It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the week ahead. There are two big new releases on Disney+ this week, both binge-worthy shows, “Growing Up Animal” and the second season of “Diary Of A Future President”. Plus there are new episodes of other Disney+ Originals such as “What If?” and “Turner & Hooch”. In addition to other library content being added.

Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change.

Wednesday 18th August

Diary Of A Future President – Season 2

Continuing the origin story of Cuban American and future leader Elena Cañero-Reed as she enters the seventh grade and recounted through excerpts from 13-year-old Elena’s diary, this coming-of-age series follows Elena through the ups and downs of middle school which sets her on the path to becoming the President of the United States.

All 10 episodes will arrive at once.

Growing Up Animal

The six-episode, intimate and extraordinary adventure of baby animals, from the safety of the womb to the uncertainty of birth and their tentative first steps. Each episode sees the incredible transformation of a different iconic animal, full of wonder and emotion. “Growing Up Animal” is the magical story of a mother’s instinct to nurture and her infant’s drive to survive.

Marvel’s Studios What If – Episode 2

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 film roles.

Monsters At Work – Episode 108 “Little Monsters”

Tylor sees an opportunity to get promoted as Jokester during Mini-Monster Day at Monsters, Inc. when he is paired with Ms. Flint’s daughter. Can he get her to laugh?

Turner & Hooch – Episode 105 “Road To Smell Dorado”

Scott, Hooch and Xavier get stuck searching for a fugitive in the quirky small town of El Dorado.

“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 104 “A Nut You Can’t Refuse / Chipmunks Away / Ruff Justice”

Chip bargains with the wrong family of squirrels, now he must pay the price. / Chip’s desire for perfection leads to a less than relaxing vacation. / There’s a new sheriff in town and his name is Chip!

The Wonderful World Of Mickey Mouse – Episodes 17 & 18

No details have yet been provided about these episodes.

Mixed-ish S1 E1

A young Rainbow and her family try to acclimate in the suburbs after life in a commune.

Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 2

Jenny tries to make a commercial about Greenpoint when a new chain seafood restaurant threatens to put the Last Supper out of business, but is annoyed by the town’s lack of motivation.

The X-Files – Seasons 10 & 11

Conspiracy theorist Fox Mulder and realist Dana Scully pull out all the stops as FBI special agents to investigate and get to the bottom of inexplicable paranormal cases.

Ancient China From Above

Archaeologist Allan Maca leads a team of experts on an adventure to solve the secrets of ancient China in a different way as they reveal palaces, lost cities and investigate devastating disasters.

Wild Argentina

A group of animals that lives in Argentina adapts to the harsh conditions of the Andes Mountain range in order to survive.

Brain Games S8

The host plays various mind games with the viewers which include exploring cognitive science by focusing on illusions and other psychological experiments.

Ultimate Supercar S1

Going behind the scenes to offer an insider look at the design, engineering and manufacturing process of the world’s most lust worthy cars, exploring how these machines come to life and the hidden engineering secrets that are used.

Big City Greens S2 E45-60

Cricket Green is a mischievous but optimistic country boy who moves to the big city along with his family.

Gigantosaurus Yr2 E37-46

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.

The Accident – E1-4 (2019)

A close-knit community in a small Welsh town is hopeful of a better and more prosperous future when a large construction project is planned in the area. But when a terrible explosion rips through the site, killing many — including children — the accident devastates the community. The immediate loss of loved ones is heartbreaking, but the community also feels its sense of hope vanish in the aftermath. The daughter of the local politician who pushed for the construction work is left with a permanent disability, a visible sign of the grief and rage that threatens to tear the town apart.

Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 4

Mike surprises Vanessa with a visit from Jen that might last longer than expected; Ryan asks Chuck for advice to impress his new corporate boss on the golf course.

American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 7

After a series of boring personas, Roger goes to great lengths to prove to Francine he still has “his edge”

Friday 20th August

Love, Victor – Season 2 – Episode 10 (Finale)

At Harold’s wedding, Mia makes a bold decision, while Victor and Felix consider their futures.

War Of The Worlds- Season 2 – Episode 6

Bill makes a request that puts Zoe in danger.

Grown-Ish – Season 3 – Episode 17 – (Finale)

Aaron turns his graduation ceremony into a protest.

Chasing The Equinox

“The Sun is important in all cultures – particularly in ancient cultures – because the Sun is the thing that allows them to survive, without the Sun, there is no survival.” – Dr Efrosyni Boutsikas, Archaeologist at the University of Kent.

28 Days Later (2002)

After a mysterious virus wreaks havoc in the United Kingdom, a team of survivors tries to cope with the aftermath of the disaster and find security.

28 Weeks Later (2007)

Six months after the Rage virus turned half of Britain into zombies, the US Army helps secure London for the survivors after a carrier of the virus enters the city and the horror begins once again.

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper, a CIA analyst, works behind the desk owing to her expertise in high-tech equipment. When an agent is compromised, she volunteers to be a spy.

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.

Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion

Romy and Michele are best friends who weren’t very popular in school. This fact suddenly occurs to them when they are invited for their high school reunion which they attend with fake identities.


A Pony Express courier travels with his horse to Arabia to participate in a dangerous race around the world, the winner of which is entitled to a big prize.

What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?

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: Twitter: Facebook:

Related Article

Write a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *