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The Jane Austen Season is a British television series of dramas based on novels by Jane Austen.[1] The season began on ITV at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday 18 March 2007, with Mansfield Park. The following week, Northanger Abbey was aired. The season ended with the airing of Persuasion on Sunday 1 April 2007. A repeat of the 1996 feature-length film Emma was broadcast on Friday 6 April 2007. The combined ITV and BBC series was shown in the United States by the PBS Masterpiece Theatre drama anthology television series from January through March 2008.


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The following films were first aired in the United States on WGBH-TV as part of the PBS Masterpiece series, The Complete Jane Austen.


  1. ^ Day, Julia (10 November 2005). "ITV falls in love with Jane Austen". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 26 May 2019.

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