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Downton Abbey has been picked up for a fourth season by Britain's ITV and will likely also air in the United States on PBS.

"The opening and closing episodes will again be feature length with series four continuing the story of the Crawley family and their servants in the early 1920s," ITV said in a statement. New cast members will also reportedly be added.

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Season 3 of the British period drama, which finished airing in the U.K. earlier this month, will premiere Stateside on Jan. 6, 2013.

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