Geek shows and movies on UK TV in the coming week

Merlin and Peep Show return, True Blood gets better, and there's a whole host of great movies in Gaye's TV week round-up...

Terry Gilliam's Brazil

This week’s True Blood, at 10:00pm tonight and 12:05am in the wee hours of tomorrow is entitled I Don’t Wanna Know. But you so do, because there are only two eps to go and disturbing visions and revelations give clues to what’s in store for Sookie in Bon Temps, Bill in Vamp court and Eddie in the basement.

This is the magic month in Tellyland with lots of goodness brewing up and coming to a boil. We start with a slow simmer and the new (6th) series of Peep Show on Channel 4 at 10:00pm tonight with Merlin‘s second series opener on Saturday the 19th at 6:40pm on BBC1.

Now then, feast on these movies until there’s more telly show salad to add to your daily diet. And, as always, if there’s anything we’ve missed, let everyone know below.

Please also note: the ordinal numbers for dates will help you scan through this simple list with your browser’s search function. Enter ’19th’ in your browser’s Find box or window to highlight and/or tab through all movies shown on Saturday. Enjoy!

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24: RedemptionOn: Sky3Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 00:10am

300On: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 00:55am (and 8:00pm 24th Sept)

After HoursOn: ITV3Date: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 11:00pm

Almost FamousOn: Sky1Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm 20th Sept)

American BeautyOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 03:25am

Arlington RoadOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 6:00pm

Back To The FutureOn: fiveDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 4:55pm

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Bad Day At Black RockOn: TCMDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 5:15pm (and 9:05am 24th Sept)

BatmanOn: BravoDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Bravo+1)

Blade RunnerOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 7:00pm

Blazing SaddlesOn: TCMDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm

BrazilOn: BBC 1Date: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 00:05am

Buffalo ’66On: Sky Movies IndieDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 10:00pm

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Buffy The Vampire SlayerOn: Channel 4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 01:25am

Bulletproof MonkOn: E4Date: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm E4+1)

Burn After ReadingOn: Sky Movies PremiereDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 11:55pm (and 00:55am 19th Sept Premiere+1)

Carlito’s WayOn: ITV1Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 00:25am

Casino RoyaleOn: ITV1Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 9:15pm

Chitty Chitty Bang BangOn: ITV1Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 2:45pm

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Close Encounters Of The Third KindOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 08:00am (and 4:25pm)

ConeheadsOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 03:20am

Continental DivideOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 04:50am

Dark CityOn: TCMDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 00:55am 23rd Sept)

DarkmanOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 10:40pm (and 2:25am 21st Sept)

Death Becomes HerOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 1:00pm (and 8:00pm)

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Die HardOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 01:05am

Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Thursday 24th SeptemberTime: 2:35pm

Dodgeball: A True Underdog StoryOn: Film4Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1)

DuelOn: fiveDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 1:15pm

Earth Girls Are EasyOn: SCI FIDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 3:10pm

Edward ScissorhandsOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 08:15am (and 5:20pm, 9:10am & 6:10pm 24th Sept)

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Enemy MineOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 10:00am (and 7:05pm)

Enter The DragonOn: ITV4Date: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 10:00pm

Every Which Way But LooseOn: ITV4Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 3:20pm

Falling DownOn: ITV4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 9:05pm (and 11:10pm 22nd Sept)

Fear And Loathing In Las VegasOn: BravoDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Bravo+1)

FootlooseOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 11:45pm

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Forrest GumpOn: more4Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 1:00am 19th Sept)

Galaxy QuestOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 2:50pm (and 11:10pm)

GattacaOn: SCI FIDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 10:40pm

GoldfingerOn: ITV1Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 4:20pm

HancockOn: Sky Movies PremiereDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 8:00pm (and 9:00pm Premiere+1)

HannibalOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 00:35am (and 00:20am 23rd Sept)

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Hellboy II: The Golden ArmyOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 12:25pm (and 9:00pm)

High FidelityOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 10:40am (and 10:00pm)

Home AloneOn: FIVERDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 8:55pm (and 5:40pm 19th Sept)

I, RobotOn: Film4Date: Thursday 24th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1)

In AmericaOn: Film4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 11:15pm (and 00:15am 21st Sept Film4+1)

In BrugesOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 01:20am (and midinight 21st Sept, 3:40am 22nd Sept)

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Indiana Jones And The Temple Of DoomOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 12:15pm (and 8:00pm)

Indiana Jones And The Last CrusadeOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 11:30am (and 8:00pm)

Iron ManOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 11:10am (and 9:00pm)

JunoOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 09:00am (and 5:15pm)

Jurassic ParkOn: SCI FIDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 10:00pm (and 8:00pm 23rd Sept)

Jurassic Park IIIOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 6:15pm (and 11:45pm, 4:45pm & 10:10pm 22nd Sept)

