National Shark Appreciation Day 

Discovery Channel Releases Heart-stopping Moments Ahead of Shark Week to Celebrate National Shark Appreciation Day 

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What: In honor of National Shark Appreciation Day, Discovery Channel has released three heart-stopping clips from one of its new Shark Week programs “Rise of the Monster Hammerhead,” that follows Dr. Tristan Guttridge and Andy Casagrande as they explore two legendary, very large great hammerheads – Big Moe in the Florida Keys and Sunken in Andros, Bahamas – and if there is a clan of monster hammerheads who share the same DNA.

Summer’s most-anticipated programming event, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, returns for its historic 34th year on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as its first Master of Ceremonies. Fans can expect 25 adrenaline-inducing original hours that deliver never-seen footage of walking sharks, awe-inspiring breaches and more shocking predations captured on-camera by dedicated science and research field teams. Shark Week also features new and returning special guests including comedian Tracy Morgan, the stars of truTV’s “Impractical Jokers,” Sal Vulcano, James Murray, Brian Quinn, and the cast of “Jackass”.

When: “Rise of the Monster Hammerhead” premieres Monday, July 25 at 10:00pm ET/PT 

Where: Discovery and discovery+

More Information about Shark Week:

View Shark Week Photography: HERE

View Shark Week Key Art & Dwayne “The Rock” JohnsonPromo: HERE

Dive into Shark Week across Social:
This year, fans can immerse themselves in shark experiences across TikTok, Snapchat, and Meta properties. Plus, the brand new AR filter and Shark Week stickers on GIPHY provide fans a fintastic way to share their own excitement for #SharkWeek and join the conversation on social media (InstagramFacebookTwitter, and TikTok).

SharkWeek.com is the Ultimate Fan Destination for Everything You Need to Know:
The new SharkWeek.com hub is the destination for all things Shark Week. For fans looking for what to watch or stream, where, and when, the official schedule (SharkWeek.com/Schedule) provides all the details. Also, new this year is the blimp tracker where fans can see live updates on the whereabouts of the two Shark Week blimps in the US and follow the Battle of the Blimps unfold (#EastShark vs #WestShark). Follow the blimps at SharkWeek.com/Blimp.

Introducing Shark Week: The Podcast:
Starting July 18, the magic of Shark Week kicks off with the Shark Week Podcast. Host Luke Tipple, a marine biologist and veteran shark expert, takes listeners on a dive to learn little-known shark facts leading up to the big week. Episodes during Shark Week will feature Luke who’ll be joined by guests and fellow Shark Week scientists to share the behind-the-scenes scoop on what really happened out at sea this year. Fin-filled entertainment continues even after Shark Week with weekly episodes covering a wide range of the sharkiest current topics, from survivor stories to conservation work. Shark Week: The Podcast can be found on Apple PodcastsSpotify, and all podcast apps.

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