New ‘X-Files’ event series to premiere in January

Posted at 12:54 PM, May 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-11 13:00:01-04

The X-Files event series will kick-off January 24, 2016.

FOX announced in March that stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson would return as FBI agents Mulder and Scully for a six-episode event series helmed by creator Chris Carter.

The two-night premiere event will begin Jan. 24 following the NFC Championship game, according to FOX.

The X-Files originally premiered in September 1993 and ran for nine seasons.