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The Week In Sci-Fi

The Weekender finally arrives on Thursday, but if you're not coming along, there's plenty of sci-fi goodness to sustain you through the week...


Head to Film4 at 6:50pm for Star Trek: Nemesis , starring soon-to-be Bane Tom Hardy as naughty Picard-a-like Shinzon,

If you missed it on Sunday or simply want to lap it up all over again, Being Human is repeated on BBC Three at 10:30pm.

Plenty of DVD’s land in the shops today, including horror comedy The Last Lovecraft: Relic Of Cthulhu , Jon Pertwee Who six-parter The Mutants , K9 Series One and The Mole People . Lovely stuff!


No Ordinary Family continues on Watch at 8pm, while The Vampire Diaries keeps the children of the night happy over on ITV2 at 9pm.


Too busy gallivanting on Saturday night to catch Primeval ? No worries, it’s on again tonight on ITV2 at 7pm. Meanwhile the Winchesters return to UK screen as Supernatural ’s sixth season kicks off on Sky Living.

Relax with a smoke and a pancake with Austin Powers In Goldmember at 9pm on Film4.


The SFX Weekender begins with a cheeky pre-party.

John Travolta and Tom Jane star in the 2004 version of Marvel's The Punisher on Five at 10pm, while time-hopping drama Marchlands begins on ITV1 at 9pm.

In the Big Smoke today? Head to Forbidden Planet and catch Jon Courtenay Grimwood and Kate Griffin as they sign everything in sight.

Bookshop shelves welcome Kevin J Anderson and Brian Herbert’s Hellhole and William Peter Blatty’s The Redemption today.


The Weekender gets into its stride with the main events kicking off today. Exciting times ahoy!

A brand new big screen outing from boobs and bites specialist Hammer in the form of Wild Wood hits cinema screens today.

Sookie gets down and dirty with the vampire population of Bon Temps in True Blood on FX at 10pm.

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s The Sea Watch , book six of his Shadows Of The Apt series, is released today.


War is hell, especially a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The Clone Wars continue making widows on Sky Movies Premiere at 10am and again at 5:30pm today.

Michael Keaton brings the scowl to the cowl in Tim Burton's Batman on ITV2 at 9pm.

Primeval continues on its mission to rid the world of its pesky dinosaur problem on ITV1 at 7pm.


Series three of Being Human continues to give us hope in British made science fiction on BBC3 at 9pm.

The Weekender draws to a close, and we all return back to normality. Boo…