Showtime executives trotted out enthusiastic cast members of the "Twin Peaks" reboot at a critics' gathering, but did not announce details of the first episode or even how many installments there will be.

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Showtime executives still haven’t released a frame of footage from the new “Twin Peaks,” but at the Television Critics Association summer 2016 press tour they teased critics with interviews with the show’s stars speaking superlatively of the new season that will air on Showtime in the first half of 2017.

“I didn’t faint, but I did experience the strangest feeling,” said actress Kimmy Robertson, describing her reaction to news of a new season. Robertson played sheriff’s office receptionist Lucy and returns in the new season.

Showtime president David Nevins, talking up the variety of programming and episode orders, joked about the upcoming “Twin Peaks,” “we don’t know how many episodes there will be.”

Wednesday night at a CBS/CW/Showtime party, Nevins said he hadn’t seen edited episodes of the new “Twin Peaks” yet but he expects to in the next few weeks.

Showtime president of programming Gary Levine said “Twin Peaks” auteurs David Lynch and Mark Frost initially showed them two scripts, but before filming, they shared the entire season.

“They carried in a binder yay-thick with their combined efforts of their writing, some of which they’ve been musing about on and off for 25 years,” Levine said. “It was never a proscribed number of episodes in that way and continues to evolve through the filming and editing process.”

Levine said he will start seeing edited footage from the show but has already seen dailies, which are scenes not yet edited together.

“In watching a little of the dailies of ‘Twin Peaks,’ we were instantly transported, and these weren’t even cut scenes,” Levine said. “David was happy to share some of it with us. Obviously this is a very unique partnership. It’s a way no other series operates. But just looking at the dailies, the tone feels — it is so singular, we really can’t wait to show it to the world.”