via press release:
HOLMES SWEET HOME
“” CROSSES THE POND TO FILM THE SECOND SEASON PREMIERE EPISODE ON LOCATION IN LONDON
May 9, 2013 – CBS drama series, the #1 new network television series and global hit starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, will film its second season premiere episode in London, with production starting in July. This will mark the first time the series has shot on location outside of New York.
In the second season premiere episode, Sherlock Holmes is called to London to revisit an old case and, while doing so, is forced to face his past. Meanwhile, Watson learns more about Holmes’ mysterious life and the company he kept before he left for New York.
"We couldn't be more excited to have this opportunity to see Sherlock's old stomping grounds and take a closer look at a life that, until now, we've only been able to glimpse through the lens of his recovery,” said Executive Producer and Creator Robert Doherty. “By meeting old friends and revisiting prior cases, Watson will gain even more insight into Holmes. She’ll have to keep up with a Sherlock who is both more comfortable in his surroundings and even bolder in testing the limits of those around him."
, which airs on the CBS Television Network, is the season’s #1 new program, averaging 12.88 million viewers. wins its Thursday (10:00-11:00 PM) time period in viewers, adults 18-49 (3.0/09) and adults 25-54 (4.1/10).
The series is also an international hit.is the #1 show on Sky Living in the UK, a top five series on Global in Canada, the #1 drama on Network Ten in Australia, the #1 U.S. series in Spain, and a top five U.S. series in Germany and Italy.
The two-hour season one finale of Thursday, May 16 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.will air
stars Jonny Lee Miller as eccentric, mischievous detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson, a former surgeon turned sober companion. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare – a sobriety coach. Now running free in New York solving crimes, it’s simple deduction that he’s going to need someone to keep him grounded, and it’s elementary that it’s a job for Watson.
Aidan Quinn stars as Capt. Thomas Gregson, who knows from previous experience working with Scotland Yard that Sherlock is brilliant at closing cases, along with Jon Michael Hill, who portrays Det. Marcus Bell, a top-notch investigator who is initially skeptical of Holmes and his unorthodox methods.
is executive produced by Robert Doherty, Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman and Craig Sweeny and is produced by CBS Television Studios and is distributed internationally by CBS Studios International.