PBS and WGBH announced today that “Downton Abbey, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC rated second only to the Super Bowl on Sunday night. The drama has seen a strong audience all season; the average audience for Season 3’s first five episodes is 72% above the first five episodes of Season 2. Sunday night’s episode averaged 6.6 million viewers
Downton Abbey is now the top rated PBS drama ever. Look for a gathering at a local Columbus theatre for the Downton Abbey 90-minute finale on February 17th. We’ll be making an announcement soon!