‘Downton Abbey’ Exec Julian Fellowes Teases Season 4: ‘It’s About Lady Mary’s Rebuilding’

Julian Fellowes at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea party on September 21. (Photo: Andreas Branch/Patrick McMullan/Sipa USA)

Julian Fellowes at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea party on September 21. (Photo: Andreas Branch/Patrick McMullan/Sipa USA)

The Emmy love for Downton Abbey just keeps on going: the popular PBS Masterpiece costume drama received 14 nominations for its highly eventful third season. Julian Fellowes was characteristically reserved about his show’s success on the red carpet at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea party yesterday (September 21). Speaking with the BBC’s Alastair Leithead, Fellowes teased a bit about the show’s highly anticipated fourth season, which kicked off in the U.K. today (September 21). How did Dan Stevens‘s dramatic departure impact the series’ direction? Watch below.

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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