New Mexico PBS

    MASTERPIECE: CLASSIC “Downton Abbey” Season 4

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    Sundays: January 5 to February 23 at 8:00 pm on Ch.5.1 (New Time!)

    Repeats: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm on Ch.9.1
     


     

    This season, NM PBS presents DOWNTON ABBEY Encores – Each episode will air again the following Sunday, just prior to the new episode, at 6:00 pm or 7:00 pm on Ch.5.1 (Please check the Schedule).
     

    Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. Paul Giamatti makes an appearance alongside the beloved returning ensemble, including Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, guest star Shirley MacLaine and many others.
     

    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: Part 1" Sunday, 1/5 at 8:00-10:00 pm (2-hour Season Premiere)
     

    Six months after Matthew’s death, family and servants try to cure Mary and Isobel of their deep depression. Meanwhile, O’Brien causes a final crisis.
     


     

     
     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 2" Sunday, 1/12 at 8:00 pm
     

    Learn the fates of several characters as they converge at a glittering house party. Gregson impresses Robert, and Anna faces trouble.
     


     

     
     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 3" Sunday, 1/19 at 8:00 pm
     

    Love is in the air at Downton Abbey, and darker emotions too, as Mary, Edith, Tom and Anna each struggle with a dilemma.
     

     
     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 4" Sunday, 1/26 at 8:00 pm
     

    Can Bates learn what’s troubling Anna? Meanwhile, Thomas installs a new ally and Alfred takes up cooking.
     

     
     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 5" Sunday, 2/2 at 8:00-10:00 pm
     

    Rose’s surprise party for Robert risks scandal. Mary meets an old suitor, and Edith gets troubling news.
     

     
     


     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 6" Sunday, 2/9 at 8:00-10:00 pm
     

    When Robert and Thomas make a sudden trip, everyone’s life becomes more complicated. Mary and Blake come together over pigs. An unwelcome visitor appears.
     

     
     


     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 7" Sunday, 2/16 at 8:00-10:00 pm
     

    Robert and Thomas return from America. Bates disappears for a day, Edith prepares to go abroad, suitors flock to Mary, and Rose makes her move.
     

     
     

    "Downton Abbey Season 4: Part 8" – Season Finale Sunday, 2/23 at 8:00-10:00 pm
     

    Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma. Trouble also plagues Cora’s mother, her brother, Edith and almost everyone else at Downton Abbey.
     

    CONFIRMED! – 5th SEASON of DOWNTON ABBEY TO AIR on MASTERPIECE
     

    DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy® and Golden Globe®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.
     

    Gareth Neame, Executive Producer of Downton Abbey and Managing Director of Carnival Films, said, “Audiences have enjoyed their regular Sunday evening visits back to Downton once again this autumn and we are thrilled to produce a new series of the show next year. We promise all the usual highs and lows, romance, drama and comedy played out by some of the most iconic characters on television. All the actors and makers of the show continue to be humbled by the extraordinary audience response and want to take the show from strength to strength next year.”
     

    "Like millions of other Downton fans, I can’t wait to see what’s next for the Crawley family,” said Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS. “PBS is proud to be the home of this extraordinarily entertaining series, and, along with our stations, we look forward to sharing Season 5 with U.S. audiences."