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The Week In Sci-Fi

Prepare yourself, Earthlings - it's time for another week packed with glorious science fiction...


There’s a killer haul of lovely, fresh DVDs to snap up today, including Fright Night , Real Steel , Tales From The Dark Side Season Two and Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark , while Repo Man makes its Blu-ray debut.

Grimm 's first season continues over on Watch from 9pm.

Will Smith is one man and his dog in a sea of vampire-things in I Am Legend , ITV2 at 9pm.

Gonzo undead cop-comedy Death Valley continues on MTV at 10pm.

George Clooney sharpens his stakes in From Dusk Till Dawn , 11:25pm on Film4.


The ultimate modern Marvel icon, Iron Man hits Film4 at 9pm.


Get a bit of mid-week Bill Shatner in your life as Star Trek V: The Final Frontier warps on to Film4 at 6:55pm

Fringe continues at10pm on Sky One.


Catch season two of Lost Girl over on Syfy, also at 9pm.

Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt are hungry for blood - as is a tiny Kirsten Dunst - in Interview With A Vampire , 9pm on Sky Atlantic.

A slice of Kiwi sci-fi lands on Syfy in the form of The Almighty Johnsons , from 10pm.


Film4 FrightFest descends on Glasgow, screening 11 grisly titles.

In need of a laugh? Or a stifled giggle, perhaps? Or maybe just a smile? Epic Movie might just provide one of the above. No promises though - 9pm on Film4.

Get your weekly fix of zombie madness in The Walking Dead , FX at 10pm.


Attendance is essential for true believers at the London Super Comic Convention , which includes the mighty Stan Lee among its guests. Meanwhile up in Glasgow Chales Stross visits Satellite 3 .

It's ace, and the perfect Saturday afternoon film - Howl's Moving Castle , is on BBC Two at 12pm.

Catch Marvel's first family in Fantastic Four , 1pm on Film4.

Jim Carey is superb in The Mask , 5:40pm on Comedy Central.

Join Brendan Fraser for a bit if mummified hi-jinks in The Mummy 6:50pm on ITV2.

Spielberg classic Close Encounters Of The Third Kind gets an airing at 7:15pm on 5USA.

Will Smith puts on his serious face again in I, Robot , 9pm Film4.


Complete your weekend of Egyptian adventure with The Mummy Returns , 6:50pm ITV2.

Ah, we love it so - Being Human continues on BBC Three at 9pm.

True Blood 's fourth season continues on FX tonight at 10pm.