Classic

Masterpiece classic features signature period dramas.

Death Comes to Pemberley to air On Masterpiece

  • A new adaption of P.D. James' Death Comes to Pemberley, a continuation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, will air on MASTERPIECE in 2014. Matthew Rhys (The Americans, Brothers and Sisters), Anna Maxwell Martin (Bleak House), Matthew Goode (Birdsong), and Jenna-Louise Coleman (Doctor Who) will star as Austen's iconic literary characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, George Wickham, and Lydia Wickham.

Downton Abbey On Masterpiece

  • Stay in touch with all things Downton Abbey on the official US website for the hit series. Watch exclusive video interviews with the cast, find out about all the characters, explore features from Seasons 1, 2 and 3, and get prepared for Season 4, coming January 5, 2014.

Downton Abbey Cast On Hopes For Season 4

Downton Abbey Season 4 Casting News

The Paradise — Coming Fall, 2013

  • Set in the unique world of Britain's first department store, The Paradise (written by Bill Gallagher, Lark Rise to Candleford) is a romantic, thrilling drama where the choice between following your heart or ambition can lead to paradise, or despair.

Quiz: Which Downton Abbey Job Is Right For You?

  • Get a break from your dream job — or escape from your mundane one. Take our Downton Abbey job quiz to find out which Downton Abbey job you're best suited for, and then share your job announcement with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.

Downton Abbey Season 3 Character/Actor Hub

Highlights from the 2013 Masterpiece Classic Season

  • January 6-February 17, 2013
    Downton Abbey Season 3
    Amidst sweeping social change, budding romances and surprising betrayals, Downton Abbey returned with a riveting third season starring Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Shirley MacLaine and the rest of stellar cast.

  • March 31-May 19, 2013
    Mr. Selfridge
    Three-time Emmy® winner Jeremy Piven (in his first television appearance since his iconic role as Hollywood agent Ari Gold in Entourage) starred as Harry Gordon Selfridge, the flamboyant entrepreneur and showman.

Masterpiece's Most Beloved Filming Locations

  • From the majestic Highclere Castle used as the setting for Downton Abbey to the untouched village of Lacock, featured in Cranford and Return to Cranford, Masterpiece has showcased some of the most splendid locations in Great Britain and around the world. Now, for the first time, explore some of the most beloved and intriguing Masterpiece locations and add your own comments and travel tips.

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