Cue the Jaws theme because Shark Week starts August 10 on the Discovery Channel. This thrilling series is one of the most highly awaited weeks in television and it has been for over a quarter of a century! According to Forbes, “This year Discovery is pulling out a few new thrills for its biggest Shark Week ever, which will include 13 hours of documentaries plus nightly live talk shows, the most programming in the event’s history.”
Shark Week, now in its 27th year, is the longest-running TV event ever, and this year promises to be the best yet. From terrifying Shark Week videos to non-stop footage from underwater divers, it is downright exhilarating. So here are 14 reasons why we think Shark Week might just be better than sex.
1. Sharks are Cool!
Sharks are an amazing and ever mysterious species. Watching them up close and personal is a once in a lifetime kind of thing. Except with Shark Week, we get to do it once a year.
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