The Week In Sci-Fi

Game Of Thrones arrives on a tide of blood and brilliance, and there's a huge crop of bank holiday TV to keep your Easter suitably sci-fi

MONDAY 18 APRIL

Take the sting out of Monday morning by planning your DVD purchases for the week – you’ve got plenty to choose from: Will Young’s supernatural drama Bedlam , Doctor Who: Planet Of The Spiders , Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader , Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles Forever , K9 Series One Volume Two , Twilight Zone The Original Series Volume One , Mighty Thor: The Complete Series , Warlock and Tron: Legacy are all out today. Blimey!

Monday nights are suddenly looking, well, great - SG: U continues on Sky One at 8pm tonight.

The mighty Game Of Thrones , eagerly anticipated George RR Martin adaptation and SFX fave, begins on Sky Atlantic tonight at 9. Definitely not for kids…

The Event continues doing it's thang over on Channel 4 at 11:05pm.

TUESDAY 19 APRIL

The Powells and their powers keep on keepin' on in No Ordinary Family on Sky Living at 8pm.

Sexy school-age blood suckers a go-go on ITV2 tonight as The Vampire Diaries continues from 9pm.

We hope you're ready for the gun show, because it's a-comin' - Jean-Claude Van Damme brings both his arms to bear in Universal Soldier , 5USA at 9pm.

WEDNESDAY 20 APRIL

Charlton Heston shows Tim Burton how it should be done in the classic original Planet Of The Apes on Film4 at 6:50pm.

Fringe
-philes should make their merry way over to Sky One for10pm.

THURSDAY 21 APRIL

There's more Chuck on Sky Living from 8.

Things are getting pretty heated in V , on Syfy from 9pm.

Alternatively, you could always settle down for a night in with the original (and the best) Tremors , on ITV4 at 9:05pm.

FRIDAY 22 APRIL

Ease yourself in to the weekend with a visit to your local picture house to catch Luc Besson’s latest Adele Blanc-Sec , or Beauty And The Beast update Beastly .

Kick off your Friday night in true rock and roll style - with a nice, sedate slice of family-friendly Disney. Enchanted is on BBC One from 4:50pm.

Bank holiday gold is on offer over on BBC Three from 7:10 in the form of the peerless Raiders Of The Lost Ark.

SATURDAY 23 APRIL

Stone cold anime classic and perfect Saturday viewing Spirited Away can be found on BBC2 from 12:00 pm.

The title is a massive lie, but it's a fun piece of family oriented fluff - The Neverending Story is on ITV2 at 12:35pm.

Gary Sinise and Tim Robbins take a trip to the red planet in Mission To Mars , ITV4 from 12:35.

Ru-fi-o, Ru-fi-o - yes, that's right, Hook 's getting a bank holiday airing, on Channel Five from 3.35pm.

A little slice of Terry Gilliam madness to ease you in to Saturday evening sir? I thought as much - Time Bandits is on Film4 at 5.10pm.

New Who! Finally! “The Impossible Astronaut” goes into orbit in Doctor Who , BBC One at 6pm.

More Harrison Ford goodness in the shape of Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom is on BBC Three at 9pm.

SUNDAY 24 APRIL

Khaaaaan! Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan is on Film4 from 1pm.

All-new, CG heroes in a half shell can be found on 5* at 1pm in TMNT .

Feel the memories come flooding back with Mary Poppins , flawless Disney fantasy on BBC One at 1:30pm.

James Bond and Han Solo team up and take care of business: Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade is on BBC Three from 7pm.

Bill Murray ain't afraid of no ghost - check out Ghost Busters on Channel Five at 7:50 for proof.