Shark Week 2022: When does it premiere on Discovery+?

SHARK Week is entering its 34th year on Discovery and is expected to bring viewers even more shark classics.

The event is just a few weeks away and will have content streaming on the Discovery Channel and Discovery+.

Shark Week is back for its 34th year on television

Shark Week is back for its 34th year on televisionCredit: Getty

Shark Week 2022: When does it premiere on Discovery+?

Shark Week is expected to start on Sunday, July 24, 2022, and last until July 31.

The 34th season will bring in bigger sharks and bigger findings from teams of scientists and researchers around the world.

The annual tradition first premiered on July 17, 1988, and has since become the longest-running cable television programming event in history.

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What specials will Shark Week have this year?

At this time, it is still unclear what specials Discovery has in store, but they have announced that the Impractical Jokers will be involved.

“This year, Shark Week is bringing the laughs AND the facts! The Impractical Jokers have spent a decade attempting to outdare and humiliate each other and now they’re ready to use their antics for the greater good – SHARK EDUCATION!” Discovery states on their website.

“For the first time these comedians are taking on Shark Week embarking on a hysterical adventure that could only come from the Impractical Jokers. Keep an eye out for more of your favorite adventurous celebs who are diving into Shark Week this year!”

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Last year included over 30 specials along with special appearances from multiple celebrities, including William Shatner, Tiffany Haddish, Brad Paisley, and the cast of Jackass.

More information about the 2022 event can be found at

Shark Week starts at July 24, 2022

Shark Week starts at July 24, 2022Credit: Discovery

What is Discovery+?

Discovery+ first launched in January 2021 and provides viewers with exclusive content that cannot be found on the Discovery Channel.

The streaming service also allows viewers to watch their favorite shows from popular networks like HGTV, the Food Network, TLC, A&E, the Magnolia Network, History, Lifetime, and more.

Plans start at just $4.99 per month and include a free trial.