Return To Downton Abbey
Airs Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published November 27, 2013 at 10:15 a.m., updated December 9, 2013 at 2:12 p.m.
Savor fond memories from the past three seasons of DOWNTON ABBEY and get a tantalizing taste of the upcoming fourth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon — a devoted fan of the series — hosts the program, which includes a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with creators and cast members, and video clips of favorite moments.
The New Season Is Almost Here!
MASTERPIECE CLASSIC: DOWNTON ABBEY: SEASON 4 airs Sundays, January 5 - February 23, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Structured around three themes, "Return To Downton Abbey" explores “The Changing World of Downton Abbey,” “The Women of Downton Abbey” and “Love and Other Relationships at Downton Abbey.”
Interviews with creator and writer Julian Fellowes and executive producer Gareth Neame provide an overview and context for the series and the upcoming season, which is sure to include more drama, rivalry, intrigue, jealousy, ambition and romance.
Also interviewed is Rebecca Eaton, MASTERPIECE executive producer, who comments on the phenomenal success of DOWNTON ABBEY in America.
“We invite viewers to dive back into the Roaring Twenties as excitement for the new season continues to grow,” said Beth Hoppe, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager of General Audience Programming for PBS. “This special shines a light on the most compelling aspects of ‘Downton Abbey’ and previews the intriguing things to come.”