Benedict Cumberbatch wins the Primetime Emmy for his lead role as Sherlock Holmes in BBC’s Sherlock.

Jade Raven

The British actor wasn’t at the Emmy’s to accept his award, but beat out Chiwetel Ejiofor of “Dancing on the Edge,” Martin Freeman of “Fargo,” Billy Bob Thornton, of “Fargo,” Idris Elba of “Luther,” and Mark Ruffalo of “The Normal Heart.”

Congratulations to the winner!