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Fox Developing An Animated THE X-FILES Spinoff

August 28, 2020 by  
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THE X-FILES Spinoff

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Fox is developing an animated THE X-FILES spinoff, the network confirms. (TVLine was first to report the news.)

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THE X-FILES Cast and Crew Recreate the Theme Song for Charity

August 21, 2020 by  
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The X-Files cast theme song

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More than 30 members of THE X-FILES cast and crew reunited to recreate the show’s iconic theme song—for a good cause.

In the video, series stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny were joined by a group of memorable faces who performed the theme song twice: once a capella and then with fan-created lyrics by Jennifer Large and Rebecca MacDonald. The goal? To raise funds for the World Central Kitchen. (Fans can donate either directly through YouTube or via the WCK site.)

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Couch Madness: The 2020 Winners!

April 13, 2020 by  
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For the past few weeks, Give Me My Remote launched our own kind of bracket, pitting similarly titled episodes against each other in what we dubbed Couch Madness. (Credit for the excellent name goes fellow reporter Chris Hayner.)

And now, we have our first winners! Keep reading for the shows that went all the way with “Ghost,” “The End,” “Requiem,” “Bound,” “Tabula Rasa,” and “The Ghost in the Machine.” (You can also check out all the previous brackets here.) Read more

Couch Madness Final Round: ‘Requiem’

April 6, 2020 by  
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In honor of what should have been NCAA tournament season, Give Me My Remote is running our own kind of bracket, pitting similarly titled episodes against each other: Couch Madness! (Credit for the excellent name goes fellow reporter Chris Hayner.)

The seeding is simple: rather than quality, we’re going by air date (with the oldest episode getting the #1 slot and the newest getting #8). With Peak TV, this will not include every single show that has used this title; rather, we picked a selection from what was available.

It’s now up for the final round, which will run from Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10.

Next in this last match-up? “Requiem.” Keep reading for the bracket, episode descriptions (from IMDB), and the poll. (For the other episodes competing, check out all the brackets here!) Read more

Couch Madness Final Round: ‘The End’

April 6, 2020 by  
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In honor of what should have been NCAA tournament season, Give Me My Remote is running our own kind of bracket, pitting similarly titled episodes against each other: Couch Madness! (Credit for the excellent name goes fellow reporter Chris Hayner.)

The seeding is simple: rather than quality, we’re going by air date (with the oldest episode getting the #1 slot and the newest getting #8). With Peak TV, this will not include every single show that has used this title; rather, we picked a selection from what was available.

It’s now up for the final round, which will run from Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10.

Next up in this last match-up? “The End.” Keep reading for the bracket, episode descriptions (from IMDB), and the poll. (For the other episodes competing, check out all the brackets here!) Read more

Daily Dose of Joy: THE X-FILES’ Mulder Teaches Scully to Play Baseball

March 26, 2020 by  
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Mulder Scully Baseball

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[This is part of our ongoing series. We all need joy right now. Here’s hoping this helps.] Read more

Top 15 Shows and Episodes of 2018

December 27, 2018 by  
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In case you haven’t heard, there’s a lot of TV. A lot. Close to 500 scripted shows, in fact. That’s made these “end of year” lists absolutely brutal.

So here are a few caveats:

1) This is a hybrid list of the best episodes and shows I watched this year. My rules were I could only have one overlap with show and episode (which also happens to be my personal pick for best show/episode of the year) and I couldn’t pick a show if I hadn’t finished every episode that aired in 2018. (That also means shows I really have been enjoying like KIDDING and ESCAPE FROM DANNEMORA aren’t on the list. There just are not enough hours in the day.)

2) Given the sheer amount of TV, it’s quite possible/probable your favorite isn’t represented here. I’m sorry! But feel free to let me know what particularly excited you this year in the comments.

That being said, here is the list (in alphabetical order)…

Top 15 Shows and Episodes of 2018

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THE X-FILES: Twenty Years Later, ‘How the Ghosts Stole Christmas’ Is Still a Gift

December 13, 2018 by  
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How the Ghosts Stole Christmas

Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Mulder (David Duchovny) in THE X-FILES’ “How the Ghosts Stole Christmas.” (Credit: Fox)

It’s difficult to single out a definitive episode of THE X-FILES, a show that never wanted to be easily defined. But if you had to try, you could do a lot worse than “How the Ghosts Stole Christmas,” a holiday treat that comes almost dangerously close to embodying everything that makes Fox Mulder and Dana Scully work.

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GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Out of the Box Episode – Vote Now!

July 3, 2018 by  
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After nearly two weeks of Give Me My Remote readers nominating their television favorites from the past year, it’s time to vote for the 2018 GMMR TV Awards!

The categories have varying amount of nominees (any category that received just one nomination—no matter how many votes it got—is the automatic winner and won’t need to be voted in via poll), but you’ll have at least two options to choose between in each poll.

Next up: “Favorite Out of the Box Episode.” (Episodes that are outside of the show’s normal format.)

Take a look at your nominees and then vote for your choice below!

GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Out of the Box Episode

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“Off The Record” (LUCIFER) Credit: Michael Courtney/FOX

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GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Actress (Drama) – Vote Now!

July 3, 2018 by  
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After nearly two weeks of Give Me My Remote readers nominating their television favorites from the past year, it’s time to vote for the 2018 GMMR TV Awards!

The categories have varying amount of nominees (any category that received just one nomination—no matter how many votes it got—is the automatic winner and won’t need to be voted in via poll), but you’ll have at least two options to choose between in each poll.

Next up? “Favorite Actress (Drama).”

Take a look at your nominees and then vote for your choice below!

GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Actress (Drama)

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Gillian Anderson (THE X-FILES) Credit: Frank Ockenfels/FOX

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GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Actor (Drama) – Vote Now!

July 3, 2018 by  
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After nearly two weeks of Give Me My Remote readers nominating their television favorites from the past year, it’s time to vote for the 2018 GMMR TV Awards!

The categories have varying amount of nominees (any category that received just one nomination—no matter how many votes it got—is the automatic winner and won’t need to be voted in via poll), but you’ll have at least two options to choose between in each poll.

First up for your voting? “Favorite Actor (Drama).”

Take a look at your nominees and then vote for your choice below!

GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Actor (Drama)

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David Duchovny (THE X-FILES) Credit: Frank Ockenfels/FOX

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THE X-FILES: ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ Photos

March 8, 2018 by  
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THE X-FILES 10-episode season is nearly over—and this Wednesday’s hour is the final standalone installment of season 11.

In “Nothing Lasts Forever,” Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully’s (Gillian Anderson) investigation into organ thefts leads them in a much, much, much creepier direction: a cult obsessed with staying young.

Check out some photos from the hour.

THE X-FILES

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THE X-FILES: L-R: David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in the "Nothing Lasts Forever" episode of THE X-FILES airing Wednesday, March 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Shane Harvey/FOX

THE X-FILES, Wednesdays, 8/7c, Fox

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THE X-FILES: 4 Teases About ‘Familiar’

March 6, 2018 by  
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After just barely surviving an elaborate A.I. attack in last week’s episode of THE X-FILES, Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) are back to more human matters in Wednesday’s new hour. (But, you know, as a reminder, always tip your freaking robot waiters/chefs. Never forget the lessons of “Rm9sbG93ZXJz.”)

In “Familiar,” Fox previews that “Mulder and Scully investigate the brutal animal attack of a little boy in Connecticut, while suspecting darker forces are at play.” And, unfortunately for the town, that’s just the start of their problems.

And, of course, things are never exactly as they seem. While we don’t want to reveal (or spoil) too much, here are a few more teases about the episode. Read more

THE X-FILES: ‘Familiar’ Photos

March 5, 2018 by  
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When a young boy is brutally attacked by what appears to be an animal on Wednesday’s episode of THE X-FILES, Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) are on the case to figure out what went wrong. But naturally, they don’t believe things are exactly as they appear.

Check out some photos from “Familiar”:

THE X-FILES

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THE X-FILES: A mysterious creature in the "Familiar" episode of THE X-FILES airing Wednesday, March 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Shane Harvey/FOX

THE X-FILES, Wednesdays, 8/7c, Fox

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THE X-FILES: ‘Rm9sbG93ZXJz’ Photos

February 23, 2018 by  
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In Wednesday’s episode of THE X-FILES “Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) find themselves targets in a deadly game of cat and mouse.” And while the duo has found themselves in tough spots before, the hour, “Rm9sbG93ZXJz”—written by Shannon Hamblin & Kristen Cloke, and directed by Glen Morgan—is told with only a handful of lines of dialogue.

Check out some photos from the ambitious installment:

THE X-FILES

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THE X-FILES: L-R: David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in the "Rm9sbG93ZXJz" episode of THE X-FILES airing Wednesday, Feb. 28 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Shane Harvey/FOX

THE X-FILES, Wednesdays, 8/7c, Fox

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