"SHARK WEEK SHARKTACULAR" HOSTED BY ELI ROTH AIRS TOMORROW, TUESDAY, JUNE 23 AT 10 PM ET/PT ON DISCOVERY
Special Features Top 5 Moments in SHARK WEEK History, Fan-Submitted Viral Videos and Sneak Peek Clips from SHARK WEEK 2015
(Los Angeles, Calif.) The Most Wonderful Week of the Year is less than two weeks away, but for fans who can't wait for SHARK WEEK's return on Sunday, July 5, Discovery is airing SHARK WEEK SHARKTACULAR tomorrow, Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00 PM ET/PT.
SHARK WEEK SHARKTACULAR is an hour-long special hosted by award-winning film director, producer, writer and actor Eli Roth (Shark After Dark, "Inglourious Basterds," "The Green Inferno," and "Knock Knock" amongst other projects). To get fans even more excited for SHARK WEEK, Roth will take viewers through a countdown of the Top 5 fan favorite moments from the past 27 years, fan-submitted viral videos featuring incredible firsthand shark encounters as well as never-before-seen sneak peeks clips on what they can expect from SHARK WEEK 2015. Throughout the hour, leading shark experts and scientists including shark conservationist Julie Andersen (Founder, Shark Angels), shark researcher Dr. Michael Domeier (President, Marine Conservation Science Institute) and marine biologist Dr. Tristan Guttridge (Executive Director, Bimini Biological Field Station) will provide commentary and insights into each sharktastic moment. For the first time ever, SHARK WEEK SHARKTACULAR will air fan-submitted viral videos, and the first looks clips will preview some of the most jaw-dropping moments that will be featured on this year's SHARK WEEK.
In addition to hosting SHARK WEEK SHARKTACULAR, Roth will bring his unique style to SHARK WEEK's hit late-night talk show Shark After Dark airing Sunday, July 5 to Thursday, July 9 (11:00-11:30 PM ET/PT). In its third consecutive year, Shark After Dark will feature celebrity guests, shark fans and shark experts, among many others.
SHARK WEEK 2015, television's longest running must-see summer TV event, will be bigger than ever before. In addition to airing a total of 19 hours of primetime SHARK WEEK programming - the most hours in its 28-year history - Discovery will also introduce a special weekend of all-new SHARK WEEK programming in August.
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Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 100.8 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.