Finally, it’s here! My favorite part of summer- insert the JAWS soundtrack..da-duh..da-duh..da-duh- Discovery Channel’s annual week long series SHARK WEEK!
Since 1987 Discovery Channel has been luring viewers in and catching their attention with entertaining and educational shark-tastic television programming.
This year Discovery Channel is bringing more teeth, more jaws and more heart-pounding TV specials featuring everyone’s favorite undersea predators than ever before.
Are you ready for this? Shark Week will be on for four hours a day (45 hours of programming), with TV episodes featuring celebrities like William Shatner, Tiffany Haddish, The cast of Jackass, Brad Paisley and more. They’ll be joined some of the top marine biologists from renowned science institutions as they explore the world of sharks. Discovery+ will also be airing the first Shark Week series, Sharks academy!
Highlights this year include the first in utero camera tag in a pregnant Tiger shark, a potentially new Great White mating behavior and the discovery of an elusive pupping ground.
Fans can also get in on the Shark Week fun on social media, where Discovery will be adding new AR filters for Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, plus seven nights of livestreams on TikTok.
The TV event started yesterday and will continue all week until July 18.
Here’s the Schedule:
Sunday, July 11
- Shark Academy (on Discovery+; linear premiere Sunday, July 18)
- Sharkbait With David Dobrik (Discovery+ exclusive)
- Crikey! It’s Shark Week—8 p.m.
- Tiffany Haddish Does Shark Week—9 p.m.
- Jackass Shark Week Special—10 p.m.
Monday, July 12
- Stranger Sharks (Discovery+ exclusive)
- Air Jaws: Going For Gold—8 p.m.
- Jaws Awakens: Phred vs. Slash—9 p.m.
- Expedition Unknown: Shark Trek—10 p.m.
Tuesday, July 13
- Great White Comeback (Discovery+ exclusive)
- MotherSharker—8 p.m.
- Brad Paisley’s Shark Country—9 p.m.
- The Spawn Of El Diablo—10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 14
- Tiger Queen (Discovery+ exclusive)
- MechaShark—8 p.m.
- The Real Sharknado—9 p.m.
- Return to Lair of the Great White—10 p.m.
Thursday, July 15
- Raging Bulls (Discovery+ exclusive)
- Dr. Pimple Popper Pops Shark Week—8 p.m.
- Sharkadelic Summer 2—9 p.m.
- Mega Jaws of Bird Island—10 p.m.
Friday, July 16
- Extinct or Alive: Jaws of Alaska (Discovery+ exclusive)
- Ninja Sharks: Mutants Rising—8 p.m.
- Monster Sharks of Andros Island—9 p.m.
- Mystery of the Black Demon Shark—10 p.m.
- I Was Prey: Terrors of the Deep 2—11 p.m.
Saturday, July 17
- Rogue Tiger Shark: The Hunt for Lagertha (Discovery+ exclusive)
- Return to Shark Vortex—8 p.m.
- Shark Week Best in Show—9 p.m.
- I Was Prey: Shark Week 2021—10 p.m.
Sunday, July 18
- The Great Hammerhead Stakeout (Discovery+ exclusive)
- Shark Academy (already streaming on Discovery+) – 10 p.m.