It would be hard not to draw a line between the world’s current obsession with daft conspiracy theories and the first broadcast of The X-Files. More than 20 years after the era-defining series began, Fox has announced that it’s producing another 10 episode run of the show. The eleventh season of The X-Files will air on the channel as an “event” towards the end of this year or the start of the next.
Oh yes, Been ready since ’93 https://t.co/jDQRCGtd4V
— David Duchovny (@davidduchovny) April 21, 2017
— Gillian Anderson (@GillianA) April 21, 2017
The six-part revival series that aired last year was something of a gamble for the TV station, albeit one that paid of handsomely. Season 10 wound up being the second most-watched drama of 2016, scoring almost 16 million viewers who tuned in to watch Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny investigate the paranormal.
X-Files is one of the longest-running science fiction series in network TV history, FBI special agents investigate unexplained, mind-bending cases known as “X-Files.” Though the government is convinced that the outlandish reports are false, conspiracy theorist Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and realist Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), for most of the series, stop at nothing to prove that “the truth is out there.” Series creator Chris Carter also serves as executive producer of series.
Source: FOX / EnGadget