In May, Disney+ in Australia will be getting new episodes of “The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers”, “Big Shot” plus new shows like “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” and the second season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.  There will be new additions to the Disney+ library including new episodes of “Star Originals” along with new episodes of popular series like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Family Guy”.


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 the Australian release schedule.


Here is the full rundown:

Tuesday 4th May

Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 1

“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army – each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.



“Maggie Simpson in ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap’”

In a daycare far, far away… but still in Springfield, Maggie is on an epic quest for her stolen pacifier. Her adventure brings her face-to-face with young Padawans, Sith Lords, familiar droids, Rebel scum, and an ultimate battle against the dark side, in this original short celebrating the Star Wars galaxy.



Star Wars Biomes”

Take a virtual vacation to some of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved locations like Hoth, Tatooine, and Sorgan as this charming series whisks you off for fly-over tours of a galaxy far, far away.


“Star Wars Vehicle Flythroughs”


Get up-close-and-personal with two of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved ships as this charming content leads viewers on an exploration of the memorable interiors and exteriors of the Millennium Falcon and an Imperial Star Destroyer.


Friday 7th May


Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 2

No information has yet been provided.


Big Shot – Episode 104 “Great in the Living Room”

After Harper’s exposé goes viral, Marvyn seeks redemption by trying to recruit a new player


The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Episode 7

Nearly 30 years after first taking flight, “The Mighty Ducks” returns in a brand new chapter starring Lauren Graham and Emilio Estevez in the iconic role he originated as legendary Coach Gordon Bombay.


In the 10-episode season set in present-day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan Morrow (Brady Noon) is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom, Alex (Lauren Graham), set out to build their own team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of youth sports today. With the help of Gordon Bombay, they rediscover the joys of playing just for love of the game.


Bob’s Burgers – Season 11 – Episode 7

The family tries to cheer up Gene when a stomach flu makes him unable to eat Thanksgiving dinner.


Station 19 – Season 4 – Episode 6

Carina and DeLuca pursue Opal, the woman suspected of sex trafficking. Meanwhile, Maya leaves Andy in charge for the yearly inspection, and Dean and Vic struggle to cope with the fallout Dean’s traumatic arrest.


Grey’s Anatomy – Season 17 – Episode 12

No details have yet been provided.



Family Guy – Season 19 – Episode 9

The Griffins must save Christmas without Lois when she walks out on them for failing to help her with the shopping.


Grown-ish – Episode 13

When Zoey returns home for a long weekend, she soon discovers that her friends are busy with Cal U’s Field Day; meanwhile, Jazz and Doug’s relationship gets complicated when Jazz returns from the NCAA track finals with very surprising news.


Solar Opposites – Season 2 – Episode 5

Oh no. The Red Goobler’s back and this time he’s jacked. This one’s too scary for me.

 


Genius: Aretha – Episode 3

Aretha juggles her music career and her commitment to the civil rights movement; Little Re leaves behind her newborn child to return to the Gospel Circuit in 1955, meeting with music legends James Cleveland and Little Sammie Bryant.



Trafficked With Mariana Van Zeller – Series Premiere

Mariana van Zeller explores the complex inner-workings of the global underworld, black and informal markets.


High Fidelity – Season 1

Rob, a record-store owner in the rapidly gentrified Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, revisits past relationships through music and pop culture while trying to get over her one true love.


The Long Road Home – Season 1

The First Cavalry Division of the US army gets ambushed during the siege of the Sadr City in Baghdad. The family of the soldiers wait for more than 48 hours to get updates of the war.


Disney Ducktales – Season 3

Based on the Emmy® Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, Disney’s Emmy Award-nominated animated comedy-adventure series “DuckTales” chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg’s most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck; his mischief-making triplet grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie; temperamental nephew, Donald Duck; and the trusted McDuck Manor team: big-hearted, fearless chauffer/pilot Launchpad McQuack, no-nonsense housekeeper Mrs. Beakley and Mrs. Beakley’s granddaughter, Webby Vanderquack, resident adventurer and the triplet’s fierce friend.


