`Downton Abbey` to have season five

PTI| Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013, 16:37 PM IST

Los Angeles: Emmy-winning TV drama `Downton Abbey` by Julian Fellowes has been renewed for a fifth season.

The period piece, which recently ended its fourth season, will return to the small screen again on January 5, said the Hollywood Reporter.

"Like millions of other Downton fans, I can`t wait to see what`s next for the Crawley family. We`re proud to be the home of this extraordinarily entertaining series, and, along with our stations, we look forward to sharing season five with US audiences," said PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger.