For Disney+ subscribers in Australia and New Zealand have got lots to look forward in August, including new episodes of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”, “The Bear”, “Only Murders In The Building” and a brand new Marvel series, plus much more to be announced.

NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. The list is also subject to change. Content may vary depending on your country, and this list is based on Australia’s release schedule.


Here is the rundown:


Tuesday 2nd August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 7

Following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger, Charles (Steve Martin, “Father Of The Bride”), Oliver (Martin Short, “The Morning Show”) & Mabel (Selena Gomez, “The Dead Don’t Die”), race to unmask her killer. However, three (unfortunate) complications ensue – the trio is publicly implicated in Bunny’s homicide, they are now the subjects of a competing podcast, and they have to deal with a bunch of New York neighbors who all think they committed murder.



Wednesday 3rd August 2022


Lightyear

Pixar’s “Lightyear”, is the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, “Lightyear” follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda.


Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel – Premiere

This installment of ASSEMBLED takes us on the journey of bringing a long-awaited global phenomenon to life. Go behind-the-scenes every step of the way with immersive footage from the making of the series, along with insightful interviews on set from the cast and crew of Ms. Marvel as we watch Iman Vellani and her character, Kamala Khan, become the fan-favorite superhero right before our eyes.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 2

A reluctant E.J. takes the reins in a surprisingly new role on “Frozen.” New campers bring surprising vocal chops — and competition — to the auditions for “Frozen,” while in Los Angeles, Nini makes a potentially life-changing discovery of her own


The Ghost and Molly McGee (New Episodes)

Tween optimist Molly McGee and a grumpy ghost named Scratch become bound to each other when one of Scratch’s spells backfires. Molly lives to make the world a better place, fix what has gone wrong, and spread joy, whereas Scratch wants to make the world a worse place, break what has gone right, and spread misery. Despite their differences, the two form an unlikely friendship and find themselves helping each other through the ups and downs of their respective worlds.


Primal Survivor: Escape The Amazon

Survivalist Hazen Audel fights his way through 500 miles of unexplored Amazon using only traditional survival methods; he faces extreme environments, and he must reach the Atlantic coast before he’s trapped by floods during the rainy season.


Family Guy – Season 20 – New Episode

When Mayor West’s nativity scene is ruined, Brian is seen as the prime suspect.



The Old Man – New Episode

Chase and Zoe enter the lion’s den. As Harper ends one partnership, another begins.


The Villains of Valley View (New Episodes)

When teenage supervillain Havoc stands up to the head of the League of Villains, her family members are forced to change their identities and relocate to a sleepy Texas suburb.


Breeders – Season 3 – New Episode

Jim and Jackie are both struggling under their new circumstances. Luke has to choose between Jacob and Ruby. At Alex’s 65th birthday party, Ally meets someone who makes her see Paul in a new light.



American Dad – Season 17 – New Episode

After Stan is injured, Francine nurses him back to health and he becomes dependent to her. The family discovers Tuttle is a Korean reality show star.


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 6

What happened to all the ships from the opening credits?


Friday 5th August 2022


Prey

Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, “Prey” is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains, so when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks, and ultimately confronts, turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator with a technically advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.


We are Freestyle Love Supreme

Interviews and archival footage tell the story of the hip-hop improv group Freestyle Love Supreme.



The Lion King (2019) Sing-Along

As a cub, Simba is forced to leave the Pride Lands after his father Mufasa is murdered by his wicked uncle, Scar. Years later, he returns as a young lion to reclaim his throne.


The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride – Sing-Along

Simba’s relationship with his daughter Kiara is put to the test when she escapes Timon and Pumba’s care, ventures into the forbidden lands and befriends Kovu, the son of Scar.


Tuesday 9th August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 8

No episode details have been provided.


Wednesday 10th August 2022


I Am Groot

The series of original shorts —follows Baby Groot’s glory days growing up, and getting into trouble among the stars.


The Old Man – New Episode

Chase is forced to face the consequences for his past choices. Harper learns an impossible truth.


Breeders – Season 3 – New Episode

A furious argument between Paul and Ally is interrupted by Ava’s news about Jim. Luke is happier than ever, a newly confident Ava stands up to her dad, but Paul and Ally need to decide – is this it?


Family Guy – Season 20 – New Episode

An accident leaves Peter with a high-pitched voice, so Jesus coaches him into fending off the choir boys; Stewie is attracted to Lois’ new masculine physique.


