Downton Abbey

Culture
11:52 am
Thu March 26, 2015

The End Of The Estate: 'Downton Abbey' Is Officially Saying Goodbye

Masterpiece and Carnival Films announced today that Downton Abbey will end after its sixth season.
Nick Briggs Carnival Films/PBS

Originally published on Thu March 26, 2015 10:57 am

Recent reports were officially confirmed today — the upcoming sixth season will be the last for the very successful drama Downton Abbey, according to an announcement Thursday from Carnival Films and Masterpiece. Executive producer Gareth Neame had this to say:

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Morning Cram
8:57 am
Thu January 3, 2013

The Morning Cram [earl of grantham edition]

From NPR: From the uncomfortable costumes to the behavior of a disturbed footman, the cast of Downton Abbey talks about the upcoming season.

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TV
6:50 am
Thu May 3, 2012

KET Soars with Downton Abbey

Kentucky Educational Television is riding a wave of increased viewership driven by the popular "Masterpiece" series "Downton Abbey." Programming Director Craig Cornwell says viewership normally changes by 2 or 3 percent from year to year, but last year, it soared by a record 33 percent. Cornwell says viewership among women in the 18- to 49-year-old age range is up 168 percent during primetime, while among men in that group, the increase is 231 percent. The network says the final episode of "Downton Abbey," had about 8.1 million viewers nationwide.