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Elementary Review: Sherlock Holmes And Watson Team Up In CBS' Promising New Drama
CBS' modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes and his trusted partner-in-crime-solving Watson premieres tonight, joining the network's Thursday night line-up. BBC's Sherlock set the bar high for a series like this, but what I've deduced, having thoroughly observed the pilot episode of Elementary, is that there's no reason to compare the two shows beyond noting that both celebrate Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved detective in their own way.
Fall 2012 TV Forecast: Predicting This Seasons Winners And Losers
It's easy to look back at the fall season in retrospect and say you could have seen the success or cancellations of certain series coming. But trying to predict the success of the new series of the season isn't quite as simple. There's the matter of considering the plot, the stars, who's behind it, the network it's airing on, and what it's airing against. We took all of that into consideration when we attempted to predict which new network TV comedies and dramas would be hits, and which would flop.
Benedict Cumberbatch Says His Comments About CBS' Elementary Were Misquoted
In an interview with Shortlist earlier this week, Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch was asked for his thoughts on CBS' suspiciously similar project, Elementary. The British actor was candid but mostly diplomatic, saying that he was "cynical" about the show, and that Elementary star Jonny Lee Miller had asked for his blessing for taking the role. Now, however, Cumberbatch says that he was misquoted.
The Newsroom's David Harbour To Guest Star On Elementary
This summer, David Harbour could be found on television playing cable news anchorman Elliot Hirsch on Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama The Newsroom. And this fall, it looks like he's moving over to CBS for a guest spot on the networks new Sherlock Holmes-inspired procedural Elementary.
Elementary Star Jonny Lee Miller Asked For Benedict Cumberbatch's Blessing
Cumberbatch says that he tracked down a copy of the Elementary script after Miller had told him about the show. "I think thereís room for us both to coexist," says Cumberbatch. "I donít feel threatened by it and I wish him the best, which is as diplomatic as I can be."
CBS Posts Elementary, Vegas, Made In Jersey And Partners Key Art
CBS has already giving us a few peeks at their upcoming new series, in the form of photos trailers and in the case of the upcoming modern-day Sherlock Holmes series Elementary, a screening of the pilot episode. And now the Eye has released the key art for their four new series, which give us a look at the casts of each of the. Check them out ahead and see how CBS is marketing Vegas, Elementary, Made in Jersey and Partners.
Elementary Preview: Two New Photos For CBS' Sherlock Holmes Drama
Last week during Comic Con, CBS gave panel attendees the opportunity to screen the pilot for their upcoming new series Elementary, a modern-day take on Arthur Conan Doyle's classic character Sherlock Holmes. I was actually pleasantly surprised by the pilot and especially Jonny Lee Miller's take on Holmes. CBS shared a couple of new photos for the series, one of which shows a scene from the pilot, and the other is a promotional photo showcasing the two leads.
Elementary Comic-Con 2012 Panel
Joining CBS' Thursday night line-up this fall is Elementary, a(nother) drama series that takes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective character Sherlock Holmes and puts him in the modern-day world. New York City, in the case of Elementary. Today at Comic Con in San Diego, those of us situated in Ballroom 20 will have the opportunity to screen the pilot, after which there will be a panel discussion featuring series stars Jonny Lee Miller (playing Holmes) and Lucy Liu (playing Dr. Watson), as well as executive producers Robert Doherty and Carl Beverly. EW's Dalton Ross is moderating.
Elementary Preview: A Look At CBS' Sherlock Holmes Drama
Thanks to a combination of Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss and Benedict Cumberbatch (and of course, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) Sherlock Holmes is as relevant and captivating as ever, as evidenced by the popularity of BBC's Sherlock. CBS' new drama series seems to be aiming to bank on that without calling itself a remake/adaptation. Headed to Thursday nights this fall is Elementary, a series that takes Sherlock Holmes out of London and to New York where he teams with Dr. Joan Watson to solve crimes.
CBS Cancels CSI Miami, A Gifted Man And Unforgettable, Picks Up Sherlock Holmes Series And Others
CBS didn't waste any time renewing a number of series back in March, but we had to wait until now to know what new pilots made the cut for the 2012-2013 season, and which shows might be cut. Among the projects given the greenlight for series orders is the modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes called Elementary, and the Michael Urie/David Krumholtz-starring comedy Partners.
Elementary Set Photos Show Lucy Liu And Jonny Lee Miller As Watson And Sherlock Holmes
Those who are interested in seeing how Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu look side by side as Sherlock Holmes and Watson respectively, some photos of the duo on set of the CBS pilot Elementary have made their way online, which give us a look at both actors in character. Check them out ahead!
Sherlock Co-Creator Steven Moffat Is Annoyed About CBS' Elementary
While CBS has been busy as worker bees trying to get new Sherlock Holmes pilot Elementary to happen, even hiring Lucy Liu as a weirdo Watson for chrissakes, BBCís Sherlock creator Steven Moffat is sitting back and keeping his fingers crossed the U.S. version of Sherlock Holmes wonít tarnish the reputation of the brand.
Lucy Liu Joins CBS' Sherlock Holmes Pilot Elementary
While I know Iím not alone in having major reservations about the Sherlock Holmes pilot in the works for CBS, itís difficult not to be intrigued by the cast being assembled for the project. So, for argumentís sake, letís put aside the fact that BBC already has a top-notch modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes with Sherlock, and take a look at this intriguing bit of casting news.
CBS' Elementary Pilot Casts Jonny Lee Miller As Sherlock Holmes
One of the best shows on television is BBC's Sherlock. The modern day adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous creation has become insanely popular just about everywhere the show has been broadcast or illegally downloaded. The wildly successful series spawned an inevitable American version and CBS just cast Jonny Lee Miller as its Holmes.
CBS Greenlights Modern Sherlock Holmes, New Legal Drama
CBS gave the greenlight to two drama series this morning, giving pilot orders to a new legal drama and a modern take on the classic tales of the worldís most famous sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, who recently made a return to the big screen in the Robert Downey Jr. starring sequel to the 2009 film. These mark the first drama pilots ordered by the network this season.