It’s the start of a new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland this week. It’s a bumper week for new content with lots of Halloween specials and the release of Marvel’s “Black Widow” for everyone.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Monday 4th October
Walking Dead – Season 11 – Episode 7
Previously on The Walking Dead, our survivors confronted past demons and combated new threats, with friendships and relationships suffering from the mounting collateral damage that is the apocalypse. Alexandria is severely compromised, left a former shell of the home it once was from the carnage and devastation left behind by the Whisperers.
Now all who live in Alexandria struggle to refortify it and feed its increasing number of residents, which include the survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of Hilltop; along with Maggie and her new group, the Wardens. Alexandria has more people than it can manage to feed and protect. Their situation is dire as tensions heat up over past events and self-preservation rises to the surface within the ravaged walls.
They must secure more food while they attempt to restore Alexandria before it collapses like countless other communities they have come across throughout the years. But where and how? More haggard and hungrier than ever before, they must dig deeper to find the effort and strength to safeguard the lives of their children, even if it means losing their own.
Meanwhile, unbeknownst to those at Alexandria, Eugene, Ezekiel, Yumiko, and Princess are still being held captive by mysterious soldiers who are members of a larger and unforthcoming group.
Tuesday 5th October
Only Murders In The Building – Episode 7
From the minds of Steve Martin, Dan Fogelman and John Hoffman, “Only Murders In The Building” follows three strangers (Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. When a grisly death occurs inside their exclusive Upper West Side apartment building, the trio suspects murder and employs their precise knowledge of true crime to investigate the truth. As they record a podcast of their own to document the case, the three unravel the complex secrets of the building which stretch back years. Perhaps even more explosive are the lies they tell one another. Soon, the endangered trio comes to realize a killer might be living amongst them as they race to decipher the mounting clues before it’s too late.
Wednesday 6th October
In Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. Scarlett Johansson reprises her role as Natasha/Black Widow, Florence Pugh stars as Yelena, David Harbour portrays Alexei/The Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz is Melina.
Among The Stars
A six-part docuseries with fly on the wall access into the wider world of NASA, with cameras on Earth and in space. NASA astronaut Captain Chris Cassidy is on a quest to get back in his spacesuit for one last mission. This series follows Chris and the wider team who take on missions that risk life, limb and reputation for the greater good of humankind. Join them as their missions unfold.
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. – Episode 105 “Dunk Cost”
Clara is determined to lock down the Chief of Staff position. While she tries to win over the outgoing Chief of Staff, Dr. Choi, Benny learns that Lahela is pursuing a new passion. She’s intrigued with DripFlip, a website sneakerheads use to buy and sell limited-edition shoes for profit. He jumps at the chance to enjoy quality time with his daughter and impart wisdom from his stock-trading days. When Lahela takes it too far, Benny shares a lesson about balance and what’s most important in life.
Turner & Hooch – Finale – Episode 112 “Bite Club”
On the heels of getting captured in episode 111, Scott is desperate to escape and reunite with Hooch. With no way out, he realizes his only hope is to team up with Nuke, an angry pit bull who badly needs a friend. Laura rounds up every person and every dog she can find to rescue her brother, stop Walton, and pull off a daring rescue before it’s too late
Marvel’s What If – Season Finale
“What If…?” flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.
“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 111 “Night of the Pizza Moon / Who’s Your Granny? / Summer Sidekick Syndrome”
Chip and Dale venture into the city! / An old lady squirrel squats in the chipmunk’s home. / Dale wants to do things on his own
American Horror Stories – Episode 5
A wife does the unthinkable for a chance at a successful pregnancy.
Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 9
Jenny tries to get a raise from Louise without actually asking for it; Betty runs into her old teacher on whom she used to have a crush.
American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 14
Francine escapes an embarrassing situation before getting lost in a good book (or five) with Roger; Stan reluctantly spends time at the library.
Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 11
On the eve of her birthday, Vanessa refuses to believe that she needs to slow down, going above and beyond on her grandma responsibilities. Meanwhile, Joe puts Mike’s friendship to the test.
Y: The Last Man – Episode 5
Yorick and Agent 355 search for Dr. Allison Mann in war-torn Boston. Back in D.C., Jennifer hides the truth about Yorick from her political rivals.
Mixedish – Season 1 – Episode 8
Rainbow’s passion for science deflates when her peers convince her that science isn’t cool; Harrison works to mold a testimony from Denise; Santamonica tries to steal the spotlight back after Johan suffers an injury.
