Hermosa Beach, this month, Discovery Channel held a two-day party to kick off the Shark Week programming this weekend. This party attracted thousands to the beach to share their love for sharks. Peoples can watch Jimmy Buffett performance in the event and a robotic Sharkzilla that crushed a kayak, a lifeguard tower and more in its jaws. Recent shark attack survivor Steven Robles was even on hand to take part in the festivities. Robles was bitten by juvenile great white shark off Manhattan Beach on July 5 after it was hooked by fishermen.
Shark Week is an annual week long programming block on Discovery Channel which featuresshark based programming. It originally premiered on July 17, 1988. Held annually, normally in July or August, Shark Week was originally developed to raise awareness and respect for sharks. It is the longest-running cable television programming event in history. Now broadcast in over 72 countries, Shark Week is promoted heavily via social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Episodes of recent years are also available for purchase on services like Google Play Movies and TV, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.
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