Shark Week 2022 begins Sunday, July 24th and runs until July 31. You can easily watch every episode without cable TV. Here is everything you need to know.
Table of Contents
- What channel is Shark Week on?
- When is Shark Week 2022?
- Where can I watch Shark Week 2022?
- How can I watch Shark Week without cable TV?
- Watch Shark Week on Discovery+
- Watch Shark Week Online with Philo
- Live Stream Shark Week 2022 with Sling TV
- Watch Shark Week on DIRECTV STREAM
- Can I watch Shark Week 2022 on Hulu?
- Watch Shark Week Without Cable on fuboTV
- Watch Shark Week Online with Vidgo
- Watch Shark Week live on YouTube TV
- Frequently asked questions about Shark Week
- Where can I watch Shark Week 2022 without cable?
- How to Watch Shark Week with no ads
- How to Watch Shark Week on-demand
- Can I watch Shark Week on Disney Plus?
- Can I watch Shark Week on Roku?
- Can I watch Shark Week with a TV antenna?
- What’s the best way to watch Shark Week 2022?
What channel is Shark Week on?
Shark Week can be found on Discovery Channel. But cord-cutters and streaming fans can also watch Shark Week 2022 on Discovery+.
Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Vidgo and fuboTV are all viable options to watch Discovery Channel live.
When is Shark Week 2022?
Shark Week 2022 starts July 24 at 8 PM ET on Discovery Channel and Discovery+. There are inexpensive ways to watch every episode without cable TV.
Dwane “The Rock” Johnson is hosting the week-long series, which is in its 34th year. There will be 25 episodes this year.
Where can I watch Shark Week 2022?
Discovery+ will be the cheapest way to stream Shark Week without a cable TV subscription.
Shark Week episodes are available to stream the same day as it airs live on TV.
You can sign up for two months of Discovery+ for 99 cents per month. A subscription to the ad-supported plan costs $4.99 per month after the promotion.
If you want to watch Shark Week live on Discovery Channel, Philo is my top pick.
Subscribers get 60+ live TV channels, including Discovery Channel for $25 per month. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial in under a minute using your mobile number. There are no obligations or contracts with streaming services. Just cancel online if you decide that it’s not for you.
How can I watch Shark Week without cable TV?
Streaming Discovery Channel as a live TV channel on a Roku, Fire TV Stick or Apple TV is pretty simple.
Instead of cable channels being piped into your home through a cable box, you can now get them through a streaming service. You just need an Internet connection before choosing which service to use.
Cord-cutters use these streaming services to watch shows like Shark Week.
With a live TV service, you can also record shows using Cloud DVR, or watch on-demand episodes.
Watch Shark Week on Discovery+
Discovery+ will be the cheapest option for watching Shark Week 2022.
You will be able to watch every episode of Shark Week just as it airs on TV. The difference is that Discovery+ has no live TV channels. It is an on-demand streaming service.
Discovery+ carries full seasons for popular TV shows from Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Discovery ID, OWN, Discovery, A&E, Lifetime, History, Travel Channel, Science Channel and diy Network.
There are no contracts or commitments with Discovery+. You can sign up for two months of service for 99 cents per month.
You can cancel online whenever you like.
Watch Shark Week Online with Philo
Philo is the best choice if you want to watch Shark Week 2022 live on Discovery Channel. That’s because it’s the cheapest live TV service at $25 per month.
Subscribers get more than 60 live channels such as A&E, AMC, History, Science Channel and Discovery Channel.
Philo works on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Smart TVs powered by Android TV or Google TV. There’s an iPhone app for Philo, and you can watch Philo using a web browser on Android smartphones and tablets.
You can look over the channel lineup to help decide whether you want to sign up for a free trial. Philo has unlimited Cloud DVR and lots of on-demand shows, movies and concerts. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial in under a minute by using your smartphone number.
Live Stream Shark Week 2022 with Sling TV
You can watch Discovery channel live with Sling TV. But Discovery is only available on the Sling Blue channel bundle.
The Sling Blue channel bundle carries 45+ channels for $35 per month. Sling Blue has A&E, Investigation Discovery and TLC.
You can look over the channel lineups for Sling TV before deciding what will work best for you.
If you want to record shows or movies, Sling TV includes 50 hours of Cloud DVR. You can get 200 hours of Cloud DVR for $5 per month. Sling TV supports just about every major streaming device out there, including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku.
When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV.
You can check the latest offer Sling TV is making to new and returning customers. If you prepay for two months, you can get a free streaming device.
Watch Shark Week on DIRECTV STREAM
A DIRECTV STREAM subscription includes Discovery Channel in its entry-level channel bundle.
The Entertainment bundle has more than 65 live TV channels for $69.99 per month. But DIRECTV STREAM is currently knocking $15 off for the first two months of service.
You will only pay $54.99 per month during the two month promotion. Subscribers can watch live TV channels on up to 20 screens at once.
