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‘X-Files,’ Ryan Murphy’s ‘9-1-1’ Set January Premiere Dates on Fox

Both “The X-Files” and the new Ryan Murphy drama “9-1-1” will premiere on Wednesday, January 3 on Fox, the network announced Wednesday.

The 10-episode second installment of “The X-Files” will kick off at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The series is executive produced by creator Chris Carter and Glen Morgan, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning in their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

Mitch Pileggi also returns as FBI Asst. Director Walter Skinner. Additionally, the all-new episodes will feature guest-star appearances by Annabeth Gish, Robbie Amell, Lauren Ambrose, Karin Konoval, Barbara Hershey, Haley Joel Osment and William B. Davis, who reprises his role as Cigarette Smoking Man. Fox aired the first installment of the revived series beginning in January of last year.

Following “The X-Files,” “9-1-1” will have its series debut at 9 p.m. ET/PT. From creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear, the series explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations.

The series stars Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, and Connie Britton. Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds, Kenneth Choi, and Rockmond Dunbar also star. Brad Buecker directs the premiere episode and serves as an executive producer, along with Alexis Martin Woodall and Bassett.

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