November 23, 2013 |
PBS released a teaser for Season 3 of "Sherlock" on Saturday that answers one burning questions about the master detective: Sherlock lives! The 30-second clip shows Sherlock's grave, flashing to an upset Dr. Watson(Martin Freeman) before going to Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) walking into a restaurant--without actually showing us his face. "Oh my," one woman in another room says before showing her phone to a friend. Then everyone in the room gets messages that say #SherlockLives, #SherlockHolmesAlive!
November 22, 2013 |
The Eighth Doctor finally gets his regeneration scene in Steven Moffat's "Doctor Who" minisode, "The Night of the Doctor"--thus ending a 17-year wait for a complete set of regeneration scenes. The minisode offers tantalizing clues about the upcoming 50th anniversary special and answers the question of who John Hurt is playing in "The Day of the Doctor. " He's the War Doctor, who may not be a Doctor at all. Unfortunately, Doctor No. 9 Christopher Eccleston declined to be part of the minisode.
November 14, 2013 |
Leave it to Doctor Who head writer/showrunner Steven Moffat to pull out a surprise from his bag of tricks, as a previous incarnation of the Doctor makes a sudden re-appearance in this "mini-episode" titled " Night of the Doctor ". So much talk has been made of how the 50th anniversary special would be a celebration of Doctor Who 's history, but that it would also move it into the future and a new era. From the looks of this prequel, it...
October 23, 2013 |
Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS. The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new season, Crawley family members are at odds over how to deal with the estate, and Mary struggles after the death of her husband. Hopefully Season 3 of "Sherlock" will answer the burning question we were left with so long ago: How did Sherlock survive that fall?
June 1, 2013 |
"Doctor Who" star Matt Smith will leave the role at the end of this year, BBC announced Saturday. After four years as the Time Lord and appearing in the 50th anniversary special set to air Nov. 23 on BBC America, Smith's 11th Doctor will regenerate into the 12th during the 2013 Christmas special. The BBC statement said Smith's "spectacular exit" would be "kept tightly under wraps. " "'Doctor Who' has been the most brilliant experience for me as an actor and a bloke, and that largely is down to the cast, crew and fans of the show.
May 16, 2013 |
"Doctor Who" closes out its seventh modern season Saturday with the season's best episode, "The Name of the Doctor. " Written by showrunner Steven Moffat, the episode does exactly what he said it would: It solves the puzzle that is Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman) and pushes forward the mythology of the Time Lord. Get ready for major surprises, Whovians. "The Doctor is moving forward as he always does and he wants to solve the mystery of Clara," Moffat told writers during a conference call earlier this year.