Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Part Four (Season One)
Airs Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published January 27, 2011 at 3:25 p.m., updated October 18, 2012 at 1:25 p.m.
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From the socialites to the servants, meet the residents and staff of "Downton Abbey" and the actors who portray them.
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Created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes ("Gosford Park"), “Downton Abbey,” a four-part series, depicts the lives of the noble Crawley family and the staff who serve them, set at their Edwardian country house in 1912.
In the final episode of season one, the heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, rumors fly about Mary’s virtue. Her sister Sybil takes a risk in her secret political life. Anna unearths Bates’ mysterious past and O’Brien and Thomas plot their exit strategy.
This episode originally aired in 2011.
Up Next: All episodes from season two of "Downton Abbey" will rebroadcast beginning December 2nd through December 30, 2012.
*Season three will premiere in January 2013! Watch a preview below.