It may be PBS, but even they know that beefcake is a key component among the mix of program elements (especially when asking for donations from viewers). The hunks of Downton Abbey made the viewing experience just a bit sweeter, and the divas added a touch of spice. And although most men of any social class would look great in formal wear, DA's heartthrob characters listed below still maintained their debonair good looks even in more casual attire - or no clothing at all.
THE HEART THROBS
You may have noticed that Henry Talbot is not one of the hunks. It's because he left me cold. While I loved watching any scene between Lady Mary and Matthew, or her and Tony Gillingham or Charles Blake, I didn't feel any sparks between Mary and Henry - despite their professed passion for each other.
THE DIVAS (AND BITCHES)
The Dowager Countess