record-Breaking Sunday Night Ratings
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/05/13 - 01:46 PM]
Dust Off Your Dinner Jackets! Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Welcomes the Cast of "Downton Abbey" to the Clubhouse Tuesday, December 10 at 11PM ET/PT
Laura Carmichael, Rob James Collier, Allen Leech and Lesley Nicol are all scheduled to visit the series.

[11/20/13 - 06:04 AM]
Prime Instant Video to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home for the MASTERPIECE on PBS Period Drama "Mr. Selfridge"
Beginning today, Prime Instant Video will be the only such subscription service to offer the first season of the series.

[11/11/13 - 06:04 AM]
Fifth Season of "Downton Abbey" to Air on "Masterpiece" on PBS
As previously announced, season four premieres Sunday, January 5 on the network.

[11/05/13 - 10:06 AM]
Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs of "2 Broke Girls" Announced as the Hosts of "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards" at the Nominee Press Conference
Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast from Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 8.

[10/23/13 - 08:12 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring Season With Strong Roster of Returning Series and New Entries in Variety of Genres
Highlights include the return of "Downton Abbey" (January 5), "Sherlock" (January 19), "Call the Midwife" (March 30) and "Mr. Selfridge" (also March 30).

[10/17/13 - 01:57 PM]
Around the Country and Across the Pond, PBS Celebrates the Holiday Season
Highlights include the previously announced special "Return to Downton Abbey," hosted by Susan Sarandon, on Sunday, December 1.

[10/10/13 - 10:05 AM]
"Return to Downton Abbey" Premieres Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 9:00 PM on PBS
Susan Sarandon hosts the special, a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with creators and cast members, and video clips of favorite moments.

[07/18/13 - 08:21 AM]
NBC Scores 53 Emmy Nominations, Tying for High Among Broadcast Networks
Leading the charge were "Saturday Night Live" with 17 nominations, including outstanding variety series, and "30 Rock" with 13.

[06/26/13 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Expands Agreement with PBS to Bring Even More Popular TV Shows to Prime Instant Video
Prime Instant Video will now have hundreds of additional episodes of popular PBS programs including "Nova," "Masterpiece" and Ken Burns documentaries.

[06/24/13 - 07:01 AM]
Carnival Films and ITV and "Masterpiece on PBS" Announce Paul Giamatti to Join "Downton Abbey"
Giamatti will play Cora's maverick, playboy brother Harold in the series' finale.

[05/14/13 - 07:10 AM]
"Downton Abbey" Season 4 Will Begin on "Masterpiece" on PBS on Sunday, January 5, 2014
The new season will run for eight weeks, from January 5 to February 23, 2014.

[03/19/13 - 06:02 AM]
National Ratings Cement "Downton Abbey, Season 3" on Masterpiece Classic as Highest-Rated Drama in PBS History
PBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/19/13 - 02:06 PM]
"Downton Abbey, Season 3" on "Masterpiece Classic" Finale Ratings End on a High Note
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/19/13 - 11:27 AM]
Ovation to Air U.S. Premiere of Epic "Ben Hur" Miniseries Sunday, March 31 at 8 PM ET
Joseph Morgan, Emily VanCamp, Kristin Kreuk and Hugh Bonneville star in the project, which was originally set up at ABC.

[02/04/13 - 02:11 PM]
"Downton Abbey, Season 3" on Masterpiece Classic Rates Second on Super Bowl Sunday
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/01/13 - 08:47 AM]
Prime Instant Video to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home for Carnival/Masterpiece Co-Production "Downton Abbey" on PBS
Beginning June 18, Prime Instant Video will be the exclusive subscription service for streaming the all-new Season 3.

[01/27/13 - 07:11 PM]
SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Downton Abbey" and "Modern Family" were honored for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble for Drama and Comedy.

[01/07/13 - 12:33 PM]
Premiere Episode of "Downton Abbey, Season 3" on Masterpiece Classic Quadruples Average PBS Primetime Rating
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/05/13 - 02:00 PM]
BBC America to Premiere New Drama, "Broadchurch," Starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Vicky McClure and Arthur Darvill in U.S.
The series explores what happens to a small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a major murder investigation.

