It has been 57 years since the original attack and the planet where Ripley’s crew discovered the alien has since been settled by colonists. Contact with the colony has suddenly been lost, and a detachment of colonial marines is being sent to investigate. Ripley has been invited along as an advisor. The team discovers that the aliens have infested the colony, leaving a sole survivor, the young girl Newt.

Hollywood at Home presents Aliens, Saturday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.

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