Are there 2 different versions of Downton Abbey?

Apparently both versions have the same actors and story, but the US version has 2 whole hours edited out. You can find a very detailed list of things missing from the United States version of the show here. From what I gather, whoever did this decided that Americans just not care about deeper story-lines.

What is the difference between the UK version and the US version of Downton Abbey?

In the UK, Downton Abbey airs on a commercial network, ITV, and therefore has commercial breaks built into it. In the U.S., it’s shown on a noncommercial network, PBS, which has underwriting credits and other network material before and after the episode, but no interruptions during it.

Are there any shows as good as Downton Abbey?

If Outlander is too graphic for your taste (or if it’s on a break, known to its passionate fan as a “Droughtlander), give Poldark a try. Like Downton, it’s a stunning period piece which also aired on Masterpiece PBS, but it also offers the romance fans of Outlander love.

Is Downton Abbey coming back to PBS in 2021?

The first Downton Abbey movie, based on the mega-hit television series that won 15 Primetime Emmys® and earned 69 Emmy® nominations and set viewing records for a PBS drama, will air on MASTERPIECE on Christmas Day, December 25, 2021, 7-9 pm ET and again on Sunday, January 2, 2022, 9-11 pm ET. (check local listings).

Did Netflix cut scenes from Downton Abbey?

As with virtually all our co-productions, Downton Abbey was edited for our commercial-free time slot. Approximately 35 minutes came out of more than seven hours and the cuts were made in the UK by the original producers.

Why is Downton Abbey so popular in America?

Downton Abbey’s popularity in America may be due to the British culture industry’s manufacture of the myth of England itself. The BBC’s hit series Downton Abbey aired its series finale in the United States last night.

Is the Netflix Downton Abbey the UK version?

Yes! Downton Abbey wasn’t available on Netflix for a while as it cropped up on several other streamers, but the entire series has returned to the platform in both the US and the UK.

Is Downton Abbey like bridgerton?

If you like Bridgerton, we’re betting you’ll enjoy Downton Abbey. Just like in the Netflix romance drama, Downton Abbey follows the individuals making up an aristocratic British family. Yet, the big difference in Downton Abbey is that it also sheds light on the lives of the family’s servants.

What’s next after Downton Abbey?

Outlander is a perfect followup for fans of Downton, especially if you’re looking for a bit of genre-bending goodness. Set in Scotland immediately after the second world war, Outlander tells the story of a woman who falls through time back to the mid-1700s, among the Jacobites of Scotland.

Did PBS make Downton Abbey?

All six seasons of Downton Abbey aired on MASTERPIECE on PBS from 2011-2020.

Is Downton Abbey leaving Amazon Prime?

‘Downton Abbey’ is leaving Amazon Prime on July 1, 2020.