Return to Downton Abbey

News Release Date: 
July 30, 2014

For Immediate Release
“Return to Downton Abbey” on NET Television

LINCOLN, Neb. (July 30, 2014) -- The extraordinarily popular series “Downton Abbey” tells the story of the noble Crawley family and the staff who serve them in their sumptuous Yorkshire estate. Filled with love and intrigue, “Downton Abbey” has been embraced by public television viewers and critics alike.

Savor a mix of fond memories from the past four seasons of “Downton Abbey” and get a taste of the upcoming fifth season when “Return to Downton Abbey” airs Sunday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m. CT on NET1.

Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, fondly remembered moments from the first four seasons, and interviews with Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, providing an overview and context for the series and what to expect next. Recall the high points of the “Downton Abbey” storyline, its memorable cast of characters, and both the great joy and wrenching sadness taking place at the abbey.

Also, learn how to get chances to attend special events in Omaha with Highclere Castle’s Lady Carnarvon. Highclere Castle is the location where “Downton Abbey” is filmed.

NET1 is part of NET Television, a service of NET. For a complete program schedule, visit NET’s website (


RELEASE WRITTEN BY:  Larry L. Kubert, 402-472-9333, ext. 389, or e-mail at

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