You Can Start Believing Again: Fox Orders Another Season Of ‘The X-Files’
So that’s what “shortly” means to David Madden. Months after the Fox head told the Television Critics Association that an “X-Files” renewal could happen “shortly,” the network has finally followed through, announcing a new order of 10 episodes to (likely) air sometime in 2018. The announcement was first made on social media with an official statement following shortly thereafter.
Here’s the announcement:
#TheXFiles are opening back up… pic.twitter.com/FevbZbXxAe
— The X-Files (@thexfiles) April 20, 2017
And here’s the statement, courtesy of ScreenCrush:
Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators – these are the hallmarks of great TV shows.