Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss 'delighted' by 'Sherlock' Emmy nods
Published Jul 20 2012, 17:21 BST | By Morgan Jeffery Sherlock
's Steven Moffat
has admitted that he is "delighted" with the show's Emmy nominations.
Moffat and co-creator Mark Gatiss took to Twitter to voice their appreciation after the BBC detective drama scooped 13 award nods yesterday (July 19).
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"Thanks for all your kind words about the Emmy nominations for Sherlock
," wrote Gatiss
. "We're thrilled!"
Moffat meanwhile singled out Sherlock
director Paul McGuigan - who has helmed four of the show's six episodes - for particular praise.
"Shouldn't single people out - but I'm extra pleased for [Paul]," he wrote
. "Best director in the world."Sherlock
's Emmy nominations include recognition for stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman and Moffat himself.> 'Homeland', 'Sherlock': Tube Talk on the Emmy 2012 nominations> 'Sherlock' star Martin Freeman confirms series three dates
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