Channel 5 confirms UK start date for ‘The X-Files’

The new mini-season of The X-Files will begin in the UK next month. The classic ’90s sci-fi drama returned to US screens last weekend with the first new episode since the show concluded in May 2002. ‘My Struggle’ airs at 9pm on Monday 8 February on Channel 5. > Buy the complete Season 1-9 boxset … >

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10 of the scariest monsters ever in ‘The X-Files’

It’s really hapenning… The X-Files is back! Mulder and Scully are heading back to the FBI basement to open up those creaky old files for the first time on TV in nearly 14 years with six brand new episodes. > Buy the complete Season 1-9 boxset on Amazon. While we await their return, let’s take … >

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Is there still a place for ‘The X-Files’ in 2016?

Appropriately for a show that brought the existence of life on other planets to primetime television, The X-Files returns to a very different world to the one it departed. It’s Earth, Jim, but not as we knew it. Dana Scully – a qualified medical doctor and all-round rationalist despite her experiences in nine years working … >

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5 things cult TV shows have taught us about men’s fashion

Cult TV creates memorable scenes and characters, quotes we carry in our head, and lessons on how to deal with certain situations – or not. They also conjure images of style, of clothing from another era that fits the characters’ personalities like…gloves. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t – so here’s five lessons we’ve learned. … >

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David Duchovny’s ‘Aquarius’ to air on Sky Atlantic in UK

NBC’s gritty new US drama Aquarius will begin in the UK next month. The X-Files star David Duchovny leads the cast as Los Angeles homicide detective Sam Hodiak in the show, alongside Game of Thrones actor Gethin Anthony as cult leader Charles Manson with Emma Dumont (Inherent Vice) and Claire Holt (The Vampire Diaries). Aquarius … >

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10 things we want to believe we’ll see when ‘The X-Files’ returns

After 13 years, Fox has rehired television’s original paranormal investigators FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully for a six-episode reinvestigation of The X-Files. Loyal fans have spooky expectations from the show’s creator Chris Carter, who set the standard for the cult series and its concurrent and subsequent feature films. > Buy the complete Season … >

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John Simm’s ‘Intruders’ has been axed

The creator of BBC America’s Intruders has announced that the show won’t be returning for a second season. Starring John Simm (Doctor Who, Life on Mars), Mira Sorvino (Mimic) and James Frain (The White Queen), the conspiracy thriller series launched in the UK on BBC Two last October. The X-Files writer Glen Morgan tweeted this … >

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‘The Fall’ Season 2 start date confirmed

It has now been officially announced that the second season of crime drama The Fall will begin next month. Starring Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) returns as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson and Jamie Dornan as serial killer Paul Spector, the first of six new episodes will air at 9pm on Thursday 13 November on BBC Two. … >

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‘The Fall’ Season 2 trailer

BBC Two has released a new trailer for the second season of The Fall. The X-Files star Gillian Anderson returns as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson, alongside Jamie Dornan as serial killer Paul Spector, for six new episodes of the crime drama this autumn. > Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. > Order Season 2 … >

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‘Intruders’: ‘She Was Provisional’ / ‘And Here… You Must Listen’ review

Intruders has a really solid conceptual foundation, a strong cast and a clear vision from X-Files writer and creator Glen Morgan, but nothing about the first two episodes makes it feel like unmissable television. It’s a little too overwrought, so relentless in its deployment of mythology that it barely takes a second to think about character. It’s hard to … >

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