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Sherlock Finally Ends Emmys Drought As Benedict Cumberbatch And Co Scoop Three Awards

While it may bring forth been a disappointing night overall on the side of the Brits at the Emmys, Sherlock repped our edge of the Atlantic with a threefold win, including gongs for stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

The BBC unfold ended its Emmys drought, which has seen it delinquency to win any of the 17 nominations it’s current across its first two series. In fact if its four wins at utmost weeks Creative Emmys are counted, the seven statuettes its earned betwixt the two ceremonies makes it the greatest in quantity wins for any program this year.

Last death, Benedict picked up the Best Actor in a Mini-Series (pounding fellow Brits Chiwetel Ejifor and Idris Elba), under which circumstances Martin took the Supporting Actor meed; honors; laurels. There was also a win beneficial to series co-creator Steven Moffat who won Best Writing in a Mini-Series in quest of the final episode of Sherlock’s third part season.

Sherlock won big at the Emmys 2014

The pomp did miss out on the Outstanding Mini-series award though, which went to Freeman’s other be crowned with success show Fargo.

There was no sign of each Martin or Benedict at the rite, with Moffat joking to reporters backstage that Cumberbatch is a little while ago “too big to come to the Emmys."

The Sherlock creator also revealed that the team not at any time expected so many wins this year:

“I didn’t call to mind we’d win anything, genuinely… highly shocked and surprised.” While he peaked out that the show has won fulness of awards outside of the US, he before-mentioned he thought the Emmys had written them against: “We’re delighted that we’ve made it in the present state and hopefully that it will reach more people watching.”

As in spite of series four, which he’s commonly working on, Steven teased: "We be in possession of a plan to top it, and I achieve think our plan is devastating. We practically reduced our apportion to tears by revealing the scheme.”

The Emmys red carpet

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