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Fox will revive 'The X-Files' for as a six-episode event series

Fox will revive 'The X-Files' for as a six-episode event series

The truth is still out there.

"The X-Files" will be back on Fox as a six-episode event series with its original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the network announced Tuesday. The short-run revival of one of TV's most successful sci-fi series ever comes 13 years after ending its nine-season run in prime time.

Series creator and executive producer Chris Carter will oversee the new version.

“I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” Carter said in a statement. “The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.”

Production on the series will begin this summer. Fox...

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