May will see many new episodes of Disney+ Originals added including a brand new series “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian”, “It’s A Dog Life With Bill Farmer” and the finale of the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Europe will continue to see lots of Disney+ Originals dropped weekly including the finale of Star Wars: The Mandalorian and many more.
NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated throughout May with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country.
Friday May 1st
Prop Culture (Global)
This anthology series that takes a unique look at beloved films—including Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Mary Poppins, The Muppet Movie, Tron, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit—through the props and costumes (now modern ‘artifacts’) that made them unique. We’ll hear from the craftspeople who created them, the actors who interacted with them, and the collectors/archives who own and cherish them in the show, which will be hosted by film historian/collector Dan Lanigan. All 8 episodes of this new show will drop on May 1st.
Prop Culture Episode 101 – “Mary Poppins”
Dan learns the stories behind props from Disney’s beloved classic “Mary Poppins.”
Prop Culture Episode 102 – “Tron”
Dan enters the world of “Tron” and restores one of the movie’s most memorable props.
Prop Culture Episode 103 – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Join Dan as he meets creative contributors behind Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
Prop Culture Episode 104 – “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
Travel with Dan to uncover treasures from “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.”
Prop Culture Episode 105 – “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”
Join Dan as he explores the futuristic inventions from “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.”
Prop Culture Episode 106 – “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe”
Dan investigates props from “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
Prop Culture Episode 107 – “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
Dan uncovers the secrets behind Walt Disney’s OSCAR® winning film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”
Prop Culture Episode 108 – “The Muppet Movie”
Come along for a road trip adventure with Dan to find missing props from “The Muppet Movie.”
Be Our Chef Episode 106 – “Slimy Yet Satisfying” (Global)
In this “Lion King” inspired challenge, the Perez family and Platt family are competing to rule the land as they figure out a way to include veggies in a dish that’s fit for the whole family. Just as Simba didn’t want to eat bugs at first, kids sometimes don’t want to eat their vegetables. These families will be tasked with incorporating vegetables into a dish that they all will find satisfying.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 126 – “Star Wars: Clock”
The Kurzawa family joins Amber for a craft inspired by “Star Wars.”
One Day At Disney Episode 122 – “Robin Roberts: Good Morning America Co-Anchor”
Follow along as GMA Co-Anchor Robin Roberts takes us behind-the-scenes of America’s favorite morning show. From covering breaking world news on a daily basis to chronicling her personal health battle on air in 2012, Robin shows what it takes to be a part of the well-oiled machine that sets the tone for America’s day.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Episode 11 (Global)
After capturing Maul on Mandalore, Ahsoka’s journey to the Jedi Council is disrupted when Order 66 is declared, turning her world upside down.
Star Wars: The Mandalorian Chapter 8 Finale
The Mandalorian comes face-to-face with an unexpected enemy.
Diary of a Future President Episode 7 – “Foreign Relations”
Elena desperately wants to go to her first middle school dance with Joey, only to find out that he would rather go with an eighth-grade girl. Bobby and Liam go to Jupiter to compete in a tennis tournament, but find their plans thwarted. Gabi is finally ready to donate the last of her late husband’s belongings, but her feelings change when she finds an old memento.
Disney Fairy Tale Weddings – Episode 207 – “Te Amo, Mi Amor, Again!”
Hurricane Maria survivor, Gloriene surprises her husband of 13 years with a vow renewal and a sizzling performance by Latin Grammy winner Pedro Capo. Brieanna & Tyler celebrate a fairy tale with an Alice in Wonderland themed wedding.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series- Episode 107 – “Thanksgiving”
A rambunctious Thanksgiving “cast party” at Ashlyn’s ends with surprising news for Gina, while Miss Jenn and Mr. Mazzara accidentally spend the holiday together at East High.
Lorelei was born with half a heart, but really, she is all heart, working tirelessly to make sure other kids like her get the cardiac care they need. With her heart hug pillows, Lorelei has been crafting care packages for other young heart patients around the world. What makes Lorelei a hero is not just her bravery through her illness, but using the power of her love to help others.
Forky Asks A Question – Episode 107
What is a Leader? Dolly teaches Forky about the qualities of a good leader, and he puts those qualities to the test!
