Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece.The series, set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era
Downton Abbey. Peter Segal summed it up: “By the way, a special note to our audience, we’re talking about an event that will be happening while you are all watching Downtown Abbey.” — Peter Sagal on the Superbowl (NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! 2/4/12)
Downton Abbey: Season 2, Episode 9 Christmas at Downton Abbey Christmas 1919. Downton Abbey is hosting a lavish Christmas party, yet despite being the season of goodwill, tensions are rife and Bates' arrest has cast a shadow over the festivities.