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Season 5 premieres Sundays, January 4 to March 1, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. on WEDU PBS

This Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning hit drama returns for a fifth season of intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate — an entertaining formula that has made DOWNTON ABBEY the highest-rated drama in PBS history. The acclaimed ensemble cast is joined by guest stars Harriet Walter as Lady Shackleton and Peter Egan as Lord Flintshire, together with new characters played by Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor and Rade Sherbedgia.

VIDEO: First Look at Downton Abbey, Season 5

Get a taste of the stories and drama ahead in Downton Abbey.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Advance Screening Events

In past years, WEDU has hosted a collection of Downton themed events to celebrate the premiere of Seasons 3 and 4, including advance preview screenings, a lavish dinner, a New Year’s Eve party, and more. View the collection of Flickr Photo Galleries


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Season 5 Slideshow

Eager to return to the dark secrets, budding romances, and dramatic turns of Downton Abbey? Get a first look at photos from Downton Abbey Season 5 in this slideshow of all-new images (no spoilers!) from the award-winning program.


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