Disney Junior Vampirina – New Episode

The Emmy and BAFTA Award-nominated “Vampirina” tells the story of Vampirina (aka Vee), a young vampire girl who is the new kid in town after her family moves from Transylvania to Pennsylvania. The series follows Vee as she faces the trials and tribulations of adjusting to unfamiliar surroundings, including making friends and attending a new school in the human world. At first, Vee tries to adapt, change and blend in with her schoolmates, but ultimately she learns to appreciate her unique individuality and her friends’ too. Blending spooky fun, heartfelt storytelling and Broadway-caliber music, each episode features two 11-minute stories.



Friday 14th May

High School Musical – The Musical – The Series – Season 2 –Episode 201 – “New Year’s Eve”

Flying high after the triumph of opening night, Ricky, Nini, Gina, and the Wildcats gather at Ashlyn’s for a New Year’s Eve party. Miss Jenn runs into the new North High rival theatre teacher – a.k.a her ex-boyfriend – and at the stroke of midnight, shocking revelations come to the surface.


Big Shot – Episode 105 “This is our House” 

Louise’s dad is arrested. Louise and Olive get caught cheating on a test. Marvyn dates again.


Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 3

No information has yet been provided.


The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Episode 8

No information has yet been provided.


Trafficked With Mariana Van Zeller – Episode 2

Mariana investigates fentanyl, a contributor to the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history.



Solar Opposites – Season 2 – Episode 6

Dinner Time. Korvo wins top prize at the annual neighborhood rib festival.


Bob’s Burgers – Season 11 – Episode 8

When Linda’s parents have a layover at a nearby airport, she and Bob decide to make it their annual “visit”.


Station 19 – Season 4 – Episode 7

The crew is called to a cult gathering where they find their leader dancing on the roof and claiming he can fly. Travis gets a surprise visit from his father, and Dean makes a difficult decision that could affect his career trajectory.


Grown-ish – Season 3 – Episode 14

Vivek has a new experience with Heidi and Aaron and Doug struggle to adjust their views on sexuality and masculinity. Nomi and her new baby Luna return to Cal U. Junior shows up to fight for Sky.


Grey’s Anatomy – Season 17 – Episode 13

No details have yet been provided.



Family Guy – Season 19 – Episode 10

Peter volunteers at the hospital after making it through a bad flu season and finds himself at a crossroads when his mortal enemy, The Giant Chicken, is admitted to ER. After learning he’s part cat, Brian has an identity crisis.


Genius: Aretha – Episode 5 & 6

The filmmaker sheds light on the personal and professional life struggles of Aretha Franklin and talks about her Grammy performance that sealed her image as the Queen of Soul.


Disney Junior Mira, Royal Detective – New Episode

Disney Junior’s “Mira, Royal Detective” is an animated mystery-adventure series for preschoolers inspired by the cultures and customs of India. Set in the fictional land of Jalpur, the series follows the brave and resourceful Mira, a commoner who is appointed to the role of royal detective by the Queen. Along with her friend Prince Neel, a talented inventor, creative cousin Priya, and comical mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, Mira will stop at nothing to solve a case. Each episode features two 11-minute music- and dance-filled stories which showcase Mira utilizing critical thinking and deductive reasoning to help her family, friends and extended community.


Gigantosaurus – Season 1

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.


An Affair to Remember (1957)

Nicky and Terry meet on a cruise on their way from Europe to New York and fall in love with each other. Despite being engaged to other people, the couple decides to meet again.



The Alligator People

Newly married nurse Joyce Webster (Beverly Garland) doesn’t know what to think when her husband, Paul (Richard Crane), disappears during a train ride. She hires private investigators and eventually tracks him to an old bayou plantation, where the owner (Frieda Inescort) insists she’s never heard of Paul. Joyce sticks around anyway and soon learns that local doctor Mark Sinclair (George Macready) has been using a life-altering alligator serum on the town’s residents, and that Paul is among them.


The Blue Bird (1976)

A naughty boy and girl search a fantasy world of characters (Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner) for the bluebird of happiness.


Friday 21st May

Inside Pixar: Unpacked

A documentary series of personal and cinematic stories that provide an inside look into the people, artistry, and culture of Pixar Animation Studios.


