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Downton Abbey - Part 1 (#4101) Duration: 1:55:31 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey - Part 2 (#4102) Duration: 1:55:15 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey - Part 3 (#4103) Duration: 1:55:07 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey - Part 4 (#4104) Duration: 1:57:41 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part One (#4201) Duration: 2:26:26 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Two (#4202) Duration: 1:14:07 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Three (#4203) Duration: 1:16:33 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Four (#4204) Duration: 1:16:00 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Five (#4205) Duration: 1:15:59 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Six (#4206) Duration: 2:26:00 STEREO

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.

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Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Seven (#4207) Duration: 2:06:40 STEREO TVPG

In the season finale, the family gathers at Downton Abbey for Christmas.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 1 (#4301) Duration: 2:23:08 STEREO

Wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters - large and small - threaten. One is Cora's freewheeling American mother, who tries to loosen up her in-laws.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 2 (#4302) Duration: 1:16:00 STEREO

The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man. Edith and Sir Anthony face their own fateful moment. Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 3 (#4303) Duration: 1:16:19 STEREO

Two social revolutions arrive at Downton Abbey: the Irish civil war and the fight for women's suffrage. A mysterious conspiracy keeps Anna and Bates apart.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 4 (#4304) Duration: 1:14:54 STEREO

The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. Meanwhile, new faces try to fit into the tight-knit circle of servants. New evidence turns up in a baffling case.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 5 (#4305) Duration: 1:30:00 STEREO

Things go badly amiss at Downton Abbey. Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew's mother, Isobel. And Matthew and Robert have fallen out. Bates takes a gamble.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 6 (#4306) Duration: 2:26:36 STEREO

Change arrives in a big way for several key characters at Downton Abbey. A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 7 (#4307B) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Great War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. The Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge, while the downstairs staff stays behind at Downton Abbey. New romances flare up, and a crisis unfolds.

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Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 1 (#4401H) Duration: 1:54:31 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The fourth season finds aristocrats coping with the previous season's shocking finale. Change is in the air as three generations of the Crawley family have conflicting interests in the estate. Paul Giamatti makes an appearance alongside the beloved returning ensemble, including Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, Shirley MacLaine and a host of others.
This episode: Six months after Matthew's death, family and servants try to cure Mary and Isobel of their deep depression. Meanwhile, O'Brien causes a final crisis, both Tom Branson and Carson face figures from their pasts, and Edith experiments with modernism.

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Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 2 (#4402) Duration: 1:15:00 STEREO

The fates of several characters converge at an opulent house party where a famous guest performs and a new friendship forms. But the flurry of guests and their servants put Mrs. Patmore on edge, Branson ill-at-ease, and Anna in peril.
NOTE: This episode contains scenes which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 3:09pm Remind me

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 3 (#4403) Duration: 1:15:00 STEREO

Love is in the air at Downton Abbey, and darker emotions too, as Mary, Edith, Tom and Anna each struggle with a dilemma. Things are cooking for Ivy and Alfred, and heating up in London.

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Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 4 (#4404) Duration: 1:14:00 STEREO

Questions of estate management pit Mary and Tom against Robert, while Bates' questions about Anna's suffering pressure Mrs. Hughes. Meanwhile, Thomas installs a new ally, Violet hires a new gardener, and Alfred cooks up some ambition.

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Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 5 (#4405) Duration: 1:15:11 STEREO

Pride and prejudice mark Robert's surprise birthday party when Rose's potentially scandalous recruit raises eyebrows and Mary clashes with an instantly antagonistic man of the people. Bates and Anna step out, and Edith gets troubling news.

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Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 6 (#4406) Duration: 1:37:12 STEREO

Downton's drove of pigs arrive, Robert departs, an unwelcome visitor appears, and illness descends. Mary and Blake may have found common ground, but Edith faces her troubles alone.

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Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 7 (#4407B) Duration: 1:41:06 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Robert and Thomas return from America, Bates makes a surprise trip to York, Edith prepares to go abroad, and suitors flock to Mary. Branson helps someone move on, and Rose makes her move.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 8:00am Remind me

Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 8 (#4408B) Duration: 2:06:59 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The drama and intrigue come to a head for the Crawley family and their servants in the exciting finale of Downton Abbey, Season 4.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 1 (#4501) Duration: 1:31:02 STEREO

Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt and others. Written and created by Julian Fellowes.
This episode: A working-class prime minister is elected and old attitudes start to change - Robert is snubbed by the village, Baxter tells all, and Edith plays with fire.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 2 (#4502) Duration: 1:13:58 STEREO

Rose hits on a strategy to get a radio in the house. Sarah tutors Daisy. An art historian arrives. Anna makes a difficult purchase.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 3 (#4503) Duration: 1:15:48 STEREO

Mary and Lord Gillingham put their love to the test. Bates also faces a trial. Cora makes a new friend, and Violet is reunited with an old one.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 4 (#4504) Duration: 1:13:02 STEREO

Lord Merton delivers a bombshell to Isobel, and Mary does likewise to Tony. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death. Robert and Sarah lock horns.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 5 (#4505) Duration: 1:15:39 STEREO

Rose makes a handsome new acquaintance. Something is wrong with Thomas. Edith's link to Marigold draws attention. Bricker and Robert lose control.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 6 (#4506) Duration: 1:15:29 STEREO

An ancient spark flares in Violet's heart. While police deepen their probe, Bates tells Anna the truth. A long and painful mystery is solved.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 7 (#4507) Duration: 1:13:49 STEREO

Edith is found out. Mary finally shakes a suitor. Isobel and Lord Merton reveal their plans. Robert throws another guest out of the house.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 8 (#4508) Duration: 1:30:05 STEREO

Someone tries to derail Rose and Atticus's happiness. Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise. Anna is in trouble. Robert has a revelation.

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 9 (#4509B) Duration: 2:07:30 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

In the finale of Season 5, the Crawleys go to a shooting party in Northumberland and return to Downton for Christmas.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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