Press Release

Sherlock: Sundays on PBS Remain TV’s Top Destination for Drama

26 Mar 2014

Sherlock co-producers PBS and WGBH have announced the final national ratings for Sherlock Series 3 on MASTERPIECE, with the average audience growing to 6.6 million viewers in the US in its new 10pm timeslot – up from 4.4million viewers for Series 2.

“The pairing of Downton Abbey and Sherlock was a winning blueprint this year, helping both series reach record audiences on PBS member stations,” said Beth Hope, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming, PBS.

“Watching Sherlock become such a huge worldwide hit has been a fantastic and exciting experience for us at Hartswood Films,” said executive producer Sue Vertue. “The success of the series in the US has consolidated its global reach and we are delighted to have received such support on this journey from PBS and MASTERPIECE. We’re thrilled to be part of a US phenomenon.”

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