Credit: © Copyright ITV plc 2013 Photo: The Season 4 Cast Photo — Who’s New?

It feels like a thousand weekends have passed since we last saw the residents of Downton Abbey.

Season 4 just finished filming after 140 days, but U.S. audiences won't get to see the results on PBS until January 5. The U.K. crowd will see the show in September, and the first full Season 4 trailer will be released ahead of that on August 31.

Update: It's here! Watch the full trailer below the teaser video.

In the meantime, scroll down to watch a 10-second teaser featuring the voice of the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith): “You have a straightforward choice before you. You must choose either death or life.”

She's probably talking to Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery), right? We'll see!

It's beyond annoying that we have to wait three months after the Brits to see this, but at least we have a full trailer to look forward to, and spoiler fans can stay up to date on the action once the U.K. episodes air. Here are some plot teases to refresh your memory and preview what’s to come.

Source: Inquisitr

Credit: Inquisitr Photo: Downton Abbey Season 4: Maggie Smith's 10-Second Teaser (VIDEO)


Credit: YouTube Photo: Downton Abbey Season 4: See the First Trailer! (VIDEO)