When does «Sherlock» season 4 premiere on TV? We know release air date (U.K.). The show must go on! You can watch new episodes in 2014! Wait for Christmas Day!
TV-channel: BBC One
Pilot episode: 25 July 2010
Creators: Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat
Season 1 Episode 1: 9.23 million U.K. viewers
Season 3 Episode 1: 12.61 million U.K. viewers
The creators of «Sherlock» TV series have confirmed the project would be renewed for the fourth season, as there is no reason to close the show. According to Steven Moffat, the future Season 4 won’t be the final one, since its number of fans all over the world ensures it’s financing for many years.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, the actors, announced about their decision to continue starring and even signed an official contractual agreement for three new episodes. Benedict has noted: the given format of the seasons (three series in each) is perfect for «Sherlock» TV show, as it makes the TV viewer wait for more.
Also he said about his desire to see his character aging, but will the franchise be extended for such a long time? The release date of the fourth season of «Sherlock» television show is scheduled for January 1, 2017 (UPDATE 4) and, according to Steven Moffat, the TV viewers will enjoy three exciting episodes.
What do you think about Sherlock Holmes’ «resurrection»? Did he manage to surprise?
UPDATE 1 (July 2, 2014): Sherlock officially renewed for Season 4 with a Special Twist. Shooting on the special will begin in January 2015. Production on Season 4 set for later next year. Possible broadcast – Christmas 2015.
UPDATE 2 (October 24, 2015): The upcoming 90-minute Sherlock special, titled “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”, will make its PBS debut on Friday, January 1, 2016 at 9/8c (in the US and the UK). The three-episode series (fourth season) is scheduled to be filmed in early 2016. Premiere Date TBA. Follow the updates!
UPDATE 3 (April 6, 2016): Production on Season 4 of Sherlock is officially underway in the UK. There’s no official word about when the new Season 4 installments will make their PBS debut, but the prevailing theory has them unspooling in early 2017. Follow the news!
UPDATE 4 (October 26, 2016): BBC announced today that Sherlock will return on January 1, 2017.