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The Week In Sci-Fi

Fill your boots with another seven days of super-powered science fiction


The Kevin Smith Collection , Quatermass And The Pit and Demolition Man all arrive on Blu-ray today, while Priest gets the full DVD, Blu-ray and 3D release. Nice.

Xavier's mutants get their big screen break in X-Men , Film4 at 9pm.

Catch up with the latest bit of Torchwood action, 12:20am BBC2.


Catch controversial king of chat and comic creator Jonathan Ross and artist Tommy Lee Edwards at Forbidden Planet’s London megastore, where they’ll be signing copies of Turf .

Take a visit to a strange little place called Eureka , Syfy at 9pm.

Heads up! There's more Falling Skies on FX at 9pm.

Clark carries on with his small-town superhero antics in Smallville , E4 at 9pm.

It's the sickest SF concept of recent years - find out what all the fuss was about in The Human Centipede , Syfy at 10pm.

Remember, Possession is nine tenths of the law - time travelling drama on BBC One, 11:35pm.


Forbidden Planet is opening its doors early for DC fans in honour of the New 52 re-launch , with its London megastore having a breakfast opening at 8am (there are free DC mini figures for the first 52 people in the queue) and stores in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Coventry, Croydon, Liverpool, Newcastle and Southampton opening at 8:30am.

Meanwhile, if you’re more of a Marvel type, Jonathan Hickman’s FF gets a hardback release today.

The awesome foursome return in Fantastic 4: Rise Of The Silver Surfer , on E4 at 8pm. If only they'd left Galactus as a giant man with a funny hat...

There's more Supernatural on Sky Living from 10pm.


The Cape continues on Syfy at 9pm.

Grrrrrr... There's more Teen Wolf on Sky Living tonight at 8pm.

Warehouse 13 continues on Syfy from 9pm.

Torchwood: Miracle Day continues over on BBC One (and in lovely HD) at 9pm. Some tough choices to be made of a Thursday night nowadays...

There's a sexy succubus on the loose as Lost Girl returns to Syfy at 10pm.

Will Smith is the last man alive on ITV2 at 10:45 in I Am Legend .

It's the end of the world as we know it - well, the end of the sun anyway - in Sunshine , 11:05pm on Film4.


Norwegian madness in the form of Troll Hunter arrives in cinemas today.

There's Futurama for all on Sky One at 8pm.

Peter Jackson goes ape with King Kong , ITV Two at 8pm.

Medium continues over on Sky Living at 9pm.

Catch Ripley’s return in Aliens , 11:05pm on Channel 4.


The curious can give Magic The Gathering a go at various Forbidden Planet stress today, which will be running games at various levels. Head to the Bristol megastore from 12pm to 4pm, Newcastle from 10am to 4pm or London from 4pm to 6pm.

The mighty Pat Mills and James McKay will be heading to Forbidden Planet in London today to sign copies of Flesh: The Dino Files , from 1pm.

Family fun in The Neverending Story , ITV2 at 1pm.

Amy is trapped in quarantine in Doctor Who , BBC One at 7:15pm.

The devil gets his rocks off in Rosemary's Baby , Film4 at 11:05pm.


Fill your boots with some East Anglian sci-fi goodness at Nor-Con , the Norwich Sci-Fi Club’s annual event.

Quirky Tim Burton fantasy fills the sleepy afternoon slot - Big Fish is on Channel 5 at 2:50pm.

Mel Gibson is a war-time test pilot thawed out in the modern era (ok, the early '90s) in Forever Young , 3:35pm on ITV3.