Fox has released a first look at footage from X-Files in the form of a 15-second spot that aired during Wayward Pines.
X-Files returnsÂ Â January 24, 2016.
Thirteen years afterÂ the originalÂ series run, the next mind-bending chapter of THE X-FILES will be a thrilling, six-episode event series helmed by creator/executive producer Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny andÂ GillianÂ Anderson re-inhabiting their roles as iconicÂ FBI AgentsÂ FOX MULDER and DANA SCULLY. This marks the momentous return of the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning pop culture phenomenon, which remains one of the longest-running sci-fi series inÂ network televisionÂ history. Production on THE X-FILES event series is set to begin in summer 2015.Â
THE X-FILES originally premiered in September 1993. Over the course of its nine-season run, the influential series went from breakout sci-fi favorite to massive global hit, andÂ becameÂ one of the most successful television dramas of all time. The show, which earned 16 Emmy Awards, five Golden Globes and a Peabody Award, follows FBI special agents Scully (Anderson) and Mulder (Duchovny), as they investigate unexplained cases â€“ â€śX-Filesâ€ť â€“ for which the onlyÂ answersÂ involve paranormal phenomena.Â