PBS http://apr.org en 'Free Bates': The Third Season Of 'Downton Abbey' And More From PBS http://apr.org/post/free-bates-third-season-downton-abbey-and-more-pbs Yesterday was the first day of the Television Critics Association press tour, when TV reporters and critics descend upon Beverly Hills to hear about what's to come in the next six or eight months. We'll hear from all the big broadcast networks and most of the big (and not-so-big) cable outlets, but we're starting this year with PBS.<p>Candidly, not all the critics are showing up for PBS — not all of them write about it very much. Sun, 22 Jul 2012 23:34:02 +0000 Linda Holmes 14999 at http://apr.org 'Free Bates': The Third Season Of 'Downton Abbey' And More From PBS