"Sharknado 2" won't just have a premiere.
It has spawned a week, Sharknado Week, on Syfy from July 26 to Aug. 2.
"Sharknado 2: The Second One" reaches the air at 9 p.m. July 30. The sequel shifts to New York and depicts what happens when a Sharknado hits the Big Apple. Returning are Ian Ziering as Fin and Tara Reid as April. The supporting cast includes Mark McGrath, Kari Wuhrer, Vivica A. Fox and Judah Friedlander. There will be cameos by Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Perez Hilton, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Andy Dick, Robert Klein, Sandra “Pepa” Denton, Biz Markie, Downtown Julie Brown, Richard Kind and Kurt Angle.
Syfy shared these other highlights:
"Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark," which debuts at 9 p.m. July 26. Christopher Judge and Elisabeth Rohm star. Syfy provided this preview: "When the U.S. government creates an exact robotic copy of the original mega shark, this new mecha shark runs wild -- with only the original mega shark standing in the way of global destruction."
"Sharkmania: The Top 15 Biggest Baddest Bloodiest Bites" premieres at 9 p.m. July 27. "This original documentary special takes a light-hearted look back at the 15 best shark movie bites of all time," Syfy said. Weighing in will be Ziering, McGrath, Brooke Hogan and Richard Moll.
"Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda," debuting at 9 p.m. Aug. 2, is a new Roger Corman movie. Syfy provided this preview: "The child of Sharktopus goes toe-to-toe with the latest science experiment Pteracuda – half pteradactyl, half barracuda -- in a battle for monster supremacy." Robert Carradine and Katie Savoy star.
Half pteradactyl, half barracuda? You have been warned.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun