Andy Samberg Signs On To Host Shark Week
Just when you thought Shark Week couldn’t get more exciting, The Discovery Channel announced they found their “first ever Chief Shark Officer”, Andy Samberg.
The comedian will host the 24th annual event with a special Shark Week presentation and on-air wraps, and he may even go for a swim with the show’s stars.
“SHARK WEEK is a summertime celebration. It’s about being scared out of your swim trunks but it’s also about being entertained and learning something new. Andy Samberg, an incredibly talented comedian and innovator, is the perfect person to bring those elements together and represent Discovery for our biggest week of the year,” said Discovery Channel President and General Manager Clark Bunting in a statement.
We’ll be seeing a lot of Samberg this summer. He is currently in his sixth season as a regular on Saturday Night Live. He’ll also be appearing in What’s Your Number? with Anna Faris, Friends with Benefits starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis and will begin production on Sean Anders’ I Hate You Dad.
Did we mention he and his Lonely Island partners will drop their sophomore album Turtleneck and Chain on May 10?
It’ll be a busy summer, but we’re ready for the laughs.
For more information about this year’s Shark Week, visit the Discovery Channel website.
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