Entertainment Twin Peaks returns with new season on Showtime in 2016 'Twin Peaks' to return in 2016 on Showtime The David Lynch classic TV show "Twin Peaks" is back, after 25 years, Showtime announced Monday. Nine episodes will air, all written by the original team of Lynch and Mark Frost. Lynch will direct all nine. It will be set in the present day and will pick up the story lines that were never concluded. "That gum you like is going to come back in style." By IVAN PEREIRA email@example.com @IvanPer4 Updated October 6, 2014 8:03 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Get your mugs ready "Twin Peaks" fans! David Lynch tweeted Monday that his cult TV show will make a comeback in 2016 on Showtime. Lynch, 68, tweeted a video from Showtime's YouTube page with the show's character Laura Palmer pointing to the camera and a message that reads "25 years later." "Dear Twitter Friends ... it is happening again," Lynch tweeted along with the hashtag #damngoodcoffee. The new limited series will be set in present day and will tackle "long-awaited answers," Showtime said in a statement. Lynch will direct all nine episodes and also write and produce the new series with Frost. "Twin Peaks," centered on an FBI agent investigating a murder, ran for two seasons on ABC in 1990 and '91. By IVAN PEREIRA firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.