After months of waiting, Fox have finally unveiled a trailer for their upcoming revival of The X-Files. With original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson set to return, alongside series creator Chris Carter, the six new episodes will premiere with a special two-night event on Sunday 24th and Monday 25th January. Take a look at the trailer below for your first glimpse of the return of a certain chain-smoking villain…
BBC Two have released a teaser trailer for their epic, new drama The Last Kingdom. Set in 872, when much of England had been brought under Viking control, the kingdom of Wessex stands defiant under the rule of Alfred the Great. The series follows Uhtred, the son of a Saxon nobleman who was kidnapped by the Vikings as a child, who finds his loyalty tested when he must choose between the country of his birth and the culture of those who raised him.
Hit podcast Serial is set to become a TV series. Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Lego Movie) are teaming up with Fox 21 Television Studios to create an hour-long drama based on the true-crime series from Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder. Rather than focus on a new case, the series will likely give a behind the scenes look at how a podcast such as Serial is made.
Cynthia Nixon (Sex & The City) has signed up to appear as a guest star in The Affair, which returns later this year for its second season. Nixon will play Marilyn Sanders, a couples therapist who is working with Noah (Dominic West) and Alison (Maura Tierney).
Fox UK have released a trailer for Da Vinci’s Demons, which returns for its third and final series on Sunday 25th October. The new series sees Leonardo (Tom Riley) reeling from the discovery that his weapons designs have been stolen and given to the invading Ottoman army.
Morning Has Broken, a new Channel 4 series from Julia Davis (Hunderby) and Nick Mohammed (Drifters), has cast David Schwimmer (Friends) in a leading role. The series revolves around a morning talk show host who, after eight years of high ratings, begins to lose viewers. Schwimmer will play an American producer brought in to save the show.
Channel 4 have renewed their Greg Davies fronted series, Man Down, for a third season. The show revolves around Dan (Davies) a childish idiot stuck with a teaching job he doesn’t want and surrounded by a set of uniquely dysfunctional friends. The new season is expected to air sometime in 2016.