Birth of Europe (S1)
This 3 episode series details the epic story of the origin of Europe – a place with a surprisingly diverse nature stretching from the snowy far north to the coast of Africa. Defined by volcanoes, ice ages, the collision of continents and even asteroids, the legacy of human history masks its awe-inspiring geological past. Born in the early days of the Earth, Europe is constantly being affected by the powerful forces of Mother Nature. It was forged in the fire and crushed by the collision of continents, carved by water and fire.
Bride of Boogedy
In this sequel to the made-for-television Disney family classic, Mr. Boogedy, the Davis family deals with the return of Mr. Boogedy and his never-ending hunt for Widow Marion as well as a rival gag-store competitor who really has it out for Carleton. Meanwhile, the town of Lucifer Falls is planning a big carnival which the mean Mr. Lynch seeks to ruin- if Boogedy doesn’t see to that first.
Buried Secrets of the Bible with Albert Lin (S1)
Scientist Albert Lin investigates two biblical stories about the Parting of the Red Sea and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Disney Kirby Buckets (S1-S3)
This single-camera animation/live-action hybrid comedy revolves around Kirby Buckets, a kid who dreams of being the biggest animator in the world. His drawings take shape as he and his best friends, Fish and Eli, go on outrageous adventures.
How to Play Baseball
It’s time to teach fans how to play baseball.
CAR SOS (S1 – S6)
Continuing their mission to save every decayed classic car they can get their hands on, the Car S.O.S. crew is back for their third series. Parts-blagging Petrol Head Tim Shaw and Master Mechanic Fuzz Townshend are determined to hunt down charismatic cars with deserving owners and get their pride and joy up and running and back on the road… where they belong.
Secrets of the Zoo
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.
Mickey and the Roadster Racers: Nutty Tales (S1-2)
Things are about to get a little nutty as Chip and Dale set off on adventures around Hot Dog Hills in these eight exciting shorts. The dynamic duo can’t seem to stay away from trouble as they bake up BIG muffin mayhem, set sail on a fishing trip and create a mail mishap along with other misadventures. But no matter where they end up, Chip and Dale will do whatever it takes to help their Roadster Racing friends and have a laugh along the way.
Monday May 4th
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker
When it’s discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts. Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order’s plans to form a new Empire, while Rey anticipates her inevitable confrontation with Kylo Ren. Warning: Some flashing-lights scenes in this film may affect photosensitive viewers.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (Global)
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian is an eight-episode documentary series that pulls back the curtain on The Mandalorian. Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, behind the scenes footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Episode 12 – Season Finale (Global)
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Star Wars: Resistance – Season 1
“Star Wars Resistance,” is the latest animated adventure series set before the events of “The Force Awakens,” follows Kazuda Xiono (“Kaz”), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance’s Poe Dameron and BB-8 and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order. While undercover aboard The Colossus, a massive aircraft re-fueling platform on an outer rim water planet, Kaz works as a mechanic and lives with Poe’s long-time friend Yeager – a veteran pilot who operates a starship repair shop run by his crew: Tam, Neeku and their old battered astromech droid, Bucket. In his quest to become the best pilot in the galaxy, Kaz’s journey with his new friend BB-8 finds him facing off against stormtroopers and pirates all the while struggling to maintain his secret mission from his newfound family.
Lego Star Wars All Stars (S1)
New faces team-up with iconic heroes Young Han Solo, Chewbacca, Young Lando Calrissian, BB-8, and General Leia for adventures that span all eras of the Star Wars universe.
Tuesday May 5th
Lost Treasure of the Maya (S1)
The ancient Maya built many of their sacred sites to watch the sky, but new research suggests these places were also linked to underground cave systems.
Friday May 8th
Disney Family Sundays Episode 127 – “Star Wars: Hanging Art”
The Freeman family joins Amber for a craft inspired by “Star Wars.
One Day At Disney – Episode 123 – “Joe Hernandez: Attractions Host”
Ride along with Attractions Host Joe Hernandez aboard the historic Mark Twain Riverboat and take in the iconic scenery around the Disneyland Resort. From the helm of the wheelhouse, Joe creates a mesmerizing and memorable experience for all guests, young and old, as they embark on one of Disneyland Resort’s favorite floating adventures
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (Global) – Episode 2 “Legacy”
The team behind The Mandalorian examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ STAR WARS
Disney Insider Episode 105 – “Running through Disney, Sorcerer’s Arena, Opening the Archives”
This week on Disney Insider, run Disney goes behind the scenes on how they plan a marathon through The Walt Disney World Resort that puts a smile on every racer’s face. Meet the team behind the new interactive game Disney Sorcerer’s Arena that lets fans play as one of over 100 Disney and Pixar characters. The Walt Disney Archives celebrates its 50th anniversary by putting 400 iconic props, costumes and original artwork on display.
