Downton Abbey New Season Guide
WGTE gives you access to all the Downton Abbey Season Four information you need to get ready for the new season. Photos, video clips, teasers and schedule information.
- TV Schedule: Downton Abbey Season Four
Sundays, January 5-February 23, 2014, 9:00 p.m.
Season 4 of the international hit finds aristocrats coping with last season’s shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. Paul Giamatti appears alongside the beloved returning ensemble that includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, guest star Shirley MacLaine and many others. Click for full episode schedule.
- Casting News: Downton Abbey Season Four
Paul Giamatti (John Adams, Sideways, Barney’s Version, Cinderella Man) is one of many joining the Downton Abbey series in the Season 4 finale. Giamatti will play Cora’s maverick, playboy brother Harold, starring alongside the iconic Shirley MacLaine and the regular cast members for the dramatic climax to Season 4. Click here to find out more!
Managing Director Carnival Films and Executive Producer Gareth Neame says: "Downton Abbey has seen many great characters visit the house over the years and we couldn't be more thrilled to welcome the new faces that will be joining the regular cast of Downton Abbey in Season 4. We hope audiences will be as excited about them as we are."
- Michelle "Lady Mary" Dockery in Interview Magazine
By ELISABETH MOSS | Photography BOO GEORGE
There is, of course, a lot to talk about when it comes toDownton Abbey, the compulsively watchable but frequently soapy British period drama series from writer-creator Julian Fellowes. The show, which is set in and around an English manor in the early part of the last century, features more than 20 characters—and at least as many story lines. (More...)
- Chat Session with Joanne "Anna" Froggatt
Back in February, Mrs. Anna Bates (actress Joanne Froggatt) answered your best questions on common traits she shares with Anna, her chemistry with Brendan Coyle, filming Season 3's emotional prison scenes and what's ahead for Season 4. Read the transcript or watch the interview HERE.
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- Meet the Real Countess of "Downton Abbey"
As the eighth and current countess of Highclere Castle, the real-life setting for Masterpiece's Downton Abbey, Lady Fiona Carnarvon was inspired to share the true story of Highclere Castle's conversion to a hospital during WWI. From diaries, letters and photos straight out of the Edwardian era, she produced Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey. (More...)
- Video Previews: Downton Abbey Season Four
Welcome to Downton Abbey, the international hit series from writer and creator Julian Fellowes! Whether you're eagerly anticipating the 4th season, or are somewhere else on your Downton Abbey journey, explore exclusive video, slideshows, quizzes, features and more here at the official U.S. website for Downton Abbey as seen on PBS's Masterpiece. Watch videos HERE.