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'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Gets U.S. Premiere Date

May 15, 2013 (9:30 am) GMT
The Julian Fellowes-created series will return with the new installment January 5, 2014 on PBS.
'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Gets U.S. Premiere Date

"" fans can now save the date. PBS has announced that the hit period drama series will return with the fourth installment on January 5, 2014 and air through February 23, 2014 in the U.S.

Original cast including , Tom Cullen and will reprise their respective roles, but and Siobhan Finneran have confirmed that they will not return to the show's new season. Season 3's guest is slated to reprise her role as Martha Levinson.

The show will also introduce new characters, including jazz singer named Jack Ross (Gary Carr), which is the first black character on the show. Other new cast members are Kiri Te Kanawa, Julian Ovenden, Nigel Harman, Joanna David, Harriet Walter and Tom Cullen, the latest of which is cast as Lady Mary's potential new love interest.

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