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Unlocking Sherlock

Airs Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: John Watson, Sherlock Holmes and Mycroft Holmes, played by Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Mark Gatiss.

Find out how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the television hit SHERLOCK on MASTERPIECE, taking Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original adventures of the Victorian super-sleuth and transforming them into a worldwide sensation.

Courtesy of Colin Hutton © Hartswood Films

Behind the scenes on SHERLOCK.

Moffat and Gatiss guide viewers through their inspirations — the original stories, their factual origins and hundreds of film adaptations — for the thoroughly modern Sherlock.

Go behind the scenes to see the filming of the new SHERLOCK series and enjoy interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and others.

The premiere of SEASON 3 is coming up on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV.

MASTERPIECE is on Facebook, and you can follow @masterpiecepbs on Twitter.

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Unlocking Sherlock Preview

Above: Find out how Conan Doyle’s Victorian super-sleuth became the hit series SHERLOCK on MASTERPIECE.

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Sherlock Lives Preview

Above: SHERLOCK SEASON 3 premieres Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, on MASTERPIECE on PBS, right after DOWNTON ABBEY.

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Sherlock Returns Preview

Above: Time has passed, the terror alert has been raised to critical, and Sherlock has returned to confront the one person who matters most. SHERLOCK SEASON 3 premieres Sunday, January 19, 2014, after DOWNTON ABBEY on MASTERPIECE on PBS.

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Sherlock Season 3: The Sign Of Three Preview

Above: "The Sign of Three" premieres Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 10 p.m. - In this episode, Sherlock faces his biggest challenge of all – delivering a Best Man’s speech on John’s wedding day. But all isn't quite as it seems. Mortal danger stalks the reception - and someone might not make it to the happy couple's first dance. Sherlock must thank the bridesmaids, solve the case and stop a killer.

Sherlock Season 3 Premieres Jan., 2014

Don't miss the premiere of Sherlock Season 3 on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, 10pm ET, after Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE on PBS.