HomeTVDownton AbbeyAlmost 10 Million People Watch UK Premiere of Downton Abbey Jenna Dorsi September 23, 2013 Downton Abbey, Drama, PBS, Pop Confidential, Soap Opera, TV 5 Comments Season 4 of Downton Abbey premiered last night in the UK. Roughly 9.5 million viewers tuned in to catch up with the Crawleys. This outing was up from last year's premiere of 8.6 million viewers. This season finds Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) dealing with being a new mother, and recent widow. Will she be able to rebuild her life, or will she fall apart sans Matthew (Dan Stevens)? Downtown Abbey airs on a delayed schedule in America, and will air in January on PBS. Photo Credit: ITV/PBS 5 Responses TV Gord September 24, 2013 Silly me. I clicked on “Read more”, but there was nothing more to read. Log in to Reply harlee490 September 24, 2013 I can’t wait until January for its season in the states. This is my favorite prime time soap. :bigsmile: Log in to Reply heatherwebber10010 September 24, 2013 Can’t wait to watch it tonight on iTV player! Log in to Reply DaytimeFan0001 September 24, 2013 quality programming brings quality numbers, Log in to Reply DaytimeFan0001 September 24, 2013 quality programming brings quality numbers. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.