FX to premiere ‘The X-Files – Essential Collection’

MUMBAI: The X-Files   is undoubtedly one of the most iconic shows in television history, pioneering the paranormal sci-fi wave, paving the way for a lot of other shows in the genre. The series that premiered back in 1993 and aired all the way through to 2002 follows two FBI agents - Fox Mulder played by David Duchovny, the believer and Dana Scully played by Gillian Anderson, the skeptic as they investigate the X-Files - strange and unexplained cases involving paranormal phenomena.

The X-Files - Essential Collection will air on both FX as well as FX HD every day starting from 1 January Monday to Saturday at 11 pm till 28 January 28, 2016.

 From a television show to a movie and then a brand in itself, the iconic series has built a cult fan following that includes long-standing fans as well as Gen Y. FX, the English entertainment channel that features the best edge-of the seat, thrilling content, will premiere The X-Files - Essential Collection – a collection of episodes and never-before-seen footage curated by the creator of the original series, Chris Carter himself for fans who want to believe.

The X Files – Essential Collection will feature 20 must-watch episodes from across the previous seasons of X-Files, hand-picked and compiled by Chris Carter to take viewers through the gripping story of the original series. These will be the 20 most defining episodes from the series that premiered way back in 1993 and went for a nine-season run all through to 2002. The X-Files – Essential Collection aside from airing the 20 special episodes will also showcase some never-seen-before footage. Only the first of the many New Year’s gifts that FX has planned for its viewers, the The X Files – Essential Collection is sure to interest longtime fans who can delve in nostalgic moments as they relive their journey. The series will also serve as a comprehensive introduction for those just starting out and marking the beginning of their X-Files journey.

The influential series went from breakout sci-fi favourite to massive international hit, and became one of the most successful television dramas of all time. The show, has earned 16 Emmy Awards, five Golden Globes® and a Peabody Award.

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