Netflix has bought the rights to the upcoming fourth season of the acclaimed tv series "Sherlock". SVT has shown the previous three seasons and battled for the fourth.
— in Spite of the efforts from the Swedish side in close contact with BBC Worldwide’s top management, so the decision has unfortunately not gone to affect as the decision-making occurred on a global level, ” says Henrik Palm, buyer at SVT, to Tvdags.
The fourth season is expected to start with Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) is back in the Uk, and that Watson (Martin Freeman) and Mary (Amanda Abbington), is preparing to become parents.
The new season of "Sherlock" debuts on the BBC on 1 January. When the global Netflix-premiere takes place is not yet known.