Disney+ is getting plenty of new content throughout December in Australia and New Zealand with new episodes of “Willow”, “Welcome To Chippendales”, “The Santa Clauses”, “National Treasure: Edge Of History”, and much more.

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 full rundown:


Thursday 1st December 2022


Fleishman Is In Trouble – Episode 4

Recently divorced 41-year-old Toby Fleishman dives into the brave new world of app-based dating with the kind of success he never had dating in his youth, before he got married at the tail end of medical school. But just at the start of his first summer of sexual freedom, his ex-wife Rachel disappears leaving him with 11-year-old Hannah and 9-year-old Solly and no hint of where she is or whether she plans to return. As he balances parenting, the return of old friends Libby and Seth, a potential promotion at the hospital that is a long time coming, and all the eligible women that Manhattan has to offer, he realizes that he’ll never be able to figure out what happened to Rachel until he can finally face what happened to their marriage in the first place.


Friday 2nd December 2022


Diary Of A Wimpy Kid – Rodrick Rules

Greg enters the next grade with his confidence and friendships intact, and an eye on the new girl in town, Holly Hills . But at home, Greg is still at war with his older brother, Rodrick, so their parents have handed down the toughest “punishment” imaginable – forcing the boys to spend quality time with each other.


“Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays”

Superstar a cappella group Pentatonix needs inspiration for their annual holiday album. After getting locked in a mystical mailroom, a little Disney magic sends us on a whirlwind tour around the world, discovering holiday traditions and inspiration from Pentatonix fans across the globe. The journey leads the group to realize that wherever we find ourselves, it really is a small world, after all!


Criminal Minds S16 (New Episode)

In “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” the FBI’s elite team of criminal profilers come up against their greatest threat yet, an UnSub who has used the pandemic to build a network of other serial killers. As the world opens back up and the network goes operational, the team must hunt them down, one murder at a time. Original cast members continuing their roles include Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez, and Paget Brewster. Zach Gilford joins the dynamic cast as a recurring guest star in a season-long arc.


I Want a Baby

Join four women in their journey to attain the one thing that matters most to them… a baby. Sharing the cost and disappointments of in-vitro fertilization; the stress of adoption; and the selflessness of surrogacy, these women let us view the highs and lows of trying to become a mother.


Maui Shark Mystery

Every year tiger sharks gather in big numbers in Maui. What’s the cause?


Jaws vs. Boats

Viral videos of sharks attacking boats abound. Dr Mike Heithaus and PhD candidate Sara Casareto investigate what’s causing this clash.


Saturday 3rd December 2022


The First Responders – New Episode

First responders are said to have two hearts: one that beats for themselves, while the other beats for civilians. Crisis strikes. A police station and a fire station adjoining each other cooperate in combating crime and fire in the most brutal and tragic.


Tuesday 6th December 2022


Welcome To Chippendales – Episode 4

The outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire—and let nothing stand in his way in the process.


Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Wednesday 7th December 2022


Willow – Episode 3

An epic period fantasy series with a modern sensibility set in an enchanted land of breathtaking beauty, “Willow” features a diverse international cast with Jonathan Kasdan, Ron Howard, Wendy Mericle, Kathleen Kennedy, and Michelle Rejwan serving as executive producers. The story began with an aspiring magician from a Nelwyn village and an infant girl destined to unite the realms, who together helped destroy an evil queen and banish the forces of darkness. Now, in a magical world where brownies, sorcerers, trolls, and other mystical creatures flourish, the adventure continues, as an unlikely group of heroes set off on a dangerous quest to places far beyond their home, where they must face their inner demons and come together to save their world.


The Santa Clauses – Episode 5

Scott is taken to the Yule-verse where he learns the truth about how he came to be Santa. Meanwhile things at the North Pole get worse as more elves disappear and Christmas spirit is all but destroyed. Scott returns from the Yule-verse and, with Noel, heads back to the North Pole to save Christmas. Before he can, he is quickly captured by Simon. Carol, Cal and Sandra race back to the North Pole to help Scott.


