It’s the start of a new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ later this week in the United States and Canada. This week sees the launch of the third season of Weird But True, which is now a Disney+ Exclusive. Plus there are some new additions to the library including Ant-Man & The Wasp, Zombies 2 and The Greatest Showman.
Note: Content may vary depending on your country and is subject to change.
Here is the full rundown:
Friday August 14th
Weird But True – Episode 301 – Dinosaurs (Global)
Hosts Charlie Engelman and Carly Ciarrocchi don’t have tickets to their favorite actress’ movie premiere, but somehow their friends do. Charlie and Carly’s quest to get to the Alabama Cones premiere takes them on a fascinating journey to Dinosaur National Monument. There, they hatch a plan with a paleontologist to “dig up” the dough.
Zombies 2 (US/Canada)
Chronicling the continuing adventures of Seabrook High students Addison and Zed, whose budding romance is threatened by the arrival of werewolves.
Muppets Now – Episode 103 – “Getting Testy” (Global)
Joe, the new legal counsel for The Muppets, interrupts the scheduled delivery of Muppets Now to announce that all streaming content must be vetted by a focus group. Things go from bad to worse when Scooter meets up with the assigned test audience – curmudgeonly critics Statler & Waldorf. The Swedish Chef collaborates with Chef Roy Choi as the two try to make a one-of-kind kalbi bowl. Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and his assistant, Beaker, enlist a Pizza Delivery Person (Al Madrigal) to explore velocity. Miss Piggy and her guests, Linda Cardellini and Taye Diggs, dig deep into the workings of a healthy relationship. Pepe The King Prawn’s unbelievable game show features new contestants, new challenges, new rules, and no planning at all
“The Greatest Showman” (US/Canada/Australia/NZ)
Hugh Jackman stars in this bold and original musical – inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum – celebrating the birth of show business and dreams coming to life.
Ant-Man and the Wasp (US/Canada)
Despite being under house arrest, Scott Lang, along with the Wasp, sets out to help Dr Hank Pym to enter the quantum realm as they face new enemies along the way.
One Day At Disney – Episode 137 – “Pavan Komkai: Broadcast Engineer” (Global)
Manager of Broadcast Engineering at Disney Streaming Services, Pavan “Billy” Komkai explains the unique process of broadcasting live sports on ESPN+ for fans around the world. No matter the time of day or the location of the event, Disney’s Streaming Services team provides viewers with high-quality coverage of diverse sporting events every day.
Magic Camp – Premiere (Global)
A group of misfit campers help a down-on-his-luck magician rediscover his love of magic in Disney’s “Magic Camp,” a heartwarming comedy about finding joy and confidence in self-acceptance.
Alaska Animal Rescue (S1) (US/Canada)
Dedicated first responders, veterinarians and animal caretakers from the Alaska SeaLife Center, the Alaska Raptor Center and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center brave dangerous terrain and unforgiving climates to respond to animals in need.
India’s Wild Leopards (US/Canada)
India may be the land of the Tiger, but it is also home to masters of stealth that prowl the deepest of jungles and the highest of mountains. Journey to Ladakh in the Himalaya in search of Snow Leopards – the ghost of the mountains. Then venture into the realm of the smallest of big cats – the Clouded Leopard in the jungles of north east India. Wildlife Cameraman and National Geographic Fellow, Sandesh Kadur is on a mission to uncover their secretive lives.
Jungle Animal Rescue (S1) (US/Canada)
India is one of the most biodiverse countries on earth. A dedicated team of conservationists and vets are on a mission to rescue animals in distress and find a way for India’s people and wildlife to coexist in harmony.
Nature Boom Time (S1) (US/Canada/UK/Ireland/Australia/NZ)
“Nature Boom Time!” is an educational show about nature and the environment produced by World By Charlie Productions and currently airing on Nat Geo WILD. The show follows Charlie, Kirby, and Patrick – three perpetually enthusiastic best friends – as they travel around the United States to learn about trees and what makes nature incredibly awesome. Science and history are explained with paper cutouts and goofy girl Casey back at headquarters!
Join Sam Peltz, a wildlife enthusiast, as she takes on a new wildlife challenge! See Sam get up close and personal with a kinkajou, giraffes, penguins, and more!
Scuba Sam’s World (S1) (US/Canada/UK/Ireland/Australia/NZ)
Learn some of the coolest facts about marine wildlife and the ocean as you join Scuba Sam on an aquatic journey and discover the wonders of the underwater world. Dive in as she teaches you about manta rays, nudibranchs, clownfish, jellyfish, and more so you can see for yourself why the ocean is such an amazing place for these creatures.
Spaced Out (S1) (US/Canada/UK/Ireland/Australia/NZ)
Ever wanted to journey into space? Wondered about the Milky Way or if aliens really exist? Then get Spaced Out! Learn about our universe through imagery taken from the Hubble Space Telescope, and see how it inspires our world and culture.
T.O.T.S. (S1) (US/Canada)
“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.
T.O.T.S. Calling all T.O.T.S. (S1) (US/Canada)
Wild Cats of India (S1) (US/Canada)
India’s wildcats have been symbols of strength & royalty since the ancient times. This special is a journey across country’s contrasting landscapes with an ambition to paint an intimate portrait of the intriguing lives of wildcats.
What are you looking forward to seeing on Disney+ this week?
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.