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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, Series II - Part One

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

Thu, Sep 10 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 11 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 11 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 4 at 12:00 pm 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.

Thu, Sep 10 at 9:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 11 at 3:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 11 at 9:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 4 at 2:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 5 at 2:00 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.

Thu, Sep 17 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 18 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 18 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 4 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 5 at 3:00 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.

Thu, Sep 17 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 18 at 2:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 18 at 8:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 4 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 5 at 4:00 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, Sep 17 at 9:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 18 at 3:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 18 at 9:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 11 at 12:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 12 at 12:00 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 24 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 25 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Sep 25 at 7:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 11 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 12 at 1:00 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Seven

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

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

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

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

Sun, Oct 11 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 12 at 3:00 am on WTTW HD

Sun, Oct 18 at 2:00 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 1

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

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

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

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

Sun, Oct 18 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 19 at 12:00 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 2

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

Thu, Oct 8 at 9:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Oct 9 at 3:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Oct 9 at 9:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 18 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 19 at 2:00 am on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 3

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

Sun, Oct 18 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 19 at 3:00 am on WTTW HD

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

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

Fri, Oct 23 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.

Thu, Oct 22 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Oct 23 at 2:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Oct 23 at 8:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 25 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 5

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

Thu, Oct 22 at 9:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Oct 23 at 3:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Oct 23 at 9:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 25 at 2:00 pm on WTTW HD

Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 6

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

Sun, Oct 25 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Oct 26 at 3:00 am on WTTW HD

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

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

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

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