Twin Peaks’ New Season Will Air in the UK as Sky Atlantic Strike Up Deal with Showtime
Those in the UK excited for the upcoming new season of Twin Peaks will be pleased to learn that it will air in the UK, as part of a deal made between Sky Atlantic and Showtime.
Sky have formed a partnership with Showtime to bring the US TV network’s programming to the UK, which includes the third season of David Lynch’s surreal serial drama, along with the new Damian Lewis drama Billions, and new seasons of The Affair and Ray Donovan. Sky users will also be able to watch Showtime’s old shows, such as Dexter and Californication, on demand.
Speaking of the new deal, Sky’s managing director of content Gary Davey said: “This is one of the most important content deals Sky has ever agreed, cementing Sky’s position as the market-leader in Europe for world-class drama.
“We are enormously proud that Sky will be the exclusive home to new Showtime programmes for many years to come, building on a relationship that has grown over time including producing three successful seasons ofPenny Dreadful together.
“The agreement means our customers can enjoy an incredible slate of upcoming new dramas like Billions, Twin Peaks and also explore hundreds of hours of amazing series such as Dexter, Californication, The Affair and House of Lies on demand from the back catalogue of one of the world’s most exciting pay TV networks.”
The third season of Twin Peaks will see co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost back at the helm, with Kyle MacLachlan also set to return to his role as Special Agent Dale Cooper.