If the wait for the third season of Downton Abbey to reach America's shores is starting to drive you batty, we have good news and we have bad news. The bad news? Season three doesn't start in the U.S. until January 6 (and let's all agree not to talk about the season four rumors, mmkay?). The good news? Series creator Julian Fellowes has been tapped by NBC to create a retro show all our own. And this one, called The Gilded Age, will be set in late 19th century New York.

According to NBC the show will be "an epic tale of the princes of the American Renaissance and the vast fortunes they made — and spent — in late nineteenth century New York." And according to Fellowes, the era was "a vivid time" that boasted "dizzying, brilliant ascents and calamitous falls, of record-breaking ostentation and savage rivalry; a time when money was king."

So this should be a tad bit more ostentatious than Copper! We're imagining "Edith Wharton: The TV Show." Because really, forget being an Ambassador's wife, a TV star is the one part that Undine Spragg was really made for. Still, if that's too literary for American audiences, well: