Dailies | ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 3 Trailer: Enter Shirley MacLaine (Video)

Shirley MacLaine drops in for a visit in preview for "Downton Abbey" Season 3

The third season of "Downton Abbey" won't be hitting America's shores until January — an eternity, as far as fans are concerned.

Luckily, the powers that be have seen fit to release a trailer for the upcoming season. The snippet of things to come includes footage of Shirley MacLaine, who joins the cast of Season 3 as visiting American relative Martha Levinson.

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Check out the "Downton Abbey" preview below.