Disney+ subscribers in Australia and New Zealand will be getting lots of new movies and shows added to the streaming service in June, including Artemis Fowl, which was originally due to be released in cinemas, but due to the Coronavirus situation, was moved to Disney+. There will also be more episodes of the Disney+ Original series “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian“, “It’s A Dog Life With Bill Farmer” and the behind the scenes documentary “Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2”.
NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country.
Here is the full rundown:
Friday June 5th
Disney Gallery Episode 6 (Global) “Visualization”
Much like the original trilogy, The Mandalorian drew influences from both Western and Samurai films. We delve deeper into those influences and discuss how emulating those genres inspired the show.
Be Our Chef – Episode 111 – Finale (Global) – “The Spectacular Finale”
In The Spectacular Finale of “Be Our Chef” two of our families face-off in the final rematch! The families must draw inspiration from their favorite Disney film to create a spectacular treat that could be served in the Disney Parks. But they won’t be making just one – they will need to make 24! One family takes inspiration from “Beauty and the Beast” to create a colorful dessert. Another family creates a treat inspired by a suggestion from Genie in “Aladdin.” Mickey Mouse joins in the fun of the Garden Game to show the families how to flip pancakes. They’ll have to catch on quickly if they want to win the Magic Spoon and use the kitchen advantage. The Disney Cruise Line Vacation is on the line and these families will have to impress a lot of people to win the grand prize. They will be judged by some of Disney’s finest chefs – Chef Amanda, Chef Daniel, Chef Douglas, Chef Gregg, and Chef Jean-Marie. It all comes down to this. Who will be the very first winner of “Be Our Chef?”
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer Episode 104 “Disaster Rescue Dogs & A Dog Mayor” (Global)
Bill meets dogs who rescue people in disasters. Then, he visits a dog who is the Mayor of his town
Disney Family Sundays Episode 131 – “101 Dalmatians: Onesie”
The Gubaney family and Amber take get to work on a “101 Dalmatians”-inspired project.”
One Day At Disney Episode 127 – “George Montano: Plasterer”
Disneyland Resort Plasterer George Montano provides a first-hand historical look into the construction of Disney Park’s top attractions. Having spent over 50 years at Disney, George continues his father’s legacy of creating and preserving a magical experience for Park guests of all ages
Disney Insider Episode 106 “Artemis Adventure, Taste of Disney, Runaway Railway”
“Artemis Fowl” author, Eoin Colfer, takes “Disney Insider” on a tour through the Irish countryside. Walt Disney World chefs open the doors to the Flavor Lab for a look at how they created Epcot’s Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue. Walt Disney Imagineers peel back the curtain on how they built Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
America’s Funniest Home Videos (S14)
Viewers send in home-made videos capturing comical situations, mishaps and staged pranks. The studio audience votes for the funniest video, which wins attractive prizes.
Professor Freund explained how he led a pursuit to find the lost civilisation, believed by many to be an ancient Greek myth, by using deep-ground radar, digital mapping and satellite imagery.
Genius By Stephen Hawkins (S1)
Professor Stephen Hawking challenges a selection of volunteers to think like the greatest geniuses in history and solve some of humanity’s most enduring questions.
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.
Schoolhouse Rock (S1)
Schoolhouse Rock! is an American interstitial programming series of animated musical educational short films that aired during the Saturday morning children’s programming block on the U.S. television network ABC. The themes covered included grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics, and civics.
Alaska’s Grizzly Gauntlet (S1)
Survivalist Les Stroud is dropped into extreme environments handpicked by local wilderness guides to see what Mother Nature does to survive.
America’s Greatest Animals
South Africa’s Big Five have finally got some heavyweight competition. The Elephant, Leopard, Lion, Rhinoceros, and Water Buffalo may meet its match in the jungles if the Americans have their way. A century ago, these iconic land animals of Africa were coined “The Big Five” by trophy hunters. They dominate the land with their intelligence, charisma, and courage. Truly Africa’s finest. But now it is time to find a new Big Five. North America wants to take a shot at the game and see if they can compete with Africa’s beasts. America’s Greatest Animals nominates twelve candidates that have the characteristics that make them worthy of the chase. Each challenger will be judged on adaptation, appearance, intelligence, size, and weaponry. Supersize me, would surely take on a new meaning in the jungle, now.
Chasing the Equinox
The ancients hid the secrets of their incredible knowledge of astronomy in their temples and palaces, built to align with the sun, on the same day, all over the world. Revealing our species’ obsession with the sun, across thousands of years and every continent, this is architectural magic on a cosmic scale.
Secrets of Wild India (S1)
The filmmaker sets out on a quest to explore various iconic wildlife species that exist in India from the foothills of the Himalayas to the other areas densely populated with giant herbivores.
The Greeks (s1)
They were an extraordinary people born of white rock and blue sea. They invented democracy, distilled logic and reason, wrote plays to plumb the deepest recesses of the soul, and captured the perfection of the human form in athletics and art. Quite simply, the Greeks created our world. Today, of course, Greece conjures very different images: civic unrest, financial meltdowns, long ATM lines.
Wild Hawaii (S1)
Explore the fiery heart of Hawaii — from volcanic eruptions spewing rivers of molten lava to spiders that smile, fish that climb and turtles that bury secrets in a landscape that defies expectations.
Friday June 12th
Artemis Fowl (Global)
Based on the best-selling young adult book by Eoin Colfer, “Artemis Fowl” delivers a big cinema-sized experience for audiences of all ages to experience for the first time on Disney+ in the comfort of their homes. From director Kenneth Branagh, it is a fantastical epic adventure, resplendent with beautiful landscapes and spectacular visual effects that will transport viewers to magical new worlds. “Artemis Fowl” stars newcomer Ferdia Shaw in the title role alongside Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Tamara Smart, Nonso Anozie, Josh McGuire, Nikesh Patel and Adrian Scarborough, with Colin Farrell and Judi Dench.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Episode 107 – “Score”
We meet Ludwig Göransson inside his studio where he details how The Mandalorian’s musical themes were written. We then journey to the scoring stage to witness the live orchestra recording session.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 132 – “Winnie the Pooh: Bag Toss”
Amber and the Crownholm family create a game inspired by Winnie the Pooh and his friends.”
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer Episode 105 – “The Surfing Corgi & Bee Dogs”
Bill hits the beach to meet a surfing Corgi. Then, he visits dogs whose noses help bees survive.
One Day At Disney Episode 128 – “Scot Drake: Imagineering Creative”
Scot Drake, Creative Executive of the Marvel Global Portfolio for Walt Disney Imagineering, helps create immersive Super Hero experiences in Disney parks and resorts around the world. From state-of-the-art attractions to groundbreaking character interactions, Scot strives to create once in a lifetime moments for parkgoers that allow these stories to reach audiences in new and thrilling ways
Mighty Med (S1-2)
Teenage best friends Kaz and Oliver get the thrill of a lifetime when they land after-school jobs at Mighty Med, a secret hospital for superheroes as well as sci-fi and fantasy characters, where they discover that their favorite characters are not only real but living among them. As ordinary boys, known as “normos” at the hospital, Kaz and Oliver must learn how to make their way through the normal and the secret worlds they are now a part of. There to help them with that task are superhero Skylar Storm and Alan, the nephew of Mighty Med’s chief of staff. In the end they’ll have to use their friendship and superhero knowledge in order to become heroes themselves by saving the people who save people.
The Liberty Story
Walt Disney presents a combination live-action and animated drama of America’s historical fight for freedom. Includes a segment from Johnny Tremain, depicting the Boston Tea Party and the battle at Concord, and is followed by Ben and Me.
The Story of the Animated Drawing
The history of animation begins in the late 1800s.
Friday June 19th
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Finale Episode 108 – “Connections”
Jon and Dave look back at some of the Star Wars characters and props that made their way into The Mandalorian. We also take a moment to showcase the 501st legion.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 133 – “Monsters, Inc. Water Bottles”
The Ruvalcaba family make a craft inspired by Pixar’s “Monsters Inc.” and “Monsters University.”
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer Episode 106 – “Stunt Dogs & Water Rescue Dogs”
Bill meets a troupe of performing stunt dogs. Then, he visits a team of water rescue dogs.
Egypt’s Treasure Guardians
Egypt is home to many famous archaeological treasures on Earth, but the country’s history does more than just inspire awe: it has given rise to an entire industry. Thousands of archaeologists descend on Egypt every year to search for new discoveries; tens of thousands of Egyptians are enlisted to uncover, preserve, and protect the land’s ancient artifacts and monuments; and millions of visitors journey from all over the world to visit the country’s iconic pyramids, tombs, and temples.
Prep & Landing (2009)
Wayne is an elf who believes that Christmas is just a job. After working for 227 years preparing homes for Santa’s arrival, he wonders if all his efforts make any difference. His patience is put to the test when he is paired with Lanny, an idealistic rookie who embraces the holiday spirit. The elves encounter unexpected challenges on their mission, and Wayne learns that his job does indeed have impact in a very surprising way.
T.O.T.S. (S1, Episodes 11-25)
“T.O.T.S.,” a heartfelt animated comedy series for kids age 2-7, explores the hilarious adventures of best friends Pip and Freddy, a tenacious penguin and a kind-hearted flamingo, who are the only non-stork delivery birds in-training at Tiny Ones Transport Service (T.O.T.S.). As new members of the esteemed team, these junior flyers must take tender care in taking baby animals from the nursery to their forever families around the globe. Each episode features two 11-minute stories that highlight the use of creative thinking and problem solving to model for young viewers that there isn’t just one way to achieve a goal.
Toy Story of Terror!
Woody and the gang are held up at a roadside motel and members of the group start to disappear from everywhere. Woody and set about getting to the bottom of the mystery.
