The new program will begin January 1, 2020. From Dolphin Days to Orca Encounter, you can enjoy family-friendly shows at SeaWorld San Diego. May 30, 2017, 12:11 P… Check out our hilarious sea lions and more! By ABC NEWS. This new show… Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. SeaWorld debuts new educational orca show, replacing former controversial attraction The killer whale program has courted controversy since "Blackfish." The 2013 documentary "Blackfish" highlighted the life in captivity of Tilikum, an orca that killed SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau during an Orlando show in … SeaWorld Orlando announced they will shutter their central killer-whale show, 'One Ocean', for a new program called 'Orca Encounter.' SeaWorld San Diego is ending its long-running killer whale show after years of outcry and falling attendance prompted it to renounce theatrical orca displays. SeaWorld Orlando has begun previewing a new killer whale show that will teach audiences more about one of the ocean's most powerful predators - 'Orca Encounter.'