Today is Earth Day and National Geographic Wild has Africa’s Wild Coast, a documentary about efforts to protect Gabon’s rich coastal waters which are under attack from illegal trawling, putting humpback whales, hippos, sharks and other animals in danger, at 8:00.
Discovery’s 26th annual Shark Week starts tonight at 8:00 with Air Jaws: Countdown to Shark Week 2013. Tune in for some amazing footage of great white sharks leaping out of the water in pursuit of prey. Bet you didn’t know that sharks could fly.
National Geographic Wild has the second season premiere of America the Wild, the show in which naturalist Casey Anderson tracks and studies elusive and endangered species across North America, at 10:00.