We're afraid what you've heard is true. Downton Abbey is no more.
Yes, Carnival Films and ITV are putting a period on their period drama.
After several rumors and reports, the official announcement came Thursday that the sixth season of the show would indeed be its last.
No more upstairs/downstairs drama, no more rapier wit, no more untimely deaths — well, except for this one.
Series creator Julian Fellowes said in a statement: