What’s Coming To Disney+ This Week | Empire Of Light (Canada)
It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in Canada in the week ahead, which includes the finales of “National Treasure: Edge Of History” and the latest season of “Criminal Minds”, plus the latest film from Searchlight Pictures.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change.
Tuesday 7th February 2023
How I Met Your Father – Season 2 – Episode 3
In the near future, Sophie (Duff) is telling her son the story of how she met his father: a story that catapults us back to the present where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
Wednesday 8th February 2023
Empire Of Light
From director and writer Sam Mendes (“1917” and “Skyfall”), “Empire of Light” is a moving drama about the power of human connection during turbulent times. Set in and around a faded old cinema in an English coastal town in the early 1980s, it follows Hilary (Olivia Colman), a cinema manager struggling with her mental health, and Stephen (Micheal Ward), a new employee who longs to escape this provincial town in which he faces daily adversity. Both Hilary and Stephen find a sense of belonging through their unlikely and tender relationship and come to experience the healing power of music, cinema, and community.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Season 2 – Episode 207 “The Clone Conspiracy” & Episode 208 “Truth and Consequences”
“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army—each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
National Treasure – Edge Of History – Finale
Jess and her allies try to outwit Billie using Jess’s knowledge of puzzles and history to escape and protect the treasure.
man and aspiring writer who has uprooted her life of familial obligation and relocated to Los Angeles, ready to claim a future that, for once, feels all her own. But, before she can settle into her new home, she finds herself being violently pulled back and forth in time. She emerges at a nineteenth-century plantation, a place remarkably and intimately linked with Dana and her family. An interracial romance threads through Dana’s past and present, and the clock is ticking as she struggles to confront secrets she never knew ran through her blood, in this genre-breaking exploration of the ties that bind.
Marvel Studios’ Assembled: The Making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Follow the production of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” in this episode of Assembled, as the cast and crew take on the incredible challenge of and remembering T’Challa, with a chapter befitting the late king. Through intimate behind-the-scenes footage and interviews, watch Shuri take on the mantel of Wakanda’s hero and face a new foe from the ocean’s depths in Namor.
Dance Moms (S1, S2, S7)
Abby Lee Miller runs the Abby Lee Dance Company in Pittsburgh, which she started when she was 14. Miller is a notoriously demanding and passionate instructor. But she has competition in the area of being demanding — from her students’ mothers, as featured in this docuseries. The series highlights the highs and lows of the competitive dance season as the dancers pursue the ultimate National Dance title. Miller instructs her students while dealing with the over-the-top mothers who go to great lengths to help their children’s dreams (or are they the mothers’ dreams?) come true. The show captures the dynamic interplay between parent, teacher and student as Miller tries to bring out the best in her students.
Miraculous Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (S1, S2, S3)
Teenager Marinette changes into Ladybug, her clandestine superhero persona, while her classmate and crush Adrien transforms into Cat Noir, his secret superhero persona, to shield Paris from evil.
Me & Mickey (Shorts) (S1, 7 episodes)
Mickey Mouse engages in a variety of fun-filled activities and talks about several topics, from drawing to learning colours and shapes.
Dance Moms: Miami (S1)
“Dance Moms: Miami” explores what happens at the city’s Stars Dance Studio, run by contemporary dance instructors Victor Smalley and Angel Armas. Smalley and Armas teach, train and choreograph a diverse group of dancers striving to become tomorrow’s stars in the world of competitive dance. The instructors dedicate their lives to dance and expect the same from their students and the young dancers’ passionate mothers. The program highlights the drama and conflicting goals and aspirations that exist among the teachers, students and parents.
Alone S6 Premiere (All Episodes Available)
Brave participants are forced to use their wits when left in the wilderness with nothing but a backpack and struggle with harsh weather, hostile locations and aggressive wildlife.
American Pickers:Best of S3 and 4 (All Episodes Available) + S21 – 23 (All Episodes Available)
Have you been building up a collection of Americana over the past 50-plus years? If so, then Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz may pay you a visit one day. The Midwestern pickers travel across America in search of rare artifacts and national treasures that they can buy from the collectors they visit and then sell in their antiques shops or, in some cases, put in their personal collections. They usually have to dig through boxes or piles filled with items that have accumulated over the years, which are often located in such places as barns or spare rooms in the owners’ homes. While the guys are willing to buy pretty much anything old, their particular interests include items having to do with the auto industry and classic toys.
