Eli Roth Back As Host Of Shark Week’s ‘Shark After Dark’

Eli Roth is returning as host Shark Week’s late-night talk show Shark After Dark, starting June 26 on Discovery Channel.

For five consecutive nights, Roth again will wrangle celebrities, shark experts and shark obsessives on the half-hour show highlighting that night’s shark festivities and the next day’s lineup.

Roth also returns as host of hourlong countdown show Shark Week Sharktactular. It’s Roth’s second season hosting the late-night franchise for Discovery’s popular Shark Week franchise. Produced by Embassy Row, Shark After Dark will air at 11 PM June 26-30.

Roth wrote, directed, and produced horror films Cabin Fever, Hostel and Hostel: Part II and co-starred in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds. His producing credits include The Last Exorcism and The Man With the Iron Fists, and he served as EP on Netflix series Hemlock Grove. Most recently, Roth co-wrote and directed the upcoming feature film The Green Inferno as well as Knock Knock starring Keanu Reeves.

Last year’s Shark After Dark ranked No. 1 in its basic cable time period among viewers ages 25-54, growing 13% in the demo year over year.

This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2016/04/eli-roth-host-shark-week-shark-after-dark-discovery-channel-1201743918/