Masterpiece: Sherlock

Jan 23, 2012

Sherlock Holmes stalks again in a thrilling contemporary version of the Victorian-era whodunits, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Atonement, MASTERPIECE "The Last Enemy") as the go-to consulting detective in 21st-century London, with Martin Freeman ("The Office" UK, Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy) as his loyal friend, Dr. John Watson, and Rupert Graves (MASTERPIECE "God on Trial", MASTERPIECE "The Forsyte Saga") as the long-suffering Inspector Lestrade. Fast-paced, funny, and surreally true to the hero’s fantastic gifts for deduction, the series is co-created by Steven Moffat ("Doctor Who", "Coupling" UK) and Mark Gatiss ("Doctor Who," "The League of Gentlemen").

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! "Sherlock: A Study in Pink" encores Sunday, January 15, 2012, 9pm.

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! "Sherlock: The Blind Banker" premieres Sunday, January 22, 2012, 9pm.

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! "Sherlock: The Great Game" premieres Sunday, January 29, 2012, 9pm.