Shark Week

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 7.7  (412)

Shark Week is an annual week-long television program that airs on the Discovery Channel. It began in 1987 and has since grown to become one of the most popular and highly anticipated television events of the year. The show is hosted by a team of experts, including Kevin Tyler Moody and Nancy Linsky, who are dedicated to exploring the world of sharks.

Each year, Shark Week showcases a range of different programs, including documentaries, feature films, and interviews with scientists and experts in the field. The show has become known for its thrilling and sometimes frightening footage of sharks in action, as well as its efforts to dispel some of the myths and misconceptions that surround these fascinating creatures.

One of the most important goals of Shark Week is to educate viewers about the importance of shark conservation. Sharks are facing significant threats in the wild, including overfishing, habitat destruction, and climate change. In order to protect these animals and their ecosystems, it is essential that people understand the vital role that sharks play in our oceans and take action to create a more sustainable future.

Over the years, Shark Week has covered a wide range of topics related to sharks, including their behavior, anatomy, and biology. Some of the most popular programs have focused on the largest and most dangerous species of sharks, such as the great white, tiger shark, and bull shark. Other episodes have delved into the world of hammerheads, makos, and other smaller species, highlighting their unique features and habitats.

In addition to exploring the physical and biological aspects of sharks, Shark Week also examines the cultural significance of these animals. Many cultures around the world have long histories of shark worship and mythology, and the show often explores the ways in which these beliefs and traditions have shaped our understanding of sharks.

Whether you are a seasoned shark enthusiast or just looking to learn more about these fascinating creatures, Shark Week is the perfect program for you. With its mix of adventure, education, and entertainment, this annual event continues to be one of the most anticipated programs on television, and an essential part of any shark lover's viewing schedule.

Shark Week is a series that is currently running and has 2023 seasons (415 episodes). The series first aired on July 28, 2019.