Unpacked: About Time

Director: Erica Milsom

How can the passage of time be utilized as a tool for emotional storytelling? Narrator W. Kamau Bell breaks down how time can becomes its own character in Pixar films, looking at period pieces such as Brave and the tearjerking passage of time in Up.

Unpacked: Everybody Loves a Villain

Director: Tony Kaplan

From Ernesto de La Cruz to Lotso to Hopper, foes of all shapes and sizes are essential to many of our favorite Pixar movies. But what makes a good villain? Narrator W. Kamau Bell digs into why we love to hate our favorite antagonists and what makes them so complicated.

Unpacked: The Squint Test

Director: Tony Kaplan

Pixar characters strive to strike a balance between realistic and caricatured. Narrator W. Kamau Bell explains how basic shapes and drawings influence the character design and story of favorite films such as Up, Ratatouille, and The Incredibles.

Unpacked: Inner Drive

Director: Erica Milsom


Beyond the world of Cars, vehicles of all kinds have made their mark throughout Pixar’s films. Jump in and go for a ride with narrator W. Kamau Bell as he cruises through some of his favorite Pixar planes, trains, and Incredibiles.

Unpacked: No Small Roles

Director: Tony Kaplan

Take a deep dive into the art of crowds animation. Each of your favorite Pixar characters live in worlds populated by fellow fish, cars, toys, and humans, but creating thousands of these fully animated background characters is no easy feat. Join narrator W. Kamau Bell in understanding how Pixar adds thousands of background characters into every film.


Big Shot – Episode 106 “Carlsbad Crazies”

Marvyn regresses back to his old ways while defending Louise from an opposing team’s harassment. Holly gets a shot at the limelight


High School Musical – The Musical – The Series – Season 2 – Episode 202 “Typecasting”

Kourtney, Carlos and Big Red decide to join their friends and audition for on stage roles in “Beauty and the Beast,” while Nini experiences FOMO from afar. When new competition shows up to the tryout, Gina tries to shake off some old habits



The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Episode 9

No information has yet been provided.


Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 4

No information has yet been provided.


Solar Opposites – Season 2 – Episode 7

Oops. The wild story that explains why Terry had to order a new shot glass.


Grown-ish – Season 3 – Episode 15

Zoey wonders if she’s ready for the real world after she becomes the subject of a nasty rumor at work. Nomi debates whether to tell Phil about Luna. Doug plans a house party to cheer on Jazz and Sky in their Olympic-qualifying race


Trafficked With Mariana Van Zeller – Episode 3

Mariana meets the craftsmen who make and sell the world’s finest counterfeit U.S. dollars.



Bob’s Burgers – Season 11 – Episode 9

Gene becomes jealous when Linda joins a women’s business group; Louise and Tina want to learn how to fight.


Station 19 – Season 4 – Episode 8

Vic’s love life is complicated again as she learns of a shocking secret. Meanwhile, Andy grows frustrated at Sullivan for undermining her authority, and Maya struggles to keep her jealousy when one of Carina’s old flames comes to visit.


Grey’s Anatomy – Season 17 – Episode 14

Jackson pays a visit to his father that helps set him on the right path.


Family Guy – Season 19 – Episode 11

Brian bonds with his new girlfriend’s son; Peter, Quagmire, and Cleveland take a joyride in Joe’s new classic Corvette.


Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K – Episode 1 – If This Be … M.O.D.O.K.

Supervillain M.O.D.O.K. is forced to sell A.I.M. to the tech company GRUMBL. As he struggles to regain control of A.I.M. he risks losing something even more important – his family.


Big Sky – Episode 10

Three months after Ronald’s escape, Cassie and Jenny have officially partnered up to take down a fresh slew of troublemakers, but all isn’t coming up roses; Ronald is still on the loose, a domestic case takes a macabre and deadly turn, and a U.S. Marshall is sticking his nose in their case files. Right as the women of Dewell & Hoyt seem to be getting used to the new normal, Jenny gets an alarming call from an old flame; leading her and Cassie headfirst into a new case, a new jurisdiction and a whole lot of new trouble. It’s time to meet the Kleinsassers.


Genius: Aretha – Episode 7

The filmmaker sheds light on the personal and professional life struggles of Aretha Franklin and talks about her Grammy performance that sealed her image as the Queen of Soul.


