Media Advisory


PBS and MASTERPIECE Facebook Fans Will Unwrap a Holiday Treat on December 26

PBS announced today that PBS and MASTERPIECE Facebook fans will be able to view the first 10 minutes of Season 3 of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning drama “Downton Abbey” on Facebook beginning December 26. This sneak peek will be available at and for two weeks before the season premiere on MASTERPIECE on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 9/8c.

This preview shows the Crawley family at home in the spring of 1920 as preparations are made for the long-awaited wedding of Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley.

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"Downton Abbey" is a Carnival/Masterpiece Co-Production.

Olivia Wong, WGBH, 617-300-5349,
Kevin Dando, PBS, 703-739-5073,

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