Did Prince William possibly give Downton Abbey a bit of a ratings boost after he admitted his love for the PBS drama??
Maybe not, but the season four premiere of Downton Abbey broke records and pulled in a whooping 10.2 million viewers on Sunday evening!
Can you say AH-Mazing?!
What's even more impressive is that season four's premiere pulled in a 22 percent increase of viewers in comparison to season three's premiere episode!
PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger said in a statement about these exciting numbers:
"As this captivating drama continues, our audiences have been eagerly awaiting this new season to see what's next for these beloved characters. I'm so pleased that millions of viewers have returned to Downton Abbey on their local PBS stations for what has become a post-holiday tradition."
Looks like this PBS drama will be around for a while!
How could you not join the Crawley family for their dramatic shenanigans on Sunday nights?!
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