<p>Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller are Watson and Holmes in &quot;Elementary.&quot;</p>

Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller are Watson and Holmes in "Elementary."

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Press Tour 2012: 'Elementary' team talks 'Sherlock' comparisons and (lack of) sexual tension

Don't expect Jonny Lee Miller's Holmes and Lucy Liu's Watson to hook up

Rob Doherty, the creator of the new CBS Sherlock Holmes drama "Elementary," noted of his main character, "Because Sherlock lives in the public domain, he's been through many hands. And I think that if so many people couldn't put their spins on it, I don't know that he exists in the popular culture the way he does."

There have, indeed, been over 200 films based on Arthur Conan Doyle's stories about the great detective and his partner, Dr. Watson. But there's one filmed adaptation in particular that has been dogging "Elementary" a bit leading up to its premiere: the BBC's "Sherlock."

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<p>Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller are Watson and Holmes in CBS' &quot;Elementary.&quot;</p>

Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller are Watson and Holmes in CBS' "Elementary."

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A day in the life of press tour '12: CBS

Sherlock Holmes, a Jersey girl from England and Jeff Probst

Good morning, all. Now that the TCA Awards are all done with, it's time to get back to the more typical business of press tour. Today we welcome the last of the Big Four broadcast networks, with a full day of CBS panels. Here's a quick run-down to give you a sense of what a day on tour looks like. After this we have a combined CW/Showtime day tomorrow, a day of set visits on Tuesday, and then various cable channels on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. (HBO is paneling "The Newsroom" on Wednesday, which should be... interesting.)

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<p>&quot;Homeland&quot;&nbsp;star Claire Danes interrupted her boss' TCA&nbsp;Awards acceptance speech because she'd forgotten to do something in her own.</p>

"Homeland" star Claire Danes interrupted her boss' TCA Awards acceptance speech because she'd forgotten to do something in her own.

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Highlights from the TCA Awards

Bryan Cranston, David Letterman and Louis C.K. provided big laughs, and Claire Danes got a do-over

Good morning, all. Last night was my favorite night of press tour: the TCA Awards (the winners are here), which featured among its highlights:

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<p>Is Theon Greyjoy celebrating the &quot;Game of Thrones&quot;&nbsp;win at the TCA&nbsp;Awards?</p>

Is Theon Greyjoy celebrating the "Game of Thrones" win at the TCA Awards?

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'Game of Thrones,' 'Homeland,' 'Louie' and 'Breaking Bad' win TCA Awards

Television Critics Association also honors '60 Minutes,' 'Downton Abbey' and 'Cheers'

"Game of Thrones" doesn't seem like one of the favorites for the drama series Emmy, but it won the biggest prize tonight at the Television Critics Association Awards.

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<p>Kurt Sutter in his &quot;Sons of Anarchy&quot;&nbsp;role as Big Otto.</p>

Kurt Sutter in his "Sons of Anarchy" role as Big Otto.

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Press Tour 2012: 'Sons of Anarchy' panel live-blog

What will Kurt Sutter and friends have to say about season 5?

FX has had a very busy day today here at press tour, with panels for "Louie," talk shows involving Russell Brand and W. Kumau Bell, and the new comedy "Legit." I'm going to live-blog the day's final panel, featuring Kurt Sutter and the actors of "Sons of Anarchy." The motorcycle club drama's fifth season debuts on Tuesday, September 11 at 10 p.m.

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<p>Louis C.K. on &quot;Louie.&quot;</p>

Louis C.K. on "Louie."

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FX renews 'Louie' for season 4

FX also orders another batch of 'BrandX with Russell Brand'

Among the announcements made during FX president John Landgraf's press tour executive session was the decision by the network to order a fourth season of "Louie." 

The network also ordered an additional seven episodes of Russell Brand's talk show "BrandX," to debut in the fall. Landgraf said there would be creative changes to the series, which will be paneled later today at press tour.

Though ratings for "Louie" have never been enormous, it's done very well in critical acclaim and Emmy nominations, and the deal FX has with Louis C.K. — he gets a drastically smaller budget than a normal cable comedy in exchange for complete creative control — makes financial sense for the network.

During the panel, I asked Landgraf if he would like to cut a "Louie"-style deal with another creator. He said he would love to, and has even had inquiries about it from the Hollywood community, but the problem so far is in finding someone who can do all the jobs C.K. does, since he stars, writes, directs, works on the music and, until this season, did all the editing. He cited "Legit," an upcoming FX sitcom starring Australian comedian Jim Jefferies, where Jefferies does some writing, but needed help from a pair of other veteran comedy producers.

<p>Sofia Vergara and the rest of the &quot;Modern Family&quot;&nbsp;adult cast have reason to get excited now that their salaries have been raised.</p>
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Sofia Vergara and the rest of the "Modern Family" adult cast have reason to get excited now that their salaries have been raised.


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'Modern Family' actors resolve contract dispute with studio

All six adult actors get raises, and the show will go on

When I ran into "Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan early at ABC's press tour party, he seemed very relaxed and happy for a man whose show was in the middle of a very public salary dispute between his six adult stars and the studio that pays their salaries.

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<p>AMC&nbsp;has canceled &quot;The Killing,&quot;&nbsp;starring Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos.</p>

AMC has canceled "The Killing," starring Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos.

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AMC cancels 'The Killing'

Murder mystery series ran two seasons, at least told us who killed Rosie Larsen by the end

AMC has decided not to order a third season of "The Killing," bringing the mystery series to an end.

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<p>Andre Braugher in ABC's &quot;Last Resort.&quot;&nbsp;</p>

Andre Braugher in ABC's "Last Resort." 

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A day in the life of press tour '12: ABC

Andre Braugher, Connie Britton and friends stop by for the critics

After a couple of light days at the tour involving channels I don't usually write about or set visits to shows I don't watch, press tour gets back into full swing today with a visit from ABC. As I like to do on certain tour days, here's a run-down of who and what will be here so you have some sense of what the day is like, and also on what may be appearing on HitFix today and tomorrow.

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<p>William and Martha bring Mr. Bullock some lunch on &quot;Deadwood.&quot;</p>

William and Martha bring Mr. Bullock some lunch on "Deadwood."

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'Deadwood' Rewind scheduling update

We'll be reviewing the next 2 episodes together next week

Hey all you "Deadwoodrewinders, be you veterans or newbies(*), I have a quick scheduling update: there won't be a review of "Amalgamation and Capital" today, but I'll be reviewing both it and "Advances None Miraculous" together next Friday.

This is less a matter of scheduling than my realization that, as with "A Lie Agreed Upon," parts 1 and 2, these episodes are better off being discussed as a whole, rather than as separate pieces. They take place on the same day and largely tell the same handful of stories. So we'll be back next week, and hopefully with a bunch of our friends. (I ran into Garret Dillahunt at FOX's press tour party and am hopeful he'll be contributing again before season's end.) 

That is all.

(*) Well, except for this question: are the newbie reviews still serving a purpose for this project? With "The Wire," I wrote slightly expanded reviews for the veterans, and those posts generated their own healthy comments section. We got some newbie comments for "Deadwood" last summer, but have gotten a grand total of 3 newbie comments (spread over 2 reviews) this time around. Since all the newbies have to do to avoid being spoiled is to stop before they get to the comments, would anyone object strongly to me ditching that version of the review? Just curious.