[12/13/12 - 05:29 AM]
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Homeland" tops all series nominations with four, "Game Change" leads TV movies with five nods.

[12/12/12 - 06:16 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Modern Family" tops the primetime television category with four nods.

[12/06/12 - 06:10 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2013 Lineup
Highlights include the third season of "Downton Abbey" on Sunday nights from January 6 to February 17.

[11/29/12 - 09:15 AM]
Fourth Season of "Downton Abbey" to Air on "Masterpiece" on PBS
Season three begins on on Sunday, January 6 and runs through February 17.

[11/27/12 - 11:03 AM]
NBC and Universal Television Enter Deal with Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-Winning Writer-Producer Julian Fellowes to Create and Produce His Next Dramatic Series
The "Downton Abbey" creator is developing his latest period drama "The Gilded Age" at the Peacock.

[11/01/12 - 02:30 PM]
"Downton Abbey Revisited" Premieres Sunday, November 25 on PBS
The 90-minute special recaps the show's first two seasons and offers a sneak peek at what's in store.

[09/23/12 - 08:01 PM]
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners
"Modern Family" and "Homeland" took home top honors in the Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series categories.

[09/19/12 - 12:55 PM]
Spy Thriller "Hunted," from Creator and Writer Frank Spotnitz, Starring Melissa George, Debuts Oct. 19 on Cinemax
Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane, Stephen Campbell Moore, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Morven Christie, Lex Shrapnel, Indira Varma, Dhaffer L'Abidine and Patrick Malahide also star.

[09/15/12 - 07:53 PM]
The 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys Winners
HBO took home 17 awards, followed by CBS with 13 and PBS with 11.

[09/06/12 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Downton Abbey" Season 3 Preview
The new season makes its U.S. premiere Sunday, January 6 on PBS.

[07/24/12 - 04:30 PM]
NBC and Sky Living HD Announce New Drama Series "Dracula," Starring Golden Globe Winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers in an Epic Tale of Love and Revenge
Meyers will play the title role in the 10-episode project, based on the classic Bram Stoker novel.

[07/19/12 - 08:21 AM]
PBS Programs Receive 58 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations
"Downton Abbey" was recognized with 16 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series.

[07/11/12 - 07:29 AM]
Iain Glen Will Seek Revenge During Guest Appearance on Syfy's Popular Series "Haven"
He'll play "a refined yet bitter man who has been trapped inside his house for more than 27 years" in the October 26 episode.

[06/25/12 - 05:41 AM]
Sundance Channel to Co-Produce Scripted Mini-Series "Restless"
Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Dockery, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling all star in the project, based on William Boyd's novel.

[04/19/12 - 10:33 AM]
BBC America Warms Up for London Olympics With British Hit Comedy "Twenty Twelve" Starring Hugh Bonneville
Jessica Hynes, Olivia Colman, Amelia Bullmore, Vincent Franklin and Karl Theobald also star in the series, premiering Saturday, June 30.

[04/13/12 - 09:00 AM]
"Downton Abbey's" Dan Stevens to Narrate New Two-Hour "Planet Earth" Special on BBC America Premiering Sunday, April 22
The special features the extraordinary adventures of the award-winning team behind "Planet Earth," detailing what these 21st Century explorers went through to film the original series.

[01/30/12 - 02:58 PM]
Shirley MacLaine to Join the Cast of "Downton Abbey" Season 3
MacLaine will play a new character, Martha Levinson, the mother of Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern).







DOWNTON ABBEY (PBS)
Returns in TBA 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/9/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's fifth) on 11/11/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, November 2013) DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) award-winning drama hailed by The Hollywood Reporter as "an absolute pleasure to watch," will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a fifth season. Downton Abbey Season 4 recently completed its run in the UK, where it drew 11.8 million average viewers - making it Britain's highest-rated television drama in 2013. Earlier this year, more than 24 million viewers watched the third season of the series in the U.S., making it the most-watched drama in PBS history. Downton Abbey Season 4 will air on MASTERPIECE Sundays, January 5 through February 23 on PBS.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gareth Neame as EP
· Julian Fellowes as CRTR/EP
· Liz Trubridge as PROD
· Rebecca Eaton as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available