Disney kicks off July with the debut of the “Hamilton”, which is being released 15 months earlier than originally planned, along with more episodes of “It’s A Dog Life With Bill Farmer”. Other new additions to the Disney+ library i
NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country.
Friday 3rd July
Frozen 2 – (UK/Ireland)
Elsa the Snow Queen has an extraordinary gift — the power to create ice and snow. But no matter how happy she is to be surrounded by the people of Arendelle, Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom — an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.
Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington’s right-hand man, rebel to war hero, a loving husband caught in the country’s first sex scandal, to the Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton’s lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind.
Pixar in Real Life – “UP: Balloon Cart Away”
When Carl asks real New Yorkers to watch his balloon cart, they get an uplifting surprise.
Disney Family Sundays – “Peter Pan Shadow Box Theater”
Who says you have to grow up? Not the Kurzawa family! They work with Amber on a craft inspired by Disney’s “Peter Pan” that is designed to bring out the child in everyone.
One Day at Disney – “Zama Magudulela: The Lion King Madrid, Spain”
Zama Magudulela brings The Lion King to life through her role as ‘Rafiki’ for Madrid theatregoers every day. Magudulela considers it an honor to bring her African heritage to life for people abroad, and loves to share in the joy and excitement the audience feels during each and every performance.
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – “Movie Star Dogs & Hounds and Horses”
Bill meets dogs who stars in movies. Then, he visits a group of hounds and horses on the hunt.
Ice Age: Collision Course
Scrat accidentally sets off an asteroid to Earth while trying to get his acorn. However, Manny, Sid and Diego must join forces with Buck to prevent the asteroid from wiping out their existence.
Genesis is a fierce advocate for the care and safekeeping of all kinds of creatures, and her activism is inspiring others to follow her lead. She dedicates her time volunteering to help protect all kinds of animals, ensuring they have safe environments and receive treatment when they are injured. Now, Marvel recognizes her compassion and service as she becomes a member of Marvel’s Hero Project.
Friday 10th July
Disney Family Sundays – “Lilo and Stitch: Family Tree”
Ohana is the name of the game for Amber and the Green family in this craft inspired by Disney’s “Lilo and Stitch.”
One Day at Disney – “Marc Smith: Story Artist”
Marc Smith, Director of Story, Frozen 2 at Walt Disney Animation Studios, shows how a drawing can become the key to a moving, emotional story. As he sketches characters, Smith emotionally engages with his work to create a bond between himself and the character. Marc blurs the line between fiction and reality, resulting in a lifelike portrayal on the screen.
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – “Movie Star Dogs & Hounds and Horses”
Bill meets a dog who rescues people in avalanches. Then, he visits six luggage-sniffing beagles.
Salvador knew he was one of the lucky people in Puerto Rico whose power wasn’t terribly affected by Hurricane Maria but couldn’t understand why it was taking so long to help those who were not as fortunate. So,he put a plan into action to raise money to buy and distribute solar-powered lamps to families on the island still living in darkness. For these heroic acts, he’s a true Marvel Super Hero.
Critter Fixers: Country Vets (S1)
100 miles south of Atlanta, Dr. Hodges and Dr. Ferguson are two longtime friends who own and operate Critter Fixer Veterinary Hospital. Together with their loving staff, Drs. Hodges and Ferguson treat and care for over 20,000 patients. Between emergency visits to the office, and farm calls throughout rural Georgia – the Critter Fixers are constantly bombarded with unique cases you only see in the country.
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.
Secrets of the Zoo (S3)
One of the largest and most popular zoos in the US, Ohio’s renowned Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and its conservation park The Wilds, houses more than 10,000 animals on 12,000 acres. It’s also the part-time home of beloved wildlife guru Jack Hanna, the zoo’s director emeritus. Now, Nat Geo Wild is taking viewers inside the grounds and allowing them to experience what visitors can’t: compelling, heartwarming stories, and behind-the-scenes moments and adventures. `Secrets of the Zoo’ introduces both the animals and the legions of workers who create unforgettable connections between people and wildlife.
Friday 17th July
Disney Family Sundays – “Moana: Tomato Photo Holder”
Amber will offer the Gubany family a picture perfect craft inspired by Disney’s “Moana” and its villainous crab, Tamatoa.
One Day at Disney – “Mike Davis: Imagineering Project Manager”
As Principal Project Manager for Walt Disney Imagineering, Mike Davie sees his projects grow out of the ground and into magical experiences for Park guests. From drawing sketches on the back of a napkin to overseeing construction, Mike executes each project, including Epcot World Showcase’s new Ratatouille attraction, with determination and passion.
