'Downton Abbey' set for U.S. premiere November 7, 2012 | 1:44 pm Leave a comment Jan. 6, 2013: When season three of the PBS's series "Downton Abbey" will premiere in the U.S. The current season is already airing in the UK. The show airs at 10 p.m. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.