Toy Story That Time Forgot
During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It’s all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie’s room in this Toy Story That Time Forgot.
One Day At Disney Episode 129 – “Candice Valdez: Radio Disney Host”
Radio Disney’s Candice Valdez fulfills her dream of being an on-air radio personality. In addition to interviewing some of today’s top musicians, she also has the unique opportunity to help music’s next stars launch their careers. From Miley Cyrus to Ariana Grande, Candice spends her day playing today’s hottest tracks and interacting with listeners.
Big Sur: Wild California
National Geographic presents a comprehensive view of the spectacular California coastal area known as Big Surthrough the eyes of three intrinsically connected native creatures. Fly with the California condors and capture the panoramic view of Big Sur’s many topside layers, and dive with California’s sea otters to investigate life below the waves. Then, follow the stealthy mountain lions and see how the scavengers, the key-stone species and this top predator are all critical contributors to Big Sur’s unique habitat.
Muppet Babies Play Date (S1)
Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal and their other friends explore their vast imagination to go on amazing adventures inside their nursery.
Friday June 26th
Into The Unknown: Making Frozen 2 (Global)
As never before in its near-century-long history, Walt Disney Animation Studios is opening its doors, allowing cameras to capture in intimate detail how the voice cast, directors, and team of artists come together to create Frozen 2. This multi-episode documentary series shows the hard work, imagination, heart, fun, and intensity that go into making one of the most highly anticipated Disney Animation features of all time. All six episodes to be released.
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer Episode 107 – “Detective Dogs & Truffle Hunting Dogs”
Bill meets dogs who find lost pets. Then, he visits a truffle-hunting dog.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 134 – “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”
The Green family and Amber team up for a project inspired by Snow White’s seven dwarves.
One Day At Disney Episode 130 “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.
101 Dalmatians (1997) (S1)
This show features the life of three Dalmatians, Lucky, Rolly, Cadpig and their chicken friend, Spot. Together, they defend their new home from Cruella DeVil and have all sorts of crazy adventures.
Disney Just Roll with It (S1)
A sitcom about fun-loving newlyweds and their polar-opposite stepsiblings gets an improvisational twist as members of the studio audience vote on the direction of key scenes in each episode.
A.N.T Farm (S1-3)
A musical prodigy gets into a gifted program called Advanced Natural Talents at the local high school. Chyna Parks, a musical prodigy, gets into a gifted program called Advanced Natural Talents at the local high school. … She meets two other young prodigies of the A.N.T.
Big Hero 6 The Series (S2)
Based on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning feature filminspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, Disney Channel’s “Big Hero 6 The Series” picks up immediately following the events of the feature film, continuing the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. Along with their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred, they form the legendary superhero team Big Hero 6 and embark on high-tech adventures as they protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains. In his normal day-to-day life, Hiro faces daunting academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology.
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.
Goldie & Bear (S1-2)
Goldie, a little girl, and Bear, her best friend, journey across Fairy Tale Forest and meet new and fascinating people along the way.
Marvel’s Spider-Man (S2)
Peter Parker, a new student at the famous Horizon High, fights evil super-villains as the costumed superhero, Spider-Man.
PJ Masks (S3)
During the day, Amaya, Connor and Greg lead totally normal lives, but they transform into superheroes during the night and use their powers to fight villains and solve mysteries.
Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure (S3)
Set between the stories told in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ acclaimed film “Tangled” and its short film “Tangled Ever After,” this visually vibrant animated adventure-comedy series unfolds as Rapunzel acquaints herself with her parents, her kingdom and the people of Corona. Her irrepressible spirit and natural curiosity about the world lead her to realize that there is so much more she needs to learn before she can accept her royal destiny. So, she boldly puts her coronation on hold to instead seek epic adventures, much to the dismay of the king who, after missing out on Rapunzel’s youth, must accept that his daughter is now an independent young woman. But when her long blonde hair suddenly grows back, she must accept its magical qualities and all that it represents. Accompanying Rapunzel on her journey are Eugene (FKA Flynn Rider); her loyal chameleon sidekick, Pascal; her no-nonsense, dutiful horse, Maximus; the Snuggly Duckling Pub Thugs; and newcomer Cassandra, a tough-as-nails lady-in-waiting who becomes Rapunzel’s confidante.
Disney Gabby Duran & the Unsittables (S1)
Gabby Duran, who constantly feels like she’s living in the shadows of her mother and younger sister, finally finds her moment to shine when she inadvertently lands an out-of-this-world job to babysit an unruly group of very important extraterrestrial children who are hiding out on Earth with their families, disguised as everyday kids.
Disney Vampirina (S2)
A young vampire girl faces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town when her family moves from Transylvania to Pennsylvania.
Raven’s Home (S3)
Single mother Raven Baxter panics when she notices that Booker, one of her children, starts showing psychic abilities.
NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country.
What are you looking forward to watching in June?
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.