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Expectations Are High at Showtime for Upcoming ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot

But will the Audience of Today, Particularly the Millennials, Show Interest?

From Campaign US: If you are of a certain age, you will likely remember that classic TV murder mystery, “Who killed Laura Palmer?” in season one of ABC’s “Twin Peaks.” Created by David Lynch” in 1990, “Twin Peaks” was quite the rage at the time, and more than a little polarizing. Everyone had an opinion, it seemed. But after roaring out of the gate, the show lost audience faster than any other series I can remember in television history. So one has to wonder about the wisdom of bringing it back.

Known for his surrealist style, Lynch created a world in “Twin Peaks” that was nothing like anything we had ever seen before (much like his movies, “Blue Velvet,” “Eraserhead” and “Mulholland Drive,” to name a few). It was dark and surreal with paranormal undertones, populated with bizarre characters like the Log Lady, the Giant, and that backwards-talking dancing dwarf. At a time when traditional serialized dramas like “Dallas” and “Knots Landing” were winding down, “Twin Peaks” was a refreshing change from the norm—at least initially. For more, click here

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