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Shark Week’s sketchy history

Over its 33 years, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has had some highs and lows, celebrating and educating us about sharks, but also presenting fiction as fact, lying to scientists and misrepresenting what they say, and making sharks seem scarier than they are. Here’s a look at Shark Week’s history, and why it’s so disappointing.

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Discovery+: Why are shows moving back and forth between streaming and cable?

Why is Discovery+ taking shows from Food Network, HGTV, TLC, ID, Travel Channel, Science Channel, OWN, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, and Discovery Channel, and then sometimes sending them back to cable? Discovery’s CEO and president has the answer.

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Joe Kenda’s Killer Triggers: an excerpt from the American Detective and Homicide Hunter’s book

Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda is now starring in a new Discovery+ series, American Detective, and he’s also written Killer Triggers, a new book in which he retells stories from his career, focusing on why a murder was committed. Read an excerpt.

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Chasing the Thunder and Ocean Warriors: How a real-life, action-adventure crime series was produced

An interview with the producers of Ocean Warriors, a six-hour Animal Planet series that follows people who are trying to stop illegal fishing, which has been edited into Chasing the Thunder, a feature documentary that will be on Discovery+.

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