Local channels are included in the channel lineup. You get unlimited Cloud DVR and 40,000 on-demand movies and shows. Subscribers can get three months of Showtime, STARZ, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Smart TVs running on Android TV and Google TV. You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Can I watch Shark Week 2022 on Hulu?
You won’t find Shark Week on Hulu’s on-demand streaming service. Hulu Live TV does have the Discovery Channel. Subscribers also get unlimited Cloud DVR.
A subscription costs $69.99 per month. Hulu Live TV includes Disney+ and ESPN+.
You can watch live TV channels through Hulu on up to two devices at once.
Your local channel lineup will vary depending on where you live. So be sure to look over your channel lineup to see what’s available in your area. Hulu with Live TV works on Apple TV, Chromecast, Echo Show, Fire TV, Fire Stick, iPhones, Roku players, Nintendo Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Watch Shark Week Without Cable on fuboTV
fuboTV has over 120 live TV channels including Discovery, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, OWN and TLC.
Subscribers get 1000 hours of Cloud DVR. So you have the options of recording Shark Week 2022 or watching the series live when it airs on TV.
This streaming service pulls together live local ABC, NBC and FOX stations, alongside regional sports channels, entertainment and news.
fuboTV started out as a sports-first platform, but has reshaped itself into a full-blown replacement for cable TV.
A subscription costs $69.99 per month. Look over the channel lineup to see what local channels and regional sports networks are in your area.
fuboTV works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV devices. There’s a mobile app for iOS and Android. You can also watch live TV on a PC or smartphone.
Fubo offers a free 7-day trial to new customers.
Watch Shark Week Online with Vidgo
Vidgo is a smaller streaming service that offers live TV. It was among the first streaming services to integrate social features — including watch parties — on its mobile app.
Vidgo also has apps for Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV.
The core bundle has 100+ live TV channels, including A&E, ESPN, NFL Network and Paramount Network. A Vidgo subscription costs $59.95 per month. You can look over the channel lineup before deciding whether to sign up.
Watch Shark Week live on YouTube TV
YouTube TV has more than 85 live TV channels including local ABC, NBC and CBS stations alongside cable networks such as Discovery Channel. Subscribers will also find Big Ten Network, CNN and TNT in their channel lineup.
A subscription costs $64.99 per month and has unlimited Cloud DVR. An account can have up to five different profiles. Currently, YouTube TV is offering a rate of $54.99 per month for the first three months of service.
YouTube has apps for Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Android TV devices. New customers can get a free 7-day trial.
Frequently asked questions about Shark Week
Here are some frequently asked questions that readers ask about how and where to watch Shark Week.
Where can I watch Shark Week 2022 without cable?
There are a number of streaming services in 2022 that will carry Shark Week. Discovery+, Philo, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, DIRECTV STREAM, Vidgo, fuboTV and YouTube TV.
Each of these streaming services have various promotions and free trials that you can use during Shark Week 2022.
How to Watch Shark Week with no ads
Do commercials bother you? You do have an option to watch Shark Week without any advertising. Discovery+ has an ad-free plan for $6.99 per month.
Just be aware that you need to select the “Ad-Free” option when you sign up to watch Shark Week. The 99-cent per month promotion does not apply to the ad-free plan.
How to Watch Shark Week on-demand
Discovery+ is an on-demand streaming service that carries Shark Week 2022.
You will be able to watch every show, and every episode of Shark Week just as it airs on TV. The difference is that Discovery+ has no live TV channels.
You can sign up for Discovery+ and pay only 99 cents per month for two months of service. The regular price of $4.99 per month will kick in if you keep the service beyond the promotional price.
Can I watch Shark Week on Disney Plus?
Disney+ does not carry Shark Week, but you can stream the SharkFest slate of shows under the National Geographic tab. Disney+ costs $7.99 per month.
Can I watch Shark Week on Roku?
You can definitely watch Shark Week on Roku. Discovery+, Philo, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, DIRECTV STREAM, Vidgo, fuboTV and YouTube TV all have Roku apps.
Discovery+ carries all Shark Week programming this year. And the remaining streaming services carry Discovery Channel as a live TV channel.
Can I watch Shark Week with a TV antenna?
No. Discovery (or Discovery Channel) is a cable TV network. So you can’t watch Shark Week using a TV antenna.
But you don’t need cable TV to watch Discovery Channel. You can use a streaming service such as Discovery+ to stream Shark Week.
What’s the best way to watch Shark Week 2022?
There are a lot of options to watch Shark Week this year. So let’s narrow the field and recap a couple of the best choices.
The cheapest option for Shark Week 2022 is by signing up for Discovery+. The streaming service is offering two months of service for 99 cents per month when you sign up. The offer ends on July 31.
For a live TV option, Philo has Discovery Channel and 60+ live TV channels for only $25 per month. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial in under a minute using your mobile number.
You can watch Shark Week live, record shows and catch up on-demand. Philo works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV and Android TV devices such as Google Chromecast.
Just make sure that you cancel online before the free trial ends if you don’t want to keep your subscription.
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