Fury Files (Interstitials)

Fury Files is a new informational program that will teach fans about their favorite Marvel heroes and villains using a combination of motion comic art and scenes cut from popular Marvel animated shows like Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and X-Men: The Animated Series


Alaska’s Deadliest (S1)

Our biggest state harbors some America’s deadliest animal killers. Alaska’s deadliest thrive in one of America’s last wild frontiers.


Narco Wars (S1)

Explore how opportunistic smuggling networks in Latin America turned into powerful and ruthless drug cartels with unprecedented power.


When Sharks Attack – Yr 1-6

Throughout America’s coastline shark attacks are on the rise. Many occur in quick succession at new and surprising locations. As vacationers, scientists and locals are all desperate to uncover what is causing the upsurge, National Geographic Channel investigates the attacks to see what is affecting some of nature’s most feared fish. The deep-sea saga employs underwater photography, news archives and testimony to deep dive into mysterious and deadly recent shark attacks.



 

Drugs Inc. Dealer POV

The experiences of drug crews are seen through their own eyes. Dealers in New York, Atlanta and Portland exchange shots with gangs, collect debts and evade law enforcement. They discuss dealing with a small group and distributing in the light of day.


Black Widow (1987)

Federal agent Alexandra Barnes (Debra Winger) believes that Catherine Petersen (Theresa Russell) is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can’t prove anything with conventional detective work. With no other option, she goes undercover, pursuing the same man (Sami Frey) as Catherine, and hoping that Catherine will slip up and reveal her true identity.


Deadly Instincts (S1)

A deadly alien attacks Boston where people fall prey to its deadly actions. One man fights the alien to save the people.


Deep State (S1-2)

Retired MI6 spy Max Easton reluctantly returns to the field for a final job and finds himself drawn into a global conspiracy and covert intelligence war.

 


An Innocent Man

A mechanic accused of a crime he didn’t commit is sent to serve time with a gang of hardened criminals. By befriending a tough but influential inmate he manages to get parole, but still finds himself hounded on the outside by the bent cops that framed him. In a bid to be rid of them once and for all, he enlists the help of his underworld contacts to devise a plan that will lure the officers into a fatal blunder.


Pitch (S1)

Ginny Baker’s dreams come true when she is accepted into a Major League team as a pitcher. As she begins her career in professional baseball, her gender becomes a bigger challenge than she expected.


Rel (S1)

Rel faces a strange dilemma after learning about his wife’s affair with his barber. He seems to think that the possibility of finding a new wife or a barber is equally challenging.


Tin Men

Two salesmen are rivals and compete with each other in order to accomplish higher sales. Their fight to destroy each other’s career reaches such a stage that they end up losing their sales licenses.


Bruce Almighty

A furious TV reporter demands an explanation from God for the injustice done to him. The Almighty gives him the power to run the world for a while, to teach him how difficult it is.


Bin Laden’s Hard Drive

Newly declassified hard drives taken from the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed reveal a groundbreaking look at his personal life. Experts sift through the 470,000 digital files to piece together a roadmap into the mind of a mass murderer. Examine his contradictory personal psychology, relationship with family and religion as well as his legacy of violence and destruction.



The Amazing Race Australia – Season 1- 4

Teams compete in a race around the world for a $250,000 first prize.


Brubaker

A prison warden infiltrates the facility disguised as a convict in order to wipe out the corruption that has seeped into it.


Patrick

Sarah is unlucky in love and a bit of a mess. The last thing she needs is a mischievous dog. When she inherits Patrick the pug, not only does he turn her life upside down but also changes it forever.


One Mississippi – Season 1 & 2

This FX series is a dark comedy inspired by events in comic Tig Notaro’s life. Starring as a Los Angeles-based radio host of the same name, Tig is still dealing with serious health issues, including recovering from a double mastectomy. When her mother becomes gravely ill, Tig returns to her hometown in Mississippi, where she is forced on a painful (and at times, hilarious) journey that unearths uncomfortable truths about herself and her family. In order to heal, both physically and emotionally, Tig must reconnect with her roots before moving forward.


