In November, Disney+ will be getting lots of great new shows in Australia and New Zealand including new episodes of “Dopesick”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, and “Hawkeye” plus an exclusive documentary series about “The Beatles”. In addition to some major new content arriving on Disney+ Day!
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 Australia’s release schedule.
Here is the full rundown:
Wednesday 3rd November
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. – Episode 109 “Scutwork”
Lahela learns that she and Walter will be long-distance for the summer when he’s invited to join an Australian surf tour. She orders an expensive cake to make his 17th birthday memorable but nearly misses the party when Dr. Lee insists she transcribe his voice memos. That task becomes a lifesaver when Lahela recognizes Uncle John’s rare symptom and rushes him to the hospital. With this sudden reminder that time is precious, Lahela considers a summer medic position with Walter’s surf tour.
Grey’s Anatomy – Season 18 – Episode 3
Hotter than Hell – Seattle’s favorite redhead returns and graces the Grey Sloan halls with her experience and expertise as she attempts to help Richard teach the newest crop of residents.
Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi
Award-winning cookbook author Padma Lakshmi goes on a journey across the United States, exploring the rich and diverse food cultures of various immigrant groups and seeking out the people who have shaped what American food is today.
The Big Leap – Episode 1
I Want You Back – A group of diverse, down-on-their-luck people attempt to change their lives by participating in a potentially life-ruining reality dance show, featuring a modern reimagining of “Swan Lake”.
Friday 5th November
Home Alone 4 (2002)
Kevin McCallister sets out on a new adventure to save a royal heir from the clutches of three kidnappers, one of whom he already knows.
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)
Finn and his sister, Alexis, are paranoid after a friend tells them that their house is haunted. They get a bigger shock when a group of thieves come to steal a painting, while their parents are away.
Where the Heart Is
After Tennessee teen Novalee Nation (Natalie Portman) is left literally barefoot and pregnant in a Wal-Mart parking lot by her no-good boyfriend, Willy Jack Pickens (Dylan Bruno), she manages to live within the mammoth megastore until her baby’s abrupt arrival makes her a media darling. After this, Good Samaritan nurse Lexie (Ashley Judd) takes in Novalee and her newborn daughter. Before long, Lexie and Novalee form a life-changing bond of friendship and sisterhood
What a Man
A schoolteacher (Matthias Schweighöfer) tries to reveal his macho side after his girlfriend dumps him for a hunky neighbor.
Wednesday 10th November
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. – Episode 110 “Aloha – The Goodbye One”
Grey’s Anatomy – Season 18 – Episode 4
With a Little Help From My Friends – Richard recruits Meredith and Bailey to help him launch a new program. Meanwhile, Addison’s patient has complications from a procedure, and Jo helps a woman who goes into premature labor.
The Big Leap – Episode 2
With auditions beginning for the lead roles, tensions rise as the contestants vie for the same parts. Gabby confronts Nick about his purposeful manipulation of the show. Mike accidentally reveals a huge secret to Nick and the producers.
The Ghost and Molly McGee – Season 1 Premiere
Tween optimist Molly McGee and a grumpy ghost named Scratch become bound to each other when one of Scratch’s spells backfires. Molly lives to make the world a better place, fix what has gone wrong, and spread joy, whereas Scratch wants to make the world a worse place, break what has gone right, and spread misery. Despite their differences, the two form an unlikely friendship and find themselves helping each other through the ups and downs of their respective worlds. The series incorporates elements of musical-comedy, horror and the supernatural, yet nothing too scary. After all, this is produced by Disney!
Puppy Dog Pals – New Episodes
Puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly like to be around Bob, their owner, and help him do various activities. While he is away, they travel across the neighbourhood and complete exciting missions.
Pet Seekers – Season 1
No details are available on this series.
Friday 12th November 2021 – Disney+ Day
Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings
Martial-arts master Shang-Chi confronts the past he thought he left behind when he’s drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Home Sweet Home Alone
Max Mercer is a mischievous and resourceful young boy who has been left behind while his family is in Japan for the holidays. So when a married couple attempting to retrieve a priceless heirloom set their sights on the Mercer family’s home, it is up to Max to protect it from the trespassers…and he will do whatever it takes to keep them out. Hilarious hijinks of epic proportions ensue, but despite the absolute chaos, Max comes to realize that there really is no place like home sweet home.
