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Masterpiece’s favorite upstairs-downstairs period drama is back, and with its return come a slew of new faces. We know what you’re thinking: Will George Clooney, who appeared in a Downton Abbey comedy sketch (watch here and here), be among them? Sadly, no—but there’s still plenty to look forward to. In advance of the series’ fifth season debut, creator and exec producer Julian Fellowes introduces Downton’s new characters.


It was the water bottle seen around the world: The stray plastic container on the fireplace mantel of a Downton Abbey publicity photo that—unless the upcoming fifth season does an rather massive time jump—has no place in the crunchy-gravel period drama. After plenty of #wH2oops mocking online, the cast of the ITV/PBS Masterpiece series got in on the fun with this tweeted image:

The Downton team are also… Continue reading ‘Downton Abbey’ cast mocks water bottle flub

lady-mary-anna-downton-abbey-season-4-premiere.jpgThe “Downton Abbey” Season 4 premiere in the U.S. encompasses the first two episodes of the season from the U.K., so we’ll be addressing them each separately here since there was  a lot going on.

Episode One


The first half of the “Downton” premiere is a bit off-putting from the normal tone of the show, but since the entire household is still reeling from

“Downton Abbey” may not start airing its fourth season in the U.S. until January, but in the U.K. Season 4 is almost done with — the only thing left is the two-hour Christmas special. Slight spoilers ahead for the upcoming season, so don’t keep reading if you don’t want to be spoiled.

We’ve already examined the episode description and checked out the pictures released for the yuletide episode (why hello, Paul… Continue reading Watch 'Downton Abbey's' Season 4 Christmas special trailer

The Dowager has some strong words for Mary in this new trailer for season four of Downton Abbey. There are also lots of tears (why so sad, Mr. Bates?) and plenty of smiles, too (looks like Tom Branson’s mood is picking up).

Here’s the latest sneak peek for the new season, which is set to return on PBS Jan. 5.