Be Our Chef Episode 107 – “Anyone Can Cook” (Global)
In round seven of “Be Our Chef”, the Perez and Wells families are tasked with reimagining their own family-inspired “Ratatouille” dish. Both families explore the French Pavilion at Epcot to test out the culinary wonders of the park, while they visit with Remy and Emile for inspiration.
Diary of a Future President Episode 108 – “Matters of Diplomacy”
As she prepares for the big dance, Elena is shocked to discover she has a “mustache.” Attempts to fix it only make it worse, forcing her to “own” her look. Bobby and his buddies plan a prank for the dance, but when it doesn’t go the way Bobby expected, he lashes out at Liam. Gabi’s discomfort with her new relationship only grows when her mother invites the entire family over to meet Sam.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series- Episode 108 – “The Tech Rehearsal”
When the cast and crew unexpectedly need to find a new location to “tech” their production, Carlos secures a spooky theater downtown, forcing Miss Jenn to confront old demons.
Which sees Braden travel the world delivering hearing aids, just like his own, to those who need them.
Disney Fairy Tale Weddings – Episode 208 – “Marry ME!” – Season Finale
Ramila & Ike celebrate 25 years of marriage in Greece thanks to their son. Kyle and Amanda and their baby girl Harlow celebrate at Disney’s California Adventure with a surprise performance by Jason Derulo.
Forky Asks A Question – Episode 108
What is a Pet? Forky meets Rob Tickles, and is schooled on the dangers of law enforcement.
Friday May 15th
It’s A Dog Life With Bill Farmer – Episode 1 (Global) – Season Premiere
“Whale Poop Dogs & Sheep Herding Dogs”
The iconic voice of Goofy and Pluto for more than 30 years, Disney Legend Bill Farmer steps out from behind the microphone to meet his own favorite characters — dogs! Join Bill as he crosses the country meeting dogs doing all kinds of incredible jobs that make our lives better.
In the series premiere, Bill is at sea with a dog who sniffs for whale poop. Then, he meets a dog keeping a sheep ranch moving.
Be Our Chef – Episode 108 – “Worth Melting For”
In this round the Merrill family and Platt family are challenged to create a cold delicious dessert inspired by Elsa’s icy powers. The families visit Epcot’s Norway Pavilion to see the pastry display at the Nordic bakery and after a warm hug from Olaf, they head to the kitchen to heat things up. Which family will be left out in the cold?
Disney Family Sundays Episode 128 “Beauty and the Beast: Stained Glass”
The Kurzawa family and Amber create a piece of art inspired by Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”
One Day At Disney Episode 124 “Stephanie Carroll: Ranch Hand”
Fulfilling her lifelong dream of working with horses, Stephanie Carroll has served as a Ranch Hand at Walt Disney World Resort’s Tri-Circle-D Ranch for over 8 years. From caring for the majestic Cinderella Ponies to driving the Main Street Trolley, Stephanie creates magical moments for guests by bringing fantasies to life through her love of horses.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Episode 103 – “Cast”
Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano and Carl Weathers discuss the making of The Mandalorian.
Diary of a Future President Episode 109 – “State of the Union”
Elena is shocked to discover that Sasha wants to switch roommates for the Tallahassee field trip. Desperate to run from her problems, she misses the bus on purpose, only to be driven by Gabi – who’s fleeing from her own issues with Sam. Bobby, still confused by his behavior at the dance, tells his girlfriend that he loves her.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series- Episode 109- “Opening Night”
After months of rehearsals, the theater kids gear up for an unforgettable opening night. But when unexpected audience members show up to shake the cast to its core, will the show “go on” if the Wildcats aren’t all in this together?
Marvel’s Hero Project – Episode 109
Jayera is a young woman who has been working to level the playing field for those in her neighborhood who could use support in hard financial times. From fundraising for Free Wash Day to holding pop-up “pay what you can” shops, her community service is a benchmark of humanitarianism in her town. Now, Marvel recognizes her incredible work by making her a Super Hero.
