Downton Abbey to Return for Season Two in January 2012

February 2nd, 2011

Downton Abbey fans, despair not – the  popular Masterpiece series may have just concluded its first season on Sunday, but it is already set to return for a second season on January 8, 2012.

Julian Fellowes will continue as writer, and cast members Dame Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, and Elizabeth McGovern, among others, have also signed on for the second season.

THIRTEEN will also be rebroadcasting Season One on Sundays December 11 and 18 at 8 p.m., and will feature a marathon on New Year’s Day.

Watch a preview of Season Two:

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