The Week In Sci-Fi

Seven days of science fiction heaven await...

MONDAY 16 MAY

Your bank account better brace itself – there are an awful lot of DVDs released today, including The Walking Dead Season One , The Frankenstein Experiment , Gulliver’s Travels , The Girl Who Jumped Through Time and Thor: Tales Of Asgard .

Game Of Thrones continues in all its horse-beheading, strictly for grown-ups glory on Sky Atlantic tonight at 9pm.

Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment dabble with dead folks in The Sixth Sense , Channel 4 at 10pm.

The Event continues over on Channel 4 at 11:05pm.

The second half of Caprica ’s first season returns to Sky One at 11:15pm. Huzzah!

TUESDAY 17 MAY

The Witcher 2: Assassins Of The King is out on PC today. Prepare to dedicate many, many hours of your life to your computer.

The Vampire Diaries continues tonight on ITV2 from 9pm.

Farewell, Powells and your selection of superpowers. You will be missed. By someone, somewhere. Probably. No Ordinary Family comes to an end on Watch at 8pm.

Questionable big-screen adaptation for 2000AD 's futuristic fascist as Sylvester Stallone takes on Judge Dredd , Sky One at 9pm.

Misfits is all up in Channel 4’s grill tonight, as the re-run of season two continues at 11:05pm.

WEDNESDAY 18 MAY

Depp and Cruz swash the buckles and stretch out Disney’s piratical franchise a little bit further than is strictly necessary as Pirates Of The Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides hits cinemas.

Angelina Jolie brings both her talents to bear in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider , BBC Three at 9pm.

Kevin Bacon is a bit of an invisible bastard in Hollow Man , Channel Five at 10pm.

Fringe continues over on Sky tonight at 10pm.

Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson run down lots of futuristic corridors in The Island , ITV2 11pm.

THURSDAY 19 MAY

There's more Chuck on Sky Living from 8.

Aliens! Loads of them! Aaaargh! More V on Syfy from 9pm.

Psychoville twists every available melon on BBC Two at 10pm.

Vic Armstong, stuntman for the stars, is signing his new novel The World’s Greatest Stuntman on at Forbidden Planet’s London megastore from 6pm.

FRIDAY 20 MAY

First person shooter Brink and Dragon Quest IV: Realms Of Revelation arrive in games stores today.

Quick, hide! Mars Attacks on ITV4 at 7:55pm.

It's not as good as the first one, but hell, it's still pretty damn enjoyable. Ghostbusters II is on Fiver at 9pm.

SATURDAY 21 MAY

Roger Moore cracks out the eyebrows in Moonraker , ITV1 at 3:05pm.

It's awful. Just awful. But if you're bed-bound and have a TV stuck on Channel Five, you might as well watch The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen at 4:50pm.

Part one of Doctor Who two-parter "The Rebel Flesh" hits BBC One at 6:45pm

Costner's folly, but actually, not as bad as you might think - get wet on Waterworld , tonight on ITV2 at 10:45pm.

SUNDAY 22 MAY

Michael J Fox heads back to the wild west in Back To The Future Part III , ITV1 4:20pm.

Clive Owen and Keira Knightly make the most of this slightly ridiculous take on King Arthur , on Watch at 8pm.