Grab a slice of pie and a cup of coffee. Showtime has revealed the premiere date for their revival of the cult classic Twin Peaks TV series. There will be 18 episodes.
The cable channel has announced that Twin Peaks will kick off with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, May 21st, at 9pm. Showtime subscribers will then be able to immediately stream the third and fourth episodes.
Here’s the press announcement:
We’re excited to announce the premiere date for the highly anticipated, new TWIN PEAKS. The 18-hour limited event series will debut with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, May 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Immediately following the premiere, SHOWTIME subscribers will have access to the third and fourth hours, exclusively across the SHOWTIME streaming service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME and SHOWTIME ON DEMAND. In its second week, TWIN PEAKS will air the third and fourth hours back-to-back on the linear network, starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by one-hour episodes in subsequent weeks.
Directed entirely by David Lynch, the new SHOWTIME limited event series picks up twenty-five years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. TWIN PEAKS is written and executive produced by series creators David Lynch and Mark Frost, and is executive produced by Sabrina S. Sutherland.
What do you think? Are you looking forward to the revival of Twin Peaks on Showtime? Will you watch via traditional television or, do you plan to stream and/or binge watch?