Credit: ITV

No, don’t get excited: Season 3 of Downton Abbey is still set in Yorkshire and not New York. But cast members of the critically acclaimed British series came stateside to tour the Big Apple this past weekend.

Hugh Bonneville, Robert James-Collier, Joanne Froggatt, Sophie McShera, and Brendan Coyle attended a Knicks game and even got the pose with forward Amar'e Stoudemire — though Hugh tweeted that he still favors cricket.

The quintet also posed for a photo in an NYC subway station, with Hugh covering the “w” in a sign reading “Downtown” (Get it? Get it?)

We Yanks will be able to catch up on the hit period drama when it premieres on Sunday, January 6 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

Also, is it just us, or is it weird to use the phrase “hit period drama”?

Source: Us Magazine

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