The truth, apparently, is still out there. Thirteen years after "The X-Files" signed off as arguably the greatest sci-fi TV series ever, the band is getting back together for a six-episode revival. And, yes, we're stoked.
It's one more chance to see special agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) delve into dark mysteries, and maybe, get to the bottom of all that UFO craziness. Also returning are Walter Skinner (Mitch Pileggi) and the foreboding Cigarette Smoking Man (William B. Davis).
We're told the reboot is a blend of stand-alone episodes and ones that embrace the original show's mythology. Series creator Chris Carter wrote and directed three of them. Details: Premieres 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Fox.
ALSO ON OUR RADAR:
"Mercy Street": What can replace "Downton Abbey"? Maybe this Civil War saga -- the first American-made drama on PBS in more than 10 years. Details: 10 p.m. Jan. 17, PBS.
"American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson": Cuba Gooding Jr. plays O.J. Simpson, John Travolta is Robert Shapiro. OK, our curiosity is piqued. Details: 10 p.m. Feb. 2, FX.
"Vinyl": Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger are executive producers of this drama about the sex-and-drug-addled music business in the 1970s. Enough said. Details: 9 p.m. Feb. 14, HBO.