Log Out "Shark After Dark" host Eli Roth got to see tiger sharks while diving in Tahiti in preparation for this year's Shark Week shows.(Photo: Discovery) Shark Week, marking its 28th anniversary, is the cable network's biggest event, and it's "considered one of the greatest inspirations of cable, and probably television history, because it fits so well with Discovery," TV historian Tim Brooks says.
And it fits the summer, too." Roth, who's directing a Death Wish remake and is known for horror flicks such as Hostel and Cabin Fever, has a guest roster filled with shark researchers, conservationists and celebrity fans including Chelsea Handler and Kevin Hart.
Joe Romeiro, Kevin Hart and host Eli Roth on the set of 'Shark After Dark.' (Photo: Mark Daniels, Discovery) Fans also can expect to see experts such as diver Ashlan Gorse Cousteau and filmmaker Andy Casagrande, who venture with Roth to ice baths, wearing wetsuits, in Thursday's installment.
But the most amazing moment was when I saw two different tiger sharks." One was 17 feet and the other was 14.
She was probably down there with us about 15 or 20 minutes.