Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:00pm

John Watson, Sherlock Holmes and Mycroft Holmes, played by Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Mark Gatiss

Credit: Courtesy of Colin Hutton © Hartswood Films

Find out how Conan Doyle’s Victorian super-sleuth became the hit series “Sherlock” on MASTERPIECE. 

Find out how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the television hit Sherlock, taking Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original adventures of the Victorian super-sleuth and transforming them into a worldwide sensation. Moffat and Gatiss guide viewers through their inspirations — the original stories, their factual origins and hundreds of film adaptations — for the thoroughly modern Sherlock. Go behind the scenes to see the filming of the new Sherlock series and enjoy interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and others. UNLOCKING SHERLOCK airs Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV.