Why I'm Kind Of Tired Of The "Smartest Man In The Room"

He used to be so cool and unpredictable. He would breeze into a complicated situation and make it simple through the razor-sharp power of his intellect. But lately, he's gotten dull and predictable, performing the same party trick over and over. The "smartest man in the room" is overexposed lately, and he needs a… » 12/22/14 1:09pm Today 1:09pm

There's Going To Be A BBC-themed Theme Park In 2020. Wait, What?

You read that headline right. The BBC have signed a deal that will see rides based on some of their biggest shows - including Sherlock, Top Gear and Doctor Who - appear in a huge new Paramount Theme Park opening in the UK in 6 years. The timey-wimiest place on Earth? Let's hope so. » 12/11/14 2:02am 12/11/14 2:02am

TV's Most Popular Detectives All Investigate The Mystery Of Twin Peaks

It's been 25 years since Twin Peaks was last on the air, and now that it's coming back to TV, Agent Dale Cooper is looking for a new partner. But when he interviews the detectives of Sleepy Hollow, Fargo, Hannibal, Sherlock, and True Detective, he finds they may actually be too weird for the freaky town. » 11/04/14 7:00pm 11/04/14 7:00pm

New Sherlock box set comes with slightly creepy Holmes and Watson busts

Sherlock fans, ever looked at your mantlepiece and thought 'Hmmm, it's nice, but it could really do with some faux-bronze busts of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.'? If you have, imagine no longer - the BBC intend to make such thoughts reality with a new box set of all 3 series of the show. » 9/09/14 12:59am 9/09/14 12:59am

TV And Film Still Don't Know How To Depict Texting (Or The Internet)

BBC's Sherlock does a pretty top-notch job of portraying text messages, but as Tony Zhou points out in the latest installment of Every Frame a Painting, cinematic representations of the digital world – including texting and the Internet – remain, for the most part, inefficient, ineffective, and uninspired. » 8/16/14 10:30am 8/16/14 10:30am

​Holmes and Watson hit a gay bar in the Sherlock s3 you didn't see

If you watched the third season of Sherlock on PBS, you haven't seen the whole thing. The channel makes edits some for time, some for content, and some to keep people from seeing Sherlock and John enter a gay bar during his bachelor party pub crawl. Luckily, the unedited Sherlock arrives in America tomorrow! » 2/10/14 6:00pm 2/10/14 6:00pm

Who's going to replace Steven Moffat as Doctor Who showrunner?

Steven Moffat's been in charge of Doctor Who's storytelling since 2010, and he's probably nearing the end of his tenure. So everybody's wondering who could take over this insanely demanding job, when the show regenerates next time. Let's break down seven prospects, in order of most likely to least likely. » 1/17/14 12:45pm 1/17/14 12:45pm