Almost 10 Million People Watch UK Premiere of Downton Abbey



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. 

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