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On TV Tonight: Watch Episode 4 of Downton Abbey on PBS Masterpiece Classic

The cast of Downton Abbey
Tonight watch as Isobel Crawley, widowed mother of Dan Stevens' Matthew Crawley, heir to the large estate of Downton Abbey in the final Episode 4 of the British hit miniseries, Downton Abbey on PBS' Masterpiece Classic. Check your local listings for air times in your area.

By the way, while this miniseries was originally made for, just that a miniseries with 7 episodes (4 episodes in the U.S.), it was a huge success in Britain that ITV has renewed it for a second series with 8 more episodes for 2011!   ...
It averaged more than 8 million viewers across the opening three episodes of its initial seven-part run.
The Carnival Films production will return for an eight-part series next year.
Downton Abbey's debut on 26 September had an overnight rating of 7.7 million viewers and a consolidated audience of 9.2 million, according to ITV, making it the channel's most successful new drama since Whitechapel in February last year. The drama also broke the record for a single episode viewing on itv.com's catchup service, the ITV Player.
Meanwhile, the US airing of Downton Abbey episode 1 got 6.7 million average viewers in ratings for PBS Masterpiece Classic...
"Furthermore, Downton Abbey has just opened the ‘Classic’ season on Masterpiece in the U.S. (9th January). Early figures show that it has doubled the season’s average audience reaching 6.7 million people making it the highest rated show Masterpiece has transmitted in recent years."
Furthermore, Downtown Abbey will be getting a 2011 Christmas Special!

Back to the last installment of tonight's DA, as previously posted here...

Scheduled Air dates
Airing January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2011 on PBS  Check local listings

Episode Guide and Synopsis
Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4

Episode 4
Change is in the air as the politically awakened Sybil rallies for the women's vote, in direct violation of her father's rules. But when Sybil is swept up in the violence surrounding the reading of the election results, Matthew wins a heart by defending the girl and bringing her to safety. Meanwhile, back at Downton Abbey, persistent rumors about a family member cause a rift between Cora and Violet. And, a surprise announcement from Cora complicates the larger issue of Downton's fate.  Read full episode synopsis here!

Watch Online
Downton Abbey is available for online viewing
January 10 - February 22, 2011

Buy the Downton Abbey DVD here! (the Original unedited UK version)

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Read more Characters and Cast and Credits, Dan Stevens Q&A or see the Downton Abbey page on PBS' Masterpiece Classic for more info. about the miniseries. For additional info. on Downton Abbey, visit its official facebook page and iTV!

Also, for additional and complete Downtown Abbey series information, visit Charleybrown's fabulous blog: Enchanted Serenity of Period Films!



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