In perfect Dana Scully fashion, “The X-Files
” star Gillian Anderson
dryly demolished one explanation for why there won’t be a 12th season of the show.
After TVLine’s Michael Ausiello
tweeted an article explaining that Fox
didn’t intend to make a 12th season due to Anderson’s exit from the series, Anderson responded, “Well Michael, the truth is…after exit of 77% of viewership.”
Well Michael, the truth is…after exit of 77% of viewership. https://t.co/WyaHQnR3gt
— Gillian Anderson (@GillianA) May 14, 2018
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The show’s ratings for its 11th season have been dismal, with the show’s finale even failing to compete with prior episodes in the season and earning only a 0.8/4 rating and 3.4 million viewers.
Anderson departed the show after the revived 11th season and the show’s creator Chris Carter