Shark Week 2021 Schedule

The programmes and shows for Shark Week 2021 look amazing! This is the full schedule and times so you don't miss any shark action.

UPDATE: Shark Week 2022 is here!

Shark Week is finally here again, and we have the full Shark Week 2021 schedule ready for you below!

This year we have over 45 hours of Shark shows and programmes. This is more than any other Shark Week in history.

The Discovery Channel is saying that Shark Week 2021 “will take viewers to new locations to study and record new shark behaviours that have never been seen on camera before” and will also reveal footage of the “highest breach ever recorded.”

Shark Week is not just about the sharks. The celebrities and personalities involved in Shark Week are always exciting, and this year is no different.

Expect to see William Shatner, Tiffany Haddish, Brad Paisley, Stranger Things‘ Noah Schnapp and Robert Irwin. These are just a few of the famous shark fans who will be appearing on Shark Week 2021 programmes.

When is Shark Week 2021?

This week of shark action runs from Sunday 11th July 2021 all the way through to Sunday 18th July 2021.

Where can I watch Shark Week 2021?

You can catch the full Shark Week 2021 Schedule on both the Discovery Channel and discovery+, Discovery’s new subscription streaming service that debuted earlier this year.

Which special guests are featuring on Shark Week 2021?

Expect to see the following celebrities, stars and personalities on Shark Week 2021:

  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Brad Paisley
  • JB Smoove
  • William Shatner
  • Eli Roth
  • the cast of Jackass
  • Noah Schnapp
  • Robert Irwin
  • Ian Ziering
  • Tara Reid
  • Dr. Sandra Lee,
  • Josh Gates,
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Mark Rober
  • Chris Rose
  • David Dobrik
  • Kinga Philipps.

The Shark Week 2021 Schedule!

All the times below are in ET (Eastern Time). The main shows with times are shown on the Discovery Channel.

Stream-on-demand shows are shown on Discovery+.

SUNDAY, July 11th

  • 08:00 pm – Crikey! It’s Shark Week
  • 09:00 pm – Tiffany Haddish Does Shark Week
  • 10:00 pm – Jackass Shark Week Special
  • 11:00 pm – Josh Gates Tonight
  • Discovery+ – Sharkbait with David Dobrik
  • Discovery+ – Shark Academy
  • Discovery+ – Shark Rumble

MONDAY, July 12th

  • 08:00 pm – Air Jaws: Going For Gold
  • 09:00 pm – Jaws Awakens: Phred vs Slash
  • 10:00 pm – Expedition Unknown: Shark Trek
  • 11:00 pm – Josh Gates Tonight
  • Discovery+ – Stranger Sharks
  • Discovery+ – Shark Academy

TUESDAY, July 13th

  • 08:00 pm – MotherSharker
  • 09:00 pm – Brad Paisley’s Shark Country
  • 10:00 pm – The Spawn of El Diablo
  • 11:00 pm – Josh Gates Tonight
  • Discovery+ – Great White Comeback
  • Discovery+ – Shark Academy
  • Discovery+ – FIN

WEDNESDAY, July 14th

  • 08:00 pm – MechaShark
  • 09:00 pm – The Real Sharknado
  • 10:00 pm – Return to Lair of the Great White
  • 11:00 pm – Josh Gates Tonight
  • Discovery+ – Tiger Queen
  • Discovery+ – Shark Academy

THURSDAY, July 15th

  • 08:00 pm – Dr. Pimple Popper Pops Shark Week
  • 09:00 pm – Sharkadelic Summer 2
  • 10:00 pm – Mega Jaws of Bird Island
  • 11:00 pm – Josh Gates Tonight
  • Discovery+ – Raging Bulls
  • Discovery+ – Shark Academy

FRIDAY, July 16th

  • 08:00 pm – Ninja Sharks: Mutants Rising
  • 09:00 pm – Monster Sharks of Andros Island
  • 10:00 pm – Mystery of the Black Demon Shark
  • 11:00 pm – I Was Prey: Terrors Of The Deep 2
  • Discovery+ – Extinct or Alive: Jaws of Alaska
  • Discovery+ – Shark Academy

SATURDAY, July 17th

  • 08:00 pm – Return To Shark Vortex
  • 09:00 pm – Shark Week Best In Show
  • 10:00 pm – I Was Prey: Shark Week 2021
  • Discovery+ – Rogue Tiger Shark: The Hunt For Lagertha

SUNDAY, July 18th

  • 10:00 pm – Shark Academy
  • Discovery+ – The Great Hammerhead Stakeout

What happens after Shark Week 2021?

The shark schedule and action don’t stop after Shark Week!

Discovery is celebrating throughout the month of July with some good (and not so good…) Shark Movies include:

  • The Sharknado series
  • Mega Shark vs. Octopus
  • Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark
  • 2-Head Shark Attack
  • 3-Headed Shark Attack
  • Jaws

The documentary “Envoy: Shark Cull” (narrated by Eric Bana) will be available on Discovery+ from the beginning of July 2021.

I missed Shark Week 2021… can I watch replays?

Yes, you can catch reruns of Shark Week shows on the Discovery+ streaming service. Currently confirmed are the Shark Academy shark series, Mega Predators of Oz, Return to Shark Vortex and many more.

We hope you enjoyed our Shark Week 2021 Schedule and summary.

Leave a comment below and tell us what you are looking forward to most from this year’s Shark Week!

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