Downton Abbey, Sherlock dominate Primetime Emmy nominations

Even though the hit ITV/PBS drama, Downton Abbey, has had a presence at the Primetime Emmys the past couple of years, this year they have a lot of company that they are bringing with them from across the pond, laying further claim to the fact that the UK continues to produce the best television on […]

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CBS' Elementary is aptly named, I'm afraid

Sometimes you’ve just got to smile and let the law of natural selection run it’s course especially when you’re heading into a weekend. As we move closer to the network television Fall season we’ll be seeing a lot of teaser promos for the upcoming season, some good, some bad. Whether they like it or not, […]

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CBS' Elementary – Behind the scenes

Elementary, the CBS version of a 21st century Sherlock Holmes, is set in New York City and stars Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock and Lucy Liu as Joan Watson. With CBS’ announcement yesterday that Elementary will be broadcast on Thursdays at 10p ET, the same slot as NBC’s short-lived remake of Prime Suspect last Fall, […]

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The Hobbit: Pub (David) vs. Hollywood (Goliath)

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which is currently in production in New Zealand, boasts some of the giants of the UK television and film industry including Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins), Benedict Cumberbatch (Smaug), Ian McKellan (Gandalf), Christopher Lee (Saruman), Stephen Fry (Master of Lake-town), Richard Armitage (Thorin) and Aidan Turner (Kili). Even with […]

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You say New Years Eve. We say Sherlock Eve.

The brilliance that is Sherlock is a day away. What better way to pass the remaining hours than to demonstrate what has become an international phenomenon (it’s been sold in 180 countries) and screen Sherlock in five different languages. To most everyone around the globe, today may represents the close of business for calendar year […]

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A few Boxing Day bits and bobs

Doing a bit of Sherlock work on and around the Internets, post-Downton Abbey Christmas special, post-Doctor Who Christmas genius and post-Eastenders Christmas, one realizes that time does not stop for Boxing Day. Telly fans in the UK have now set their sights on the 1 January premiere of the Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss brilliant second […]

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Sherlock 2 review – no spoilers, I promise…kind of

From the brilliant minds of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, the UK eagerly awaits the ‘official’ word as to when Sherlock 2 will transmit on BBC One. While the U.S. date is confirmed for May 6, 2012 on PBS’ Masterpiece series, word circulating around as of today confirmed that there will be a 1 January, […]

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Russell Tovey talks Sherlock 2

It’s a busy time for Russell Tovey, a.k.a. George in Being Human. Besides his upcoming role in the Steven Moffat/Mark Gatiss brilliance that is Sherlock 2 “The Hounds of Baskerville“, airing early 2012 on BBC One and in May 2012 on PBS’ Masterpiece, he’s currently filming Being Human 4 while the second set of his hit comedy series, […]

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BBC targets January 2012 for Sherlock 2 premiere

With the long-awaited premiere of Sherlock 2 settled in the U.S. for Sunday, May 6, 2012 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, Friday’s low key announcement that the series would be available for purchase on Amazon UK beginning 5 March 2012 had some significance with respect to the scheduling of the UK broadcast on the BBC. […]

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Could it be a Sherlock Christmas in 2012?

With news of Steven Moffat’s 2011 Christmas present to Doctor Who fans worldwide lighting up the internet the last several days comes Mark Gatiss’ look ahead to Christmas 2012 and his desire to spread joy around the world with a Sherlock Christmas special. Gatiss recently told the Radio Times: “I love the story, The Blue […]

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