This summer, National Geographic will travel into shark-infested waters, releasing programming for its ninth annual Sharkfest event, which will begin on July 5 and last for six weeks.
The full program for Nat Geo will include 21 hours of original programming, 60 hours of enhanced content, and other archival footage. Some highlights for Sharkfest will include, where the star will collaborate with Valerie Taylor, a shark expert and conservationist.
Sharkfest will play on four networks for the first time on Disney Plus.
Sharkfest is getting a jump on Discoverys Shark Week, which will take place from July 11 to 18.
Here''s all you need to know about Nat Geos Sharkfest.
Where to watch Sharkfest content
Nat Geo is expanding its capabilities this year for viewing Sharkfest content. Outside being available on National Geographic, Nat Geo WILD, and Nat Geo Mundo, all original programming will be available post-premiere on Disney XD and the Disney Plus streaming service the following Friday.
On Disney Plus, on July 23, there will be a separate feature documentary introducing the service. Sharkfest content from the previous eight years will be available on the service starting June 25.
Whats new for Sharkfest 2021
This year, Nat Geo has released the full schedule for the original Sharkfest programming:
a look at the causes of shark attacks at public beaches and what can be done to prevent them. Premieres July 5 at 8 p.m. ET on National Geographic.
On National Geographic, the filmmaker gets a taste of shark science and behavior and how humans and sharks can peacefully coexist. Find out more here. Chris Hemsworth is a photographer who works for the film.
Examines incidents from Australia in 2018 where multiple people were attacked in a single area. Was it a rogue shark or something outside? Premiers on National Geographic on July 5 at 10 p.m. ET.
The first probe into whether or not orcas have added great white sharks to their list of predators will take place on July 6th at 10 p.m. ET on National Geographic.
Reevaluates the notion that sharks are solitary predators, and whether their lives are socially influenced by them. Premieres July 7 at 10 p.m. ET on National Geographic.
The documentary is a thorough look at what happens when two of the world''s deadliest animals go head-to-head. It will be released on National Geographic on July 8th.
On National Geographic, Jacques Cousteau said the oceanic whitetip, not the great white, is actually the most dangerous shark in the world. On July 9, he meets at 10 p.m. ET.
Looks into professional and bystanders'' bizarre and bizarre shark behavior. Premieres on National Geographic on July 12 at 9 p.m. ET.
Paige Winter, who was 17 months old, died of a leg and portion of her hand in a shark attack, according to a report. On National Geographic, the show will air on July 12 at 10 p.m. ET.
Scientists examine whether a 10-foot bull shark is a one-off or a member of a unique population following the first reporting. Published by National Geographic on July 13
On National Geographic, a second angle will be given at the phenomenon of orcas killing great white sharks, including how sharks communicate. The 15th of July meeting is at 10 p.m. ET.
Shark researcher Valerie Taylor, a pioneer in her field, is a feature-length documentary. It will be released on Disney Plus on July 23.