‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5 Premiere Date Announced by PBS

Hold those pinkie fingers high!

Downton Abbey season five will premiere stateside Sunday, January 4th on PBS. According to TV Guide, the news was confirmed by PBS head of programming, Paula Kerger during PBS’ TCA Fall preview announcements earlier today. The news comes alongside the announcement of Call the Midwife‘s season four premiere date.

Season five details are scarce at the moment, but we do know Mary will continue to struggle to choose between her suitors. Are you ready to return to the Abbey? Which character are you looking forward to seeing again the most? Share your thoughts below.