PBS has announced that the fourth season of Downton Abbey will premiere on Sunday, January 5, 2014. There are eight episodes.
Here’s their press release with some additional details:
DOWNTON ABBEY Season 4 Will Begin on MASTERPIECE on PBS on Sunday, January 5, 2014
One of the most talked about shows on television has an official premiere date: Downton Abbey Season 4 will begin on MASTERPIECE on PBS on Sunday, January 5, 2014.