PG. 1955. Chance for fans of the long-running TV show The Waltons to catch up with their favourite characters as they gather for a family wedding in this made-for-television feature. Richard Thomas. 8.30pm, One
M. 1986. Hairraising sequel to the sci-fi classic Alien with gung-ho space marines trying to rescue a colony of humans on a planet infested by murderous aliens. Director James Cameron has fashioned a truly frightening film with a fine performance by Sigourney Weaver. 8.30pm, Movie One
M. 2011. Woman seeking her missing sister stumbles across her secret life as a stripper and a link to an illegal plastic surgery ring. Stars Brooke Burns and George Stults. 8.30pm, Showtime Premiere
M. 2011. In 140 AD, 20 years after the loss of the Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father. Swords and sandals action adventure drama starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell. 9.30pm, Go!
AV. 2008. Riveting sci-fi thriller from South Africa, produced by Peter Jackson, about remnants of an alien race stranded on Earth, their disabled spacecraft hovering above Johannesburg. Locked away from the main population in an ironic comment on apartheid, they are treated as scum. 11.20pm, SBS TWO AV. 2000. Javier Bardem stars in this look at the life of gay Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas. Arthouse favourite Julian Schnabel directs a cast that features Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp and Olatz Lopez Garmendia.