Events, Television, What to Watch
Jun 26, 2016


The Paley Center for Media unveiled a free, open to the public virtual reality (VR) exhibit in conjunction with Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, beginning today Sunday, June 26.
feature-shark-week-si2-137x137This exclusive exhibit coincides with the much-anticipated debut of the 28th Anniversary of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel which runs through Sunday, July 3.  The special VR exhibit at the Paley Center, equipped with Samsung headsets, gives shark fans a jaw-dropping experience that features multiple virtual reality experiences for visitors to explore and immerse themselves in the popular summer television event. The exhibit hours are Wednesdays to Sundays from 12:00 to 5:00 pm PT.

“The Paley Center for Media is the only place where television fans can see their favorite TV shows come to life through interactive and virtual reality exhibitions, and we’re thrilled to launch this exciting Shark Week exhibit with one of the hottest events on television,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media. “This Shark Week virtual reality exhibit at the Paley Center will give fans aPaleyCenter_SharkWeek_PressPassLAn engaging experience as they take a deep dive into Discovery Channel’s shark-infested world that thrills so many around the globe.”

“Shark Week is committed to spotlighting the importance of shark conservation and creating thrilling content using the most innovative and cutting edge technology,” said Rich Ross, Group President, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel. “This is Shark Week’s 28th anniversary, but our first year providing a virtual reality Shark Week experience. It is the perfect opportunity to join forces with The Paley Center for Media to showcase the technology and transport our fans into all the shark action.”

For tickets visit Paley Fest Shark Week.