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    DOWNTON ABBEY – Season 3

    Downton Abbey Season 3

    Ch. 5.1 – Sunday, January 6, 9:00-11:00 pm Ch. 9.1 – Tuesday, January 8 at 8:00-10:00 pm & Saturday, January 12 at 10:00pm – 12:00 am

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    - The complete schedule of episodes follows -

    -- 4th SEASON OF DOWNTON ABBEY TO AIR ON MASTERPIECE in 2014 -- -- DOWNTON Season 2 – Nominated for THREE Golden Globe Awards --


    Return to Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues and personal crises grip the estate.

    The Great War is over and the long-awaited engagement of Lady Mary and Matthew is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate.

    Shirley MacLaine joins the much-loved cast, which includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and many others. “No family is ever what it seems from the outside,” observes Smith’s shrewd character.

    New to the world of Downton? Or, Feel like a fun and fast review of Seasons 1 & 2 are in order? Watch this 5-minute overview, created by PBS:


    Here are some quick Previews of Season 3:

    1:14 - Season 3 Preview - 0:30 - Everything To Lose - 1:00 - “Coming Home” -

    Downton Abbey Season 3 airs over seven Sundays, beginning with a 2-hour premiere on January 6 at 9:00 pm, and concluding with a 90-minute finale on February 17. The series' total running time is 9 1/2 hours.

    Written and created by Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey Season 3 is a Carnival Films and Masterpiece coproduction. Seasons 1 & 2 have together won nine Primetime Emmy® Awards and a Golden Globe® for Best Mini-Series.

    Executive Producer Gareth Neame remarks, "What a rollercoaster it has been to be part of this truly global phenomenon. We couldn’t be more thrilled by the way American critics and audiences have taken Downton to their hearts and I’m so excited to be showing them season 3."

    The press loved the second season, with USA Today marveling, “Lightning can strike twice.” The Hollywood Reporter called the series “one of the great melodramas of the modern television age.” And The Los Angeles Times styled it “big, beautifully acted, and romantic.”

    ** More News! **


    Downton Abbey has been nominated for THREE Golden Globe Awards. The awards will be announced on the live NBC telecast on Jan. 13.

    • Best Television Drama
    • Michelle Dockery - Best Actress, Television Drama
    • Maggie Smith - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television


    "We're thrilled to tell our millions of Downton fans that they can look forward to a fourth season of their favorite show," says MASTERPIECE executive producer Rebecca Eaton.

    More than 17 million viewers tuned into the second season of Downton Abbey, making it the most-watched MASTERPIECE in the series' history.

    Gareth Neame, Executive Producer of Downton Abbey and Managing Director of Carnival Films, the show’s makers, said, "Well-loved characters both above and below stairs will return along with the arrival of some new faces. Viewers can look forward to more drama, comedy, love, hatred, jealousy, rivalry, ambition, despair and romance.”

    DOWNTON ABBEY – Season 3 – Overview (No Spoilers!)

    1/6/2013 Episode One" Return to Downton Abbey, where disasters — large and small — threaten.

    1/13/2013 Episode Two" Witness fateful events, above and below stairs.

    1/20/2013 Episode Three" See the effects of the Irish civil war and the fight for women’s suffrage on everyone at Downton.

    1/27/2013 Episode Four" The Crawley family faces adversity and newcomers try to fit in downstairs.

    2/3/2013 Episode Five" See how badly amiss things have gone at Downton Abbey.

    2/10/2013 Episode Six" Changes that affect several key characters at Downton Abbey.

    2/17/2013 Episode Seven" Watch what happens when the Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge while the downstairs staff stays behind.