The X-Files

Status: Active, Airing 11th Season
Airs: Wednesdays 8 PM EST
Premiere: January 3, 2018
Network: FOX
Starring: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
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Description: Thirteen years after the original 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 and Gillian Anderson re-inhabiting their roles as iconic FBI Agents 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 in network television history.

Status: (Updated 1/12/18) All indication are that this will be the show’s final season, at least for the near future. It’s possible that FOX could bring it back for one more year (though without Gillian Anderson) or wait a few years and revive it again. But I am considering the eleventh season to be its last for now.

Season to Date (StD) Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Live+7 Rtg Status
1/3/18 1 1.30 1.30 5.1 n/a Final Season
1/10/18 2 1.00 1.15 4.0 n/a Final Season

2015-16 Season Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Live+7 Rtg Cancel Alert
1/24/16 1 6.1 6.1 16.2 8.3 Elevated
1/25/16 2 3.2 4.7 9.7 5.1 Low
2/1/16 3 2.7 4.0 8.4 4.5 Low
2/8/16 4 2.5 3.6 8.3 4.1 Low
2/15/16 5 2.1 3.3 7.1 3.7 Low
2/22/16 6 2.4 3.2 7.6 3.7 Low

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2 thoughts on “The X-Files

  1. chuck

    Please NO MORE xfiles cause seasons 7-9 were not good they had bad scripts writing the storys was bad, bad characters Doggit?
    and last xfilers movie was not good
    Now this new season event was bad could only watch first show the rest all bad could barely watch em.

    1.Agent Einstein who come up with this? Theres better names out there.
    2.Getting lost in story lines between Mulder and scully what the heck is going on Im lost.

    say NO or go back to season one and learn how it was done! you,ll know what I mean after you watch all season one.
    concerned SI-FI watcher I know good shows when i see em.

  2. Megan Kalu

    I absolutely loved and still love the X-Files. My favourite SYFY show ever!! Please bring it back. The relationship between Scully and Mulder is the best…. drama and comedy all wrapped in the making of an excellent show. Just my opinion.


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