Fox revives ‘The X-Files’ … again

“The X-Files,” which ran for nine seasons from 1993 through 2001 in its initial run, was revived as a six-episode event series last year. Production on the next chapter in the event series will begin this summer, and the series is slated to   air during the 2017-18 season. It drew an average of 16 million viewers across multiple platforms. “Chris’ creativity, along with the brilliant work of David and Gillian, continue to propel this pop culture phenomenon, and we can’t wait to see what fresh mysteries Mulder and Scully uncover in this next chapter of ‘The X-Files,’ ” said   David Madden, president of Fox Broadcasting Co., in a statement. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson have returned for “The X-Files.” (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)The truth is out there and it’s this: Fox is re-resurrecting “The X-Files.”   Following last year’s successful revival, the network announced Thursday that it has ordered a second chapter to “The X-Files” event series.Stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny will once again reprise their roles as Dana Scully and Fox Mulder for the 10-episode installment, which will again   be executive produced by creator Chris Carter.   Latest updates