Shark Week remains to be occurring for 2020, and it’s occurring with a couple of well-known faces, together with Will Smith’s. The Discovery Channel is sticking to its longstanding custom to reel viewers in with shark content material.
Part leisure, half training, Shark Week (to not be confused with NatGeo’s SharkFest) is an occasion that’s develop into a popular culture fixture. This yr, the get together will welcome Smith, Snoop Dogg, and Shaquille O’Neal into its waters.
Here’s a take a look at how every star is collaborating within the community’s largest occasion of the summer season.
Will Smith goes into open water
From the outline, this particular Shark Week hour could sound like a kind of ominous movies about nice white sharks and people. We don’t assume it’s, however in response to a press launch from Discovery Channel, Will Smith will do greater than get his toes moist.
“Will Smith is diving headfirst into action, excitement, and shark infested waters, as he confronts his fear of the open seas and the open jaws of nature’s fiercest predators.”
Last yr, Smith shared a video of himself diving with tiger sharks within the Bahamas. It was a part of his bucket record of experiences, and he stated that Jaws made him afraid of the creatures and scared to be within the bathtub. We consider his perspective modified.
Will Smith: Off The Deep End airs Aug. 11 at 9 p.m. EST.
Snoop Dogg delves into sharks in America
One of hip-hop’s most beloved rappers was recruited for Shark Week 2020! Snoop Dogg is happening an tour to discover the presence of nice white sharks within the nation.
“Snoop Dogg takes a look at why Great White Sharks are taking up residence along America’s shores. Will this be the “sharkiest” summer season in US historical past? In this particular, Snoop will breakdown the craziest shark encounters caught on tape, marvel on the wild and unpredictable reactions, and meet with the main specialists who’re attempting to unlock the secrets and techniques behind this nice white shark invasion.”
Jaws in America premieres on Aug. 12 at 9 p.m. EST.
Shaquille O’Neal is again for shark seconds
In 2018, Shaquille O’Neal stepped right into a cage to return face-to-face with sharks. But issues went somewhat left when a small shark breached the cage — the primary incidence in Shark Week’s historical past. It didn’t faze him, as a result of the NBA icon is a part of the 2020 lineup.
Per Discovery Channel:
“After surviving a shark encounter in Shaq Does Shark Week, Shaquille O’Neal is back…and now he’s on a mission to determine what shark has the perfect predatory attack. But he can’t do it alone. Shaq is deploying YouTube stars Dude Perfect and Mark Rober to put various species to the test and uncover the most mind-blowing hunting techniques of this ultimate predator.”
ShaqAssault drops on Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. EST.
Shark Week begins this yr’s program on Aug. 9, and Mike Tyson can even go well with up and seem in a particular episode. Lock your calendars and your TVs for the Discovery Channel’s shark-infested journey world wide.
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