Forky Asks A Question – Episode 109
What is Cheese? Buttercup, annoyed with all of Forky’s questions, speed teaches everything there is.
Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief
Percy, who suffers from dyslexia and ADHD, discovers he is a demigod and is accused of stealing Zeus’s lightning bolt. He must find the thief to settle the fight between the gods and save his mother.
Monday 18th May
“Taylor Swift City Of Lover Concert”
Filmed last September at L’Olympia Theater in Paris, France, Swift performs songs from her award-winning album “Lover” to an intimate crowd of fans from 37 countries, traveling to the City of Love for this once-in-a-lifetime concert. The musical event gives fans unprecedented access to behind-the-scenes moments with the artist.
Wednesday May 20th
The series revolves around two 13-year-old best friends, Paige and Frankie, who write funny songs and create music videos for their online channel, titled Bizaardvark, which has 10,000 subscribers. The amateur musicians get to work from a creative studio space that they hope will take their videos to the next level. In their cool new environment, and with the help of family and friends, the girls will embark on a series of comedic adventures in their quest to become online stars.
Friday May 22nd
The Big Fib
(All 15 Episodes Available)
Ever thought you could spot a fib better than a kid? Find out on The Big Fib. A new Disney+game show, hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and featuring Rhys Darby as her robot sidekick, C.L.I.V.E. In each episode of this comedy game show, a kid starts by playing a warm up round where a silly liar and an authentic expert share fabulous fibs and fun facts.
Starring up and coming comedic talent, this round is played for laughs as well as always having a nugget of real information about the topic be it ice cream, tree climbing or toy design. Next our kid contestant plays the main round where they question an expert who’s paired with a really good liar on the same topic. It’s up to our kid to find the fibber. There are visual clues, fascinating props, a hot seat round of rapid fire questions and various topics, including jellyfish, venom and killer plants.
The show culminates with the expert and liar standing under the Fib Foam machine to await their fate. If our kid chooses correctly, the liar gets foamed. The Big Fib is full of outrageous truths that sound like lies and audacious lies that sound like the truth.
Sparkshort – “Out”
It’s A Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer Episode 102 – “Dogs & Cheetahs & Companion Dogs”
Bill meets a dog whose friend is a Cheetah. Then, he meets a helpful companion dog
Disney Family Sundays Episode 129 – “Bambi: Lanterns”
The Pyle-Lawrence family joins Amber to make a craft inspired by Disney’s “Bambi.
One Day At Disney Episode 125 “Ed Fritz: Imagineering Ride Engineer”
Ride Project Engineering Executive Ed Fritz brings new attractions like Avatar Flight of Passage to life through cutting edge immersive and interactive technology. From the initial sketch to the grand opening, Ed is one of the many talented cast members behind Disney’s favorite attractions.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Episode 104 – “Technology”
Favreau and team reveal how a new filmmaking technology was used to bring The Mandalorian to life
Be Our Chef Episode 109 – “Tiana’s Palace” (Global)
The Wells and Robbins families leap into action when tasked to conjure up an inspired “Princess and the Frog” dish that could be served at Tiana’s Palace restaurant. Before heading to the kitchen, the families hop on over to Magic Kingdom Park to get cooking advice from Princess Tiana herself. Whose dish will give them a fighting chance at the finale?
Diary of a Future President Episode 110 – “Two Party System” – Season Finale
In Tallahassee, Elena has unresolved issues with Jessica, and she decides to take a Senator’s inspiring advice, to find a solution. Bobby struggles with expressing himself and finds comfort in Sam’s guidance. Gabi tries to pretend like everything is fine at work, despite her new normal with Sam.
Forky Asks A Question – Episode 110 – Season Finale
What is Reading? The energetic Peas-n-a-Pod siblings teach Forky about reading, with a little help from Mr. Spell.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series- Episode 110 – – “Act Two” – Season Finale
It’s Act Two of opening night, and the stakes have never been higher. After last-minute cast changes in Act One — and so much left unsaid between Ricky and Nini — there’s more drama offstage than on.
Sidney fell in love with reading at a young age, but he wasn’t finding a lot of stories with characters who resembled him. So,he established his Books-n-Bros club, targeted to young, African-American boys to spread his love of reading and improve literacy skills. He wanted other kids like him to share in the power of stories, and now Marvel wants everyone to know the Super Hero Sidney is.
