Shark Week 2019 Premieres Next Month: Here's Everything You Need to Know

Our favorite TV event is coming back so soon!

The most "fincredible" part of summer television is coming to a small screen near you: Shark Week!

Discovery Channel's longest running and most anticipated TV event is officially returning for the 31st consecutive year. Shark Week 2019 promises to deliver all-new shark stories, groundbreaking insights into the mysterious depths of the ocean, gripping new battles between predators and prey, and even a feature-length film that's based on a scary true story. With more than 20 hours of shark-centric programming airing throughout the week, Discovery fans can sink their teeth into plenty of great white breaches, Australian accents, and underwater cage footage.

Here's everything you need to know before watching Shark Week.

What are the dates for Shark Week 2019?

Shark Week premieres on Sunday, July 28 and continues through Sunday, August 4.

What's new on Shark Week this year?

Who could forget when Rob Riggle tamed sharks with Shaq for the show's 30th anniversary?! This year, Shark Week will feature even more hilarious moments when Rob and his famous friends embark on a "Shark Trip" together. We can only imagine the kind of trouble they'll get into!

will also continue to work with world-renowned marine biologists to showcase the latest shark research technology and offer deeper insight into some of the most unique shark species known to humans.

Shark Week 2019 will take viewers to the depths of the ocean in search of Deep Blue, test out cutting-edge technology for shark-detecting surveillance, and even bait sharks using a "drone-towed" seal decoy. All of these daring experiments and new stories will be showcased across 18 new programs, including Shark Week's first scripted feature-length film. Capsized: Blood in the Water is a true story about a terrifying shark encounter that took place in the early 1980s.

What time is Shark Week on?

New programming will begin at 8 p.m. ET/PT during each night of Shark Week. "Shark After Dark" episodes, which begin at 11 p.m. ET/PT on select days, will dive into highlights from the night and show previews for the next day's programs.

What channel is Shark Week on?

Shark Week airs exclusively on Discovery Channel.

Can you stream Shark Week live?

In addition to airing on television, every one of the Shark Week programs will be available to stream live on and the Discovery GO app.

Select episodes from previous seasons are also available to stream on the network's website for free at any time, while others require viewers to sign in with a cable subscription. Shark Week programming can also be accessed through and .

What's the Shark Week 2019 schedule?

Everything you need to know is below!

Sunday, July 28

8/7c: Expedition Unknown: Megalodon

9/8c: Shark Trip: Eat. Prey. Chum.

11/10c: Shark After Dark

Monday, July 29

8/7c: Sharks of the Badlands

9/8c: Legend of Deep Blue

10/9c: The Sharks of Headstone Hell

11/10c: Shark After Dark

Tuesday, July 30

8/7c: Sharkwrecked: Crash Landing

9/8c: Laws of Jaws: Dangerous Waters

10/9c: Air Jaws Strikes Back

11/10c: Shark After Dark

Wednesday, July 31

8/7c: Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark

9/8c: Capsized: Blood in the Water

11/10c: Shark After Dark

Thursday, August 1

8/7c: Return to Shark Island

9/8c: Great White Kill Zone: Guadalupe

10/9c: Monster Mako: Perfect Predator

11/10c: Shark After Dark

Friday, August 2

8/7c: Isle of Jaws: Blood Brothers

9/8c: Andrew Mayne: Ghost Diver

10/9c: I Was Prey: Shark Week

Saturday, August 3

9/8c: Sharks Gone Wild 2

10/9c: Shark Week Immersion

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