FOX has ordered a ten-episode X-Files event series to air during the 2017-18 seasons (not a surprise after 2016’s series’ ratings) – helmed by creator Chris Carter and bringing back David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as now iconic FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
Production is set to begin this summer.
Maybe this time we can get an arc that doesn’t take a lovely series of episodes and wrap them up with a pitiful finale (like last time – I can hope, right?).
Due to popular demand and Chris Carter being able to find sufficient holes in his stars’ schedules to get the band back together, The X-Files returns on Sunday (FOX, 10/9C) – with a second ep premiering in the show’s regular timeslot on Monday (8/7C)..
Despite the almost fourteen years between the event series premiere and the last regular episode, the chemistry between David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson is as good as ever – and if the first three episodes are any indication, the show fits in, quality-wise, around the fourth and fifth seasons. It’s that good.
U.S. premiere of the first new episode helf for a standing-room-only crowd at the Javits Center followed by an Exclusive Q&A Panel with series creator and Executive Producer Chris Carter and stars David Duchovny and Mitch Pileggi.
Panel hosted by Avid “X” – Fan and “The X-Files” guest star Kumail Nanjiani! Highlights include why the time was perfect to bring back “The X-Files”, the status of Mulder and Scully’s relationship and David and Mitch talk playing Mulder and Skinner again.
The David Duchovny sixties drama Aquarius has been given a second order by NBC.
The series was the subject of a programming experiment by NBC – after the series premiere aired on the network, the full thirteen-episode season was made available online for one month.
Between those who binge-watched the entire series online and those who watched it unfold in the usual weekly manner, Aquarius impressed the network programmers enough to warrant a second season. For more, follow the jump.