This film is a rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila—his ramshackle-but-charming boat. Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities—possessing the power to change the future of medicine. Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate—and mankind’s—hangs in the balance.
An all-new original series of shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios called “Olaf Presents,” which sees Frozen’s beloved snowman retelling several classic Disney tales as only he can
An animated short film from Pixar, featuring characters from this summer’s animated hit breakout film “Luca”
Untitled Simpsons Short
A new short from The Simpsons that pays tribute to Disney+’s marquee brands.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum – Season 2
Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum’s always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems. In “The World According to Jeff Goldblum,” each episode is centered around something people all love — like sneakers or ice cream — as Jeff pulls the thread on these deceptively familiar objects and unravels a wonderful world of astonishing connections that are both surprising and exciting. Through fascinating science and history, amazing people, and a whole lot of big ideas and insights, Jeff Goldblum provides an interesting take on the world.
The first five episodes from season 2 of the National Geographic documentary series will be released.
Star Wars: Boba Fett Special
A special celebrating the origins and legacy of Star Wars’ legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett
Marvel Cinematic Universe Sneak Peek
A special celebrating the Marvel Cinematic Universe on Disney+ with an exciting look towards the future
Dopesick – Episode 1 & 2
This drama series examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Big Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA. Defying all the odds, heroes will emerge in an intense and thrilling ride to take down the craven corporate forces behind this national crisis and their allies.
The Spectacular Now
Sutter, a popular party animal unexpectedly meets the introverted Aimee after waking up on a stranger’s lawn. As Sutter deals with the problems in his life and Aimee plans for her future beyond school, an unexpected romance blossoms between them.
Wednesday 17th November
The upcoming Marvel animated series “Hit Monkey” tells the story of a Japanese snow monkey who seeks vengeance after his tribe is slaughtered. He joins forces with the ghost of an American assassin and together, they begin killing their way through the Yakuza underworld. The series features the vocal talents of George Takei, Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Munn, Ally Maki, Nobi Nakanishi and Fred Tatasciore.
The Night House
From director, David Bruckner comes “The Night House”. Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. Disturbing visions of a presence in the house calling to her, beckoning her with a ghostly allure. Against the advice of her friends, she begins digging into her husband’s belongings, yearning for answers. What she finds are secrets both strange and disturbing – a mystery she’s determined to unravel.
Dopesick – Episode 3
Doctor Finnix begins to take Betsy off OxyContin, Bridget sees the toll the it’s taking on communities, Rick and Randy investigate the world of “pain societies” and, with sales climbing, Richard Sackler makes bigger plans for his new drug.
Grey’s Anatomy – Season 18 – Episode 5
No episode information has been provided.
The Big Leap – Episode 3
No episode details have been announced.
Station 19 – Season 5 – Episode 1
Relationships are challenged at Station 19 following Sullivan’s actions at Maya and Carina’s wedding, putting his marriage with Andy to the test. Dean comes to terms with his feelings for Vic, while Travis rekindles an old flame.
Underworld, Inc. – Season 2
Each year the U.S. economy is flush with more than $500 billion generated in illegal transactions. From sex, weapons and drugs to gambling and counterfeit merchandise, nothing is off limits and seemingly everything is for sale. In “Underworld, Inc.,” National Geographic Channel is granted unprecedented access to this “free” enterprise. Workers, suppliers, sellers, customers — and law enforcement personnel trying to keep it in check — share their experiences of an underground industry that is brutal, exploitive and corrupt.
Mickey Mouse Funhouse – (S1, 7 episodes)
To help them find out if dragons are good or bad, Funny takes Mickey, Minnie, and their friends to the Kingdom of Majestica, where they are transformed into knights, knaves, and princesses.
Friday 19th November
Adventure Thru The Walt Disney Archives
The documentary is a celebration of The Walt Disney Archives’ for its 50th anniversary and is hosted by legendary producer Don Hahn. The film looks at beloved Disney icons, including its theme parks and Studio lot, through an engaging, historical lens, as Hahn speaks with Walt Disney Archives director Becky Cline and other members of the Archives team. Each stop on the adventure offers a look at some of the iconic artifacts that have played a role in shaping The Walt Disney Company. The film, directed by John Gleim, features new interviews with Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger, Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige, Pixar’s Pete Docter, film historian Leonard Maltin, and many more.