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KaliforniaOn: E4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: midnight (and 1:00am 21st Sept E4+1)

Kung Fu PandaOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 12:45pm (and 6:15pm)

Leap Of FaithOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 06:15am (and 4:35am 24th Sept)

Local HeroOn: Channel 4Date: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 1:20pm (and 2:20pm 4+1)

MatildaOn: WatchDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: noon (and 1:00pm & 5:10 & 6:00pm Watch/Watch+1)

Michael ClaytonOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 5:10pm

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Midnight CowboyOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: midnight

My Name Is BruceOn: SCI FIDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 11:00pm 21st Sept)

Night At The MuseumOn: Film4Date: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1)

O Lucky Man!On: TCMDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 11:00pm

Panic RoomOn: WatchDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Watch+1)

ParenthoodOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 11:45am

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Patriot GamesOn: Sky1Date: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 9:00pm 24th Sept Sky2)

Pee-wee’s Big AdventureOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 04:40am

PersepolisOn: Film4Date: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1)

PleasantvilleOn: FIVERDate: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 8:30pm

PredatorOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 10:10pm

Predator 2On: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 2:00pm (and 11:40pm, 12:15pm & 8:00pm 22nd Sept)

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Resident EvilOn: E4Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 23:05pm (and 00:05am 19th Sept)

RockyOn: Virgin 1Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Virgin+1, 3:00/4:00pm 20th Sept Virgin/+1)

RoninOn: fiveDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 10:10pm

Rumble FishOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 00:45am

Saturday Night FeverOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 03:00am

Saving Private RyanOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 1:10pm (and 10:15pm)

Shaft (1971)On: TCMDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 10:50pm

ShaneOn: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 3:35pm (and 1:35am 20th Sept)

Solaris (1972)On: Film4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 00:40am (and 1:40am Film4+1)

StarmanOn: SCI FIDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 1:00pm (and 2:50pm 23rd Sept)

SuperbadOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 1:50pm (and 10:30pm)

Taxi DriverOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Monday 21st SeptemberTime: 01:25am

Terminator 2: Judgment DayOn: ITV2Date: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 10:00pm

Terry Pratchett’s The Colour Of Magic (part 1)On: Sky3 (Free Weekend Pass)Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 11:30am (concludes Sun 20th at 11:30am)

The BeachOn: Film4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1)

The Bourne UltimatumOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 12:40pm (and 9:00pm, 3:40pm 21st Sept Sky Modern Greats, 11:00pm 23rd Sept Sky Screen 2)

The Breakfast ClubOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 08:10am (and 5:40pm, 9:45am 23rd Sept Sky Screen 1)

The China SyndromeOn: more4Date: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 10:45am

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)On: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Monday 21st SeptembeTime: 08:30am (and 5:50pm)

The EdukatorsOn: Film4Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 00:40am (and 1:40am Film4+1)

The Fast And The FuriousOn: fiveDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 8:00pm (and 10:00pm 24th Sept)

The FirmOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 12:25pm (and 8:00pm)

The FountainOn: Film4Date: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 10:50pm (and 11:50pm Film4+1)

The FrightenersOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 09:45am (and 5:05pm)

The HungerOn: TCMDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 11:25pm

The IslandOn: ITV2Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 10:15pm (and 10:00pm 22nd Sept)

The Last Of The MohicansOn: Sky ScreenDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 09:10am (and 11:10am 23rd Sept)

The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The RingOn: Channel 4Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 7:00pm (and 8:00pm 4+1)

The MistOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 11:40am (and 6:55pm, 12:40pm & 9:00pm 23rd Sept)

The Oblong BoxOn: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Thursday 24th SeptemberTime: 00:55am

The Phantom Of The OperaOn: Film4Date: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 6:20pm (and 7:20pm Film4+1)

The ProphecyOn: SCI FIDate: Thursday 24th SeptemberTime: 11:00pm

The Right StuffOn: ITV4Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 10:35pm

The Rocky Horror Picture ShowOn: Sky Movies IndiDate: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 11:00am (and 3:40am 20th Sept)

The Silence Of The LambsOn: Sky Movies PremiereDate: Friday 18th SeptemberTime: 9:45pm (and 10:45pm Premiere+1)

THX 1138On: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 02:45am

Titan A.E.On: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Wednesday 23rd SeptemberTime: 11:15am (and 1:10am 23rd Sept)

Twilight Zone: The MovieOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Tuesday 22nd SeptemberTime: 10:15am

VideodromeOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 03:45am

WantedOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Saturday 19th SeptemberTime: 11:15pm (and 10:00pm 24th Sept Sky Action)

X-MenOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Sunday 20th SeptemberTime: 09:05am (and 2:55pm, 11:15am & 6:20pm 23rd Sept)