The expanded landscape of television has room for both Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks, and many more besides, but their temporary overlap poses a conundrum: Not just which to watch live and which to stream later, but which direction TV is headed, and whether it’s possible to head in both at once.
Back on the small screen after a 26-year absence, Twin Peaks’ Showtime debut attracted 506,000 viewers to the two-hour, two-episode 9 p.m. premiere of the David Lynch and Mark Frost series Sunday. On the flip side, and telling of this era of Peak TV, Showtime also had episodes 3 and 4 available online Sunday after the premiere. The cabler says it saw the single biggest day and weekend of signups ever to its streaming service, Showtime Anytime and Showtime On Demand.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When “Twin Peaks” returns to TV, FBI agent Dale Cooper will be along for the ride. Kyle MacLachlan is reprising the role in Showtime’s sequel to the 1990-91 ABC drama, the cable channel said Monday. Showtime President David Nevins employed a cameo appearance by MacLachlan to make the announcement to a […]