Shark Week is back on the Discovery Channel, along with the requisite media feeding frenzy. A few of today’s headlines include TIME.com’s “This Gruesome Video Will Get You Pumped for Shark Week” and USA Today’s “Justin Bieber is not a fan of Shark Week.” Despite the link-bait, Discovery Channel is promising more science this time around. Also, we discuss diverse programming at Comedy Central, and Stephen Colbert’s surprise appearance hosting a public-access show in Michigan.
TV Roundup: Shark Week, Comedy Central's Diverse Roster, and Colbert
- Michael Schneider - Senior editor at Variety - @Franklinavenue
- Eric Deggans - television critic for NPR - @Deggans