Anyone know of a Sherlock support group?

I’m such a sucker for this type of behind-the-scenes stuff. Even though this was created leading up to the brilliant first season of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ Sherlock, it just amplifies how much I continue to be amazed at the talent surrounding this production both in front of and behind the camera. Hope this […]

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Bloody Sherlock

You might remember the S1 “Great Game” cliffhanger ending with Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch), quite possibly, meeting his match in arch-enemy, Moriarty. Pretty clear with all the press and hype for the upcoming next three installments that Sherlock is alive and well and back for more. With a welcome repeat of series one of Sherlock having just […]

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And the Emmy goes to….

With the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards having just been announced in Los Angeles, it’s nice to see so many programs that both you and I have talked about over the past year get the recognition they really deserve. Just a reminder, series 2 of Downton Abbey is set for a January 2012 premiere on […]

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Weekend scattershooting – Sherlock 2 update

Sherlock 2, currently in production, adds new cast member With co-creator/writer, Mark Gatiss, cryptically tweeting the other day that he’s in Cardiff for a Sherlock press junket followed by more filming, production seems to be moving along smoothly for the mega-successful, critically-acclaimed. second season of Sherlock, destined for BBC broadcast in late 2011, early 2012 with a U.S. […]

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Sherlock v. Doctor Who – WWE Smackdown?

With all the world aglow this week with the news that Doctor Who has been commissioned for another 14 episodes and still euphoric over the knowledge that Sherlock 2 is currently in production, it doesn’t seem to be all happy fun time at the BBC Television Centre these days. What started out as a seemingly […]

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Sherlock, Frankenstein, now Bard the Bowman, maybe?

In 2010, BBC and PBS viewers were treated to a totally brilliant performance as a 21st century Sherlock. 2011 brought an equally as brilliant but shorter stint at the National Theatre in the duel, alternating daily, role as Dr. Frankenstein and the Creature. With filming currently taking place for the Mark Gatiss/Steven Moffat creation, Sherlock 2, word […]

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Happy Birthday, Arthur Conan Doyle, it's a BAFTA for Sherlock!

How appropriate. It was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday. At a mere 152, he certainly would have enjoyed Sherlock’s BAFTA award for Best Drama series last night besting Downton Abbey, Misfits and the brilliance of Being Human. Along with the series win, Martin Freeman won Best Supporting Actor for his role as Doctor Watson in […]

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As filming begins, Steven Moffat reveals Sherlock inspiration

Cardiff, here we come It’s quite simple, really. Nothing more than a desire to place the mythical detective, Sherlock Holmes, in a new historical context. Prior to the initial series, Moffat, along with co-creator/co-writer, Mark Gatiss, repeatedly fielded questions concerning the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock, a part that, until now, had traditionally been […]

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Sherlock 2: It begins

Fresh from what appears to be a very successful premiere of the new season of Doctor Who comes the long-awaited news for Sherlock/Benedict Cumberbatch/Martin Freeman/Steven Moffat/Mark Gatiss fans. Leave it to the genius of co-creators/writers, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, to brilliantly solve Twitter and its 140 character limitations. Early Tuesday morning, the tweet from […]

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Begin the weekend scattershooting

Julian Fellowes….Titanic….can’t wait What’s next from the mind of Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park, Downton Abbey) you might ask? Titanic, what else. Thankfully, not quite a spin-off in the American sense of the word (i.e. The Cleveland Show from The Simpsons or Joey from Friends or The Jeffersons from All in the Family) but there is […]

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