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Do You Watch Shark Week on the Discovery Channel?


Today the Discovery Channel kicks off its 20th annual Shark Week bright and early at 9:00 AM with "Paradise for Predators: Sharks of Palau." As far as shark programs go, this sounds like one I could handle: "Journey to Palau and meet the people and their deep connection to sharks. Members of a local shark clan help shed light on why certain villages believe the sharks are gods. Have sharks and humans learned to accept each other over the centuries?"

That sounds like relatively safe fun, as opposed to, say, "Anatomy of a Shark Bite." I get squeamish with some of this stuff, but I can also understand the thrill of exploring such fascinating and famously dangerous animals. How about you? Do you make like "30 Rock"'s Tracey Jordan advised Kenneth to do and "live every week like it's Shark Week"?

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jess55 jess55 10 years
i am absolutely terrified of shark's cant watch t.v when they are on.
Milan1 Milan1 10 years
I love me some Shark week! Sunday was the best. I got up and Shark week had started:) I actually sat in front of the TV all day and watched everything that came on. The premiere episode was really interesting I had never heard about that attack and last night with the Tiger sharks those guys are serious they will eat anything! Woot Woot for Shark Week!
sashak sashak 10 years
sharks freak me out but I watch Shark Week every year!! I love it!!
jhuck jhuck 10 years
My roomie has some weird love/hate thing with Sharks so we ended up watching a bunch of the shows last night.
pøt pøt 10 years
I hate watching anything from underwater on television, it gives me the creeps. (I got goosebumps during Happy Feet.. seriously.)
angeldevilwings angeldevilwings 10 years
I watch it if I catch it.
KAEB06 KAEB06 10 years
I won't be watching but I have a friend who is literally so excited over watching every program shown during Shark Week.
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
I love shark week ... can't believe I forgot to tune in tonight at 9!!! =( Hubby and I were watching Pan's Labyrinth instead.
nikkih nikkih 10 years
I love Shark Week!!! The Discovery Channel is my favorite, so I watch all the time anyways!
nhancieh522 nhancieh522 10 years
,...yeah, always watching discovery, my daughter kinda fascinated with animals specially fishes.
pinkflats pinkflats 10 years
So Shark Week shows every year? I didn't know. I did saw an episode today about shark experts demonstrating what it would look like if a shark bit you while it was swimming towards 60-80 mph and demonstrating how a shark bit off (and the impact) a man's leg underwater. Hmm... I'm not really sure if that episode aired on Discovery but it was very interesting.
kikidawn kikidawn 10 years
I watch some of the shows. I had a teacher in high school who would never miss shark week!
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
I love shark week on Discovery!
ALSW ALSW 10 years
I am interested in the first show, the worst shark attack in history. Otherwise, I haven't heard much about this particular Shark Week.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 10 years
I think sharks are cool... and I'll probably watch a bit if i'm flipping through channels... but this isnt a must see destination for me
juiceejuice juiceejuice 10 years
i love shark week!
sweetheart_450 sweetheart_450 10 years
I love sharks!! So, Shark Week is always a must watch.
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 10 years
I;m terrified of them but for some reason I just can't look away!
Liz7757 Liz7757 10 years
Shark Week used to coincide with when I went to the beach for vacation, so out of habit I still don't watch it.
MrsJigglesworth MrsJigglesworth 10 years
I've been seeing the commercials for the show that's about the worst shark attack to date... I'd like to watch it.
rothchild rothchild 10 years
only if my husband is watching...he is a shark freak
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