The Week In Sci-Fi

Clear your diary, take the phone of the hook and mentally prepare yourself for another week of glorious sci-fi action

MONDAY 8 AUGUST

Wesley Snipes opens up a can of whoopass in Blade , 5* at 9pm.

Thursdays, in their role as the new Fridays, occasionally intrude on our TV viewing, which is a problem when Torchwood Miracle Day is shown on that day. Thankfully, the Beeb know this so you can catch up tonight on BBC2 at 11:20pm

Ultra-violence, amazing outfits and an eyeball-scratching performance from Malcolm McDowell in A Clockwork Orange , ITV4 at 12:15am.

TUESDAY 9 AUGUST

The end is nigh as Smallville ’s final series gets an E4 airing at 9pm.

It’s all kicking off in Falling Skies , FX at 9pm.

Season 4 of A Town Called Eureka continues on Syfy at 9pm.

Sanctuary continues over on Watch at 9pm.

Peter Jackson monkeys around with King Kong , ITV2 at 9pm

You won’t like him when he’s angry – Ang Lee’s Hulk is on Sky One at 9pm

Angelina Jolie pouts her way to a few mil in Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow , E4 at 11pm

Middling Marvel movie fare in Elektra , Film4 at 10:55pm

It’s another Romero re-make, but seeing as zombies are so cool nowadays you might want to get involved anyway: Day Of The Dead is on ITV4 at 11pm.

WEDNESDAY 10 AUGUST

Brace yourself for an invasion of tiny blue people as The Smurfs In 3D hits cinemas today.

Will Smith takes on some naughty robots in the future in I, Robot , Film4 at 9pm.

A monster mash-up of the finest order, AVP: Alien Vs Predator battles it out on Film4 at 11:10pm.

More red hot Supernatural action can be found on Sky Living at 10pm.

Tim Burton’s Batman gets an airing on ITV2 at 10pm.

THURSDAY 11 AUGUST

Angry monkeys invade the cinemas today as Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes is released.

The Cape carries on dazzling criminals with clothing on Syfy at 8pm.

Angsty youths with hairier than normal backs howl it up in Teen Wolf , Sky Living at 8pm.

Warehouse 13 continues over on Syfy at 9pm.

Find out what’s happening in Torchwood Miracle Day on BBC One at 9pm.

Hallucinogenic Irish horror to bend your head, Shrooms is on 5* at 9pm.

FRIDAY 12 AUGUST

Head down to the Doctor Who Experience in London today and learn to Walk Like A Monster with Ailsa Berk, choreographer for Doctor Who, will be hosting live Walk Like A Monster master classes and teaching visitors how to walk and move like some of the Doctor’s enemies including the Cybermen and the Scarecrows.

Medium ’s final series continues over on Sky Living at 9pm.

Laugh it up with Futurama ,Sky One at 9pm.

SATURDAY 13 AUGUST

Perfect Saturday afternoon fantasy madness, Krull is on Channel 5 at 2:45pm.

Head to ITV1 at 6:25pm and find out what happens when Harry mixes it up with the big boys in Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix .

Will Smith is the last man alive in I Am Legend , 10:15pm on ITV 1.

SUNDAY 14 AUGUST

Frank Miller’s testosterone-fuelled take on ancient history, 300 , is on Channel 5 at 9pm.

Robert Downey Jnr becomes Tony Stark in Iron Man , Channel 4 at 6:40pm.