A Wilderness Of Error – Season 1

 

A “Wilderness of Error” is a five-part documentary series based on the book of the same name by filmmaker and author Errol Morris, who also appears in the series. When Green Beret Army surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald is sent to prison after being convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters, a storm of swirling narratives challenges the very ability to find the truth all the while overshadowing the chilling possibility that MacDonald may be an innocent man. Marc Smerling re-investigates the complicated case that has spanned decades in an attempt to find the truth.


To Catch a Smuggler – S1 & 2

The custom officers at the JFK International Airport work towards catching hold of smugglers and drug traffickers who try to sneak in illegal substances.


Friday 28th May

Cruella – Premier Access

Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in Disney’s “Cruella,” an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil. “Cruella,” which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute, played by two-time Oscar® winner Emma Thompson (“Howards End,” “Sense & Sensibility”). But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.


Launchpad

Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” is a collection of live-action shorts from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. Six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means to be seen. Inspired by life’s journey, these first six shorts for Disney+ are based on the theme, “Discover.”


High School Musical – The Musical – The Series – Season 2 – Episode 203 “Valentine’s Day”

Big Red and Ashlyn celebrate their first Valentine’s Day together, amidst drama. Kourtney spars with a co-worker while Gina contends with being single. Meanwhile, Ricky and Nini’s plans to surprise each other turn into a comedy of errors, leading to new revelations and a surprise song.


Big Shot – Episode 107 “Kalm Korn”

Marvyn’s statue resurfaces, and he stops undermining Holly. Emma accidentally throws a party


Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 5

No information has yet been provided.


The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Episode 10 (Finale)

No information has yet been provided.


Trafficked With Mariana Van Zeller – Episode 4

Mariana attempts to understand the vanity, insecurity and greed that drives steroid use.


Rebel – Episode 1

Rebel stops at nothing to convince Cruz to join her fight against Stonemore Medical and simultaneously enlists Lana and Cassidy to protect a woman from her abusive boyfriend. While Rebel is out saving others, her husband, Grady, stands on the sidelines and picks up the pieces at home.


Bob’s Burgers – Season 11 – Episode 10

Bob wonders if there’s a catch to the Belchers being invited to cater the Glencrest Yacht Club’s holiday boat parade; Louise has her eye on the Santa Schooner.


Station 19 – Season 4 – Episode 9

Vic and Travis’ friendship is put to the test as they respond to calls to help two best friends in need. Jack realizes he has a greater impact on Marcus, and new details about Travis’ late husband’s tragic death are revealed.


Grey’s Anatomy – Season 17 – Episode 15

Jackson shares his big news with his colleagues while Koracick and Levi fight to save a pregnant woman’s grandfather as she goes into labor. Maggie keeps a watchful eye on Meredith as Bailey and Richard put off telling her about DeLuca.


Family Guy – Season 19 – Episode 12

Peter and Chris start a memorabilia business after going to a baseball game; Stewie gets plastic surgery to combat aging, but takes it too far.


Solar Opposites – Season 2 – Episode 8 – Finale

Finally. It’s season finale time again. The Solars learn about death.


 


Mixed-Ish – Season 2 – Episode 1

From the creators of “black-ish,” season two of “mixed-ish” will continue to tell the story of a young Rainbow Johnson and her family as they recount the experience of being a mixed-race family in the ’80s and the dilemmas they face as they navigate a world where the kids are perceived as neither black nor white. While the parents deal with the social dynamics of fitting into the suburbs, Rainbow and her siblings find themselves figuring out how to fit in when everyone else can’t decide where they belong.


Grown-Ish – Season 3 – Episode 16

Zoey wrestles with the status of her relationship with Aaron. Sky and Jazz return from the Olympic trials and struggle to say goodbye.


Big Sky – Episode 11

From visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”) comes “Big Sky,” a thriller created by Kelley who will write multiple episodes and serve as showrunner in its premiere season. Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.


Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K – Episode 2 The M.O.D.O.K. That Time Forgot

In an effort to win back his wife Jodie, M.O.D.O.K. takes her traveling through time to a Third Eye Blind concert they missed years ago.


 

The Full Monty

After the steel mill they work at shuts down, a group of unemployed men decide to get involved in the stripping business to earn a living. They invest the money they have saved to get started.


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 the Australian release schedule.

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








Roger Palmer

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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