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Downton Abbey

Follow the lives and loves of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era. 

One of the most popular costume dramas in Masterpiece history, Downton Abbey follows the story of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants on a Yorkshire country estate during the reign of King George V. Family struggles, class issues and romantic dramas abound during a time of intense social change in England.

Downton Abbey Season 6 premieres in January 2016 on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

When to Watch Downton Abbey

Visit our Downton Abbey on Masterpiece page for full TV schedule information about Downton Abbey, including episode descriptions and repeat information.

Downton Abbey Ultimate Fan Quiz

Brendan Coyle as Mr. Bates and Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates | Photo Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

All Downton Abbey fans love watching the dramatic storylines and compelling relationships featured on the show. But how well do you remember the drama's plot twists and technical details?

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Season 5 Recaps and Discussion

Allen Leech as Tom Branson and Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Need to talk about the latest episode of Downton Abbey? Our Telly Visions blog has you covered! Stop by for our Season 5 episode recaps, catch up on moments you missed, and share your thoughts with other fans.

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Real Life History of Downton Abbey

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Allen Leech as Tom Branson | Credit: (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Dr. Dina Copelman, a British history professor from George Mason University, weighs in on Downton Abbey and shares her thoughts on how well the series captures the historical time and place where it is set. 

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Catch Up with Downton Abbey Season 4 Recaps

Cora and Rose in Downton Abbey Series 4. (Photo: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Film and Television Limited 2013 for MASTERPIECE)

Take a look back at all the dramatic twists and turns from last season over at our Telly Visions blog. You'll find recaps of every episode from Season 4, complete with lively fan discussion on topics ranging from Mary's love life to Rose's fashion sense. 

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Which Downton Abbey Character Are You?

As the seasoned Downton Abbey viewer knows, each character has his or her own memorable and defining personality quirks. Take our quiz to find our match. You might be surprised at your results! 

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Latest News on Downton Abbey

Want the latest on Downton Abbey? Get news, casting updates, fun videos, fan humor and a whole lot more. 

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