Hip Hop Uncovered S1
“Hip Hop Uncovered” is an examination of a dying breed of power brokers who operate from the shadows of hip-hop. Set against 40 years of music history, this six-part documentary series takes a deep dive into the paradox of America’s criminalization of the genre and its fascination with the street culture that created it and still exists within it. Instead of telling the story of hip-hop from the top down, “Hip Hop Uncovered” tells the story from the streets up, as it reveals the untold story of how America’s streets helped shape hip-hop culture from an expression of survival and defiance into one of music’s most dominant genres.
The Great North S1 E3
Wolf tries to find Honeybee the perfect gift for their six-month anniversary, while Judy interviews her for the school newspaper and learns about her early years in Fresno.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir S4 E1-2
Truth – Since becoming the new guardian of the Miracle Box, Marinette has been overwhelmed. She doesn’t see her friends anymore, abandons Cat Noir, and misses all her dates with Luka. Luka senses that Marinette has a secret, but she can’t tell him that when she leaves, it is to become Ladybug and save Paris. Deeply hurt that Marinette doesn’t trust him enough to confide her secret, Luka is akumatized into Truth. Helped by his sentimonster, Pharo, a giant eye capable of immobilizing people so that way Truth can hit people with his beam to tell the truth, he not only wants to …
Lies – In ‘Lies’, Kagami thinks that Adrien doesn’t love her, and because he’s also Cat Noir, he always has to lie to leave her so he can save Paris. Then Kagami finds the lucky charm Marinette gave Adrien, which just adds fuel to her anger.
Vampirina S3 E1-5
The Hauntley family has just moved from their home in Transylvania to a neighborhood in Pennsylvania to open a business. Vampirina, or Vee, and her family are friendly vampires and her parents, Oaxana and Boris Hauntley have opened a Bed & Breakfast for their visiting guests; ghouls and goblins! Vee is the new kid in town and must face the trials, tribulations, and joys of fitting in with her very human classmates. She learns how to look past other’s differences to the piece that makes each individual special with the help of her best friend and next-door neighbor Poppy and close friend Bridget.
That One Word: Feyenoord S1 E6
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What We Do in the Shadows S1 + S2
Three vampires, Nandor, Colin Robinson and Nadja, struggle to keep up with the duties and responsibilities of everyday life as they reside in an apartment in New York.
Friday 8th October
Muppets Haunted Mansion
The brand-new special will feature a star-studded Muppets cast, celebrity cameos, all-new music and spooky fun for families to enjoy together. “Muppets Haunted Mansion” takes place on Halloween night, when Gonzo is challenged to spend one very daring night in the most grim grinning place on Earth …The Haunted Mansion.
“Under Wraps” follows three 12-year-old friends, Gilbert, Marshall and Amy, as they happen upon and awaken a mummy, which they affectionately name Harold, and must rush to return him to his resting place before midnight on Halloween. Along the way, the team narrowly escapes a nefarious group of criminals intent on selling the mummy to the highest bidder. When Harold is inevitably captured, Marshall, Gilbert and Amy must band together to stand up to the criminals, face their fears and rescue their new—but rather “ancient”—friend.
Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches
On Halloween, Mickey tells Pluto a story about two witches-in-training, Minnie the Wonderful and Daisy Doozy, who must pass four tests to graduate from the Witch Academy in Happy Haunt Hills. While Daisy isn‘t confident about passing, she and Minnie join forces, along with CountMickulaand the gang, to defeat a mischievous ghost. Minnie and Daisy learn that working together makes their magic and their friendship stronger.
At this moment, three billion miles away, NASA spacecraft New Horizons speeds through the outer solar system at ten times the speed of a bullet. It is headed where no spacecraft has ever gone before: the last great, uncharted realm of our solar system called The Third Zone. There it will intercept the last unexplored world, the ninth planet, Pluto. No-one yet knows what Pluto really looks like, but one thing is certain: it looks set to revolutionize planetary science forever, because it could answer some of the biggest questions about how our solar system evolved and, ultimately, how the earth was formed.
Naked Molerat: Nature’s Weirdest Superhero
Looks aren’t everything. Despite its appearance, the naked molerat should be envied. It lives to a very old age, never gets sick, and is practically impervious to pain. Scientists want to know why.
The Phantom Cat
Film maker Christian Baumeister travels through the Pantanal in search of South America’s largest and most elusive big cat, the jaguar.
Hidden Figures (2016)
Three female African-American mathematicians play a pivotal role in astronaut John Glenn’s launch into orbit. Meanwhile, they also have to deal with racial and gender discrimination at work.
Logan comes out of retirement to escort a young mutant named Laura to a safe place. He meets with other mutants, who run from an evil corporation that has been experimenting with them, along the way.
The Omen (1976)
Robert, a married man, agrees to switch his wife’s stillborn baby with an orphaned infant. But as the child grows, a sinister series of events start taking place.
What are you looking forward to watching 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.