Benedict, you beaut! This is when season FOUR of Sherlock will air

Sherlock fans have been eagerly awaiting season four since the New Years special in January.

And it looks like we won't have to wait much longer for Benedict Cumberbatch to hit our TV screens again.

It has been announced that season four will air on January 1 2017 on BBC1. Yaaaas!

The official Twitter page for Sherlock announced the news last night which then sent fans into an absolute frenzie.

Check out the trailer – it looks SO good.