– Series trending as the most-streamed title on CraveTV since its launch –
– Part 5 streams Sunday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET on CraveTV –
"…a lavishly erotic return to original madness" – The Globe and Mail
"Lynch is still more than capable of confounding and unsettling us" – Toronto Star
"Welcome back to David Lynch's weird and wonderful world" – Postmedia
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TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - CraveTV announced today that the video-streaming platform garnered record numbers of new subscribers the weekend the SHOWTIME limited event series TWIN PEAKS launched. Specifically, Victoria Day (May 21) saw a single day percentage increase of CraveTV subscribers of more than triple -- the biggest percentage increase of subscribers in a single day this year. Further, TWIN PEAKS is the most-streamed title on CraveTV since the May 21 debut, and after one week of data is the most-streamed launch of a SHOWTIME series ever. Part 5 of David Lynch and Mark Frost's new SHOWTIME 18-part limited event series streams Sunday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME in the U.S.
"Streaming SHOWTIME in a first-window makes CraveTV an unbeatable value proposition in Canada," said Tracey Pearce, President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. "We're thrilled to see TWIN PEAKS bringing record numbers of subscribers to CraveTV and we hope more and more TV lovers come aboard to see what all the buzz is about."
Directed entirely by David Lynch, the new SHOWTIME 18-part limited event series TWIN PEAKS picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. Golden Globe®-winning and Emmy® Award-nominated Kyle MacLachlan stars as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper. TWIN PEAKS is written and executive produced by series creators David Lynch and Mark Frost, and is executive produced by Sabrina S. Sutherland.
Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada's premium TV streaming service, providing the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country. From TV's most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries, music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles including the entire off-air library of HBO's iconic programming catalogue and hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and specials. CraveTV is available directly to all Canadians with access to the Internet, as well as to customers of Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC Communications, Tbaytel, Execulink Telecom, and VMedia. Available through traditional set-top boxes, mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Xbox One, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, and select Samsung Smart TVs. CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada's premier multi-media company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, Digital, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit www.CraveTV.ca.
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