Shark Week & Chill? Here’s All the Shark Content You Can Binge This Week


TV’s longest-running summer event, Shark Week, is finally here. Although last night was the official start, Discovery has plenty of shark content -including Shark Week’s first feature-length film – in store which will air from now through Sunday August, 4.

So, to help get you prepared for this week full of fins and teeth, you can check out Discovery’s “fincredible” lineup of shows, featuring all-new groundbreaking shark stories revealing remarkable insights into the mysterious world of these magnificent creatures.

Here’s the Entire Shark Week 2019 Schedule:

Monday, July 29, 8 p.m. – Sharks of the Badlands

Greg Skomal teams up with Andy Casagrande and shark expert Kina Scollay in New Zealand to test the most exciting, cutting-edge new technology for shark detecting surveillance.

Monday, July 29, 9 p.m. – Legend of Deep Blue

Shark experts Brandon McMillan and Jimi Partington head back to Guadalupe Island to search the depths for Deep Blue. Believed to be the largest great white in the world.

Monday, July 29, 10 p.m. – The Sharks of Headstone Hell

By tossing full-sized animal carcasses into the sea, have residents on Norfolk Island completely altered the behavior of tiger sharks in the area? And has this practice made shark attacks on humans more likely when this buffet is outlawed? Shark scientist Riley Elliott is on a quest to find out.

Tuesday, July 30, 8 p.m. –  Sharkwrecked: Crash Landing

Paul de Gelder & James Glancy bail out of an aircraft at 3500ft to experience first-hand what it’s like to crash land into some of the world’s most remote and shark infested waters.

Tuesday, July 30, 9 p.m. – Laws of Jaws: Dangerous Waters

Paul de Gelder, Mike Dornellas, Nick LeBeouf, and Jamin Martinelli will put themselves in harm’s way as they reenact 5 recent shark attacks to find out how things could have ended differently.

Tuesday, July 30, 10 p.m. – Air Jaws Strikes Back

Shark expert Chris Fallows leads a team of researchers into a newly discovered shark vs. seal battleground at the base of a 200-foot cliff.

Wednesday, July 31, 8 p.m. – Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark

Wildlife biologist and animal tracker Forrest Galante embarks on a mission to the Indian Ocean around Sri Lanka and the Maldives to search for the supposedly extinct Pondicherry shark.

Wednesday, July 31, 9 p.m. – Capsized: Blood in the Water

A good measure for just how big ‘Shark Week’ has become, this is the summer event’s first feature-length film – and it’s based on the true story of an October 1982 shark encounter.

After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of tiger sharks. With the hope of rescue dwindling, the crew must do everything in their power to survive as the sharks continue to hunt them.

Thursday, August 1, 8 p.m. – Return to Shark Island

Have the islanders’ worst fears come true? Is this so-called ‘spike’ in shark attacks now the new normal? Why have Bull Sharks, rarely seen before 2011 on the populous west coast of the island, now apparently made it their home and hunting ground?

Thursday, August 1, 9 p.m. – Great White Kill Zone: Guadalupe

A team of experts led by Dr. Yannis Papastamatiou and Melissa Marquez, are setting out to record never before seen white shark hunting behaviors. With the help of cutting-edge technology and three kinds of specialist cameras, they aim to discover the location of the Guadalupe Kill Zone.

Thursday, August 1, 10 p.m. – Monster Mako: Perfect Predator

Joe Romeiro and Keith Poe revisit the most exciting events and discoveries from ‘Monster Mako’ and ‘Return of the Monster Mako’ all leading up to brand new footage captured off the coast of California of rare Mako behavior.

Friday, August 2, 8 p.m. – Isle of Jaws: Blood Brothers

Two great white shark males, believed to be brothers, are at the heart of an intriguing mystery — do these animals recognize, and prefer to live and hunt with, a blood relative? The team endures a runaway submersible, face-to-jaws encounters, and deploys a mini-ROV camera dubbed “The Guppy” that provides some of the most chilling close-up visuals yet.

Friday, August 2, 9 p.m. – Andrew Mayne: Ghost Diver

Master illusionist, author, and inventor Andrew Mayne is going to attempt to create the first-of-its-kind SHARK SUIT to overcome the senses of a great white shark and make him invisible to the world’s most perfect predator.

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