The Mysterious Benedict Society – Season 2

In the second season, Reynie, Sticky, Kate and Constance, the four gifted orphans who were recruited by the eccentric Mr. Benedict, embark on another mission to save the world from the nefarious plans of his twin brother Dr. L.D. Curtain. When the kids discover that Mr. Benedict and Number Two have been kidnapped, they must piece together the riddles and clues within a perilous scavenger hunt set by Mr. Benedict to foil Curtain’s latest scheme. Relying on only their wits, intellect, and empathy, the charming group of misfits embark on a globe-trotting adventure by air, land, sea and pie truck, calling upon their special skills to solve the mysteries and rescue their lost comrades. Along the way, the kids experience the growing pains that come along with being part of their new “found family,” while remaining true to their unique selves. In the process, they discover what true happiness really means.


The Simpsons – New Episode

Homer is stunned by his feelings of rage and resentment when Grampa becomes a doting stepfather to his girlfriend’s quirky young son. Lisa and Bart throw the ultimate slumber party.


The D’Amelio Show – Season 2 – New Episodes

A trip home to Connecticut stirs up mixed emotions for Dixie and Charli. Dixie wonders whether Noah is more loyal to his fans than his loved ones. Charli questions whether to pursue a new business venture, while struggling with her skin.


Abbott Elementary – Season 2 – New Episode

When the eighth-grade science class participates in an egg drop activity, Janine insists her second-grade class joins in. Even when the science teacher and Gregory tell her that her students aren’t ready for physics lessons, Janine is determined to prove them wrong. Then, when Barbara is shocked at the clothing one of her student’s parents wears, she learns to not judge someone solely based on their appearance.


Eureka! – New Episodes

A young inventor designs contraptions in hopes of making the world a better place and moving her prehistoric community into a more modern era.


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.


Gigantosaurus (S3, New Episodes)

Four curious young dinosaurs named Rocky, Bill, Tiny, and Mazu go on adventures while following their herd. Rocky is the courageous one, Bill is the most timid, Tiny is the smallest yet most playful, and Mazu is the most inquisitive. The four friends look at things such as mapping the stars and searching for flowers but most importantly, they are asserting their independence and learning to do things away from the safety of the herd.


Big Sky – Season 3 – Mid-Seaon Finale

When shocking new evidence surfaces from the “Bleeding Heart Murder Case,” Jenny and Beau team up with Cassie and achieve a major breakthrough. Buck struggles with his moral ambiguity, and cracks begin to form in his and Sunny’s marriage.


Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t! – Episode 8

The summer training camp is over, and the fall tournament is near. The four members of the Kyoritsu sumo club are determined to win their first match. However, Ryota is unable to stay focused. Meanwhile, Kawarada from the ekiden club joins the sumo club, creating a team of five. In the women’s tournament, Honoka is matched up against Mayu.


Amsterdam

Set in the ’30s, it follows three friends who witness a murder, become suspects themselves, and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in American history.


Edge of the Unknown with Jimmy Chin S1

Jimmy Chin interviews top athletes who undergo challenging conditions as they constantly face death in their endeavours that require extraordinary feats of mental and physical strength


The Incredible Dr. Pol: Season 20

Dr Jan Pol has been a practicing veterinarian for more than half his life. In 1981 he and his wife, Diane, opened a vet business out of their home, and over the years it has grown to service more than 19,000 clients. Set in Central Michigan’s farm country, this reality series follows Dr Pol and the work done at Pol Veterinary Services. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer. The program also features Dr Brenda Grettenberger, who has worked with Dr Pol since 1992.


For Life: Seasons 1-2

After being sentenced to lifelong incarceration for a crime he did not commit, Aaron Wallace learns the law and litigates cases for other inmates while seeking justice for himself.


Car SOS: Season 10

The hosts, along with a special car restoration team, refurbish classic four-by-fours of several clients spread across the UK and Europe.


Evil Genius: Season 1 – Australia Only

For centuries, brilliant minds have changed and shaped the world. However when genius is used for evil, the results are some of the most twisted, inventive, and outrageous crimes in history.


Future Man: Season 3 – Australia Only

Josh Futterman, a janitor and an avid gamer, completes the game ‘Biotic Wars’. However, the game’s main characters, Tiger and Wolf, appear and task him with preventing the extinction of human beings.


Revenge of Others S1 (New Episodes)

A boy falls to his death at school, but Ok Chanmi does not believe that her twin brother, Park Wonseok, committed suicide. Chanmi transfers to her brother’s school, Yongtan High, and meets Ji Sooheon, who witnessed her brother’s death.


