'Downton Abbey' returns to 10 million viewers

Connecticut Public TV has apologized for prematurely ending the first episode of season five of "Downton Abbey." It blamed a technical problem for the mishap.

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Standing at the threshold of the U.S. broadcast of its fifth season (via PBS's Masterpiece Classic, beginning Jan. 4), Downton Abbey, for all its engrossing multiple storylines and the deep bench of its enviable acting ensemble, 

Connecticut Public TV has apologized for prematurely ending the first episode of season five of "Downton Abbey." It blamed a technical problem for the mishap.

What would Downton Abbey look like if Lord Grantham never existed? Well, it would have 100 percent more George Clooney er, Lord Hollywood, as he's now known.