• 1971
  • 43 Seasons
  • TV-PG

PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable pro (more…)

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Michelle Dockery, <em>Downton Abbey</em>

Watch the Emotional New Teaser for Downton Abbey­'s Final Season

Can this really be the end of Downton Abbey's road? Sadly, yes. PBS has debuted a new teaser for the upcoming final season that will have you reaching for tissues. It looks back on the series' run, with the heartbreaking tag, "Come home to Downton on… Read more

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Great Expectations
00:30 — Great Expectations
New Characters
05:01 — Get a sneak peek at the new characters coming to Downton Abbey in Season 5. New love interests and past romances--young and old--descend on Downton an (more…)
A Look Back At Season 1
02:54 — Before the multiple Emmy winner "Downton Abbey" resumes the story of aristocrats and servants during the tumultuous World War I era, catch up on all o (more…)
New Characters
02:02 — From PBS and Masterpiece: Downton Abbey’s cast and creators talk about the new characters coming to Season 4. Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary), Rob James- (more…)

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Pt. 1 Season 42, Episode 11 Apr 22, 2012 Paid

Sebastian Faulks' epic love story set against the First World War is adapted for the screen for the first time. As Stephen Wraysford fights in the terrifying death-filled trenches of northern France, he is haunted by memories of Isabelle Azaire, the woman with whom he had an illicit and all-consuming affair during a summer in France before the war. This episode contains graphic violence and sexual situations not suitable for all viewers.

Episode Four (Unedited UK Version) Season 41, Episode 7 Feb 27, 2011 Paid

(Episode 4 of 4) William Boyd adapts his acclaimed 2002 novel about a man making his often precarious way through the 20th century.

Episode One (Unedited UK Version) Season 41, Episode 5 Feb 13, 2011 Paid

(Episode 1 of 4) The life story of a man--at various times a writer, lover, prisoner of war and spy.

Pt. 5 Season 39, Episode 45 Nov 22, 2009 Paid

Part 5 of 5. The investigation of a multi-vehicle road accident unravels the shocking secrets of the complete strangers involved, revealing smuggling, murder, international intrigue, and betrayal. A remarkable cast led by Douglas Henshall (Primeval) and Kate Ashfield (Shaun of the Dead) portray the stories of the victims, survivors, and rescuers, who all share a single defining moment. (The original UK version)

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