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By mid-May, the broadcast networks must make some tough calls as to which series will return for the 2017-18 TV season, and which… won’t.
As that deadline draws near, TVLine is singling out a few “bubble” shows and sizing up their prospects — based in large part on creative strides (and stumbles) and future potential, but also with a requisite nod to cold, hard numbers.
Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
Next up is CBS’ long-running take on the Sherlock Holmes canon.
The Show | CBS’ Elementary (Sundays at 10/9c)
Vulture Watch How long will Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Joan Watson fight crime in the Big Apple? Has the Elementary TV show been cancelled or renewed for a sixth season on CBS? The television vulture is watching for all TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the dedicated place to track the status of Elementary season six. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? Airing on the television network, Elementary follows detective Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Dr. Joan Watson (Lucy Liu). This modern-day adaptation of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle detective stories features some new spins on the classic crime-solving duo. Instead of assisting Scotland Yard, they crack New York City's toughest cases. A former surgeon who lost a patient, as well as her license to practice, »
.Catherine Mack's 'Passenger'.
Tropfest has unveiled its 2017 lineup, and for the first time in the festival's 25 year history, half of the finalists are women..
Last year, the festival came under fire for having only one female finalist.(Angela McCormack for her film,.Tay Man). Tropfest founder and director John Polson called for more women to enter.the fest, pointing out that the number of female entrants (and not just female finalists) had traditionally hovered around the 20 per cent mark..
In June, as Tropfest announced a switch to a not-for-profit business model, it also promised the festival would have.a stronger focus on attracting female filmmakers.
Polson called the calibre of films submitted for 2017's festival .outstanding. and noted it was wonderful to see entrants reflecting a range of diversity and gender..
.Over the past 12 months, we.ve made a major effort to attract women to enter Tropfest.—.with help from »
- Jackie Keast
Sean Wilson Jan 16, 2017
Few characters have enjoyed as much reinvention as Arthur Conan Doyle's sleuth Sherlock Holmes, an enduring icon who is as much bound up with the history of cinema (and indeed stage, TV and radio) as he is with literature. Indeed, adaptations of Holmes stories stretch right the way back to the earliest days of film at the start of the 20th century. Fittingly enough given Holmes' penchant for a violin serenade, the musical scores to his adventures are as richly varied as the outcomes to his mysteries are unexpected. Here are Holmes' musical highlights, from Buster Keaton through to Benedict Cumberbatch.
Sherlock Jr. (1924)
There are certain shoe designers who are have been red carpet staples for decades, and their styles are classics for a reason. But this awards season, there are some fresh names who are hot on their heels (pun intended). The five designers below have created some of the most coveted and current red carpet shoe styles around, and this awards season, we can pretty much guarantee they’ll be having Cinderella moments on the feet of the many A-listers who love them. Below, here’s your cheat sheet to five of the hottest “shoecomers,” so you’ll be all caught »
- Alex Apatoff
Filming may already be underway on the London set of Holmes and Watson, Etan Cohen’s comedic spin on Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary characters, but The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that The Night Manager‘s Hugh Laurie and Ralph Fiennes have now been cordially invited to 221b Baker Street.
THR stopped short of disclosing the exact specifics of their roles, but word is that Laurie and Fiennes will be portraying two key figures from the Holmes portfolio – Moriarty and Mycroft, perhaps? What we do know for sure is that Holmes and Watson will herald a new collaboration between Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. Together, they’ve stormed the circuit (Talladega Nights) and caused a full-blown family feud (Step Brothers) but this time around, Ferrell and Reilly will be headlining a much more light-hearted spin on the two famous sleuths. Also on board are Rob Brydon (Inspector Lestrade), Kelly Macdonald (Mrs. »
- Michael Briers
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