Ben Gri S1 (New Episode)

The life of Fuat Akıncı, a successful and respected lawyer, changes when his daughter experiences an unfortunate event. Seeking revenge, Fuat responds to mysterious messages sent to his phone that will eventually turn his life upside down and make him confront his past in the middle of darkness and light.


Pink Lie S1 (New Episode)

Young men and women move into the Pink House, each carrying one lie about themselves, be it their occupation, age, or academic background. Whirlwinds of emotions break out in the face of unraveling truth. Identities reveal as the relationships walk the tight rope between love and reality.


Bob’s Burgers S13 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Atom’s Last Shot/h3>

Nayuta Azumi is a young game developer who creates games on his own without the help of any major companies or distributors. He is nicknamed the “Banksy of the game industry,” as no one knows him. After a certain incident, he decides to lead a quiet life.


Yakuza Lover – New Episode

Feisty college student Yuri dreams of a man who will love her for who she is. After running into trouble at a party, she is saved by Toshiomi Oya, who hands her his business card. However, the card has a yakuza group’s name on it! Toshiomi is drawn to Yuri’s strong resolve, while Yuri is drawn to his gentlemanly ways. The star-crossed lovers are caught up in a passionate romance, and their love grows deeper with each challenge they overcome. This is the story of a most dangerous romance.


Thursday 8th December 2022


Fleishman Is In Trouble – Episode 5

No episode details have been released


Solo Amor Y Mil Canciones

On the 10th anniversary of Violetta’s release, Tini gets together with her former castmates to celebrate, giving her fans an intimate, unique, and unforgettable show. Tini, Jorge Blanco, Candelaria Molfese, and Mercedes Lambre gave the audience a night to remember with their new versions of five of the show’s songs.


Friday 9th December 2022


Idina Menzel: Which Way To The Stage?

This intimate and inspirational film follows Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel on her path to realize a lifelong dream: headlining a concert at Madison Square Garden in her hometown of New York City. Featuring never-before-seen performance footage alongside raw and vulnerable interviews, the documentary follows Idina on an intimate journey as she juggles the challenges of being a working mom and wife on a grueling travel schedule while preparing to take the stage at the legendary arena.


Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again

In “Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again,” Nick Daley is following in his father’s footsteps as night watchman at the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows what happens when the sun goes down. But when the maniacal ruler Kahmunrah escapes, it is up to Nick to save the museum once and for all.


The Muppet Christmas Carol – Extended Edition

Tis the season for love, laughter and one of the most cherished stories of all time. Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Michael Caine gives a performance that’s anything but “bah, humbug!” as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Together with kind, humble Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog) and his family, these Spirits open Scrooge’s eyes — and his heart — to the true meaning of Christmas.  This new version will include the song the “When Love is Gone”,


It’s a Wonderful Binge

Many years after their first Binge, Hags, Andrew, Sarah, and Kimi face the realities of adulthood as the annual Binge Day is moved to Christmas Eve. Amidst the chaos, Hags plans a proposal to Sarah, and Andrew deals with his rocky relationships.


Weekend Family Christmas

The series tells the story of what happens every weekend, which sees Fred taking care of his girls Clara (15), Victoire (12) and Romy (9). Each has a different mother with whom she lives during the week. A new stepmother joins in this happy mix when Fred falls madly in love with Emma, a Canadian doctoral student in child psychology.


The American Rescue Dog Show

A dog competition featuring rescued companions as they compete for a slew of “best in” titles; Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore host, with Monica McNutt serving as sideline correspondent; celebrity guest judges make special appearances.


Criminal Minds S16 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided.


Saturday 12th December 2022


The First Responders – New Episode

No episode details have been provided


Tuesday 13th December 2022

Welcome To Chippendales – Episode 5

The outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire—and let nothing stand in his way in the process.

 


Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Wednesday 14th December 2022


Willow – Episode 4

No episode details have been provided


The Santa Clauses – Episode 6

The Calvins race against Simon to find the Santa coat in order to save Christmas. Simon realizes the error of his ways and steps aside to let Scott be Santa again. The elves return and everyone hustles to get this year’s Christmas deliveries pulled off in time. Scott takes his family on the delivery run, then they return to retake their place as the first family of the North Pole.


National Treasure – Edge Of History – Episodes 1 & 2

The Disney+ Original series “National Treasure” Edge of History” is an expansion of the “National Treasure” movie franchise told from the point of view of a young heroine, Jess – a brilliant and resourceful DREAMer in search of answers about her family – who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about the past and save a lost Pan-American treasure.


