The Best TV Shows of 2012 | 16 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.
Steam-Powered Hard Drive: Sherlock Holmes As Modern Superhero From 1887-2012 | 29 Aug 2012 // 5:12 PM
As the world continues to celebrate Sherlock Holmes, PopMatters takes readers on a tour of the famous fictional phenomenon that spans books, radio, television and films.
Land of Soap and Glory: An Ode to British TV | 17 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM
If you type the word “doctor” in the Wikipedia search box, “Doctor Who” appears ahead of “doctorate”. Now that’s cultural relevance for you.
The Way We Watch Television: 'Sherlock' By the Numbers | 12 Jun 2013 // 5:30 PM
A survey of Sherlock fans supports what broadcasters have long suspected: international viewers won't wait for new episodes on cable when the Internet is oh, so close to home.
'Sherlock': "The Six Thatchers" Goes Beyond Disappointing Into Downright Nonsense | 9 Jan 2017 // 4:00 AM
Holmes spends "The Six Thatchers" hoping for a better plot to unravel, and I can't blame him.
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Time-bending Gothic Murder Mystery | 29 Feb 2016 // 8:10 PM
Although some may emphasize the “abominable” in the controversial Sherlock special, “The Abominable Bride”, the marriage of the Victorian and the modern is a match made in heaven.
'Episodes': The Transnational Televisual Extravaganza | 25 Mar 2011 // 1:00 AM
As with so many trends, the increasing prevalence of transnational television is either a building block in a utopian post-national society enabled by the democratising power of new media, or the inevitable by-product of the audience fragmentation and personal atomisation occasioned by new media.
'Sherlock' Is Divorced from Reality, Yet Deeply In-Tune with an Irresistible Alternate Reality | 3 Dec 2010 // 6:30 AM
The modern Sherlock Holmes is so compelling because he is a modern intellectual appealing to audiences who, for the most part, live in a world dissociated from intellectualism.
TV’s ‘Sherlock’ widens viewers’ familiarity with British actor | 14 May 2012 // 5:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — If the title character of television’s “Sherlock” ever went looking for Hollywood’s Holmes, it would be the quickest case in the