"Elementary" stars Jonny Lee Miller as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson in a modern-day drama about a crime solving duo that cracks the NYPD’s most impossible cases.  (Photo: Craig Blankenhorn/CBS)

‘Elementary’ Boss: Moriarty is Coming; Sherlock and Watson Won’t Hook Up

“Elementary,” with the first-ever female Dr. Watson (Lucy Liu), is the most-watched new series of the 2012-2013 season, but following the special Super Bowl episode, things are about to change slightly and the show will have a serialized element to it now that Moriarty is a presence in Sherlock Holmes’ (Jonny Lee Miller) life. DVR […]

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‘House’ Star Heads to ‘Elementary’

Former “House” star Lisa Edelstein is going from cranky MD’s to quirky PI’s. She’ll guest star on the seventh episode of “Elementary,” CBS’s latest crime drama about a modern-day Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller). Edelstein will play Heather Vanowen, the charismatic CEO of a high-end PR consulting firm, who meets Sherlock Holmes when he investigates […]

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Exclusive Photos: See Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu in the ‘Elementary’ Premiere

Excited for tonight’s series premiere of “Elementary“? So are we.  Billed as a modern day take on the classic Sherlock Holmes tale, “Elementary” stars Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as his sober companion-cum-crime-solving partner Joan Watson.  CBS has offered up some exclusive photos to whet your appetite for Thursday’s premiere. Take […]

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PBS’ ‘Sherlock’ Says Jonny Lee Miller Took ‘Elementary’ Role for the ‘Paycheck’

Two actors. Two friends. Two Sherlock Holmes. Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Sherlock Holmes on PBS, said in a recent interview the he wished his friend Jonny Lee Miller-who plays a modern version of the character on the upcoming “Elementary” on CBS-decided not to play the famed character. Cumberbatch starred with Miller last year in a […]

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"Elementary" stars Jonny Lee Miller as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson in a modern-day drama about a crime solving duo that cracks the NYPD’s most impossible cases.  (Photo: Craig Blankenhorn/CBS)

‘Elementary’: Five Things to Know About CBS’s New Modern Twist on Sherlock Holmes

Even though Sherlock Holmes is most associated with the phrase, “Elementary, my dear Watson,” there is no proof that the fictional character ever uttered that exact phrase. But it is enough an accepted part of our culture that CBS has bestowed the name “Elementary” on its new series (premiering Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10/9c) about […]

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Lucy Liu Joins CBS Sherlock Holmes Pilot ‘Elementary’ — as Watson

Elementary, my dear Watson? Hardly. Lucy Liu has joined the cast of CBS’ Sherlock Holmes-drama pilot — as Holmes’ assistant Watson. Who traditionally has been portrayed by, you know, male actors. With “Charlie’s Angels” star Liu in the role, Watson is being re-envisioned as Joan Watson, who lives with Holmes in modern-day New York. “Trainspotting” […]

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