or


[06/02/16 - 09:30 AM]
The Whole World is About to Get a Bite of "Shark Week" as "Fintastic" Event Goes Global
For the first time ever, the stunt will launch on the same day on Discovery Channel and Discovery en Español in the U.S., as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom and Argentina on June 26.

[via press release from Discovery]

The Whole World is About to Get a Bite of "Shark Week" as "Fintastic" Event Goes Global

Annual Television Event and Global Entertainment Franchise Will Now Reach All 220 Countries and Territories

Discovery's shark-programming sensation is back and will swim into more living rooms and onto more screens than ever before, expanding to all of its more than 220 countries and territories this year. For the first time ever, SHARK WEEK will launch on the same day on Discovery Channel and Discovery en Español in the U.S., as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom and Argentina on June 26. The worldwide rollout will continue from the midnight July sun in Norway to the dog days of August in Mexico to the blazing heat of "summa" in Australia and New Zealand, and more.

SHARK WEEK has become a pop culture event that transcends television. This year, "finatics" across the globe can tune in to SHARK WEEK, SHARK WEEKEND, SHARK MONTH or even SHARK SEASON, depending on their location. Or, they might find sharks in a virtual reality shark cage or Facebook live event.

Discovery will also partner with nonprofit Oceana to draw attention to the plight of sharks and the rising threats they face around the world. "Finatics" will be challenged to "get their shark on" as part of a worldwide campaign that will educate Discovery's vast fan base and enable them to take action on behalf of sharks everywhere.

"One ripple can lead to a huge wave, and at Discovery, we see a much bigger opportunity as SHARK WEEK moves from the U.S. to the whole world," said Marjorie Kaplan, President of Content, Discovery Networks International. "We want everyone, everywhere to be able to celebrate with us and at the same time develop a deeper appreciation for the critical role of our oceans' apex predator. SHARK WEEK is the event of the summer, and arguably, the year. For some of our key markets, now the programming will sync up and 'eventize' the programming, and in others, we'll do SHARK WEEK programming that best serves the local audience."

SHARK WEEK will be supported by marketing, stunts, events and promotion on a local basis. One of many examples is Poland's brand-new programming event SHARK WEEK ONLINE, which will allow viewers to watch SHARK WEEK programming anytime and anywhere. Promotion will also include social media activations around the globe to showcase the power of the brand and generate excitement among fans from all time zones.

Remember - it's always SHARK WEEK somewhere!

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the leader in global entertainment reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery satisfies curiosity, entertains and inspires viewers with high-quality content through global brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, and through the Discovery Digital Networks portfolio, including Seeker and SourceFed. Discovery owns Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.





  [june 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[02/26/21 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 26
Updates include: Austin Butler, Callum Turner to lead Apple's "Masters of the Air"; Wagner Moura tapped for "Shining Girls," also at Apple; and Mark Ivanir boards new season of Netflix's "Babylon Berlin."

[02/26/21 - 03:47 PM]
Video: "Who Killed Sara?" - Official Teaser - Netflix
After 18 years in prison, Álex takes his revenge on the Lazcano family, who framed him for the murder of his sister Sara to save their reputation.

[02/26/21 - 01:41 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates the Life of "Alaskan Bush People's" Billy Brown in All-New Special, "The Legacy of Billy Brown" Airing Sunday, February 28 at 8PM ET/PT
Through never-before seen footage and interviews, Billy speaks to the bush legacy he was driven to establish, fueled by faith and his deep adoration for his family.

[02/26/21 - 01:30 PM]
Nickelodeon Sets Out for Adventure in "The Barbarian and the Troll," All-New Live-Action Puppet Comedy Series Premiering Friday, April 2, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series - previously "Brendar the Barbarian" - follows Evan, a bridge troll in search of adventure, and Brendar, a fierce female warrior on a quest to defeat the evil demon who has imprisoned her brother.

[02/26/21 - 01:01 PM]
Terminator Universe Is Expanding at Netflix in an All-New Anime Series
The series is produced in partnership with Production I.G who Netflix has a Production Line Deal with since 2018.

[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/26/21 - 12:45 PM]
Video: First Look at "Home Economics" - Premieres Wednesday, April 7 on ABC
Starring and executive produced by Topher Grace, "Home Economics" takes a look at the heartwarming yet super uncomfortable and sometimes frustrating relationship between three adult siblings.

[02/26/21 - 12:28 PM]
Production on Season 4 of "Cobra Kai" Is Officially Underway
Vanessa Rubio and Peyton List will be returning as series regulars alongside some new faces, Dallas Dupree Young and Oona O'Brien.

[02/26/21 - 12:02 PM]
Seth Meyers Renews Deal with NBC to Host "Late Night with Seth Meyers" Through 2025
In addition, Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions - Meyers and Mike Shoemaker's production company - has an overall deal with Universal Studio Group through 2025.

[02/26/21 - 11:31 AM]
FOX Entertainment Launches All-New Digital Docu-Series "Making History in Hollywood"
The show takes a more intimate, personal approach with FOX stars at the forefront, hearing from them on what specific moments, people and milestones from Black Hollywood history impacted their lives and careers.

[02/26/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Nailed It: Double Trouble!" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From best buds to brothers and sisters: When two clueless cake "artists" team up, the baking is two times as bad.

[02/26/21 - 10:59 AM]
HBO and Public Square Films in Production on Documentary Examining the Race for the COVID-19 Vaccine
The feature length, untitled documentary will debut next year on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

[02/26/21 - 10:11 AM]
Video: "Pacific Rim: The Black" - Official Trailer #2 - Netflix
In a world where Australia has been overrun by Kaiju, danger in the form of scary monsters lurk in every corner.

[02/26/21 - 09:47 AM]
discovery+ Follows Acclaimed Nature Photographer Ian Shive on a Daring Journey Through One of the World's Most Remote Places
In this all-new nature special, Shive will take viewers along an awe-inspiring journey to the Aleutian Islands to document its incredible natural wonders and wildlife in "The Last Unknown" streaming Thursday, March 18 on discovery+.

[02/26/21 - 09:04 AM]
"Motherland: Fort Salem" - Second Season of the Witch Drama Premieres Summer 2021
In the anticipated second season, Raelle, Tally and Abigail confront higher stakes, dangerous magic and a new threat from an ancient group of witch-hunters, the Camarilla.