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WTIU To Host FREE Downton Abbey Screening At IU Cinema

See the first hour of the first episode of the second season of the Multiple Emmy® winner (including Best Miniseries) FREE at the IU Cinema.

Multiple Emmy® winner (including Best Miniseries) Downton Abbey resumes the story of aristocrats and servants in the tumultuous World War I era. Shown from L-R: Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley and Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham. Downton Abbey Season 2 - Episode 1 January 8, 2012 at 9pm ET on WTIU The men of Downton Abbey. Shown from L-R: Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley and Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham Credit: (C) 2011 Nick Briggs/ITV for MASTERPIECE Usage: This image may be used only in the direct promotion of MASTERPIECE CLASSIC. No other rights are granted. All rights are reserved. Editorial use only.

In preparation for Season 2 of the multiple Emmy® Award-winning drama, WTIU and the IU Cinema present a free screening of the first hour of Downton Abbey – Season Two, Episode One, on Thursday, January 5 at 7pm.

A limited number of tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis for the screening. Request tickets by calling (812) 855-5068 or send an email to the address wtiu (at)

Created by Emmy-winning writer Julian Fellowes, “Downton Abbey” depicts the lives of the noble Crawley family and the staff who serve them, set at their Edwardian country house in 1912. Featuring an all-star cast, including Hugh Bonneville (MASTERPIECE CLASSIC: Miss Austen Regrets), Emmy-winner Dame Maggie Smith (Harry Potter) and Elizabeth McGovern.

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