This three-part documentary series charts Florentino Perez’ Galactico revolution at Real Madrid at the turn of the century. The documentary includes fascinating insights from a stellar cast of Real Madrid legends, including Iker Casillas, Roberto Carlos, Fernando Hierro, Claude Makélélé, Fernando Morientes, Steve McManaman and Manager Vicente del Bosque, alongside individuals closest to Perez. The three-part series traces Real Madrid’s time under Perez, from his Presidential win and controversial transfer of Luis Figo from bitter rivals Barcelona in July 2000, to the resignation of his first term as Real Madrid President in February 2006 following the fallout from his ‘Galáctico’ vision.
Oil Spill of the Century
Revisiting the scene of one of the biggest oil spills France has ever seen: The Amoco Cadiz. And a look at how nature recovered from this catastrophe and what was learnt.
All I See Is You
Gina is a beautiful young woman who’s still haunted by the accident that took her sight years earlier. Living in Bangkok with her husband, James, she undergoes a cutting-edge operation that restores the vision to her right eye. Now that Gina can see again, she slowly starts to realize that her newfound independence makes James feel jealous, threatened and insecure.
Shock and Awe (2018)
As the United States military prepare to invade Iraq in 2003, sceptical journalists question the Bush administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein is in possession of weapons of mass destruction.
Survive and Advance (2013)
“Survive and Advance” is about a team of destiny, led by a once-in-a-generation coach, that capped the last true golden age of college basketball.
Wednesday 24th November
Hawkeye – Episode 1
In this new series, Jeremy Renner reprises his long-time role as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, with Hailee Steinfeld stepping into the role as Kate Bishop.
Its focus will be on the inventor-explorer-environmentalist-filmmaker revolution, i.e., giving mankind the resources to explore the ocean with the Aqua Lung, calling attention to ocean pollution, and his longtime collaboration.
The Big Leap – Episode 4
No details have yet been announced
Station 19 – Season 5 – Episode 2
Andy and Sullivan’s relationship continues to be tested. Meanwhile, Emmett joins Dean and Vic on a mental health call, and Maya does some soul searching.
Dopesick – Episode 4
No episode details have been announced.
Queens – Episode 1 –
Starring Eve, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez and Brandy, “Queens” follows four women in their 40s who reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had in the ‘90s when they were legends in the hip-hop world.
Grey’s Anatomy – Season 18 – Episode 6
No episode information has been provided.
PJ Masks – New Episodes
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.
Thursday 25th November 2021
“The Beatles: Get Back” – Episode 1
Directed by three-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “They Shall Not Grow Old”), “The Beatles: Get Back” takes audiences back in time to the band’s intimate recording sessions during a pivotal moment in music history. The documentary showcases the warmth, camaraderie and creative genius that defined the legacy of the iconic foursome, compiled from over 60 hours of unseen footage shot in January 1969 (by Michael Lindsay-Hogg) and more than 150 hours of unheard audio, all of which has been brilliantly restored. Jackson is the only person in 50 years to have been given access to these private film archives. “The Beatles: Get Back” is the story of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr as they plan their first live show in over two years, capturing the writing and rehearsing of 14 new songs, originally intended for release on an accompanying live album. The documentary features – for the first time in its entirety – The Beatles’ last live performance as a group, the unforgettable rooftop concert on London’s Savile Row, as well as other songs and classic compositions featured on the band’s final two albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be.
Friday 26th November 2021
“The Beatles: Get Back” – Episode 2
Part 2 of this special documentary.
Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018)
A year after avenging his brother’s murder, Kurt Sloane, an MMA champion, finds himself trapped in a prison in Thailand. His freedom depends on defeating a 400-pound killer in an underground match.
Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
When karate winner Eric Sloane dies in a fight against a Muay Thai champion, his brother Kurt begins training under his mentor to seek revenge for his death.
Woman Walks Ahead
Headstrong New York artist Catherine Weldon embarks on a dangerous journey to meet and paint a portrait of Sitting Bull, but must face off with an army officer intent on war with the Native Americans.
Saturday 27th November 2021
“The Beatles: Get Back” – Episode 3
Part 3 of this special documentary.
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 November?