A short documentary/special featurette titled “The X-Files: Re-Opened” has been released.
A retrospective of an exciting and important year for The X-Files fandom.
• January 17 – FOX reveals plans to revive The X-Files.
• March 24 – FOX confirms the return of The X-Files to television, with a six-episode event series.
• May 11 – FOX announces the US premiere date of the miniseries: January 24, 2016.
• June 8 – The miniseries starts filming.
• June 26 – David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson hit the cover of Entertainment Weekly.
• August 12 – Season 11 comic debuts.
• September 2 – Revival: David Duchovny finishes filming.
• September 3 – Revival: Gillian Anderson finishes filming.
• September 16 – The Hollywood Reporter’s 100 Favorite TV Shows: The X-Files is ranked #3 by the entertainment industry.
• September 29 – The trailer for the miniseries is officially released online.
• October 6 – World premiere of “My Struggle”: the first episode of the miniseries is screened at MIPCOM in Cannes, France; Chris Carter attends the event.
• October 10 – US premiere of “My Struggle”: the first episode of the miniseries is screened at New York Comic-Con; David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi and Chris Carter attend the fan convention.
• December 8 – All nine seasons of the original series are released on Blu-ray in the United States.
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are featured on the covers of SFX’s September (2015) and February (2016) issues.
The revival series is premiering Sunday January 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Monday January 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Canada’s CTV. Therefore, the show is airing at the exact same time as in the United States.