Shark Week Is Back for a Special Shark Weekend on Discovery Channel

Usually, you have to wait until the summer for Shark Week, Discovery Channel’s all-sharks, all-the-time programming block. But the network is bringing back Shark Week for a special “Shark Week in a Weekend” binge-athon to keep you entertained during your coronavirus lockdown. 

‘Shark Week in a Weekend’ starts April 4 

Discovery’s #SharkWeekEND kicks off Saturday, April 4 at 9 a.m. ET/PT and runs through Sunday, April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The marathon will feature fan-favorite episodes as well as a rebroadcast of 2019’s scripted Shark Week original film Capsized: Blood in the Water starring Josh Duhamel. The based-on-a-true-story movie is about a group of friends whose boat capsizes in stormy weather in the Atlantic, turning them into prey for a group of tiger sharks. 

Discovery will also check in with Shark After Dark sidekick Bob the Shark, who is also feeling the effects of coronavirus isolation. 

“I’m a shark. And sharks fear nothing. After a few weeks of home-isolation with my family, I stand corrected,” the toothy late-night star said.  

The complete #SharkWeekEND schedule 

Sand tiger sharks and a barracuda swim in a tank at the Florida Aquarium| GIANRIGO MARLETTA/AFP via Getty Images

Saturday, April 4 

9 a.m. ET/PT: Shark Vortex

10 a.m. ET/PT: Great Hammerhead Invasion

11a.m. ET/PT: Sharks Of The Badlands

12 p.m. ET/PT: Alien Sharks: Stranger Fins

1 p.m. ET/PT: Air Jaws Strikes Back

2 p.m. ET/PT: Laws Of Jaws: Dangerous Waters

3 p.m. ET/PT: Ronda Rousey Uncaged

4 p.m. ET/PT: Phelps Vs. Shark: Great Gold Vs. Great White

5 p.m. ET/PT: Shaq Does Shark Week

6 p.m. ET/PT: Guy Fieri’s Feeding Frenzy

7 p.m. ET/PT: Bear Vs. Shark

8 p.m. ET/PT: Expedition Unknown: Megalodon

9 p.m. ET/PT: Capsized: Blood In The Water

11 p.m. ET/PT: The Sharks Of Headstone Hell

12 a.m. ET/PT: Air Jaws: The Hunted

1 a.m. ET/PT: Shark Week’s Isle Of Jaws

3 a.m. ET/PT: Sharkwrecked: Crash Landing

Sunday, April 5

9 a.m. ET/PT: Monster Hammerhead

10 a.m. ET/PT: Shark-croc Showdown

11 a.m. ET/PT: Monster Mako: Perfect Predator

12 p.m. ET/PT: Shark Cam Stakeout

1 p.m. ET/PT: Tiger Shark Invasion

2 p.m. ET/PT: Cuba’s Secret Shark Lair

3 p.m. ET/PT: Air Jaws: Fin Of Fury

4 p.m. ET/PT: Extinct Or Alive: The Lost Shark

5 p.m. ET/PT: Legend Of Deep Blue

6 p.m. ET/PT: Naked And Afraid Of Sharks

HGTV, Animal Planet also plan marathons

Several other networks are airing marathons of viewers’ favorite programs. March 30 marathons include Home Town on HGTV and Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet. 

Other Animal Planet marathons include My Cat From Hell on March 31 and April 1 and The Secret Life of the Zoo, The Zoo, and The Zoo: San Diego on April 2 and April 3. 

On March 31, HGTV will air a marathon of Good Bones beginning at 6 a.m. ET/PT and a Love It or List It marathon beginning at 12 p.m. ET/PT. Property Brothers: Forever Home will air back-to-back episodes beginning at 12 p.m ET/PT on April 1, while marathons of Unsellable Houses and Windy City Rehab air beginning at 8 a.m. ET/PT and 12 p.m. ET/PT (respectively) on April 2. Friday, Log Cabin Living airs all day, with multiple episodes of My Lottery Dream Home airing beginning at 6 p.m. ET/PT. 

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