The Week In Sci-Fi

Strap yourself in for another packed seven days…

MONDAY 18 JULY

Missed the start of Torchwood last week? Have no fear, the Beeb is showing episode one of Miracle Day again tonight on BBC Two at 11:20pm.

Comic book clichés abound as Alec Baldwin’s pulpy comic book hero takes on evildoers on ITV4 with The Shadow at 11:55pm.

TUESDAY 19 JULY

Falling Skies continues on FX at 9pm.

Catch up with the inhabitants of Smallville on E4 at 9pm.

Rounding off the weekly Tuesday night 9pm battle for the hearts and minds of science fiction fans across the UK, Sanctuary continues over on Watch.

WEDNESDAY 20 JULY

Robin Ince’s School For Gifted Children Summer Science Fiction Module arrives at the British Library.

Enjoy an evening in the company of Sam and Dean in Supernatural, Sky Living from 10pm.

THURSDAY 21 JULY

Artist Chris Foss will be signing copies of Hardware , the new collection of his finest work, at Forbidden Planet’s London Megastore from 6pm.

SFX ’s on-the-ground Comic-Con coverage kicks off over on SFX.co.uk, not to mention the launch of our shiny new website.

Lacrosse-playing emo kids let their inner animal run wild in Teen Wolf , Sky Living tonight at 8pm.

Episode two of Torchwood: Miracle Day can be found on BBC One (and in lovely HD) at 9pm.

Cut-price caped crusader The Cape premieres on Syfy tonight at 8pm.

FRIDAY 22 JULY

Cars 2 races into cinemas today.

Medium series seven continues over on Sky Living at 9pm.

Huzzah! There’s brand new Futurama on Sky One at 8pm.

SATURDAY 23 JULY

A ton of British authors will be heading down to Forbidden Planet’s Shaftesbury Avenue store at 1pm today to sign copies of Spirit Of Hope , a graphic novel anthology that was put together to help raise cash for victims of natural disasters in New Zealand and Japan.

It’s a busy day in the West End of London, as US cartoonist Berkeley Breathed also pops along to Forbidden Planet’s Megastore to sign copies of his latest Bloom County from 4pm.

The latest episode of Camelot ’s short-lived series in on Channel Four at 9pm, while over on E4 an hour later you can catch Kevin Smith’s bible-bothering Dogma .

SUNDAY 24 JULY

Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones gets in terrestrial premiere on Channel Four at 9pm.

If you fancy something a bit more… well, Terminator-y, Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines is on Channel 5 at 9pm.