Season three of BBC’s Sherlock starts on New Year’s Day
It has now been confirmed by both Sherlockology and Mark Gatiss that the first episode of season three of BBC’s Sherlock will air on January 1st 2014. This is a departure from the usual Sherlock schedule which saw episodes air on a Sunday.
The air date was announced in rather a dramatic fashion by ’Sherlock 01 01 14’ being spelt out in flowers in the back of an empty hearse, as shown in the Sherlockology tweet:
Mark Gatiss confirmed the news saying:
The method of advertising the airing date is very apt since the first episode of the new series will be called ‘The Empty Hearse’: