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Doctor Who Christmas Special Gets A Title, Sherlock Series 3 UK Premiere Date Coming Soon
People love Doctor Who. That may seem obvious to anyone who’s ever been to Comic-Con or some other event in which it’s appropriate to dress up as any of the various Doctors, but it was made even more evident this weekend when the 50th Anniversary Special aired on both sides of the pond, raking in high ratings and box office dollars in the process. While fans continue to celebrate the greatness of the special, they’re left to wonder what’s next for Doctor Who.
Downton Abbey Renewed for Fifth Season Because We'll Never Quench Our Dowager Thirst
Dowager Countess obsessives unite! It seems our fair lady of Yorkshire and her entire Crawley family harem are slated to return to television screens for a fifth season of Downton Abbey. Both of the series’ home networks — the British ITV and the stateside PBS — confirmed the news Sunday. So hold onto your hats and find a nice chaise lounge to faint upon because the sweeping Edwardian drama is here to stay! Somebody, quick: go tell Carson.
New Sherlock Image is Giving Major Edward Hopper Vibes
The first official image from BBC drama Sherlock is here at last and — stop your panting and hyperventilating, fan girls — it paints a reservedly emotional picture of what to expect from the upcoming third season. Giving us some major dejá vu of the Edward Hopper variety, Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman's John Watson both look poised for a major emotional upheaval. They’re in a glass case of emotion (only Watson’s allowed snacks), and hoo boy are we excited for what’s to come.
Check Out This Epic Mash-up of Sherlock Clips And The Friends Theme Song
Sherlock will be returning to the schedule on January 19, but in the meantime you can enjoy this most excellent mash-up of the Friends theme song and clips from the first couple of seasons of Sherlock.
Sherlock Season 3 Premiere Date Set For January
If you’re a fan of good British TV, you may want to keep your Sunday nights clear come this January. We’re already anticipating the fourth season of Downton Abbey, which is set to premiere after the new year, and today comes word that PBS Masterpiece is also going to be airing the third season of Sherlock in January, pairing the mystery-thriller with the period drama for what is sure to be hours of must-watch television...
Sherlock Season 3 Teaser Introduces Watson With A Mustache
The good news is that Masterpiece released a new trailer for the show today, and it is pretty spectacular. I don’t like to use the adjective “spectacular” lightly, but anytime I get to see a main lead with an unusual mustache (in this case, Freeman), I think a teaser has gone above and beyond. Additionally, we get a quick look at some shots of Mrs. Hudson, Mycroft Holmes, and more from the supporting cast.
Sherlock Season 3 Villain Revealed
Earlier this month at Comic-Con, we learned some exciting tidbits about the anticipated third season of Sherlock. While the series has yet to receive an official return date, series creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat did tease the words "rat," "wedding" and "bow" for the three Season 3 episodes. This week, we received an even bigger clue in the form of the third season villain, as well as who will be playing him. Executive producer Sue Vertue tweeted that Lars Mikkelsen will be playing the role of Charles Augustus Magnussen, Sherlock's new nemesis!
Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Greet Comic Con And Spoil Sherlock With A Stuffed Monkey
Benedict Cumberbatch is not at Comic-Con this year, which is probably the definition of a wasted opportunity, given his immense newfound geek cred given Star Trek Into Darkness and the fact that BBC's Sherlock is holding its first-ever Comic-Con panel today. But he and Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman managed to record a special greeting for fans during today's Sherlock panel
Elementary Season 1 Will Hit DVD In August
All of these positives likely contributed to the CBS drama’s Season 2 renewal earlier this month, but if you haven’t been able to catch the modern day Sherlock Holmes tale, you’ll be able to do so when Elementary hits DVD later this summer. Elementary: The First Season will hit shelves on August 27.
Sherlock Season 3 First Episode Title Revealed
If you are one of those who just can’t wait for Sherlock to come back to television, unfortunately its arrival is still a long way off. But what we can give you, for now, is some information on what the new season will entail, starting with the title of the first episode.
Benedict Cumberbatch Is Signed On To Sherlock Through At Least Season 4
Benedict Cumberbatch has some great news for Sherlock fans. The leading man talked about the BBC1 hit drama, which airs on PBS in the U.S., on Tuesday, noting that not only has the series signed on for Season 3, a fourth season is apparently happening, as well.
Sherlock's Season 3 Adds New Directors
Fans of the BBC’s Sherlock can finally see a light at the end of the long wait-for-Season-3 tunnel. Production on the delayed third season is finally underway, and along with that news we have confirmation that new directors will be coming on board the show.
Top 10 TV Dramas Of 2012
2012 was a good year for drama, which made it tricky for us to come up with our Top 10 favorite TV dramas for the year. It's not all about shocking moments, plot twists and dramatic reveals. A great drama has a little of everything, including compelling stories, complex characters and the kind of momentum that keeps us eager to tune in each week and on the edge of our seats as we watch each episode. We feel confident that our list of fantastic dramas, presented in no particular order meet this criteria and then some.
Sherlock's Season 3 Production Delayed Until March
If you're looking forward to the third season of Sherlock, it seems you shouldn't hold your breath. It looks like the BBC show, expected to return in 2013, may well be delayed into 2014 for U.S. viewers at least, due to the busy lives of its stars and the delay between airing on the BBC and PBS over here.
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.