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British period drama Downton Abbey is a television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. The series premiered on September 26, 2010, on ITV in the UK and as a part of Masterpiece Classic anthology on PBS in the US on January 9, 2011.
What’s the latest update regarding Downton Abbey on Netflix?
Downton Abbey has completed five seasons so far with the fifth season starting to air on January 4, 2015. A sixth season has also been commissioned which is expected to be the final series of the show.
Chronicling the story of a fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, the show follows the life of aristocratic Crawley family and their servants during the post-Edwardian era, one that marks the start of the first World War. Starring in the show as the main cast are Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, and Tom Cullen among others.
Downton Abbey season 5 has a total of 9 episodes which you can stream, provided the show is airing in your Netflix region. We’ve also included the dates they first aired on television.
Episode 1: September 21, 2014
Episode 2: September 28, 2014
Episode 3: October 5, 2015
Episode 4: October 12, 2014
Episode 5: October 19, 2014
Episode 6: October 26, 2014
Episode 7: November 2, 2014
Episode 8: November 9, 2014
A Moorland Holiday: December 25, 2014
Let’s take a look at the availability of the fifth season of Downton Abbey across various Netflix regions:
Is Downton Abbey Season 5 on Netflix US?
Sadly. There’s not a single season of Downton Abbey currently streaming on Netflix US.
Is Downton Abbey Season 5 on Netflix Canada?
Bad news here too. Netflix Canada is only streaming the first four seasons of Downton Abbey. We guess that it’ll be the first region to stream the fifth season as well.
Is Downton Abbey Season 5 on Netflix UK?
Frustrating news here. There’s not a single season of Downton Abbey on Netflix UK.
Is Downton Abbey Season 5 on Netflix Australia?
No. We could not trace a single season of the show on Netflix Australia as well.
This critically acclaimed television show which has won several accolades and awards, including a place in the Guinness World Records, Downton Abbey has stopped streaming on Netflix since February 2013. A contract between Netflix and PBS ended, and it was Amazon which quickly established a deal right away to get the streaming rights.
As of today, we don’t believe that a contract extension will take place between PBS and Netflix again, meaning that the show will take quite some time to hit Netflix. However, with the increasing Netflix fan-base, the online streaming rental might just do it for the fans and re-negotiate the terms.
For now, here’s the official trailer of Downton Abbey Season 5 for you:
We’ll keep you updated with the release date of Downton Abbey season 5 on Netflix, if it comes anytime in the future.