HomeTVDownton AbbeySeason 4 of Downton Abbey Returns to PBS in January Jillian Bowe August 6, 2013 3 Comments Dying to know what will happen next for the upper crust Crawley clan? Get ready to set your DVR’s. Downton Abbey is set to return to the U.S. for Season 4 on Jan. 5! PBS head honcho Paula Kerger announced during TCA, the smash British hit will broadcast for eight weeks, with the finale scheduled for Feb. 23. The series will air roughly one month behind the U.K., in order to generate "buzz" according to Kerger. 3 Responses bobbyew August 6, 2013 Can’t wait that is a very important date. Log in to Reply logan_echolls August 7, 2013 Who is that kissing??? That evil sucka finally got a man :O Log in to Reply soapjunkie88 August 7, 2013 [quote=logan_echolls]Who is that kissing??? That evil sucka finally got a man :O[/quote] That’s Thomas with his lover from season one if I’m not mistaken. “The series will air roughly one month behind the U.K., in order to generate “buzz” according to Kerger.” If the new season starts in January, episodes are three months behind since the new season is suppose to start next month in the UK, ending with it’s annual Christmas special in December. That’s NO change from the previous years. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.