SHARK WEEK Returns Sunday, June 26

SHARK WEEK is back withshark n’ awe when it returns Sunday, June 26 at 8:00 PM ET/PT and continues through Sunday, July 3.SHARK WEEK, television’s longest running and most anticipated summer event will make a huge splash this this summer with all-new compelling and jaw-dropping shark stories and shark technology.

This year, SharkCam dives deeper than ever before and follows giant great whites into the dark ocean to record never-before-seen behaviors. For the first time ever, sharks will face off with dolphins, seals, crocodiles and even humans, as one science team finds themselves surrounded by a gang of large tiger sharks.

Additionally, will be the hub for all SHARK WEEK action online this year, and will include daily news and updates, Sharkopedia the ultimate online guide to sharks, Web exclusive video, the ever-popular Shark Cams, photos and additional multiplatform features. Social media users will be able to join the conversation across Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter.

Discovery Channel is working with nearly two dozen of the world’s most respected marine biologists and science institutions to reveal remarkable new insights into these magnificent creatures. SHARK WEEK2016 will entertain and inform Discovery Channel viewers while continuing to draw attention to the plight of sharks and the rising threats they face around the world through multi-platform content and campaigns, produced in conjunction with SHARK WEEK conservation partnerships.