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Recent reports were officially confirmed today — the upcoming sixth season will be the last for the very successful drama Downton Abbey, according to an announcement Thursday from Carnival Films and Masterpiece. Executive producer Gareth Neame had this to say:

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The fifth season of "Downton Abbey" makes its U.S. premiere Sunday night on PBS.  That’s KERA-TV, Channel 13, in North Texas. The British miniseries chronicles the lives of the uppercrust Crawley family and their cadre of servants downstairs. Across North Texas, "Downton Abbey" fans are planning proper commemorations.

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Did you catch Downton Abbey last weekend on KERA-13? The third episode of Season 4 has aired on PBS.

Below is a roundup of some recaps of the third episode -- and some of the better lines from the show. (Spoiler Alert! Stop reading if you don’t want to know what happened during Episode 3.)

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Did you catch Downton Abbey last weekend on KERA-13? The second episode of Season 4 has aired on PBS. Before you watch tonight's episode, catch up on the season so far:

Lady Mary is starting to move on following Matthew’s death – the first potential male suitor visited Downton Abbey.

Below is a roundup of some recaps of the second episode -- and some of the better lines from the show. (Spoiler Alert! Stop reading if you don’t want to know what happened during Episode 2.)

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Did you catch the Season 4 premiere of “Downton Abbey” last weekend on KERA-13? (What's up with that nanny, by the way?)

Below is a roundup of some recaps -- and some of the better lines from the show. (Spoiler Alert! Stop reading if you don’t want to know what happened during the premiere.)

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Will Lady Mary find true love after Matthew’s tragic death? Will Lady Edith make a friend? Will Robert Crawley stop making stupid mistakes as he runs Downton? What will Violet say? What’s going to happen to Bates and Anna?

So many questions. Maybe we’ll get some answers starting 8 p.m. Sunday, when “Downton Abbey” returns to KERA-TV, Channel 13.

Do you have “Downton Abbey” fever?  Get up to speed on all things “Downton Abbey.” And, we promise, no spoilers.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: what will happen to the beautiful downtown Fort Worth post office?; the Cedar Hill mayor reflects on his stepson’s death from addiction; get ready for "Downton Abbey," and more:

With the public TV sensation 'Downton Abbey' returning to American screens on Sunday night (locally 8 p.m. on KERA Channel 13), NPR offers a chance to test your knowledge of all things 'Downton.'