"Downton Abbey" continues to be an enormous hit for PBS. Its Season 4 finale earned an average of 8.5 million viewers and a 5.4 household rating.
Downton Abbey's fourth season finale drew a series high 8.5 million viewers last night
An average of 8.5 million viewers tuned in for Downton Abbey’s fourth season finale last night. That’s a personal finale best for the period drama on PBS. The Season 3 finale drew 8.2 million viewers on February 17 last year, a 50% surge...Show More Summary
Outperforming all but the conclusion of the Winter Olympics and "The Walking Dead" on Sunday night, the PBS drama even bests coverage of the Daytona 500. read more
Downton Abbey's fourth season ends with the Crawleys helping rescue the reputation of Prince Edward, the then-Prince of Wales and son of King George V. The heir's good name is put at risk after the sneaky Mr. Sampson (Patrick Kennedy) steals a letter the prince wrote to his mistress, Freda Dudley Ward (Janet Montgomery). Show More Summary
By Melanie Shankle | The Big Mama Blog. Well I am in mourning today because season 4 of Downton Abbey is officially over. But, man, did it go out with a bang. SPOILER ALERT. SPOILERS AHEAD. THIS IS ABOUT SEASON 4 OF DOWNTON ABBEY. DO NOT READ IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS. Show More Summary
That "changing world" we hear about so frequently on the show seems to have, well, changed, and if anything, the finale seemed to be an excellent set-up for what should be its final act.
Downton Abbey finished its fourth season last night, all full of secrets and romances and vengeance-murders and jazz music. Oh, Downton: The show where nothing really changes. (Seriously: When will Daisy get a promotion?) Lady Mary finds herself in much of the same position she found herself in during season... More »
Warning: minor spoilers for the Season 4 finale of Downton Abbey As Season 4 drew to a close, Downton Abbey continued its grand tradition of having its fictional characters run into real history. In this case, that history involved the very highest level of English society: the royal family. Show More Summary
[Spoiler alert for Sunday's Downton Abbey!] On the season finale of Downton Abbey, one important question is left up in the
Downton Abbey recently aired its season finale on PBS, bringing a flawed and sometimes infuriating fourth season to a close. The finale was gauzy and jam-packed with stories, and it eventually went nowhere like most of the season.
Poor, sad, Lady Edith. She has gone through so much this season of Downton Abbey (and every season), capping off with last night's finale. But in the midst of her turmoil, she's experienced a style awakening this season — beginning with beautiful, marcel-waved curls. Inspired by Lady Edith's metamorphosis, hairstylist Ben Skervin showed... More »
The fourth season of Downton Abbey has ended on a note that seemed inconceivable when it started: a happy one. In the first episode that aired on PBS eight weeks ago, it felt like everything at Downton was shrouded in grief and shadows: Mary was still mourning Matthew, the management... More »
These rankings don't even really need to list the Dowager, because her contrary growls are in the hall of fame and she's now just playing the game for beer money.
I hate to say it, but they saved the best for last for the Downton Abbey season finale. They took us away from the estate, and gave us a reason to remember what made the show so appealing early on, by featuring interesting subplots and plenty of great costumes throughout the final episode of the fourth season.… Read More
Last night's season finale of Downton Abbey was, in many ways, its most fashion-packed yet: Between the gowns for Lady Rose's debut, and uniforms of the entire Royal Court — including King George and Queen Mary — even Downton’s Emmy winning costume designer Caroline McCall called the episode a "mammoth... More »
Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 8 marked the end of what many believe was a disappointing season overall for this British sensation. It took the Crawleys to London, where we met Cora's mother and brother (Paul Giamatti!) for Rose's presentation...Show More Summary
"Downton Abbey" ended its fourth season on a high note Sunday with a bit of Sherlockian sleuthing and a trip to the seaside. The lighthearted, heartwarming finale was just the palate cleanser fans needed in the sour aftermath of Matthew Crawley's death last year. Show More Summary
I can forgive Downton Abbey a lot of flaws when it delivers pomp and circumstance. This fourth-season finale is a delightful episode, even though it’s narratively loose and comes to some frightening conclusions about its characters.Show More Summary
Rose meets royalty in the most beautiful-looking Downton Abbey yet. Here's the recap and review of the Season 4 finale: Downton Abbey – Season 4 Finale – Recap: A Rose in Buckingham Palace first appeared on Rickey.org • The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor