SHOWTIME(R) ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATE FOR "TWIN PEAKS"
The 18-Hour Limited Event Series Will Debut With A
Two-Hour Premiere on Sunday, May 21 At 9 PM ET/PT
LOS ANGELES - January 9, 2017 - SHOWTIME has announced 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(R) and SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R). 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. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. at the 2017 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.
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. For more information about TWIN PEAKS, go to: http://twinpeaksonshowtime.tumblr.com/, follow on https://twitter.com/SHO_TwinPeaks and join the conversation using #TwinPeaks.
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