Discovery Shark Week 2024 Schedule

Shark Week

Sunday, July 7

Belly of the Beast: Bigger and Bloodier premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: Marine biologist Dr. Austin Gallagher, marine scientist Liv Dixon, and cameraman Kina Scollay travel to New Zealand and head back into the belly of a 29-foot whale decoy to create the biggest feeding frenzy ever.

Jaws vs Leviathan premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: Orcas and other toothed whales are attacking great white sharks in record numbers, marking the latest chapter in a 60-million-year battle between sharks and whales. Dr. Tristan Guttridge, Dr. Sona Kim, and Kina Scollay recreate these epic battles and study tactics to discover the ultimate predator.

Makozilla premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT: Savage assaults against the sea lion population off California's coast have sparked fears of a monstrous predator dubbed "Mako-Zilla." Shark experts, including bite specialist Jeff Harris and Dr. Craig O'Connell, embark to unveil the identity of the colossal predator haunting the coast.

Sydney Harbor Shark Invasion premieres at 11 p.m. ET/PT: Returning to the site of his 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.

Monday, July 8

Big Shark Energy premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: 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.

Shark Frenzy: Mating Games premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: Dr. Craig O’Connell explores the love lives of sharks. Armed with advanced gear, he orchestrates feeding events to uncover the mating link, which is crucial for species protection.

Great White Serial Killer: Sea of Blood premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT: After two fatal great white shark attacks occurred off a small Mexican fishing village, experts launch a plan to ID the killers and keep the villagers in the Sea of Cortez safe.

Tuesday, July 9

Deadliest Bite premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: Dr. Tristan Guttridge, Annie Guttridge, Paul De Gelder, and Skye Minnis unveil the secrets of sharks' jaw mechanics and how the animals deliver lethal attacks.

6000 Lb. Shark premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: Marine biologists search for the fattest great white sharks off the coast of New Zealand and attempt to obtain their poop to study what they are eating.

Monster Hammerheads: Species X premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT: Researchers investigate an aggressive population of hammerhead sharks in Turks and Caicos.

Wednesday, July 10

Great White North premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: There’s a growing population of aggressive white sharks in an unlikely location, Canada. Shark expert Andy Casagrande visits Nova Scotia’s coast to investigate a surge of great white shark encounters.

Expedition Unknown: Shark Wrecks of WWII premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: 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.

Alien Sharks: Ghosts of Japan premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT: Japan's waters are home to the largest diversity of shark species on the planet. Wildlife biologist Forrest Galante, along with deep-sea marine scientist Christina de Silva, and deep-water surveyors, study these alien sharks and uncover 17 different and unique species.

Thursday, July 11

Monster of Oz premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: In southwestern Australia, an unknown predator with a taste for great white and mako sharks ignites fears of sea monsters in the abyss.

Caught! When Sharks Attack premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: Researchers are witnessing an unusual amount of shark attacks. A team of experts will analyze the most intense shark encounters caught on camera.

Great White Danger Zone premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT: Alison Towner and her team investigate a new great white hotspot off the coast of South Africa.

Friday, July 12

The Real Sharkano premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: Shark advocate and attack survivor Paul De Gelder visits an ultra-remote island of shark-worshiping natives.

Sharks of the Dead Zone premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: Significant marine pollution and algal bloom outbreaks are creating eerie dead zones in North America’s most biodiverse estuary. Shark experts explore whether bull sharks can persist in the Indian River Lagoon, a vital nursery, despite the oxygen-depleted waters.

Shark Attack Island premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT: A South Pacific paradise has become a shark attack hot spot with sharks moving closer to the resort beaches, fatally attacking seven people in the last five years.

Saturday, July 13

Sharktopia premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT: In Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Islands, a team of researchers hunt for one of the region’s last living leopard sharks.

Mothersharker: Hammer Time premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT: Using the latest underwater ultrasound and birthing tag technology, researchers Dr. James Sulikowski and Beckah Campbell aim to solve the mystery of where the elusive pregnant scalloped hammerheads give birth.

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