Moffat Refused To Sell ‘Sherlock’ To Other Channels

During is acceptance speech for the Outstanding Television Movie Emmy for Sherlock’s ‘The Abominable Bride’. Steven Moffat revealed that he’d never sell out to other channels like ‘Bake Off’...

During is acceptance speech for the Outstanding Television Movie Emmy for Sherlock’s ‘The Abominable Bride’. Steven Moffat revealed that he’d never sell out to other channels like ‘Bake Off’ did.

During his speech, which threw shade at the ‘Bake Off’ series, which went to Channel Four for more money. Moffat revealed that he and co – creator Mark Gatiss had received offers from other channels seeking nix ‘Sherlock’ from the BBC.

The acclaimed television writer and producer said that it should never be about the money.

Steven Moffat

“We have had offers. That’s not what it’s about,” he told PA. “It should never be about that.

“I think the BBC was quite right not to reward greed. It’s wrong.”

Moffat won Outstanding Television Movie at the Emmys for Sherlock’s ‘The Abominable Bride’, and in his acceptance speech delivered a zinger aimed at Bake Off.

“Thank you to the BBC, who we love above all bakery. British people will get that,” he said.

We here at SciFiPulse.net salute your sir, but have reserved our raspberry’s for ‘Bake Off’.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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