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New Episodes of “Twin Peaks” Premiering On Showtime in April?

We knew it was coming in 2017. But we may now have an official date.

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve never actually watched “Twin Peaks, so the excitement of it returning after nearly 30 years is mostly lost on me. Mind you, I’m excited that longtime fans of the show are excited, and I fully understand how cool this is, I just have no idea what I’m really talking about when I’m talking about “Twin Peaks.” Just being honest. You deserve honesty!

Now that that’s out of the way, I do bring some pretty exciting news. As reported by the website Welcome to Twin Peaks, a 2017 promotional calendar sent out by Showtime seems to indicate that the new episodes of “Twin Peaks” will begin on April 30th, 2017. On the calendar, seen below, a “Welcome to Twin Peaks” graphic is placed on that date; furthermore, the theme for the entire month of May is “Twin Peaks,” so it would make sense that several of the episodes would be airing in that month. Then again, this could be a case of fans reading too much into nothing at all.

We’ll let you decide.

Another recent rumor was that the “Twin Peaks” revival would be shown off for the very first time at Sundance this month, but it didn’t take long for co-creator Mark Frost to shoot that down.

Returning to the series are Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Phoebe Augustine, Richard Beymer, Scott Coffey, Catherine E. Coulson, Julee Cruise, Jan D’Arcy, David Duchovny, Sherilyn Fenn, Miguel Ferrer, Warren Frost, Harry Goaz, Andrea Hays, Gary Hershberger, Michael Horse, David Patrick Kelly, Peggy Lipton, Bellina Martin Logan, Kyle MacLachlan, James Marshall, Everett McGill, Walter Olkewicz, Kimmy Robertson, Wendy Robie, Marv Rosand, Carlton Lee Russell, Harry Dean Stanton, Charlotte Stewart, Al Strobel, Carel Struycken, Russ Tamblyn, Ray Wise, Alicia Witt, and Grace Zabriskie. Joining them are Monica Belucci (Brotherhood of the Wolf), Michael Cera (Juno), Jim Belushi, Chrysta Bell, Richard Chamberlain, Balthazar Getty, Ashley Judd, Tim Roth, Amanda Seyfried, and Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor!

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4 Comments
  • Bran

    I just got into Twin Peaks four years ago. After hearing about it for over a decade. While overseas, I got a nasty Wisdom Tooth pulled, and was laid up on some nice pain meds for several days. During that time, I binged-watched the entire series. I have anticipated the revival ever since. Four years have been hard. I can only imagine what 26 years felt like. Here’s hoping the new season is worth the wait.

  • Travis_Bickle

    Please let this be the real date!!!

  • PsychoMantis18

    Appreciate the honesty, JS. Truth be told, Season 1 of the show and the film should be viewed and loved by each and every man….

  • Andrew Lyall

    John, show yourself some love and watch Twin Peaks. Then you can watch Fire Walk With Me, one of Lynch’s scariest movies.

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