The Week In Science Fiction

  • Fancy a new DVD? Ricky Gervais writes, directs and tries not to tell the truth in The Invention Of Lying , Bruce Willis wears a shocker of a wig as his robot doppelganger in Surrogates , Grange Hill’s Mrs McLusky lives in a dystopian Britain in 1971 TV show The Guardians , and Doctor Who gets a Myths And Legends box set.
  • Terry Pratchett delivers this year's Richard Dimbleby Lecture at 10.35pm on BBC One.
  • MI High continues on BBC One at 4.35pm, while Eureka is on SCI FI at 9pm.


TUESDAY 2 FEBRUARY

  • SEASON PREMIERE! The Vampire Diaries makes its UK debut with a double episode on ITV2 from 9pm.
  • SEASON PREMIERE! Another new show gets underway, as BSG spin-off Caprica comes to Sky1. A double episode kicks off at 9pm.
  • The end of the world continues in the second series of Survivors on BBC One at 9pm (back after a week off because of the football). The second season of Dollhouse is back on SCI FI at the same time.
  • SCI-FI-LONDON hosts a premiere of Dante's Inferno at London's Apollo Piccadilly cinema.
  • The Oscar nominations get announced today . We’re putting money on Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen for best film.

WEDNESDAY 3 FEBRUARY

  • Start packing for the SFX Weekender . Not long to go now...



THURSDAY 4 FEBRUARY

  • The second and third Scott Pilgrim volumes , Scott Pilgrim Versus The World and Scott Pilgrim And The Infinite Sadness, are out today.
  • London's Forbidden Planet hosts an event based around the new 45 comic .

FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY

  • SEASON PREMIERE! The sixth and final season of Lost gets underway with a double episode on Sky1 from 9pm.

  • It’s finally here: the SFX Weekender starts today.
  • Astro Boy flies into the UK’s cinemas.
  • Salute The Dark , book four in Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Shadows Of The Apt series, is out today.
  • Life On Mars is on FX at 10pm.
  • Filk convention Van Der Filk comes to Grantham .

SATURDAY 4 FEBRUARY

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars is on Sky Movies Premiere at 5.30pm, while the fourth season of Heroes continues on BBC Two at 10pm.



SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY


  • More from the excellent Being Human on BBC Three at 9pm, followed by next week's (terrestrial) episode of Heroes at 10pm.

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