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Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt and others. Written and created by Julian Fellowes.

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Downton Abbey - Part 1

When the Titanic sinks Lord Grantham loses his immediate heirs throwing Downton Abbey into turmoil.

Fri, Sep 2 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey - Part 2

Mary entertains three suitors and the shocking former life of Carson, the butler, is unmasked.

Fri, Sep 2 at 9:58 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey - Part 3

Growing into his role as heir Matthew brings out the bitter rivalry between sisters Mary and Edith.

Sat, Sep 3 at 12:00 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey - Part 4

The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past.

Sat, Sep 3 at 1:58 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part One

Two years into World War I, Downton Abbey is in turmoil, as Matthew and other young men go to war.

Sat, Sep 3 at 3:57 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Two

Downton becomes a convalescent home with Thomas in charge. Lavinia and Richard's secret comes out.

Sat, Sep 3 at 6:28 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Three

Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton's medical role. Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen.

Sat, Sep 3 at 7:47 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Four

In the climactic battle of the war, Matthew and William go over the top to an uncertain fate.

Sat, Sep 3 at 9:07 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Five

As the war nears its end, Downton's aristocrats and servants put their lives back together.

Thu, Aug 25 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Aug 26 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Aug 26 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Aug 28 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Sep 3 at 10:26 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Six

The Spanish flu strikes Downton. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth.

Thu, Sep 1 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 2 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 2 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Sep 3 at 11:45 am on WTTW HD

Sun, Sep 4 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Seven

In the finale, the family gathers at Downton Abbey for Christmas.

Sat, Sep 3 at 2:14 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Sep 8 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 9 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 9 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Sep 11 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 1

Wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters large and small threaten the festivities.

Sat, Sep 3 at 4:24 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Sep 15 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 16 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 16 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Sep 18 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 2

The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man. Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis.

Sat, Sep 3 at 6:51 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Sep 22 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 23 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 23 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Sep 25 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 3

Social revolutions arrive at Downton Abbey: the Irish civil war and the fight for women's suffrage.

Sat, Sep 3 at 8:11 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Sep 29 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 30 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 30 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 4

The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. New faces join the tight-knit circle of servants.

Sat, Sep 3 at 9:30 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Oct 6 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 5

Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew's mother. Bates takes a gamble.

Sat, Sep 3 at 10:48 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Oct 13 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 6

A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched.

Sun, Sep 4 at 12:08 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Oct 27 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 7

The Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge. New romances flare up and a crisis unfolds.

Sun, Sep 4 at 4:33 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 1

After Matthew's death, the family and servants try to cure Mary and Isobel of their depression.

Sun, Sep 4 at 6:43 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 2

The fates of several characters converge at a glittering house party. Gregson impresses Robert.

Sun, Sep 4 at 9:12 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 3

Love is in the air, and darker emotions too, as Mary, Edith, Tom and Anna each face a dilemma.

Sun, Sep 4 at 10:29 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 4

Can Bates learn what's troubling Anna? Thomas installs a new ally and Alfred takes up cooking.

Sun, Sep 4 at 11:48 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 5

Rose's surprise party for Robert risks scandal. Mary meets an old suitor. Edith gets troubling news.

Sun, Sep 4 at 1:04 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 6

When Robert and Thomas make a sudden trip, everyone's life becomes more complicated.

Sun, Sep 4 at 2:22 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 7

Robert and Thomas return from America. Bates disappears for a day and Edith prepares to go abroad.

Sun, Sep 4 at 3:40 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 8

Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma. Trouble plagues Cora's mother and brother.

Sun, Sep 4 at 5:24 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 1

A working-class prime minister is elected. Robert is snubbed by the village. Edith plays with fire.

Sun, Sep 4 at 7:34 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 2

Rose hits on a strategy to get a radio in the house. Sarah tutors Daisy and an art historian arrives.

Sun, Sep 4 at 9:08 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 3

Mary and Lord Gillingham put their love to the test. Violet is reunited with an old friend.

Sun, Sep 4 at 10:26 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 4

Lord Merton delivers a bombshell to Isobel. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death.

Sun, Sep 4 at 11:45 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 5

Rose makes a handsome new acquaintance and Edith's link to Marigold draws attention.

Mon, Sep 5 at 1:01 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 6

While police deepen their probe, Bates tells Anna the truth. A long and painful mystery is solved.

Mon, Sep 5 at 2:20 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 7

Edith is found out, Mary finally shakes a suitor and Isobel and Lord Merton reveal their plans.

Mon, Sep 5 at 3:39 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 8

Someone tries to derail Rose and Atticus' happiness and Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise.

Mon, Sep 5 at 5:00 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 9

The Crawleys go to a shooting party in Northumberland and return to Downton for Christmas.

Mon, Sep 5 at 6:33 am on WTTW HD

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