Fox has announced the official return date for a new season of THE X-FILES, as well as the premiere date for its new series 9-1-1.
The all-new, 10-episode second installment of THE X-FILES will premiere at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on January 3 and stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be returning in their starring roles. Mitch Pileggi also returns as FBI Asst. Director Walter Skinner and additional guest stars include Annabeth Gish, Robbie Amell, Lauren Ambrose, Karin Konoval, Barbara Hershey, Haley Joel Osment and William B. Davis, who reprises his role as “Cigarette Smoking Man.”
Following THE X-FILES, the new drama series 9-1-1 premieres at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. From creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, 9-1-1 “explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in their own lives.” The series stars Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Connie Britton (“Nashville,” “Friday Night Lights,” “American Horror Story”).