We knew this day was coming, but it’s still super sad!
Rumors have been flying around that this will be the sixth and final season of Downton Abbey, and those rumors turned out to be true.
According to a new report, a source explained that the choice was based more on practicality than anything. The actors’ contracts will end and they’re eager to move on. A source said:
“You can keep the show going without Matthew and Sybill, but you can’t continue it without the entire Crawley family.”
That’s a very good point!
But not to worry, because creator Julian Fellowes will be working on the NBC show The Gilded Age, based in 1880s New York City.
We’re sad to learn this is the end, but excited to see what unfolds!