As of September 2015, “Downton Abbey” season one is not legally available for free viewing online. It is available for a price on numerous websites, including Amazon Prime, Google Play, iTunes and YouTube.
A British period drama, “Downton Abbey” is created by Julian Fellowes. Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael and Jessica Brown Findlay are some of the stars of the show. The first season of the show premiered on Sept. 26, 2010, in the United Kingdom and on Jan. 9, 2011, in the United States. It has won numerous awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. Maggie Smith, Dan Stevens, Penelope Wilton, Allen Leech and Lily James are some of the other stars of the show.