By Patrick Munn | April 21, 2017 - 12:35 am | No Comments
After months of prolonged negotiations, Fox has officially pulled the trigger and renewed The X-Files for an eleventh season. The network has opted for a longer run for this second revival season, ordering ten episodes, up from the six that comprised season ten. TVWise reported late last year that the increased order was a key objective for senior Fox execs, who were eyeing the new season for a spot of the 2017-2018 schedule.
By Patrick Munn | October 26, 2016 - 11:00 pm | 16 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: After months of rumours, an eleventh season of The X-Files is within sight. I'm hearing from my sources that Fox execs are targeting a "more traditional" episode order for the new season and that the official green-light is expected from the network "within weeks".
By Patrick Munn | August 8, 2016 - 9:20 pm | No Comments
Over the past several months, Fox executives have made no attempt to hide the fact that they are keen to pick up an eleventh season of The X-Files. During the network's executive panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, co-CEO and Chairman Dana Walden once again re-iterated their hopes to bring Mulder and Scully back to the network. Fox's President of Entertainment David Madden even went on record to state that, contrary to a recent report in the press, "significant talks" are indeed underway with Chris Carter, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson about an eleventh season.
By Patrick Munn | October 1, 2015 - 11:08 am | No Comments
Syfy UK is adding three films to their line-up for November. The NBCU backed broadcaster has acquired the UK broadcast rights to disaster movie Stormageddon, sci-fi feature film Scavengers and the second The X-Files feature film I Want To Believe after agreeing deals with a number of distributors. Stormageddon and Scavengers have never aired on UK television before, while The X-Files: I Want To Believe has aired numerous times on Sky Movies and Channel 4.
By Patrick Munn | February 10, 2015 - 8:24 pm | 1 Comment
TVWise recently spoke with Frank Spotnitz about his Amazon project The Man In The High Castle and in between questions about the Philip K. Dick adaptation, we asked him about the proposed X-Files revival and whether or not he would be involved. Here's what he said.....
By Patrick Munn | January 23, 2015 - 8:10 pm | No Comments
At the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, news broke that Fox was in talks to bring 'The X-Files' back to television. TVWise runs down what we know, from both the TCAs and other sources, about this new X-Files series...