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The Week In Sci-Fi

Prepare yourself for another seven days of scintillating science fiction...


The dead are rising up – it can only mean the new SFX Zombie Special is hitting shelves today! Grab your copy quick before civilisation crumbles (you can win loads of free stuff simply by tweeting about it - seriously!).

It’s hammer time – Thor is out on DVD and Blu-ray today.

Brendan Fraser makes a pact with the devil (we always knew there was something dodgy about Liz Hurley) in Bedazzled , 7:15pm on Film4.

If you missed new BBC Three fantasy The Fades (and shame on you if you did, it rocks) you can catch it again tonight at 10:30pm.


Jean Claude Van Damme plays around with the time-space continuum in Time Cop , 9pm on 5USA.

Clark gets involved in an alternate reality in Smallville , E4 at 9pm.

Take a trip to Bon Temps in True Blood , Channel 4 at 11:45pm/


A 16 year old girl discovers she's a witch in new Sky Living show Secret Circle at 8pm.

Top-notch fantasy over on BBC Three at 9pm as The Fades continues.

The mighty Fringe returns to Sky One at 10pm.

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


There’s plenty of fresh reading material to get your teeth into today, including Darren Shan’s Palace Of The Damned , Doctor Who: The Silent Stars Go By by Dan Abnett and a decadent looking hardcover re-release of George RR Martin’s A Clash Of Kings .

The Abandon Normal Devices Festival starts in Liverpool this week. Check out the full programme here .

Warehouse 13 continues on Syfy from 9pm.

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


Audio Who -based goodness abounds today – check out Seventh Doctor stories The Doomsday Quatrain and House Of Blue Fire , Bernice Summerfield Box Set 1: Epoch and Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles The Memory Cheats .

He cause a ruckus while promoting it - Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia arrives in cinemas today.

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

Catch big Arnold in Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines , 10pm on Watch.


Catch classic Roald Dahl animation The BFG at 12:30pm on ITV3.

There's nothing like a bit of Saturday afternoon Trek - Star Trek: Insurrection is on Film4 at 1pm.

Follow that up with even more sci-fi animation in The Iron Giant , 2:20pm on More4.

Answers finally arrive tonight - find out how the Doctor is going to get out of this one in Doctor Who , BBC One at 7:05pm.

Don't miss Pegg and Frost's finest hour - Shaun Of The Dead , 10:45pm on ITV1.

Brace yourself for some blood-curdling horror in Saw II , 11:50pm on Film4.


JJ Abrams re-boots a legend in glorious style in Star Trek , Channel 4 at 6:30pm.

Hayden Christensen discovers an ability to - well, guess it from the title - Jumper , 8pm on E4.

Catch up with The Walking Dead before season two hits, 10:50pm on FX.