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Masterpiece Classic features signature period dramas, including both new and encore presentations, hosted by Laura Linney.
Downton Abbey - Part 1 (#4101() Duration: 1:39:59 STEREO TVPG
Created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park), "Downton Abbey" depicts the lives of the noble Crawley family and the staff who serve them, set at their Edwardian country house in 1912. Featuring an all-star cast, including Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern. Laura Linney hosts.
Downton Abbey - Part 2 (#4102H) Duration: 1:25:16 STEREO TVPG
Mary entertains three suitors, including a Turkish diplomat whose boldness leads to a surprising event. Downstairs, the shocking former life of Carson, the butler, is unmasked and Bates risks his health to remain valet. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern.
Downton Abbey - Part 3 (#4103H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG
Growing into his role as heir, Matthew brings out the bitter rivalry between sisters Mary and Edith. Servants Thomas and O'Brien scheme against Bates, while head housemaid Anna is increasingly attracted to him. Lady Violet's winning streak in the flower show is threatened. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern.
Downton Abbey - Part 4 (#4104H) Duration: 1:24:41 STEREO TVPG
The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, rumors fly about Mary's virtue. Her sister Sybil takes a risk in her secret political life. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past and O'Brien and Thomas plot their exit strategy. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern.
Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing (#4224H) Duration: 53:17 STEREO TVPG
As 165 Eaton Place reopens its doors, two new arrivals make their mark. Sir Hallam's forthright aunt, Blanche, disrupts life upstairs, while feisty new maid Beryl struggles to adjust to life in service. Meanwhile, Lady Agnes' concern for her children reveals a dark secret about Mr. Pritchard. Sir Hallam's preoccupation with Nazi Germany leads him into dangerous waters, and a chance meeting unlocks a hidden desire.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part One (#4201H) Duration: 1:54:46 STEREO TV14
Two years into World War I, Downton Abbey is in turmoil, as Matthew and other young men go to war - or avoid it. The women also pitch in, and many couples see their romantic dreams dashed.
Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - The Love that Pays the Price (#4225H) Duration: 53:17 STEREO TVPG
Lady Agnes catches the eye of charismatic American millionaire Caspar Landry, but as she and Sir Hallam look to their future, a tragic turn of events leaves their promised dreams, and a close family member, in jeopardy. Downstairs, Mrs. Thackeray makes a momentous decision that throws the running of 165 into chaos. Blanche and Mr. Amanjit continue to clash, until a heart-breaking cause compels them to reconsider their differences.
The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 4 (#4444H) Duration: 53:11 STEREO TVPG
Denise and Moray have everything they wished for - almost. What lengths will they go to in order to fulfill their ultimate dream, and can their love withstand blind ambition? Denise faces new challenges that keenly point out the difference between friendship and leadership, while Moray suddenly seems to live in the shadows, much like Jonas. Meanwhile, a Paradise employee faces a painful visit from the past, that also holds the opportunity for ultimate forgiveness.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Two (#4202H) Duration: 54:46 STEREO TVPG
Downton is turned into a convalescent home with Thomas in charge. Meanwhile, Lavinia and Sir Richard's secret comes out, Anna tracks down Bates and Branson seizes his chance to strike a blow for Ireland.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Three (#4203H) Duration: 54:46 STEREO TVPG
Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton's medical role. Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen. And Matthew and William embark on a perilous patrol behind German lines.
Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood (#4226H) Duration: 53:16 STEREO TV14
Blanche comes face-to-face with her former lover when a scandalous novel is published; when the passion between the pair reignites, she begins to consider a life away from Eaton Place. Downstairs, Beryl's decision to take a stand causes serious disruptions in the running of the house until a familiar face offers wise words. Meanwhile, when Lady Persie reveals a shocking secret to Sir Hallam, the pair becomes ever closer as Persie is forced to make a life-changing decision about her future.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Four (#4204H) Duration: 54:46 STEREO TVPG
In the climactic battle of the war, Matthew and William go over the top to an uncertain fate. Vera plays a cruel endgame with Bates and Anna. And Daisy faces the severest test of her life.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Five (#4205H) Duration: 54:46 STEREO TVPG
As the war nears its end, Downton's aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. Mary and Sir Richard go estate hunting. A mysterious wounded officer makes a shocking revelation.
Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - All The Things You Are (#4227H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V
Harry's desire to impress Beryl leads him and Johnny into the world of boxing and, as their big fight draws closer, the boys are determined to reign victorious. Upstairs, as Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam drift further apart, she is reacquainted with someone who shows her an exciting world away from 165 Eaton Place; Sir Hallam makes a dangerous decision that will change his life forever.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Six (#4206H) Duration: 1:54:46 STEREO TVPG
The Spanish flu strikes Downton, disrupting one match, hastening another and transforming the fortunes of all. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth. Anna and Bates know a moment of happiness.
Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - The Last Waltz (#4228H) Duration: 53:16 STEREO TVPG
As 165 Eaton Place prepares for the annual servants' ball, Mr. Pritchard enjoys a romance with fellow servant Miss Whisset and starts to wonder if there's more to life than service. With war looming, Harry has a proposition for Beryl; however, a shocking revelation threatens to thwart their plans. Meanwhile, as Lady Persie and Sir Hallam continue their affair, Sir Hallam is about to discover just how destructive his actions have been.
The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 5 (#4445H) Duration: 53:11 STEREO TVPG
The Food Hall opens at the Paradise, but there's a different jewel distracting attention - the new timepiece display. At the centerpiece, is a stunning and mysterious watch from Katherine's late father. It is Katherine's cherished object, but it also harbors a secret that becomes currency in the power play at the Paradise. Sam is beguiled with the watch, and uses it to build an impressive watch sales enterprise. Meanwhile, Denise is given an extraordinary opportunity, but accepting it may put her in opposition with Moray - what will she do? The time to make a decision is ticking away.
Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Seven (#4207H) Duration: 1:53:51 STEREO TVPG
In the season finale, the family gathers at Downton Abbey for Christmas.
Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - Somewhere Over The Rainbow (#4229H) Duration: 53:17 STEREO TV14
On the eve of war, Beryl and Harry face a race against time to get married. Meanwhile, Mr. Pritchard makes a decision that throws the running of 165 into chaos, until an old friend lends a helping hand. As Lady Agnes returns to London, a dark discovery has explosive consequences for all inside Eaton Place and changes the landscape forever.