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‘Downton Abbey’ returns to Arkansas PBS beginning March 14 with live YouTube watch party

Posted 12 Mar 2021

Stream all six seasons with Arkansas PBS Passport

CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — “Downton Abbey,” the wildly popular, award-winning series from Julian Fellowes, returns to “MASTERPIECE” on Arkansas PBS beginning Sunday, March 14, at 1 p.m. Fans are invited to relive all the drama from the very first episode in a live YouTube watch party and chat during the broadcast at All six seasons of the series are also now available through Arkansas PBS Passport, a benefit of membership and the best value in on-demand streaming.

“Downton Abbey” depicts the intertwined lives of servants and aristocrats at a country estate and is one of the most successful miniseries in “MASTERPIECE” history. Dubbed “an instant classic” by The New York Times, and “the best abbey since Abbey Road” by Entertainment Weekly, the series spans 12 years of gripping drama centered on the Granthams and their family of servants through sweeping change, scandals, love, ambition, heartbreak and hope.

Season one will air on Arkansas PBS and stream at Sundays, March 14 and 21, beginning at 1 p.m. each day.

Arkansas PBS members can watch all six seasons of “Downton Abbey” with Arkansas PBS Passport, the best value in on-demand streaming and a member benefit for anyone donating $5 or more monthly. Arkansas PBS Passport offers an extensive library of PBS programs, as well as local favorites including “Exploring Arkansas,” “Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry” and “State of the Art.”

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