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New X-Files Series

Last July (can't believe it's been that long!) I posted about The X-Files returning to TV for a new series. Back then the estimated return date of January seemed a long time away but now it's here and the new series will premiere in the US on 24th January on FOX. It's not in the UK just yet but we don't have to wait long because it's coming in February. The new series is 6 episodes long, so it's a mini series really but they may make more depending on how successful it is.

It's been over 13 years (14 in May) since The X-Files ended so it will be interesting to see the characters now and what they're doing with the show. As I mentioned in my original post (which you can view here: ( main characters Mulder (played by David Duchovny and Scully (Gillian Anderson) are returning as well as their boss Skinner (Mitch Pileggi) and his former boss, The Smoking Man (William B. Davis). In addition Agent Reyes (Annabeth Gish) is coming back but not Doggett (Robert Patrick) apparently.

The first episode is about Mulder and Scully taking on the case of an alien abductee. Episode 3 sounds good; it's called "Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster"! wonder if we'll get an update on Mulder and Scully's son William who had some powers such as telekinesis (due to alien DNA?) and they gave him up for adoption at the end of the 9th series/season. I'm looking forward to the new series. :)

Update 27/1/16: I had posted a video about the return of the show but they've made it private for some reason! So here's the official trailer instead:

The X-Files will be shown in the UK on Channel 5 in February. They're currently showing The Essential Collection (20 episodes selected by Chris Carter who created the show) and they're repeating the first series on H2 (History 2).

For more on the show check out these links:

Official site:

My Top 10 episodes:

YouTube video of scariest episodes (some of my faves in there!):

Best Moments video: 


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