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Six New Features for Shark Week

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Discovery offers these new documentaries for the 22nd year of Shark Week:

"Blood in the Water" (Sunday, 9 p.m.): Recounts the story of the attacks in 1916 that inspired "Jaws."

"Deadly Waters" (Monday, 9 p.m.): "Survivorman" Les Stroud visits high-fatality hot spots around the world.

"Day of the Shark 2" (Monday, 10 p.m.): Spins shark tales, including the story of a former Navy SEAL attacked in Florida's waters.

"Sharkbite Summer" (Tuesday, 9 p.m.): Chronicles 2001's "Summer of the Shark," a series of more than 50 attacks on American beaches.

"Great White Appetite" (Wednesday, 9 p.m.): Investigateswhat drives the feeding behavior of the fierce predators.

"Shark After Dark" (Thursday, 9 p.m.): Explores the after-dark hunting grounds of great whites, six-gills and tiger sharks.

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