WEDU Announces Downton Abbey, Season 3 Sneak Preview to be Held at Tampa Theatre on Jan. 3rd

December 4, 2012 (Tampa, FL) – The Great War is over and a long‐awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season. The show returns with its all‐star cast plus guest star Academy Award winning actress Shirley MacLaine.

WEDU, West Central Florida’s leading PBS station and source for public media, will host a special preview screening of the upcoming third season of the immensely popular BBC drama “Downton Abbey” at 7 p.m. January 3rd at the historic Tampa Theatre, located at 711 Franklin Street in Tampa. Guests can participate in Downton Abbey inspired raffle to benefit WEDU and door prizes will also be given away during the screening event.

The preview screening at the Tampa Theatre is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is requested. To register, visit or call 813‐254‐9338 ext 2241.

The special screening comes ahead of the show’s debut on WEDU on Jan. 6. New episodes will air Sunday nights at 9 p.m. as part of “Masterpiece Classics.”


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