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – “Snake Search Dogs & Hawaiian Conservation Dogs” (Finale)
In Hawaii, Bill meets two dogs protecting birds. Then, he visits three snake-sniffing dogs.
When Gitanjali discovered there were people living without clean water, she was determined to find a solution. Through rounds of trial and error, and the search for a lab that would let a middle schooler use it, Gitanjali invented a device that could test for contaminants in water. Spurred on to create new tools that benefit others, her blend of science and kindness is what makes her a hero.
Lost City of Machu Picchu
High in the Peruvian Andes lies the ancient city of Machu Picchu, a lost city of doorways and passages that hint at the ghosts of its past.
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (S1-2)
A 13-year-old boy joins forces with bionic monkeys to save the universe.
Wild Chile (S1)
At Chile’s northern edge, the driest desert in the world cuts off the country from the rest of South America. Here, in the Atacama Desert, wildlife has spent millions of years adapting to a life without water.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Greg Heffley’s mother proposes a road trip during the summer vacation, ruining his plans. He comes up with an idea to attend a YouTube gaming convention.
Friday 24th July
Rogue Trip (Global)
Rogue Trip is a travel guide to all the places the average tourist is least likely to venture – the roguish nations, territories and regions often misunderstood and frequently overlooked, but each possessing a unique power to surprise, amaze and inspire. Led by ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff and his 28-year-old son, Mack Woodruff, the two will take viewers on a globe-trotting adventure that will expose the grit and glamour of travel. They’ll share inside jokes, dirty laundry and cramped hotel rooms as Bob teaches his son about the hidden places he loves most. Expect the unexpected in this father-son guide to the beautiful, breathtaking and often hopeful experiences to be had on the edge of chaos.
Wild Congo (S1)
The ultimate series about Africa’s most mysterious, dangerous and biggest river – the second biggest on Earth. The blood vessel of Africa’s dark heart with Forest Elephants, Lowland Gorillas and never filmed underwater beasts.
Wild Sri Lanka (S1)
For centuries, Sri Lanka and its hidden treasures have seduced travellers from around the globe. The plains of Sri Lanka offer a wildlife spectacle to rival Africa’s Serengeti.
Disney Family Sundays – “The Jungle Book: Finger Puppet”
The Ruvalcaba family joins Amber to learn the bare necessities of finger puppet craftsmanship in this episode inspired by the characters from Disney’s “The Jungle Book.”
One Day at Disney – “Chris Cristi: Helicopter Reporter”
KABC – TV LA’s Chris Cristi covers breaking news from 1,500 feet aboard his news chopper. As a Helicopter Reporter, Cristi delivers up-to-the-minute reports on news events, both big and small, keeping Los Angeles apprised of the latest local stories. A self-proclaimed news nerd since age 9, Chris is fulfilling his lifelong dream of reporting the news every day.
Austin knows what it’s like when food is scarce. It was one of those times when he decided to grab a handful of beans and plant a garden. He invited his community to pick what they wanted, and word spread. Nearby farmers and volunteers came to help him work the soil and now, this local hero has shown a whole city how to sow the seeds of hope and reap the literal fruits of their labor.
Friday 31st July
“Muppets Now” is The Muppets Studio’s first unscripted series and first original series for Disney+. In the six-episode season, Scooter rushes to make his delivery deadlines and upload the brand-new Muppet series for streaming. They are due now, and he’ll need to navigate whatever obstacles, distractions, and complications the rest of the Muppet gang throws at him.
Black Is King
Based on the music of “The Lion King: The Gift,” and starring the album’s featured artists and some special guest appearances, “Black Is King”is a celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience. Videos for “My Power,” “Mood 4 Eva,” and “Brown Skin Girl” are extravagances of elegance and soul. The film is a story for the ages that informs and rebuilds the present. A reunion of cultures and shared generational beliefs. A story of how the people left most broken have an extraordinary gift and a purposeful future.
Disney Family Sundays – “Mickey and Minnie: Pillows”
The Chaney family joins Amber for a Minnie and Mickey Mouse-inspired craft they can really sleep on.
One Day At Disney Episode 135 – “Ryan Meinerding: Marvel Studios Creative Director”
Creative Director Ryan Meinerding brings Marvel characters to life through innovative design every day. There’s never a dull moment as Ryan creates the first looks of characters for Marvel Studios films including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America and more. From initial sketches to special effects, Ryan oversees the process of bringing the next iteration of iconic characters to the screen.
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