Shark Week is one of television’s most cherished annual events, and an enduring pop culture phenomenon that fascinates viewers around the globe. Each summer millions of viewers eagerly take the plunge and dive deep into the ocean of amazing Shark Week programming. The Paley Center is pleased continue our tradition of celebrating Shark Week with this salute, which includes thrilling videos and information about one of nature’s most fascinating creatures, and seeks to educate viewers while also entertaining and inspiring them.
Now in its thirty-third year, Shark Week has evolved from an innovative TV programming concept into a powerhouse franchise that involves A-list celebrities and leading conservation efforts, and reaches a global audience in seventy-two countries. Check out this year's schedule here. In addition to watching and streaming, superfans can even experience Shark Week in 3D with this AR filter.
Working with Discovery, we are pleased to share some classic Shark Week promos and clips. The Shark Week promos illustrate how Discovery finds a new theme every summer to inventively engage its viewers. When you "Take the Plunge and Dive Deep" below, you will see in classic moments how Shark Week documentaries creatively impart new knowledge about the shark kingdom. Enjoy this great tradition and stream Shark Week on Discovery and discovery+ starting Sunday, July 11.
Best Thing About Summer (2021)
Shark ‘N’ Awe (2016)
Drone Spots Shark Hunting Seal | Shark Week (2019)
Little Bitty Boats and Big Sharks Don't Mix (2014)
18-Foot Shark Attacks Cage | Great White Serial Killer (2013)