The Simpsons – New Episode

A future tale of the will-they-won’t-they-I-guess-they-won’t-maybe-they-will of Springfield’s most unlikely couple.


The D’Amelio Show – Season 2 – New Episodes

As Heidi grieves, Dixie and Charli rally around their mom for a mother-daughter photoshoot. Charli’s music secret is revealed and the family deals with the fallout of keeping the news from Dixie.


Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t! – Episode 9

Ryota trains hard for the upcoming tournament, with Honoka advising him. Natsuko and Arisa are deeply moved to see the team united. Honoka’s graduation is approaching, and the thought of parting ways with Ryota saddens her. Meanwhile, she hears that Natsuko and Aoki are planning the first-ever co-ed tournament.


Spidey And His Amazing Friends – New Episode

Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy join forces with Hulk, Ms Marvel and Black Panther to fight their common enemies and learn that working together as a team is the best.


Between the World and Us

The special will include powerful readings from Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book, it will also incorporate documentary footage from the actors’ home life, archival footage, and animation.


Revenge of Others S1 (New Episodes)

No episode details have been released


Ben Gri S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been released


Pink Lie S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been released


Abbott Elementary – Season 2 – New Episode

Janine is out sick for the day; but with the substitute teacher shortage, Ava grows desperate and must step in herself to help out. She starts the day in an unconventional fashion, disrupting the students’ typical routine as well as neighboring classrooms. Meanwhile, Barbara and Melissa revel in the quieter-than-normal teacher’s lounge.


Bob’s Burgers S13 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Atom’s Last Shot

No episode details have been provided


Yakuza Lover – New Episode

No episode details have been provided


Thursday 15th December 2022


Fleishman Is In Trouble – Episode 6

No episode details have been released


Friday 16th December 2022


Criminal Minds S16 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided.


Muppets Most Wanted (Sing-Along Version)

The Muppets set out on a global tour, performing in locations that include Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. Just after they perform in Berlin, they find themselves involved in a jewel heist.


“Le Pupille”

From writer and director, Alice Rohrwacher, and Academy Award®-winning producer, Alfonso Cuarón, “Le Pupille” is a tale of innocence, greed and fantasy. This live action short is about desires, pure and selfish, about freedom and devotion, and about the anarchy that is capable of flowering in the minds of girls within the confines of a strict religious boarding school at Christmas.


The Thing About Harry

Sam, a young gay man, is forced to share a ride with his high school enemy, Harry. However, things soon change between them when Sam learns that Harry is pansexual.


Zombies Halloween Cast Party

“Zombies” stars Meg Donnelly, Milo Manheim, Kylee Russell, Carla Jeffery and Kingston Foster host a Halloween special with games, dancing and surprises for children and families; with Issac Ryan Brown, Dakota Lotus and Ruby Rose Turner


Queen Elizabeth: A Royal Life – A Special Edition of 20/20

An in-depth look at Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign, her love story with Prince Philip, the aftermath of Princess Diana’s death and her history with the U.S. and world leaders.


Saturday 17th December 2022


The First Responders – New Episode

No episode details have been provided


Tuesday 22nd December 2022


Welcome To Chippendales – Episode 6

The outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire—and let nothing stand in his way in the process.


Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Wednesday 21st December 2022


National Treasure – Edge Of History – Episode 3

After Jess discovers her late mother’s involvement in the treasure hunt, Jess becomes even more determined to unravel the secrets her mother never told her about their past. She enlists the help of her friends and Liam. This newly formed team of treasure hunters bonds as they decipher a clue handed down by the Masons and embark on a risky mission that sends them to a mansion once owned by and American icon.


Willow – Episode 5

No episode details have been provided


Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t! – Episode 10

The last team left in the tournament is Hokuto Gakuin, Kyoritsu’s long-time rival. Saki tells the guys that they can compete in the co-ed tournament with Honoka if they win. Meiritsukan has already made it to the co-ed tournament, allowing Honoka to go up against Mayu once again. As she has never been allowed to compete in the national tournament as a female, Honoka strongly desires to compete in the co-ed tournament.


Big Bet S1 (New Episode)

Tells the tale of a man who struggles to achieve his goal of becoming a casino mogul, however is majorly set back after a chain of unfortunate events. The man begins to risk everything he has, including his own life, to get himself back on track.


