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The Week In Sci-Fi

A treasure trove of tasty sci-fi treats including the return of True Blood , The Green Hornet and of course a brand new issue of SFX await you this week...


The Enterprise’s finest captains have a close encounter as Kirk meets Picard in Star Trek: Generations on Film 4 at 6:40pm in,

Alternatively, you can get a fix of territorial big brained aliens on ITV4 at 7:55pm as Mars Attacks .

Tom Baker as a cactus: the five words that should ensure you jump at the chance to own Doctor Who: Meglos on DVD, which is released today. Fans of Mila Jovovich’s uncanny ability to kick ass also have something to celebrate today, with Resident Evil: Afterlife is out on DVD and Blu-ray today.


Tune in to Watch at 8pm to find out why No Ordinary Family is able to reduce certain exasperated SFX staffers to jibbering rage fuelled wrecks.

If underwhelming superhero sitcoms don’t quite float your boat, head over to ITV1 at 10:35 as chiselled everyman Clive Owen teams up with a stoned Michael Caine to save the world of 2027 in Children Of Men .


Huzzah! SFX 205 is on sale today - look out for Pegg and Frost's alien encounter in Paul on the cover.

Harrison Ford dons the fedora and upsets the locals in Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom on BBC1 at 8:10pm.

If you spent your Saturday night out gallivanting, worry ye not – you can catch up with the latest instalment of Primeval tonight on ITV2 at 8pm.


Author Rod Rees is at large in the capital today to launch Winter , the first part of his four-part The Demi Monde saga, at the Forbidden Planet Megastore. For details visit here

Got a hankering for a bit of classic Buffy The Vampire Slayer ? Feed your addiction on SyFy at 7pm - you know you want to...

For all the sadists out there, M. Night Shyamalan’s epic raspberry The Last Airbender can be seen in all it’s three dimensional pomp on Sky 3D at 11:00pm.


Brace yourself for some serious kung fu fighting with Seth Rogan as The Green Hornet hits cinemas today.

Fancy some fast paced Marvel cartoon action? Of course you do – join The Incredible Hulk as he fights his way to freedom on Planet Hulk on Sky Movies Premiere at 4pm.

Meanwhile Bill, Sookie and the rest of the over sexed inhabitants of Bon Temps return to our screen with series three of True Blood beginning on FX at 10pm.


Get down and dirty with Dooku and co in The Clone Wars on Sky Movies Premiere at 10am.

Fill your Saturday night with dino dodging of the highest calibre courtesy of Primeval on ITV1 at 7pm.


Snap up SFX sister mag Comic Heroes - issue 4 features the League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen and a bluffers guide to Batman - the perfect accompaniment to roast beef and the Antiques Roadshow .