VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at DOWNTON ABBEY Season 6!
Carnival Films and MASTERPIECE on PBS recently announced that the sixth and final season of the hit drama series DOWNTON ABBEY will premiere on January 3 in America. The first promo for the new season has just been released, so check it out below!
A RUNAWAY hit since it debuted on PBS in 2011, DOWNTON ABBEY -- a Carnival/MASTERPIECE co-production -- is widely credited with reigniting American viewers' passion for British drama. It is the top PBS drama of all time, the most popular series in MASTERPIECE's 44-year history, and one of the most-watched dramas on American television, frequently beating the competition in its Sunday night time slot. MASTERPIECE is presented on PBS by WGBH Boston.
With over 50 Emmy nominations, more than any other British show in Emmy history, DOWNTON ABBEY is one of the most honored series on television. It has won 11 Emmys, three Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Producers Guild Award, and three BAFTAs.
DOWNTON ABBEY is a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE Co-Production written and created by Julian Fellowes. It is Executive Produced by Gareth Neame, Julian Fellowes, Liz Trubridge and Nigel Marchant. Chris Croucher is the Producer. The Executive Producer for MASTERPIECE is Rebecca Eaton.