Downton gets a 5th season

Downton-Abbey-350x203FIFTH SEASON OF “DOWNTON ABBEY” TO AIR ON “MASTERPIECE” on PBS

Production to begin in 2014

Boston, MA – November 10, 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.

“As American audiences ready themselves for the January 5th premiere of Season 4, our devoted Downton fans will rest easy knowing that a fifth season is on the way,” says MASTERPIECE Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton.

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.

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Downton (TV by the numbers)

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