'Sherlock' premiere seen by 4 million viewers in the U.S.

Jan. 20, 2014 at 5:51 PM

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The Season 3 premiere of "Sherlock" was seen by about 4 million viewers in the United States Sunday night, PBS announced.

Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, the show is a contemporary retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's 19th century-set detective stories.

It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular sleuth and Martin Freeman as his trusted partner in crime-solving Dr. John Watson.

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