EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS WELCOMES RETURN OF AWARD-WINNING MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! SHERLOCK - JAN. 19
Highly anticipated Season 3 of Sherlock premieres on Eight, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman
PHOENIX -- (Oct. 31, 2013) Eight, Arizona PBS will debut long-awaited Masterpiece Sherlock: Season 3, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (The Fifth Estate, Star Trek Into Darkness) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, The Office UK) as the legendary British sleuth and his famous sidekick John Watson, Jan. 19 at 9 p.m. Season 3 will feature three new episodes of the contemporary reinvention of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic, created by Steven Moffat – in two-hour blocks including additional Sherlock-themed material.
Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated and winner of a Peabody Award, Sherlock has been a
“Sherlock continues to grip fans because of the inspired acting and the ingenious writing that allows viewers to play the role of detectives as the stories unfold. Some viewers even discover details while re-watching episodes that include clues foreshadowing significant events in future episodes,” says Nancy Southgate, Eight, Arizona PBS associate general manager of content. “Season 3 promises the same suspense and thrill they’ve grown to love but with new twists.”
Eight will broadcast Seasons 1 and 2 of Sherlock on Jan. 12 and 19 from 1-5:30 p.m., allowing viewers to catch up leading to the Season 3 premiere.
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