FOX ordered a second season of The X-Files event series, which will include 10 new episodes to be executive-produced by the series’ creator Chris Carter. This new season will star David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning to their memorable roles as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Production is scheduled for summer 2017, and the event series will broadcast during the 2017-2018 TV season. The X-Files is produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Ten Thirteen Productions.