This Week In Science Fiction


MONDAY 14 DECEMBER

  • Set your remote control to ITV4 for Dollhouse (9pm) and Sanctuary (10pm).
  • Get more Star Trek: The Original Series Remastered on CBS Action, tonight and every weeknight at 6pm and 9pm.


TUESDAY 15 DECEMBER

  • Catch Paradox on BBC One at 9pm, Eastwick on Hallmark from 9pm and Medium at 10pm on Living.


WEDNESDAY 16 DECEMBER

  • Get an early Christmas present for yourself, with the brand spanking new SFX 191 .
  • More True Blood on Channel 4 at 10pm.
  • David Tennant’s the guest host on a special Doctor Who-themed Never Mind The Buzzcocks on BBC Two at 10pm. You'll be seeng plenty of him this Christmas!
  • Call Of Duty: World At War: Zombies is released online for iPhone and iPod Touch.



THURSDAY 17 DECEMBER

  • SEASON FINALE! It's the last in the series of the fantastic Misfits on E4 at 10pm Fingers crossed for a second season.
  • Will this be the day that changed cinema, or just a load of blue aliens? Find out as James Cameron’s Avatar arrives in cinemas.
  • Robert Rankin’s latest, Retromancer , lands in bookstores. You can read an interview with the man in the brand new SFX!


FRIDAY 18 DECEMBER

  • Only a week to go until Christmas!
  • Suit up for the ’70s with Life On Mars on FX at 10pm.

SATURDAY 19 DECEMBER

  • SEASON FINALE! Catch Merlin 's second season closer on BBC One at 5.45pm, and Defying Gravity on BBC Two at 11.25pm.



SUNDAY 20 DECEMBER


  • You’re running out of time to do your Christmas shopping . Don’t want to panic you, but don’t you think you should have it done by now? Come on, people!

Got an event you'd like to see in SFX's listings? Drop us a line at sfxevents@futurenet.co.uk .

MONDAY 7 DECEMBER

  • With FlashForward now on its winter break (except for the repeat of last week's episode on Fiver at 8pm), it's time for Dollhouse (9pm) and Sanctuary (10pm) on ITV4.
  • The good thing about winter is it’s like blockbuster season for DVDs. Today’s big-hitting debutants are Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince and GI Joe: The Rise Of Cobra (though on second thoughts, the latter isn't much of a good thing).
  • Get more Star Trek: The Original Series Remastered on CBS Action, tonight and every weeknight at 6pm and 9pm.


TUESDAY 8 DECEMBER

  • Catch Paradox on BBC One at 9pm, Eastwick on Hallmark from 9pm and Medium at 10pm on Living. It’s also the final Stargate Universe of the year at 8pm on Sky1, but fear not – Robert Carlyle and co will be back in 2010.


WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER

  • More True Blood on Channel 4 at 10pm.



THURSDAY 10 DECEMBER

  • Misfits continues on E4 at 10pm.
  • Just a fortnight’s worth of shopping days before Christmas. Here’s a prezzie idea: Stephen Irwin’s new book The Darkening .


FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER

  • Go to the pictures to see how Spike Jonze has turned Maurice Sendak’s kids’ classic Where The Wild Things Are into a full-length movie.
  • Suit up for the ’70s with Life On Mars on FX at 10pm.

SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER

  • It's the penultimate Merlin 's on BBC One at 6pm, Star Wars: The Clone Wars is on Sky Movies Premiere at 7.30pm, and Defying Gravity 's on BBC Two at 11.40pm.
  • John Barrowman takes a break from being in every show on telly (almost) by starring in Robin Hood , this year’s panto at Cardiff’s New Theatre .
  • Robert Rankin signs his latest, Retromancer , at London's Forbidden Planet , while Andy Remic signs his own latest, Hardcore , at Liverpool's Forbidden Planet .
  • Documentary Shelved takes a look at the cancellation of Doctor Who episode Shada in 1979. It's on Radio 4 at 10.30am.



SUNDAY 13 DECEMBER


  • Finish the weekend with a bit of Fringe on Sky1 at 10pm. This week it comes with SPOILER! added Leonard Nimoy.

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