Shark Week Preview: Sharks, Sharks, and More Sharks

Shark holding the "Shark Week" logo in it's mouth

In the immortal words of Tracy Jordan, “Live every week like it’s shark week.” Especially when it actually is Shark Week.

From Sunday, July 24 to Saturday, July 30, Discovery Channel’s annual summer event is swimming back onto your screens. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be the master of ceremonies for this year’s event. He’s not the only celebrity that will be swimming with the sharks; other special guests include Sal Vulcano, James Murray, and Brian Quinn of Impractical Jokers, the cast of Jackass, Noah Schnapp from Stranger Things, and Tracy Jordan himself, Tracy Morgan. 


Check out the full Shark Week schedule on Discovery below, followed by a deeper dive into select programming.


List of programming during Shark Week 2022 on Discovery and Discovery+


Jackass Shark Week 2.0

Chris Pontius, Wee Man, Jasper, Dark Shark, Zach Holmes and Poopies are back to finish what they started. After the guys went on a terrifying Shark Week mission last year, the boys head out to get their friend poopies over his fear of sharks. 

Watch Sunday, July 24 at 9:00pm ET/PT and Saturday, July 30 at 10:00pm ET/ PT on Discovery

Stranger Sharks

Mark Rober and Noah Schnapp from Stranger Things are teaming up for the ultimate Shark Week adventure — exploring abandoned undersea ruins and manmade artificial reefs searching for the strangest sharks in the ocean.

Watch Monday, July 25 at 7:00pm ET/PT on Discovery

Air Jaws: Top Guns

High-flying sharks are back, but with a new team competing to be the next “top guns” of Air Jaws. Dickie Chivell and Andy Casagrande use the latest high-tech cameras in hopes of capturing new iconic shots that made Air Jaws legendary.

Watch Monday, July 25 at 8:00pm ET/PT

Impractical Jokers Shark Week Spectacular

The Impractical Jokers are the kings of hijinx and fearless in the face of public humiliation, but what happens when they set out to dispel the myth that sharks are man-eating beasts the only way they know how – WITH EXTREME, MORTIFYING DARES.

Watch Tuesday, July 26 at 8:00pm ET/PT on Discovery

Pig vs Shark

The famous swimming pigs of the Bahamas may be in peril. Some believe that the local tiger shark population have acquired a taste for pork and may be feasting on these famous oink-sters.

Watch Tuesday, July 26 at 10:00pm ET/PT on Discovery

Tracy Morgan Presents: Sharks! with Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan teams up with shark experts throughout the country to identify the craziest and most ferocious sharks in the ocean. From rare species to stealth predators, Tracy shows off his favorite sharks and their incredible capabilities and adaptations.

Watch Thursday, July 28 at 8:00pm ET/PT on Discovery

Shark Women: Ghosted by Great Whites

Alison Towner has risked her life many times, studying the migration patterns and tagging white sharks in South Africa for the past decade. This spectacular adventure with the next generation of shark explorers, Alison, and her all-female crew will pull all the stops – cage dive, free dive, deploy drones and decoys, and more – to find her missing white sharks.

Watch Friday, July 29 at 10:00pm ET/PT on Discovery