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Megasharks of Dangerous Reef
20. Megasharks of Dangerous Reef
July 29, 2023
The remote islands off the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia are believed to harbor some of the biggest white sharks on the planet. While local fishing reports suggest these giant sharks are still around, they are rarely seen.
Dawn of the Monster Mako
19. Dawn of the Monster Mako
July 29, 2023
A 14-foot giant mako shark is spotted in the waters of Portugal's Azores region. Underwater cinematographer Joe Romeiro and his marine biologist wife, Lauren, search the teeming depths around the ancient islands to capture the beast on film.
The Haunting of Shark Tower
18. The Haunting of Shark Tower
July 28, 2023
News of a harrowing shark encounter at North Carolina's Frying Pan Tower sends underwater cinematographer Andy Casagrande and shark expert Kori Burkhardt on a dangerous quest to discover whether great white sharks are moving into the state's waters.
Deadly Sharks of Paradise
17. Deadly Sharks of Paradise
July 28, 2023
Scientists in South America are studying the shark species thought to be responsible for a spike in deadly attacks since 1990. Marine biologist Danni Washington and shark conservationist Paul de Gelder join a team tracking tiger sharks off a pristine tropical archipelago in Brazil.
Tropic Jaws
16. Tropic Jaws
July 28, 2023
When a 16-foot great white invades Indonesia's warm coast of Bali, it sparks fears that they are adapting to hunt the tropical beaches where millions of people swim every day. Dr. Craig O'Connell and Madison Stewart are on a mission to find Tropic Jaws and discover why they left the cold water environment that they have called home for thousands of years.
Shark vs Snake: Battle of the Bites
15. Shark vs Snake: Battle of the Bites
July 27, 2023
Tiger sharks are washing up dead on the beaches of Western Australia with no sign of attack. Forrest Galante has a theory that deadly sea snakes are turning these apex predators to prey. In the battle of shark against snake, are snakes winning?
Monster Mako: Fresh Blood
14. Monster Mako: Fresh Blood
July 27, 2023
Twelve-foot-long monster mako sharks compete head-to-head with great whites for prey off the coast of California. Using a custom clear, acrylic diving bell, Dr. Austin Gallagher and legendary free diver Andre Musgrove get up close with both predators and track makos breaching eight feet out of the ocean.
Jaws in the Shallows
13. Jaws in the Shallows
July 27, 2023
Shark Week veteran Dr. Riley Elliott has traveled all over to study great whites, which are now terrorizing the beaches of New Zealand. He sets out alongside his wife Amber Jones to find answers to protect his loved ones from the apex predators before it's too late.
Cocaine Sharks
12. Cocaine Sharks
July 26, 2023
For decades, rumors of cocaine-fueled sharks have spread throughout the fishing community. Shark expert Tom Hird travels to the Florida Keys to investigate what happens when the sharks come in contact with the most notorious drug on the planet.
Florida Shark: Blood in the Water
11. Florida Shark: Blood in the Water
July 26, 2023
Paul de Gelder dives into the Shark Attack Capital of the World to conduct experiments that will confirm what makes up these dangerous waters and determine methods to mitigate the risk.
Air Jaws: Final Frontier
10. Air Jaws: Final Frontier
July 26, 2023
Shark filmmakers hunt for "Air Jaws" in New Zealand's hidden launch pad. Andy Casagrande and Jeff Kurr seek the second-ever breaching great white in these waters to uncover history-making secrets.
Monster Hammerheads: Killer Instinct
9. Monster Hammerheads: Killer Instinct
July 25, 2023
Dr. Tristan Guttridge believes Hammerhead sharks can reach monster sizes by hunting other species of sharks. The only way to prove his theory is to obtain tissue samples from some of the largest sharks on the planet.
Raiders of the Lost Shark
8. Raiders of the Lost Shark
July 25, 2023
Shark expert Matt Dicken and Shark Week legend Dickie Chivell embark on a relentless quest to locate an elusive and colossal shark named Dutchess, who mysteriously vanished from Gansbaai, South Africa years ago.
Mako Mania: Battle for California
7. Mako Mania: Battle for California
July 25, 2023
Off the coast of Los Angeles, a new population of super makos challenge great whites for their hunting territories. Dr. Craig O'Connell, Fo Zayed, and Kendyl Berna deploy state-of-the-art technology to reveal their dominance and unveil the mysteries that have transformed these makos into some of the fiercest predators in the oceans.
Alien Sharks: Strange New Worlds
6. Alien Sharks: Strange New Worlds
July 24, 2023
The tip of South Africa is a hotspot for unusual sharks that exhibit bizarre behaviors and unusual, otherworldly appearances. Wildlife biologist Forrest Galante explores stunning kelp forests and ocean depths never-before-seen by humans to study these extraordinary creatures.
Monsters of the Bermuda Triangle
5. Monsters of the Bermuda Triangle
July 24, 2023
A healthy, 10-foot pregnant Porbeagle shark vanishes in the Bermuda Triangle. The evidence suggests an unknown, monstrous predator could be to blame. Dr. James Sulikowski and a team of scientists dive into the most mysterious part of the ocean to uncover the truth behind the attack.
Great White Fight Club
4. Great White Fight Club
July 24, 2023
A team of experts venture into the treacherous waters of New Zealand to provide groundbreaking evidence that female white sharks unequivocally dominate the ocean, reigning as the ultimate controllers of its fierce battlegrounds.
Serial Killer: Red Sea Feeding Frenzy
3. Serial Killer: Red Sea Feeding Frenzy
July 23, 2023
Shark attack investigator Brandon McMillan and cinematographer Fo Zayed travel to solve the mystery of what's behind three recent deadly shark attacks off of the posh beaches of Egypt's Red Sea.
Jaws vs the Meg
2. Jaws vs the Meg
July 23, 2023
The MEG, a massive shark measuring 50 feet and weighing 60 tons, was once feared as the most fearsome predator. It could devour a killer whale effortlessly, but new evidence suggests that its cousin, the great white shark, may have caused its extinction.
Belly of the Beast: Feeding Frenzy
1. Belly of the Beast: Feeding Frenzy
July 23, 2023
In a Shark Week first, researchers with cameras brave a great white shark feeding frenzy from inside a life-size whale decoy. Their findings could be the key to finding the biggest great white shark in South African history.
Where to Watch Shark Week
Shark Week is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Shark Week on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Discovery.
  • Premiere Date
    July 28, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (412)