Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 1 Online

The television phenomena Downton Abbey returns to PBS Masterpiece Theater here in the US tonight for its sixth and final season. Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 online free streaming for the premiere Episode 1 tonight on PBS Masterpiece live as storylines left hanging from the Season 5 finale are picked up.

Questions will be answered and closure for the Crawley family will be delivered in this final season of Downton Abbey. We know this because entire final season of Downton Abbey has already aired in the United Kingdom.

Here in the US tonight’s Episode 1 will pick up the Anna and John Bates (Joanne Froggatt and Brendan Coyle) rape and potential murder charge story that promises to quickly resolve itself. Whether the couple ultimately finds happiness through the nightmare they’ve endured remains to be seen.

Other characters are setting up their final season story lines as well. Mrs. Patmore is close to opening her very own Bread and Breakfast that would theoretically take her away from Downton Abbey for good. Violet and Isobel are still at odds over who is the real authority at the hospital, and Carson and Mrs. Hughes are slowly preparing for their impending wedding.

The official synopsis for Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 1 reads, “Downsizing—and extortion!—threaten Downton Abbey, while particular pre-wedding jitters threaten the Carson/Hughes nuptials. Change is afoot at the hospital. Daisy speaks her mind. Anna and Bates wait for the word. ”

Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 1 debuts in the US tonight at a start time of 9/8c exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece channel. PBS does offer Downton Abbey online streaming live free here that can be watched on phones, iPads, computers and other devices. This is a service they’ve offered for American viewers since it first began airing across the pond.

Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 online

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