It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand this week. There is an array of new episodes of new shows coming this week including new episodes of Marvel’s ‘What If?’, ‘Only Murders In The Building’ and a brand new series ‘Doogie Kamealoha M.D’. Plus lots of new additions to the library including many 9/11 documentaries.
Here’s the rundown:
(Note: This list is subject to change)
Tuesday 7th September
Only Murders In The Building – Episode 4
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 8th September
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. – Episode 1
“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” – a coming-of-age dramedy inspired by the hit medical series “Doogie Howser, M.D.” – follows Lahela “Doogie” Kamealoha, a 16-year-old prodigy juggling a budding medical career and life as a teenager. With the support of her caring and comical ‘ohana (family) and friends, Lahela is determined to make the most of her teenage years and forge her own path.
Guiding Lahela (and also complicating things) is her career-driven mother Dr. Clara Hannon who’s also her supervisor at the hospital, her doting father Benny who helps keep her connected to what matters most, her free-spirited older brother Kai, her gregarious younger brother Brian Patrick, her best friend Steph, her surfer crush Walter and her fellow hospital colleagues, Dr. Lee, Charles and Noelani.
Marvel’s What If – Episode 5
“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.
Turner & Hooch – Episode 8 – Episode 108 “Arf Appreciation”
Scott must prove his dog’s innocence when Hooch is accused of damaging a valuable painting.
“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 107 “Struggling Duckling / Friends Of The Family / Top Dog”
In an attempt to keep warm, Chip and Dale try to make friends with some ducklings. / Chip and Dale get involved with the wrong squirrel. / Will Butch finally win the top dog contest against Pluto? Not if Dale has anything to say about it!
That One Word: Feyenoord S1 E2
Football club Feyenoord opens its doors to give a look at how the club struggles with the impact of the pandemic in the 2020-2021 season. With unique images you follow the managers, players and supporters in their way to a better future.
`Danger Decoded’ is an interactive series that takes Internet clips of actual disasters and challenges viewers to predict the outcomes. The lead-up to each catastrophe is shown to a point and then paused, allowing the audience a chance to guess at how the footage concludes. Episodes feature skydiving, air travel and motoring events, and a computer generates three possible outcomes using statistics and clues from the videos. Can viewers decode the danger ahead?
Prairie Dog Manor
Behavioural ecologist John Hoogland heads to the New Mexico-Colorado border to examine a vibrant prairie dog colony that’s packed with secrets and full of drama.
Dollhouse – Season 1-2
A secret facility, the Dollhouse, erases the personalities of Echo and her fellow “actives” so they can assume any relevant personas they may be assigned in engagements that cater to the wealthy, powerful and well-connected. After each assignment, the actives are subjected to another personality wipe so they can enter the next scenario with no memory of an earlier one. At least, that’s the plan — but as the series unfolds, Echo’s memory begins to return, and she slowly starts piecing together her true identity.
The Invaders – Season 1
The Aliens are here, posing as human, and not friendly. David Vincent has seen them land and now must evade them and convince others of their presence while not being put in the booby hatch.
Apocalypse: War of the Worlds – Season 1
Leaving behind the atrocities of World War II, the Allies continue to celebrate the return to peace; however, a longer and more insidious confrontation is brewing as new global leaders emerge.
Shots Fired – Season 1
Officers investigating the killing of a white boy by an African-American police deputy face public anger as a small town in Tennessee is rocked by multiple racially-charged murders.
What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage
Actor and director Fred Savage chats with celebrities during the aftershow of a popular fictional television series called ‘The Flare’.
Friday 10th September
Pixar – Sparkshort – Twenty Something
Adulting can be hard. Some days you’re nailing it, while other days, you’re just a stack of kids hiding in a trench coat hoping no one notices. Gia finds herself in this exact scenario the night of her 21st birthday. This is a story about the insecurities of adulting and how we’re all just faking it till we make it.
Hot Tub Time Machine
Three friends, Adam, Nick and Lou, are tired of the problems in their lives and decide to visit a winter resort. Their lives change when they are mysteriously teleported to the year 1986.
The extraordinary untold story of Ten House, the firehouse right next to the Twin Towers. Its firefighters were the first ones in and the last ones out on 9/11. Using rare archive of the day and dramatic testimony, their courage and sacrifice is revealed. Many lives were saved as a result of their safe evacuation of thousands of office workers. They became New York’s most iconic band of brothers. Though the twin towers were obliterated, the iconic firehouse that served them remained standing. And in surviving, Ten House and its firefighters began a new life as the focus of America’s grief – and pride -for the fallen heroes of 9/11. It is a destination for many thousands of visitors to New York – a living memorial to the Ten House heroes.
9/11 Rescue Cops
The extraordinary untold story of the heroism and sacrifice of the NYPD’s elite rescue squad – the Emergency Service Unit – on 9/11. New York City’s Emergency Service Unit (ESU) is a unique institution in law enforcement; not only is it the busiest Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team in America, the ESU is also one of the top urban rescue units in the world. Indeed it is often said when New Yorkers are in trouble they call the NYPD, and when the NYPD is in trouble they call the ESU. The vital role played by the ESU on 9/11 has long been overlooked, but now for the first time – using previously unseen archive material and moving first-hand testimony – we tell the truly inspirational story of the 9/11 rescue cops.
Shock and Awe
In 2003, as the Bush administration prepares to invade Iraq, skeptical journalists question the administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein has weapons of mass destruction.
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.
A reimagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.
9/11 Control the Skies
A tense look at the small team of 9/11 air traffic controllers who, following the morning’s four devastating crashes, had to bring 167 planes to ground without incident.
9/11: The Plane that Hit the Pentagon
George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview
This documentary reveals exclusive, first-person insight into the man at the epicenter of U.S government’s decisions in the face of the deadliest terrorist attack launched on American soil. President George W. Bush tells his first-person story, starting with his morning jog before a school visit where he first learned the nation was under attack. He opens up with candid details and personal experiences on the grueling hours and pressure-packed days following the attacks. George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview also opens a new window into his personal account, with never-before-released archival footage and exclusive materials directly from the George W. Bush Presidential Library.
Women of 9-11
Saturday 11th September
9-11: One Day in America (S1)
Examining the harrowing moments of the historic morning of September 11th, 2001.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?