The X-Files

This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: Greased Lightning

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This round, the live musical continues to gain territory, while Louis CK and Ryan Murphy each had a surprise up their sleeves.
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This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: The Truth Is Out There, Again

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This time, election madness takes a delightfully trollish turn and high-profile revivals and adaptations bring genre nerds out in spades.
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The Return of ‘The X-Files’: Surprisingly Perfect for a New Century of Paranoia

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“I’m familiar with Edward Snowden,” observes Fox Mulder acidly during the second episode of the resurrected X-Files, in response to a nameless governmental apparatchik reminding him of the consequences of revealing things he’s not supposed to. It’s a knowing nod-and-wink to the fact that this is The X-Files in the 21st century, but also an acknowledgment of the fundamental question with this whole exercise: in a world that’s already overflowing with conspiracy theories, and one in which our government really is spying on us, why do we need The X-Files?
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Watch: Jimmy Kimmel Urges Mulder and Scully to Have Sex…and Then They Do

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Early reviews of the X-Files revival miniseries haven’t been the most flattering, with Variety critic Brian Lawry claiming  it’s  “joyless” because it’s “simply hard to escape the prevailing malaise of this being a deal-driven exercise, a chance to cash in on the name recognition of the title in a format that mitigated the time commitment for all concerned.”
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10 Essential TV Shows for 2016

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There was more television than ever in 2015, and the industry shows no signs of slowing down its output in the year to come. As we reach the midpoint of the 2015-2016 season, there are more new series, from more outlets, on the horizon than ever — and with so much white noise, it takes a lot to stand out as an essential. Still, here are ten can’t-miss television events in the year to come, with a heavy focus on the first half of the year.
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Fox Released an Illuminating 21-Minute ‘X-Files’ Preview

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On January 26, The X-Files will see the light for the first time in 10 years, as the show returns for a six-episode mini-season. Fox has already aired teasers for the show, and we all know that it will, in some way, be about aliens and monsters and stuff, but today they’ve released a 21-minute preview called The X-Files Re-Opened that casts some light on the specifics of the show’s story.
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