MPT and HoustonPBS present Downton Abbey on Masterpiece: Season 3, Episode 5

February 4, 2013
9:00pm Eastern Time

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Welcome to the online social screening of the 5th episode of Downton Abbey, season 3; co-hosted by MPT and HoustonPBS! We're joined by Heather Sanderson, host of Afternoon Tea on MPT and bona fide Brit. This is the episode that aired during the Super Bowl, so PLEASE refrain from posting spoilers in tonight's chat, as many of us have not yet seen this episode.

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Video Description

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 5

Things go badly amiss at Downton Abbey. Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew’s mother, Isobel. And Matthew and Robert have fallen out. Bates takes a gamble. The much-loved cast of Downton Abbey Season 3 includes Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, and a host of others.

Duration: 3183min 27sec


  • Faith Wachter

    Faith oversees community engagement and social media for MPT. She visited Highclere Castle (the real Downton Abbey) in England last summer.


  • Heather Sanderson

    Heather has been serving up Afternoon Tea weekdays on MPT since 2003. Heather also authors Tea with Heather; a weekly web column and monthly feature article which complement MPT's British television programs.

  • Elizabeth Sosa Bailey

    Elizabeth serves as a social media advisor for Houston Public Media. She <3s to h8 Lady Mary.

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