The Week In Sci-Fi

Buckle yourself in for another packed week in the wonderful world of SF

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Terry Gilliam classic Brazil , Transformers: Dark Of The Moon and Merlin Series 4, Volume One all arrive on Blu-ray/DVD at the retail outlet of your choice today.

Taylor goes after the Sixer mole in Terra Nova , on Sky One tonight at 8pm.

American Horror Story continues with part one of a two-part story on FX at 10pm.

Metallic suited justice reigns supreme in Robocop , 10pm on Channel 5.


Team Torchwood – that’s John Barrowman and Eve Myles to you – descends on HMV Oxford Street, London today at 6pm for a Miracle Day signing session

There’s more Haven on Syfy at 9pm.

True Blood continues over on Channel 4 at 11:10pm.


Will Smith takes on the shiny white robots of the future in I, Robot , E4 at 9pm

The apocalypse is here, but it’s not as you might expect in Right At Your Door , 11:55 on BBC One.


There are a few good reasons to head to your local bookshop today – three, in fact: Star Wars: Shadow Games , Phillip Palmer’s Artemis and a re-release of John W Campbell’s Who Goes There (the inspiration for The Thing From Another World).

Huge whirling chunks of angry metal are the order of the day in Transformers , 9pm on Film4.


It’s a red letter day for Mancunian fans of Stanislaw Lem! Independent publishers Comma Press are launching a new collection inspired by Lem with the event Stanislaw Lem: A Celebration. It takes place at Madlab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN. Entry is free, but email to book a place.

Just in time for Christmas, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part Two arrives on DVD, as does a complete eight-film Potter collection.

Delightful Scorsese family flick Hugo 3D arrives in the cinemas today.

Hershel has to deal with the fallout of keeping walkers in the garden in The Walking Dead , FX at 10pm.

Terry Gilliam masterpiece Brazil is on Film4 at 9pm, which’ll probably be annoying if you bought the Blu-ray on Monday…

Bruce Willis has a surprise in store in The Sixth Sense , 9pm on More 4.


Ancient Egyptian goings on really get out of hand in The Mummy , 3.20pm on ITV1.

They’re back to save NYC from the supernatural once again: it’s Ghostbusters 2 , 5.55pm on Channel 5.

A shrine is discovered in the forest in Merlin , BBC One at 8pm.

The virus evolves in 28 Weeks Later , 10pm on E4.


Bristolians! Today’s the day to discover a new hobby – find out what Magic: The Gathering is all about at the Forbidden Planet Bristol Megastore.

Fantasy based on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials The Golden Compass is on 5.55pm Channel 4.

Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror begins on Channel 4 at 9pm.

Rudy gets more than he bargained for after a one night stand in Misfits , E4 at 10pm.

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