11:22am PT by Philiana Ng
Discovery Channel Sets 'Shark Week' Lineup
Discovery Channel's Shark Week is back.
The annual block kicks off at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 with the most original programming in Shark Week's 26-year history, including a new late-night talk show.
Shark After Dark will be broadcast each evening during "Shark Week," with highlights from the day's programs, shark-related segments and guests, which include shark experts and shark attack survivors.
Other Shark Week programs include Sharkpocalypse, Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives, I Escaped Jaws, Voodoo Sharks, Great White Serial Killer, Air Jaws, Spawn of Jaws, The Great White Gauntlet, Sharks Behaving Badly and Top 10 Sharkdown.
Last year's Shark Week delivered 21.4 million viewers for the week, up nearly 3 million from 2011.
Watch a promo for Shark Week below: