shark week

Shark Week 2018 Already Has Some Jaws-ome Things Planned

It's never too soon to start wondering when the next one is happening — so, let's get straight to it: When will Shark Week 2018 be broadcast? After all, shark fans have got to know so they can mark it down in their calendars and cancel all other soci…
By Rosie Narasaki

So, Apparently Devil Sharks Are A Thing Now

On Wednesday, July 26, Shark Week is dedicated to showing you what devil sharks are and why you should be fascinated by them. According to a Discovery Channel press release, the program will investigate why sharks are drawn to volcanoes and gather in…
By Mallory Carra

Why The Shark Week Team Is Using Human Lures To Attract Sharks

Shark Week is o-fish-ally upon us, and that means a fresh slate of shark-infested programming. Among the most dangerous-sounding draws on this year's Shark Week schedule is The Lost Cage, a special that follows a team of explorers floating in a "one-…
By Dana Getz

'Return To The Isle Of Jaws' Makes A Startling Discovery

Well, friends, Shark Week is upon us, and that means a whole new wave of deep sea mysteries to bite into. One of the most intriguing discoveries arrives in Return to the Isle of Jaws, a Shark Week special that's billed to make a "startling" revelatio…
By Dana Getz

There's A Second Shark Week That Ocean Lovers Need To Know About

By now, shark lovers should be well acquainted with Discovery Channel's Shark Week, an annual block of programming that's been running for nearly three decades. But for the last five years, another wave of shark-infested shows have been quietly comin…
By Dana Getz

How To Watch Shark Week If You Don't Have A TV

With the seven days of television programming officially in session, it's time to ask the important questions: Will Shark Week 2017 be on Hulu? After all, you're definitely going to want to scope out the best way to catch up on the episodes and speci…
By Rosie Narasaki

How Paul De Gelder Went From Shark Attack Victim To Shark Advocate

Shark Week has some repeat customers in the form of celebrities, scientists, and shark experts when it comes to its annual summer programming. Yet, not every Shark Week contributor can say that they've come face-to-face with a shark and lived to tell…
By Caitlin Gallagher

How A 'Shark Vortex' Brings 30 Species Of Sharks Together Each Year

It's the most wonderful time of year, because, for one full week, Discovery Channel allows shark and ocean nerds to marathon documentary after documentary about some of the most misunderstood animals on earth: Sharks. The 2017 Shark Week lineup is ch…
By Alaina Urquhart-White

The Sharks From 'The Isle Of Jaws' Exhibit Never-Before-Seen Behavior

Shark Week is back, and we're gonna Return to the Isle of Jaws with a new installment of this investigation about some rogue great whites with a favorite meeting spot. Where is this mysterious uncharted island, exactly? According to the original film…
By Leah Thomas

Michael Phelps' Shark Race Was So Close

To be honest, I'd been pretty hard on the idea of Michael Phelps racing a shark for Shark Week. Not that I think it makes for poor viewing — quite the opposite, I was excited to tune in. But I didn't love the promos that tried to guess whether Phelps…
By Martha Sorren

Twitter Is Living For Phelps V. Shark

In the immortal words of Twitter user maxneary13, "Michael Phelps is racing a CGI shark. The world is yet again a meme." Of course something as epic and insane as Michael Phelps racing a shark for Shark Week would come with an exorbitant amount of Tw…
By Martha Sorren

Michael Phelps Isn't The Only Olympian Qualified To Race A Shark

Discovery Channel's biggest Shark Week event of 2017 is Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White, but what about Phelps makes him the most qualified human to race a great white shark? Phelps has scored a momentous 28 Olympic medals during his swi…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Shark Week & 'Sex And The City' Have A Major Connection This Year

Upon hearing that Shark Week 2017 and Sex And The City have a connection, pop culture connoisseurs may jump to a Chandler from Friends watches shark porn type of conclusion. While this would be great fodder for Carrie's column, the connection is a li…
By Caroline Gerdes

This Is One Of Shark Week's Most Terrifying Specials

In many crime investigation specials, it's all about the motive and the pattern. This year, Shark Week will investigate the supposed "serial killer" patterns of a great white shark off the California coast. So is Great White Shark Serial Killer Lives…
By Samantha Atzeni

Why Michael Phelps Doesn't Stand A Chance Against A Shark

If anyone has earned the right to share the water with a shark, it's Michael Phelps. And his race against a great white is the buzziest event of Discovery Channel's 2017 Shark Week. But even with Phelps being one of the greatest swimmers of all-time,…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Watch Shark Week Online & Catch All The Jaws-ome Action

Mysterious shark attacks off the coast of California! Michael Phelps racing a Great White! Chris Noth narrating an episode cheekily titled Sharks in the City: New York! Suffice it to say, the programming is definitely not to be missed this year — so,…
By Rosie Narasaki

Don't Miss Shark Week's Fin-Tastic Programming

Each summer, Discovery Channel rolls out Shark Week, its famously fin-tastic block of programming dedicated to one of the deep sea's most fearsome predators. Come July 23, it will dive back in for its 29th edition with a week-long marathon of shark-d…
By Dana Getz

15 Last-Minute Costume Ideas For Your Squad

Sometimes, Halloween parties kind of spring up out of nowhere — like, all of a sudden, your buddy realizes that nothing's been planned yet, and wants to have a big party. Luckily, there's plenty of last-minute group Halloween costumes for you and you…
By Karen Belz

How To Celebrate Sharks All Year Long

Discovery Channel's Shark Week is often one of the coolest parts of a hot summer and this year's edition was no exception. The shark-filled extravaganza always knows how to add lots of thrills, chills, and lots of bite to summer programming. But, now…
By Mallory Carra

20 Accessories To Celebrate Shark Week

If you've been counting down the days to Discovery Channel's Shark Week since the last one wrapped up a summer ago, get ready to gear up in Shark Week accessories that are sure to make a splash. Ready your home for the annual event with a few new add…
By Dacy Knight