Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey IV, Part 1

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey IV, Part 1

Sunday, January 5 at 9:00 p.m.
Encore: Sunday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m.

The most phenomenally popular series in "Masterpiece" history returns.

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 makes an appearance alongside the beloved returning ensemble, including Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, guest star Shirley MacLaine and many others.

The first chapter of the new season begins six months after Matthew’s death. The family and servants try to cure Mary (Michelle Dockery) and Isobel (Penelope Wilton) of their deep depression.