Sherlock the BBC’s most-watched show world-wide and have a solid fan base all over the world. This BBC show follows Sherlock, the adorably annoying detective, the character is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, who is a detective and helps to solve the crimes.
This British crime television series first made its appearance in the year 2010 since then 13 episodes have been created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss which was spread around four series. Each series was comprised of three episodes with a special episode on the new year day of 2016 telecasted separately. The fourth series was aired in January 2017.
In BBC’s Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch of Doctor Strange fame plays the title role of Sherlock Holmes, and Martin Freeman of the Hobbit fame plays the role of Doctor John Watson. Sherlock series has garnered a lot of positive reviews for the quality of the script, the fantastic acting done by the cast members, and the way the whole series is directed.
The series has been nominated for many prestigious awards like the Emmys, BAFTA, Golden Globe, to name a few. The third series of Sherlock was the most-watched drama series in the UK since 2001.
With the last episode of the fourth series aired in January 2017, the fans of the show are eagerly waiting for any type of announcement pertaining to the season 5 of Sherlock. Fans would be disappointed to hear that Sherlock has not been renewed by BBC for the new season. Unfortunately, the show’s creator Steven Moffat has said that they do not have any plans to create another season, and also the other creator Mark Gatiss is busy with other projects which are taking up his time.
Also, the lead actors of the show Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman too are busy with their respective projects and the schedules of the actors are conflicting with each other. Once that is in place, then there is a potential fifth series in the making. Another ray of hope is that BBC has not canceled the show yet, so there are chances of another season in the making.