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Shark week is back on Discovery Channel. Last night the piscine extravaganza kicked off with a return to Seal Island in South Africa for Ultimate Air Jaws.

It's the third time the Discovery Channel has returned to Seal Island. To justify another visit to the same location to shoot the same topic, over and over again, Chris Fallows and crew employed a slew of new gadgets and revolutionary video technologies. To capture great whites launching themselves out of the water at 25-mph attacking a seal dummy in ever greater detail from a number of angles, they used an underwater sub, a helicopter, an underwater seal cam, and a floating sled with a cameraman on it 10-feet from the 2,000-lb. jumping sharks. The kicker was a 1,000 frame-per-second camera that slowed down the action, enabling the one-second shark attack to be viewed as almost a minute of hi res footage. Everything appeared in lurid detail, from the rippling muscles of the apex predator to the droplets of water splashing off it's teeth.

You can watch shark week on TV at the times on the schedule below (click below on Continue Reading), or watch episodes online on the Discovery Channel's web site.

To get a little more substance on the global condition of sharks, and to find out about the conservation of sharks, check out The Shark Research Institute.

--Joe Spring
@joespring

Shark Week Schedule 

ULTIMATE AIR JAWS | Watch the Full Episode
Premiering Sunday, August 1, 9PM e/p
Off the coast of South Africa, massive great white sharks blast from the water, pulling a sneak attack on their seal prey. Shark expert Chris Fallows and filmmaker Jeff Kurr (AIR JAWS, AIR JAWS 2) arrive on the scene to investigate the aerial attacks using state-of-the-art technology including an HD camera that shoots in super slow motion - 2,000 frames per second. This enables the team to slow down a breaching shark from one second of real time to almost a minute, and in so much detail you can literally count every tooth in the shark's mouth. Fallows and Kurr also employ a submarine and remotely operated helicopter to capture this incredible footage.

 INTO THE SHARK BITE | Watch the Full Episode
Premiering Sunday, August 1, 10PM e/p
Go on a wild ride as we show you the LAST thing you'd ever want to see in real life: close up views of attacks by the world's most deadly sharks — from INSIDE their mouths! Shark expert MARK ADDISON and underwater cameraman ANDY CASAGRANDE risk life and limb to get their special mini-HD cameras INTO THE SHARK BITE!

SHARK ATTACK SURVIVAL GUIDE
Premiering Monday, August 2, 9PM e/p
In Shark Attack Survival Guide, host Terry Schappert puts his Special Forces training to the test to demonstrate to viewers how to survive devastating shark attacks. What do you do when attacked by a shark in shallow water? What's the one thing to remember when confronted with one Earth's largest predators while on a deep water dive? Terry immerses himself in these deadly scenarios and reveals the secrets to escaping these terrifying shark encounters alive.

DAY OF THE SHARK 3
Premiering Monday, August 2, 10PM e/p
Shark attack survivors recall six bloody tales of what happens when humans unwittingly find themselves face to face with the ocean's top predator. Australian Navy Diver Paul De Gelder is on an anti-terrorist mission, when suddenly, he becomes the hunted. When a great white shark catapults him into the air, Paul Buckley lands on its tail and holds on for dear life. Paddy Trumbull loses 40% of her blood, and most of her "bottom," when a shark sneaks up behind her near the Great Barrier Reef. Champion Surfer Todd Murashige had promised his wife he would quit surfing and take care of his family. Now it may be too late, as he lies dying on a Hawaii beach.

SHARK BITE BEACH
Premiering Tuesday, August 3, 9PM e/p
In 2008, fear gripped beaches along the coast of California and Mexico in the wake of multiple horrific shark attacks. SHARK BITE BEACH returns to the site of the attacks to recreate the dramatic stories of survival and search for clues that might explain why sharks mistook humans for prey that fateful summer.

SHARK BITES: ADVENTURES IN SHARK WEEK
Premiering Wednesday, August 4, 10PM e/p
Late, Late Show Host, CRAIG FERGUSON has always loved SHARK WEEK. But when he gets the chance to get off the couch and be in the show, he gets in way over his head. Discovery wants him go to the Bahamas to swim with, touch, and, if he has the guts, FEED sharks. And Ferguson starts to have second thoughts about getting close to the apex predators of the sea. Especially since he will not have the protection of a cage. Everything Ferguson sees and experiences reminds him of what he has learned from watching the Discovery Channel. Woven into Ferguson's journey are clips from the scariest, most exciting moments of the last 20 years of SHARK WEEK. The results are funny, scary, and ultimately very moving. Terrified of getting in the water and too proud not to, Ferguson makes the leap into an ocean full of hungry sharks.



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