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Shark Week (1987)


The Discovery Channel's Shark Week, first broadcast on July 17, 1987, is a weeklong series of feature television programs dedicated to sharks. Held annually, normally in July or August, Shark Week was originally developed to raise awareness and respect for sharks. It is the longest-running cable television programming event in history. Now broadcast in over 72 countries, Shark Week is promoted heavily via social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

Series Cast

  1. Josh Gates as

    Josh Gates

    59 Episodes

  2. Eli Roth as

    Eli Roth

    50 Episodes

  3. Shaquille O'Neal as

    Shaquille O'Neal

    24 Episodes

  4. Rob Riggle as

    Rob Riggle

    19 Episodes

  5. Josh Wolf

    14 Episodes

  6. Josh Wolf

    11 Episodes

  7. Dwayne Johnson as

    Dwayne Johnson

    10 Episodes

  8. Craig O'Connell


    1 Episode

  9. Jeff Kurr


    1 Episode

  10. View More

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Current Season


2022 | 10 Episodes

Season 35 of Shark Week premiered on July 24, 2022.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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