Nominated for 12 Emmy awards, this September in the U.K. will mark the return of Downton Abbey on ITV, while viewers in the United States will have to wait till January 5th, 2014 for Downton Abbey’s fourth season to begin on PBS’ Masterpiece Classic!
But to get fans across the pond and in the States revved up, ITV has released the first full-length promo of ‘Downton ‘season four! Paramount in it is a scene between Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary) and Dame Maggie Smith (Dowager Countess) where the Countess says to a grieving Mary, “You have a straightforward choice. You must choose either death or life.” To which Lady Mary responds, “And you think I chose life?”
After that, a montage of images featuring the celebrated cast of one of the finest shows on television and certainly one of the best soap operas, with Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Allan Leech, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Phyllis Logan and more!
Now after the jump watch the first promo for Downton Abbey season four and let us know what if you are looking forward to the new season?