The war's over. The soldiers have left the Abbey to recuperate off stage. Lavinia's absence makes Cousin Matthew an honorable bachelor, and with that scendelous newspaper man out of the picture, it seems he and Mary might finally celebrate their love. Most importantly, what's going on with Bates and Anna?
We'll know more tonight as Season Three launches at 8 p.m. on PBS. And due to the the lagtime between seasons, America's younger market has caught up to the time-period phenomenon. The Dallas Angelika Theatre understands our rabid obsession with this blue blood family so it's airing the premiere on a big screen. Just imagine Dame Maggie Smith's icy glares stretched 22 feet tall. Best of all, they sell cocktails so you can watch the drama unfold while guzzling booze. (Pinkies up!)
See Also: A Downton Abbey Drinking Game, in Honor of Sunday's US Premiere Tickets are free; pick yours up beginning at 11 a.m. You'll need one to get in and seating is first come, first served.