The D’Amelio Show – Season 2 – New Episodes

Charli heads back into the studio to improve her single, but a new guy friend distracts her attention; as Dixie prepares for her album release and tour, her physical and mental health suffers as she and Noah consider a summer apart.


Ben Gri S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been released


Boston Legal: Season 1 & 2

Alan Shore, an ethically challenged attorney, joins a powerful legal firm. With the help of his mentor Denny Crane, they win many civil cases, often using unethical methods.


Abbott Elementary – Season 2 – New Episode

On the last day of school before winter break, Janine is convinced by her friend to go to a popular hookah club where she runs into unexpected colleagues. Elsewhere, Jacob crashes Barbara and Melissa’s traditional holiday dinner and in the process begins to learn the true meaning of Christmas.


Bob’s Burgers S13 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Atom’s Last Shot – Finale

No episode details have been provided


Yakuza Lover – New Episode

No episode details have been provided


Thursday 22nd December 2022


Fleishman Is In Trouble – Episode 7

No episode details have been released


Friday 23rd December 2022

Nothing has yet been announced for this day.


Saturday 24th December 2022


The First Responders – New Episode

No episode details have been provided


Tuesday 27th December 2022


Welcome To Chippendales – Episode 7

The outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire—and let nothing stand in his way in the process.


Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Wednesday 28th December 2022


Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl

Step into Casa Madrigal for an unprecedented concert spectacular as the original voice cast of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning “Encanto” reunites at the Hollywood Bowl. Starring Stephanie Beatriz (as Mirabel), Adassa (as Dolores), Carolina Gaitán (as Pepa), Jessica Darrow (as Luisa), Diane Guerrero (as Isabela), Mauro Castillo (as Félix), Angie Cepeda (as Julieta) and Olga Merediz (as Abuela Alma) and special guests, including legendary Colombian superstars and multiple Latin Grammy Winners Carlos Vives and Andrés Cepeda, “Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl” turns the historic venue into the world of the animated film that became a global phenomenon. This live-to-film concert experience, featuring an 80-person orchestra, 50 dancers and out-of-this-world special effects, gives viewers a front-row seat to the unprecedented musical extravaganza celebrating the world, characters and songs of Disney Animation’s “Encanto.”


National Treasure – Edge Of History – Episode 4

For the first time ever, Jess finds herself in a puzzle-solving slump when she can’t crack the clue found in the last episode. Her personal life isn’t any less confusing as she tries to figure out if she and Liam have romantic feelings for each other. At the wake for Liam’s grandpa, Jess and her friends meet famous treasure hunter Riley Poole (from the National Treasure movies) and enlist his help. Jess’s puzzle-solving skills are put to the test when she and Riley get caught in a deadly trap.


Willow – Episode 6

No episode details have been provided


Spidey And His Amazing Friends – New Episode

Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy join forces with Hulk, Ms Marvel and Black Panther to fight their common enemies and learn that working together as a team is the best.


Big Bet S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been released


Ben Gri S1 (New Episode)

No episode details have been released


The Montaners – New Episodes

Experts dive into the daily life of one of the most famous families in Latin America, the Montaners, offering a privileged access to the intimate moments of the family and a glimpse behind the scenes of the artistic career of each of its members


Abbott Elementary – Season 2 – New Episode

No episode details have been provided


Bob’s Burgers S13 (New Episode)

No episode details have been provided


Yakuza Lover – New Episode – Finale

No episode details have been provided


Thursday 29th December 2022


Fleishman Is In Trouble – Episode 8

No episode details have been released


Friday 30th December 2022

Darby And The Dead

After suffering a near-death experience as a young girl, Darby Harper (Downs) gains the ability to see dead people. As a result, she becomes introverted and shut off from her high school peers and prefers to spend time counseling lonely spirits who have unfinished business on earth. But all that changes when Capri (Cravalho), the Queen Bee of the school’s most exclusive clique, unexpectedly dies in a freak hair straightening accident, resulting in the obvious cancellation of her upcoming “Sweet 17.” Capri, however, pleads with Darby from the other side to intervene and convince Capri’s friends to proceed with the party as planned. In order to appease the wrath of the undead diva, Darby must emerge from her self-imposed exile and reinvent herself — which along the way allows her to find new joy back in the land of the living.


True Lies

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.



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.

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