“The X-Files”: Sexy Paranoia

The X-Files was one of Fox’s first hit dramas, and its 10 successful seasons quickly became part of the network’s foundation. Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny’s smoldering chemistry helped them become household names. The writer’s room contained future showrunners Howard Gordon (24) and Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad). On the eve of six-episode reunion special The Hollywood Reporter gathered the principals to discuss the show’s origins and success.

When ‘The X-Files’ Became A-List: An Oral History of Fox’s Out-There Success Story

HollywoodReporter.com, 1.7.16