Three American couples from different backgrounds and with contrastive personalities prepare for their arranged marriages and try to learn the art of adjustment to make their marital unions work.
Atlanta Plastic: S1 (All Episodes Available)
When people think of plastic surgery, they usually think of Los Angeles, which is famed for Hollywood’s elite going under the knife to change their looks. There are thriving plastic surgery industries in other American cities, however, with Atlanta’s showcased in this reality series. “Atlanta Plastic” follows three of the city’s top surgeons — Dr. Wright Jones, Dr. Marcus Crawford and Dr. Aisha McKnight-Baron — and their patients, who are looking to undergo procedures of all types. Tummy tucks, facelifts and liposuction are all on the docs’ dockets in the ATL.
Broke-Ass Bride: S1 (All Episodes Available)
Couples who need guidance planning their weddings on a budget.
The First 48 S17-18 (All Episodes Available)
Detectives in major cities in the United States race against the clock in the wake of homicides, knowing that if they don’t find a lead within the first 48 hours, their chances of solving a case are cut in half. The programme shows how detectives use forensic evidence and witness interviews to help identify suspects.
Intervention S19, 21 and 22 (All Episodes Available)
With seemingly every other Hollywood celebrity checking him or herself into or out of a recovery center, this reality series has a timely feel with its depiction of addicts and the impact their illness has on those around them, resulting in an inevitable if uncomfortable intervention.
Love at First Flight S1 (All Episodes Available)
Newly paired couples travel across the country with their partners experiencing challenges, adventures and times of adversity, with the chance of getting married at the end of their journey.
Santo Maldito S1 (All Episodes Available)
No details have been provided.
Storage Wars: Unlocked S1 (All Episodes Available)
The group meet at the abandoned Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas to relive the bidding wars and all the excitement of a great find.
Forged in Fire (S4)
Top bladesmiths from different walks of life compete to create the best weapons and prove their effectiveness in a series of daunting challenges.
Storage Wars (S14)
Professional buyers go to auctions and explore storage units in search of lucrative and interesting items that could fetch them a big profit.
Ice Road Truckers (S11)
Truckers with nerves of steel take their lives in their hands driving heavily loaded vehicles across frozen lakes to deliver supplies to remote locations in Canada and Alaska. Whether they’re bringing supplies to Canadian diamond mines, supplying offshore oil rigs in Alaska or even charting new territory driving over frozen swamps and rivers to bring much-needed supplies to small towns, these extreme truckers face troubles from their machines and from Mother Nature.
Friday 10th February 2023
Criminal Minds: Evolution – New Episode – Finale
An elite group of profilers analyse the nation’s most dangerous criminal minds to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
Marvel Studios Legends “Ant-Man”
LEGENDS traces those moments big and small that transformed Scott Lang into the tiniest of Earth’s mightiest heroes. Scott faces off against powerful adversaries, meets the love of his life, and becomes the dad he was destined to be. Oh, and it’s the Ant-Man who winds up providing the key to defeating Thanos and saving the universe. He’s kind of a huge deal.
Marvel Studios Legends “Hank & Janet”
Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne were the original Ant-Man and Wasp, but after an epic show of bravery, Janet was lost forever… or so Hank thought. LEGENDS chronicles Hank’s journey, as he goes from dedicated scientist, to overprotective father. Eventually, with the help of burglar-turned-hero Scott Lang, Hank and his daughter rescued Janet from the Quantum Realm, and the remarkable family was reunited.
Marvel Studios Legends “Wasp”
All her life, Hope was shielded from the action by her overprotective father, inventor Hank Pym. But when the Pym Particles fell into the wrong hands, Hope reluctantly trained a thief named Scott Lang to become the Ant-Man. In time, Hope donned a suit and wings herself, and was transformed into The Wasp. LEGENDS follows Hope’s journey, one that leads to her fighting alongside the Avengers.
Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine For You
Everyone is a bit jealous when Christopher Robin spends all his time making a Valentine’s Day card for a girl.
The Heir: The Freestyle Dynasty (El Heredero: La Dinastia Del Freestyle) (S1 – New Episodes)
No episode details have been announced.
The filmmaker joins a diving expedition to the Okavango Delta in Botswana to uncover the surprising nature of crocodiles, moving beyond the reptile’s fearsome jaws and ambush attacks.
Saturday 11th February 2023
Tokyo Revengers S2 (New Episode)
No episode details have been provided
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