In “Loop,” two kids at canoe camp find themselves adrift on a lake, unable to move forward until they find a new way to connect and see the world through each other’s eyes. This film breaks new ground by featuring Pixar’s first non-verbal autistic character.
Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands
In Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands, Gwen’s plans for the “Battle of the Bands” competition get derailed when mysterious attacks force her and the Secret Warriors to investigate. Can they save the city and get Gwen to the concert on time?
Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri
Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri introduces the fan-favorite character Shuri, voiced by Daisy Lightfoot (Marvel Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest) to the Marvel Rising universe in a 22-minute animated special.
The lives of the Secret Warriors are turned upside down when faced with their latest mission: hang out with Shuri, the Crown Princess of Wakanda, and show her what it’s like to be an ordinary teenager. But nothing’s ordinary when you’re dealing with one of the smartest and most famous people on the planet.
Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire
Marvel Rising: Playing With Fire, sees the return of Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) as Dante Pertuz aka Inferno and Dove Cameron (Descendants 3) as Gwen Stacy aka Ghost-Spider, and debut of Navia Robinson (Raven’s Home) as new character Zayla.
When Inferno’s powers are stolen by a young and powerful villain, it’s up to the Secret Warriors to defeat their new foe and help their friend. But does Inferno even WANT his powers back?
Marvel’s Future Adventures (S2)
Marvel’s Future Avengers follows Makoto, a young boy who developed superpowers from a Hydra genetic engineering experiment, and his friends Adi and Chloe as they train under Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as apprentices, dubbing themselves the “Future Avengers.”
Night at the Museum
Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.
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Friday May 29th
It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer Episode 103 – “Macot Dogs & Guide Dogs for Runners”
Bill is at Texas A&M to meet their mascot. Then, he’s in New York to meet a guide dog for a runner.
One Day At Disney Episode 126 – “Jerome Ranft: Pixar Sculpton”
Pixar sculptor Jerome Ranft spends his days creating characters the old-fashioned way. Through the use of clay, Ranft is responsible for helping imagine Pixar characters in a tangible way that modern technology has yet to replicate. Molding, sculpting and carving all come into play as Jerome employs his elegant – and yet occasionally messy – craft.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Episode 105 – “Practical”
The team celebrates the artistry behind the practical models, effects and animatronic creatures
Be Our Chef Episode 110 – “Woody’s Lunchbox” (Global)
In round ten of “Be Our Chef” two families are inspired by Pixar’s Toy Story. These two families will have to bring new life to their favorite childhood snack. Before heading into the kitchen, the families visit Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to play with Woody and Jessie and to sample some out-of-this-world snacks! The stakes are high with only one team able to make it in to the finale!
Disney Family Sundays Episode 130 – “Nightmare Before Christmas: Candy Bowl”
The Freemans work on a Halloween -themed craft inspired by “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
Marvel’s Hero Project – Episode 111
Tokata is a storyteller, and a leader among the indigenous youth for whom she advocates. Her activism has succeeded in shining a light on the legacy of her community and she has worked hard to amplify the voices of other indigenous children by giving them the tools and platforms to tell their own stories. Now, Marvel celebrates Tokata in a story of her own, immortalized in her own comic book.
Coop and Cami Ask The World
Cooper and Cami, two middle school siblings, run an online channel and present unusual questions to their followers and solve their problems with the help of people’s opinions.
Disney The Evermoor Chronicles (S1-2)
A young girl and her blended family move to the small cottage town of Evermoor. All is well until sinister things start to happen, magic tapestries, an enchanted typewriter. Only a few of the strange things found in the town of Evermoor.
Mickey and the Seal
Mickey goes to the Seal Park and accidentally brings a seal home with him.
Young English girl Nikky and her aunt arrive at the Moon-Spinners, a hotel on Crete, to a less than enthusiastic welcome. The coolness of the owner is only out-done by the surliness of her brother Stratos, recently back from London. But then there is nice English lad Mark to make friends with, at least until Stratos and his pal take a shot at him one night. When Nikky helps him hide she finds the Greeks are after her too.
Violetta tells the story of a musically talented teenager (played by Argentine actress Martina Stoessel) who returns to her native Buenos Aires with her father, Herman, (played by Diego Ramos) after living in Europe for several years, navigating the trials and tribulations of growing up.
What are you looking forward to seeing in May?
NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated throughout May with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country.
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.