'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Trailer Debuts (Video)


The drama returns to television screens in the U.S. in January.

After a 10-second promo debuted last week, the first full trailer for season four of Downton Abbey arrived Saturday.

"You have a straightforward choice," says Maggie Smith's Violet Crawley. "You must choose either death or life."

The PBS Masterpiece Classic drama received 12 Emmy nominations in July, including acting nods for Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter and Smith. It also was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series.

The series returns in the U.S. on Jan. 5