American Dad – Season 17 – New Episode

Stan drags the family to a labyrinth for family game night; Roger gets some geese.



Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 7

Yumyulack learns about high school betting.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 3

After the cast list is revealed, the campers pack up and embark on Maddox’s favorite camp tradition: Newbie Initiation Night! Ghost stories and s’mores abound, but the true centerpiece of the night is “The Legend of the Woman in the Woods,” a spooky tale that sends Gina and Ricky on an adventurous quest… into the unknown.


Friday 12th August 2022


This Fool

Julio Lopez has a heart of gold and goes out of his way to help everyone but himself. Julio attempts to better his community, overcome his codependency issues with his family, and navigate working-class life in South Central.


Monday 15th August 2022

Legacy

This new series captures the remarkable rise and unprecedented success of one of the most dominant and iconic franchises in professional sports. Featuring exclusive access to the Buss Family and probing, revealing interviews with players, coaches, and front office execs, this 10-part documentary series chronicles this extraordinary story from the inside – told only by the people who lived it. When charismatic real estate tycoon Dr. Jerry Buss purchased the Los Angeles Lakers in a wildly risky and complex business deal, nobody could’ve predicted just how much success was to come. Kicking off the “Showtime” era in 1979, the notorious L.A.-playboy pioneered the business of basketball. He raised the price of floor seats, introduced dancers and a live band, opened an exclusive private club inside the arena, and cultivated famous fans in Hollywood. Over the last 40 years, the team captured 11 titles and retired the jerseys of some of the NBA’s most legendary players.


Tuesday 16th August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 9

No episode details have been provided.


Wednesday 17th August 2022


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 4

After a spooktacular night in the woods, the cast assembles for “Frozen’s” first read-through. But the return of Corbin Bleu and his intimidating documentary crew and the sudden disappearance of a core camper leave the Wildcats in disarray.


Family Guy – Season 20 – New Episode

At odds with Peter, Lois takes Quagmire to her high school reunion; the rest of the family must cover up the death of a pizza delivery man.


American Dad – Season 17 – New Episode

Steve and the boys take part in a prison experiment to earn some cash. Meanwhile, Stan deals with the death of his CIA groundskeeper friend.



Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 8

The Solar Opposites are going on vacation.


Eureka – New Episodes

“Eureka!” tells the story of a young girl inventor who is way ahead of her time. Utilizing creative out-of-the-box thinking, she designs inventions and contraptions in the hopes of making the world a better place and moving her prehistoric community into a more modern era. With the help of her supportive parents, teacher, best friends—Pepper and Barry—and beloved pet mammoth Murphy, Eureka is learning to embrace that she is not ordinary … she’s extraordinary.


Alice’s Wonderland Bakery – New Episodes

Alice embarks on magical recipe adventures with her best pals, who join her in the bakery to whip up whimsical cakes and treats for friends and neighbours with enchanted kitchen tools and ingredients to help them


Thursday 18th August 2022


She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 1

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” follows Jennifer Walters as she navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered hulk. The nine-episode series welcomes a host of MCU vets, including Mark Ruffalo as Smart Hulk, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/the Abomination, and Benedict Wong as Wong.


Friday 19th August 2022


Beauty and the Beast (1991) Sing-Along

Belle, a beautiful young woman, agrees to live with the Beast in exchange for the return of her abducted father. Soon, Belle discovers that her hideous captor is actually an enchanted prince.


Beauty and the Beast (2017) Sing-Along

Belle, a village girl, embarks on a journey to save her father from a creature that has locked him in his dungeon. Eventually, she learns that the creature is an enchanted prince who has been cursed.


Tangled Sing-Along

Rapunzel, a naive and young girl, is locked up by her overly protective mother. Her wish to escape into the world outside finally comes true when she meets the good-hearted thief, Flynn.


High Strung: Free Dance

A young choreographer casts a contemporary dancer and an innovative pianist in New York’s most anticipated new Broadway show. But the move throws off the show’s delicate balance when the pianist falls for the choreographer.



Tuesday 23rd August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 10 – Finale

No episode details have been provided.


Wednesday 24th August 2022


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 5

After promising juicy drama for the “Frozen” documentary, E.J., Carlos and Val come with a Real Housewives-inspired plan: to turn rehearsals into “The Real Campers of Shallow Lake,” complete with fabricated storylines and staged vignettes. But when the fake drama pushes some very real buttons, E.J. realizes that he may have gone too far.


Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW (S1, Premiere)

“Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW” takes viewers on a raw and emotional journey into the dreams, struggles and triumphs of the groundbreaking AFLW league.


American Dad – Season 17 – New Episode

Steve’s efforts to befriend a Swedish exchange student backfire in a big way; The family calls in an animal behaviorist to deal with Klaus.


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 9

The Solars live in an award-winning town.


Family Guy – Season 20 – New Episode

Peter hires the town’s new lawyer, Brick Baker, to represent him in litigation against his new neighbor — who turns out to be Brick; Brian and Stewie become lobstermen and save Rupert from the perils of the deep.


Chibi Tiny Tales (New Episodes)

The adventures of various Disney characters are presented in chibi style.


Thursday 25th August 2022

Mike – Episodes 1 & 2

The series will explore the wild, tragic and controversial life and career of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson – one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture.


Welcome To Wrexham

In 2020, Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) teamed up to purchase the team in the hopes of turning the club into an underdog story the whole world could root for. The worry? Rob and Ryan have no experience in football or working with each other. That said, they are serious about their investment in Wrexham, improving the club, and doing right by the townspeople. Founded in 1864, the “Red Dragons” are one of the oldest football teams in the world and currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of the English football league system. From Hollywood to Wales, the pitch to the locker room, the front office to the pub, Welcome to Wrexham 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. Welcome to Wrexham will be executive produced by McElhenney, Reynolds, Nick Frenkel, and John Henion.


She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 2

No episode details have been provided.


 


Friday 26th August 2022


Million Dollar Moon Rock Heist

The extraordinary story of NASA intern Thad Roberts’ audacious theft of moon rocks in 2002. He planned to sell them for millions on the black market but was caught by a huge FBI sting.



Tuesday 30th August 2022


The Patient

“The Patient” is a psychological thriller from the minds of Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg (“The Americans”) about a therapist, “Alan Strauss” (Steve Carell), who’s held prisoner by a patient, “Sam Fortner” (Domhnall Gleeson), who reveals himself to be a serial killer. Sam has an unusual therapeutic demand for Alan: curb his homicidal urges.

In order to survive, Alan must unwind Sam’s disturbed mind and stop him from killing again… but Sam refuses to address critical topics, like his mother “Candace” (Linda Emond). Alone in captivity, Alan excavates his own past through memories of his old therapist, “Charlie” (David Alan Grier), and grapples with waves of his own repressed troubles – the recent death of his wife, “Beth” (Laura Niemi), and the painful estrangement from his religious son, “Ezra” (Andrew Leeds).

Over the course of his imprisonment, Alan uncovers not only how deep Sam’s compulsion runs, but also how much work he has to do to repair the rift in his own family. With time running out, Alan fights desperately to stop Sam before Alan becomes complicit in Sam’s murders, or worse – becomes a target himself.


Wednesday 31st August 2022


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 10

Assume the position and prepare for justice.



American Dad – Season 17 – New Episode

Stan struggles to cope with the untimely death of his father. Meanwhile, a simple canoeing trip does catastrophic damage to Hayley and Jeff’s relationship.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 6

After an explosive rehearsal, the Wildcats are launched into battle: Color War, an annual all-camp competition where rivalries are not only formed but encouraged. The stakes are higher than the rock-climbing wall… but with so many games to be played, will the Wildcats ever feel like “one team” again?


Family Guy – Season 20 – New Episode

The Griffins tell their own versions of three HBO shows: “Game of Thrones,” “Succession” and “Big Little Lies.”


Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW (New episode)

“Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW” takes viewers on a raw and emotional journey into the dreams, struggles and triumphs of the groundbreaking AFLW league.

American Horror Stories (S2, Premiere)

A job interview goes horribly wrong.


The Bear

A young chef from the fine dining world comes home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop after a heartbreaking death in his family. A world away from what he’s used to, Carmy must balance the soul-crushing realities of small business ownership, his strong-willed and recalcitrant kitchen staff and his strained familial relationships, all while grappling with the impact of his brother’s suicide. As Carmy fights to transform both the shop and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges kitchen crew that ultimately reveals itself as his chosen family.


NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. The list is also subject to change. Content may vary depending on your country and this list is based on Australia’s release schedule.


What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ in August?

 





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Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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