This program, hosted by actress Angela Lansbury, combines memorable clips, cast interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage from the first two seasons of Downton Abbey. Also included are select preview clips of Season 3.
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Catch up or relive the first two seasons of Downton Abbey beginning at 1pm Sunday, December 16, 2012.
Season 1: “Downton Abbey,” winner of six Emmy Awards, including the win for “Outstanding Miniseries or Movie,” depicts the lives of the noble Crawley family and the staff who serve them, set at their Edwardian country house in 1912.
Season 2: Multiple Emmy winner (including Outstanding Miniseries!) “Downton Abbey” resumes the story of aristocrats and servants of Downton Abbey during the tumultuous World War I era. The international hit, written by Julian Fellowes, stars Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern and Hugh Bonneville, as well as a drawing room full of new actors, portraying the loves, feuds and sacrifices of a glittering culture thrown into crisis. Laura Linney hosts.
Downton Abbey season 3 begins on MASTERPIECE on Sunday, January 6 and runs through February 17, 2013.
Downton Abbey Season 3 premieres on MASTERPIECE on PBS on Jan. 6, 2013. In anticipation of that event, PBS and MASTERPIECE are bringing you a live panel and discussion with Downton Abbey cast and producer. (Available in the U.S. only)
The live streamed panel will be moderated by MASTERPIECE executive producer Rebecca Eaton and feature the following:
Hugh Bonneville … Lord Crawley
Jim Carter … Mr. Carson
Rob James-Collier … Thomas Barrow
Joanne Froggatt … Anna Bates
Gareth Neame, executive producer, “Downton Abbey”
Elizabeth McGovern … Lady Cora
Sophie McShera … Daisy Mason
Watch here beginning around 7pm CST on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
With a looming Depression and the Roaring Twenties on the horizon, Emmy award-winning Downton Abbey begins Season 3 in January. Grab a sneak peek as we follow the story of the Crawley family as they recover from the Great War and negotiate wrenching social changes.
Screenings will take place at 4pm and 7pm on Thursday, December 13th at the National World War I Museum. Come dressed as your favorite character or in period garb to watch the first hour of Season 3.
This event is free, but registration is required. Please print and bring your confirmation email with you to the screening.
Co-sponsored by the National World War I Museum