VIDEO: First Look - Promo for Season 3 of PBS's DOWNTON ABBEY

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PBS has released a promo trailer for the third season of DOWNTON ABBEY, premiering January 6th. The teaser reveals what's in store for the Crawley family and the inhabitants of Downton in the upcoming season. Also featured is actress Shirley McClaine who makes her debut in the role of Martha Levinson. Get a first look below!

Written and created by Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey, Season 3 is a Carnival Films and Masterpiece coproduction, in association with NBCUniversal, and set to return to American audiences on Jan. 6 on PBS. The series won an impressive six Primetime Emmy® Awards and a Golden Globe® in its first season. Recent honors for Season 2 include multi-category nominations from the Critics' Choice Awards and from the Television Critics Association.

The returning cast includes Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Joanne Froggatt, Brendan Coyle and a host of others, joined by Shirley MacLaine (Oscar® for Best Actress, Terms of Endearment), who plays Martha Levinson, the very American mother of Cora, Countess of Grantham (McGovern).

VIDEO: First Look - Promo for Season 3 of PBS's DOWNTON ABBEY


More On: Julian Fellowes, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Joanne Froggatt, Brendan Coyle.

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