Shark Week

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  • 2019
  • 7.7  (429)

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 2024 seasons (433 episodes). The series first aired on July 28, 2019.

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Sharks of the Dead Zone
18. Sharks of the Dead Zone
July 12, 2024
Significant marine pollution and algal bloom outbreaks are creating eerie dead zones in North America's most biodiverse estuary. Dr. Tiara Moore, along with Dr. Craig O'Connell, explores whether Bull Sharks can persist in the Indian River Lagoon, a vital nursery, despite the oxygen-depleted waters. Her mission could unlock the secrets to shark survival in changing oceans.
The Real Sharkano
17. The Real Sharkano
July 12, 2024
Shark advocate and attack survivor Paul De Gelder visits an ultra-remote island of shark-worshiping natives to see if their secret ways of swimming with deadly sharks holds the secret to humans and sharks living together in peace.
Great White Danger Zone
16. Great White Danger Zone
July 11, 2024
Alison Towner and her team investigate a new Great White hotspot off the coast of South Africa. Equipped with cutting-edge fin cameras, tracking tags, and underwater surveillance, researchers unveil unusual behavior in these massive apex predators.
Caught! When Sharks Attack
15. Caught! When Sharks Attack
July 11, 2024
Researchers are witnessing an unusual amount of shark aggression and attacks. A team of experts will analyze the most intense shark encounters Caught! on camera, unveiling mysterious new behaviors within these dangerous interactions.
Monster of Oz
14. Monster of Oz
July 11, 2024
In southwestern Australia, an unknown predator with a taste for Great White and Mako Sharks ignites fears of sea monsters in the abyss. Filmmakers Dave and Jennene Riggs join Dr. Tristan Guttridge and Rosie Moore in attempt to track down the killer.
Alien Sharks: Ghosts of Japan
13. Alien Sharks: Ghosts of Japan
July 10, 2024
Japan's waters are home to the largest diversity of shark species on the planet, most of which take otherworldly forms. Wildlife biologist Forrest Galante, along with deep-sea marine scientist Christina de Silva and deep-water surveyors, track down and study these alien sharks in their mission to uncover whether the critically endangered Angel Shark remains in Japan's waters. Along the way, Forrest will uncover 17 different and unique species and witness the births of little-known Velvet Dogfish sharks.
Expedition Unknown: Sharks vs. Nazis in Paradise
12. Expedition Unknown: Sharks vs. Nazis in Paradise
July 10, 2024
Global adventurer Josh Gates and shark biologist Tristan Guttridge team up with nature's deadliest predator to search for a lost wreck sunk by a Nazi U-Boat during World War II.
Great White North
11. Great White North
July 10, 2024
There's a growing population of aggressive White Sharks in an unlikely location, Canada. Shark expert Andy Casagrande heads out on an expedition along Nova Scotia's coast to investigate a surge of Great White Shark encounters and figure out if this new population could be the largest in the world.
Monster Hammerheads: Species X
10. Monster Hammerheads: Species X
July 9, 2024
Dr. Austin Gallagher and his team of researchers including Liv Dixon, Zandi Ndhlovu, and Dr. Tristan Guttridge, investigate an aggressive population of Hammerhead Sharks in Turks and Caicos, which they believe could be an entirely new species.
6000 LB Shark
9. 6000 LB Shark
July 9, 2024
Marine Biologists Tom "The Blowfish" Hird and Leigh de Necker go searching for the fattest Great White Sharks off the coast of New Zealand and attempt to obtain their poop to study what they are eating. Using cutting-edge science, they aim to weigh a great white accurately for the first time, revealing if they can reach a staggering 6,000 pounds.
Deadliest Bite
8. Deadliest Bite
July 9, 2024
Using cutting edge technology, Dr. Tristan Guttridge, Annie Guttridge, Paul De Gelder and Skye Minnis unveil the secrets of Bull, Tiger, Hammerhead, Great White, and rare shark species' jaw mechanics and delve deep into how these sharks' jaws and teeth deliver lethal attacks.
Great White Serial Killer: Sea of Blood
7. Great White Serial Killer: Sea of Blood
July 8, 2024
After two fatal Great White shark attacks occurred off a small Mexican fishing village - including one in which a victim was decapitated - shark attack survivor Paul De Gelder joins shark investigator Brandon McMillan and local biologist Gador Mutaner to launch a plan to ID the killers and keep the villagers in the Sea of Cortez safe.
Shark Frenzy: Mating Games
6. Shark Frenzy: Mating Games
July 8, 2024
Dr. Craig O'Connell explores the love lives of Oceanic White Tips & Tiger Sharks, suggesting that feeding frenzies spark romance vital for species survival. Armed with advanced gear, he orchestrates feeding events to uncover the mating link, which is crucial for species protection.
Big Shark Energy
5. Big Shark Energy
July 8, 2024
Shark experts Dr. Riley Elliott and Kori Burkhardt put on a one-of-a-kind shark competition to determine which male Great White Shark is the alpha in a pack of massive adults. In the waters off New Zealand, they compare the sharks speed, hunting ability, and fearlessness to determine who has the swagger to swim away with a female shark.
Sydney Harbor Shark Invasion
4. Sydney Harbor Shark Invasion
July 7, 2024
Returning to the site of his own 2009 shark attack for the first time, Paul de Gelder joins Madison Stewart to investigate a recent Great White Shark attack that occurred near Sydney Harbor, Australia - the first fatal incident in the region in almost 60 years. The dramatic encounter, which was captured on camera, was the sixth attack to occur in as many weeks. Within this aquatic arena, Great Whites contend with Bull Sharks, Tiger Sharks, and even humans in a colossal battle for supremacy. The unfolding saga raises the compelling question of who will emerge victorious in this intense struggle for dominance.
Makozilla
3. Makozilla
July 7, 2024
A wave of savage assaults against the sea lion population off California's coast has sparked fears of a monstrous predator dubbed "Mako-Zilla." Recent discoveries, including a 600-pound mauled sea lion with massive gashes, hint that a 16-foot-long predator could be responsible. A team of shark experts, including bite specialist Jeff Harris and Dr. Craig O'Connell, embark on a mission to unveil the identity of the colossal predator haunting the coast.
One of last year's most popular Shark Week shows returns. Marine biologist Dr. Austin Gallagher, marine scientist Liv Dixon, and legendary cameraman Kina Scollay travel to a new location and head back into the belly of a 29-foot whale decoy
2. One of last year's most popular Shark Week shows returns. Marine biologist Dr. Austin Gallagher, marine scientist Liv Dixon, and legendary cameraman Kina Scollay travel to a new location and head back into the belly of a 29-foot whale decoy
July 7, 2024
Orcas and other toothed whales are attacking Great Whites in record numbers, marking the latest chapter in a 60-million-year battle between Sharks and Whales. This rivalry began with The Leviathan, a prehistoric whale that once went tooth to tooth with the greatest predator to ever swim the oceans... The Meg. Now, Dr. Tristan Guttridge, Dr. Sona Kim, and Kina Scollay recreate these epic battles and study orca tactics to discover the ultimate predator.
Belly of the Beast: Bigger and Bloodier
1. Belly of the Beast: Bigger and Bloodier
July 7, 2024
One of last year's most popular Shark Week shows returns. Marine biologist Dr. Austin Gallagher, marine scientist Liv Dixon, and legendary cameraman Kina Scollay travel to a new location and head back into the belly of a 29-foot whale decoy with new shark attractant features to create the biggest feeding frenzy ever with 18-foot 'Breeder' sharks in New Zealand.
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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 Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Discovery.
  • Premiere Date
    July 28, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (429)