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Downton Abbey Season 4 this January

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | May 16, 2013 10:43 AM
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One of the most talked about shows on television has an official premiere date: Downton Abbey Season 4 will begin on Masterpiece on Sunday, January 5, 2014.

Masterpiece executive producer Rebecca Eaton announced that Downton Abbey Season 4 will run for eight weeks, from January 5 to February 23, 2014.

In total, 24 million viewers tuned into the third season of Downton Abbey, and its emotional February 17 finale was the #1 show on television, beating all broadcast and cable in primetime.

Casting news for season 4 includes the return of Shirley MacLaine as Martha Levinson and several new actors, including Tom Cullen, Nigel Harman, Dame Harriet Walter, Joanna David, Julian Ovenden, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Gary Carr.

Additional news about the new season will continue throughout the year. witf will replay previous seasons in the coming months as well.  Stay tuned for more details. 

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