The God of Mischief returns on his mission to help restore the timeline destroyed when Sylvie killed he who remains. Ahsoka Tano wraps up her mission to stop the return of Grand Admiral Thrawn. Spiritual experts investigate the Haunted Mansion. And Mickey and his friends return for a new Halloween special. Let’s take a look at what to watch this weekend on Disney+ and Hulu.
Picking up immediately where Season 1 left off, during 2022’s D23 Expo star Tom Hiddleston teased that viewers will find Loki in a familiar, but strange, place. “Loki is back at the TVA, he’s had a very difficult confrontation with Sylvie, and Mobius and Hunter B-15 don’t know who he is.” Only time will tell what happens next.
Set after the fall of the Empire, “Star Wars: Ahsoka” follows the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy.
MICKEY AND FRIENDS: TRICK OR TREATS
In this new Halloween stop-motion special, Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald and Daisy are trick-or-treating when Donald spies the spookiest mansion he’s ever seen and assumes it has the best treats. After he convinces his friends to risk a visit, the owner, Witch Hazel, casts a spell that turns them into their costumes
DANCING WITH THE STARS
Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and Julianne Hough, the hit series pairs celebrities with trained ballroom dancers to compete in themed choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.
Inspired by the classic theme park attraction, Walt Disney Pictures’ “Haunted Mansion” is about a woman and her son who enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters.
HAUNTED MANSION AMBIENCES
There are two “Haunted Mansion” ambience videos being added to the service. “Haunted Mansion: Enter If You Dare” is a “Haunted Mansion” ambience video that was previously released on YouTube showing the mansion inside and out. “Haunted Mansion: Swinging Wake” features the singing ghosts of the Haunted Mansion.
Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job — disguised as a British nanny. Soon he becomes not only his children’s best pal but the kind of parent he should have been from the start.
Defying her stern, practical rancher father, a 14-year-old girl befriends a wild filly, and with her older brother’s help, tries to buy the animal back from a rodeo entrepreneur by winning a wild horse race, only to nearly lose her again when a mountain lion attacks during the stormy trip home.
BOBI WINE: THE PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT
Ugandan opposition leader, activist and musical star Bobi Wine uses his music to fight the regime led by Yoweri Museveni, who’s led the country for 35 years, and runs in the 2021 presidential election.
CLASSIC DISNEY SHORTS
Seven more Disney Shorts have been added to Disney+ as part of the Disney 100 Celebration. These shorts include:
Camping Out (1934)
Chips Ahoy (1956)
Fiddling Around (1930)
Inferior Decorator (1948)
Old MacDonald Duck (1941)
When the Cat’s Away (1929)
Wynken, Blynken and Nod (1938)
“The Boogeyman” is a horror-thriller from the mind of best-selling author Stephen King. High school student Sadie Harper and her younger sister Sawyer are reeling from the recent death of their mother and aren’t getting much support from their father, Will, a therapist who is dealing with his own pain. When a desperate patient unexpectedly shows up at their home seeking help, he leaves behind a terrifying supernatural entity that preys on families and feeds on the suffering of its victims.
ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING
Curtain call on Season 3! Charles, Mabel & Oliver race to entrap the killer on Opening Night. As the musical thrills its Broadway audience, the trio brave further twists & turns from behind, above and all around the stage.
What happens when an unlucky girl meets an undead guy? Pure chaos! Tired of inadvertently killing people with her special ability Unluck, Fuko Izumo sets out to end it all. But when she meets Andy, a man who longs for death but can’t die, she finds a reason to live—and he finds someone capable of giving him the death he’s been longing for.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
For the second consecutive year, Hulu will serve as the Official Streaming Destination of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. This year’s livestream will be available to all Hulu subscribers at no additional cost from Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8 and include performances from artists like Foo Fighters, Alanis Morissette, Maggie Rogers, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more.
Livestream Starting on Friday, October 6th 2023 to Sunday, October 8th 2023
SPY FAMILY X
Master spy Twilight is unparalleled when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions for the betterment of the world. But when he receives the ultimate assignment-to get married and have a kid-he may finally be in over his head! Not one to depend on others, Twilight has his work cut out for him procuring both a wife and a child for his mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that the wife he’s chosen is an assassin and the child he’s adopted is a telepath!
WELCOME TO WREXHAM
In “Welcome to Wrexham,” Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds learn to run the third oldest professional football club in the world. In 2020, Rob and Ryan team up to purchase the fifth tier Red Dragons in the hope of turning Wrexham AFC into an underdog story the whole world can root for, but the concern is that neither have any experience in football or working with each other. From Hollywood to Wales, from the pitch to the locker room, and the front office to the pub, the docuseries will track Rob and Ryan’s crash course in football club ownership and the inextricably connected fates of a team and a town counting on two actors to bring some serious hope and change to a community that could use it.
A young fashion designer seems fine on the surface but secretly struggles with debilitating self-doubt. Soon these buried feelings begin to make Hannah physically sick and sprout into a ferocious growth on her body: The Appendage. As Hannah’s health declines, The Appendage grows more powerful and begins to fuel her anxieties – her perceived lack of talent at work, her deteriorating relationships with her boyfriend and best friend and her parents’ lack of love and understanding. At her breaking point, Hannah makes a shocking discovery – there are others out there like her.
AARON CARTER: THE LITTLE PRINCE OF POP
Aaron Carter was a chart-topping child pop star who toured the world with hits; famous by nine and struggling by 20, the teen sensation fell amidst family turmoil, mental health struggles and addiction that ultimately took his life.
Those are my picks. What will you be watching this weekend?