SUMMER’S FAN-FAVORITE EVENT IS HERE

5 weeks. 2 networks. 17 premieres. 100+ hours of shark entertainment.

Showcasing the ocean’s greatest competitors in their natural habitat, the eighth annual SHARKFEST kicks off Sunday, July 19, on National Geographic. SHARKFEST dominates with FIVE full weeks of entertaining, heart-pounding content, highlighting important shark research and conservation efforts with innovative, informative specials every night.

National Geographic not only celebrates these amazing predators through our annual television event, but also funds the best scientists and storytellers from around the world to protect sharks and their ocean home through the National Geographic Society’s grants and the Pristine Seas project.

National Geographic TV subscribers can stream the latest from SHARKFEST here!

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Helping to Protect More than 5 Million Sq KM of Ocean

National Geographic’s Pristine Seas project helps to inspire the creation of Marine Protected Areas around the globe, working in support of a global goal of protecting at least 30% of the ocean by 2030.

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Heroes of the Oceans

Join National Geographic on Thursday, August 20 for Virtual Explorer Trivia Night featuring underwater photographer and shark aficionado Brian Skerry! Answer Nat Geo-inspired questions alongside Brian for a chance to prove your geo-smarts.

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