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CBS Snares Elementary, Its Own Modern Take on Sherlock Holmes

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Even as co-creator Steven Moffat confirmed BBC One’s Sherlock will return for a third season, CBS has moved forward with its own modern-day take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective.

Variety reports the network has picked up a pilot for Elementary, which transplants the sleuth to present-day New York City. The drama, from CBS TV Studios, is executive produced by Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly (Kidnapped). Robert Doherty wrote the pilot script.