It’s Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the UK and Ireland this week. It’s another bumper week for new content, with Marvel’s “Eternals” being the biggest new release, along with a new episode of “The Book Of Boba Fett”.

Here’s the rundown:

Note: This list is subject to change


Wednesday 12th January 2022


Eternals

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” follows a group of heroes from beyond the stars who had protected the Earth since the dawn of man. When monstrous creatures called the Deviants, long thought lost to history, mysteriously return, the Eternals are forced to reunite in order to defend humanity once again.

The outstanding ensemble cast includes Gemma Chan as humankind-loving Sersi, Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo, Lia McHugh as the eternally young, old-soul Sprite, Brian Tyree Henry as the intelligent inventor Phastos, Lauren Ridloff as the super-fast Makkari, Barry Keoghan as aloof loner Druig, Don Lee as the powerful Gilgamesh, with Kit Harington as Dane Whitman, with Salma Hayek as the wise and spiritual leader Ajak, and Angelina Jolie as the fierce warrior Thena.



Star Wars: The Book Of Boba Fett – Episode 3

“The Book of Boba Fett,” a thrilling Star Wars adventure teased in a surprise end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian,” finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.


The Big Leap – Episode 7

After the shocking reveal on the premiere night after-show, Gabby works with Nick to try to get revenge and create some drama for the show. Reggie tries to get back in with his former coach, so that he can have another shot at playing in the NFL, and Monica visits a shaman. Meanwhile, Paula gets some concerning news about her health, causing her to distance herself from the others, and Simon and Justin try to navigate their relationship.


The Wonder Years – Episode 4

Dean heads to band practice with Bill, but the grown folks’ business at the music studio prompts Lillian to pick Dean up; Dean learns what his mum does while he’s at school all day.



Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 23

Jenny, Betty and Violet get caught in a lie trying to impress a New York couple who buy the house across the street; Wayne and Travis try to master cornhole to help Wayne’s Mee-Maw.


Mixedish – Season 1 – Episode 22

After learning that scientists predict the ozone layer will be depleted in 20 years, Rainbow panics and tries to implement Earth Day at school; Rainbow is forced to takes matters into her own hands to fight for the cause.


Africa’s Hunters S2

The film-maker sheds light on the behaviour and physical features of major African predators and the strategies that they use to kill their prey and defend themselves.



Big Sky S2 E2

Cassie takes on a missing person case. Jenny continues to search for clues relating to the mysterious truck accident. Max, Harper, Madison and Bridger are at odds over the stolen money.


The Chi S1-4

The lives of the residents of a tough and dangerous neighbourhood in South Chicago intertwine as they have to deal with a murder in their area.


Better Things S1-4

Sam Fox, a divorced Hollywood actress, juggles between raising her three daughters and focusing on her professional commitments.


Thursday 13th January 2022


This Is Us – Season 6 – Episode 2

Nicky, Rebecca and Miguel go on a road trip.


Friday 14th January 2022


Buried Secrets of Keros

An investigative journey set in the heart of the Aegean Sea. A team of archaeologists unveil what may be the world’s oldest maritime sanctuary.



Superstorm New York: What Really Happened

First-person accounts and witness videos tell the dramatic tale of Hurricane Sandy. Experts investigate the cause behind the storm that ravaged New York,and scrutinise the efficiency of the US government’s response plans.


Betty White Goes Wild!

Betty speaks about her love of big cats and her passion for safeguarding their future, travelling to the Los Angeles and San Diego zoos to visit some of the animals.


World’s Weirdest Extreme Body Parts

Inflatable eyes, a nose that sees and even a see-through head – this is a showcase for some of the strangest animal appendages on the planet.


Inside Costa Concordia: Voices of Disaster

Told by some of the survivors who were on board the luxury cruiser, this is the story of a tragic wreck and of the search and rescue operation that followed it.



The Raising of the Costa Concordia

Documents the inside story of the race to raise and refloat the stricken Costa Concordia shipwreck, after it crashed and capsized on the island of Giglio in Italy.


The Real Queens of Hip Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game

An intimate look at the evolution and impact of women emcees and rappers, told by the trailblazing artists who helped create a musical and cultural empire.


Gifted (2017)

Frank, a single man raising his genius niece, Mary, gets into a legal battle with his mother, Evelyn, over her custody. However, Evelyn will do anything to make Mary complete her mother’s project.



Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Captain Jack Aubrey orders his team to set out in search of a French war vessel. However, when his own ship is heavily damaged, he realises the task is not as easy as it seems.


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)

Greg Heffley’s mother proposes a road trip during the summer vacation, ruining his plans. He comes up with an idea to attend a YouTube gaming convention.



Fernando Nation

In Fernando Nation, Mexican-born and Los Angeles-raised director Cruz Angeles traces the history of a community that was torn apart when Dodger Stadium was built in Chavez Ravine and then revitalized by one of the most captivating pitching phenoms baseball has ever seen.


Four Days in October

A look at one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports, the 2004 ALCS that saw the Boston Red Sox become the first team in history to erase a 3-0 deficit against their rivals, the Yankees.


Free Spirits

When the American Basketball Association disbanded in 1976, four ABA franchises joined the NBA — the Nets, Nuggets, Pacers and Spurs. But one of the odd teams out found a different way to secure its future. “Free Spirits” tells the colorful story of the Spirits of St. Louis — an entertaining and at times controversial team featuring stars like Marvin Bad News Barnes and James Fly Williams with an upstart sportscaster named Bob Costas calling the play-by-play. The Spirits managed to pull off a stunning playoff upset of the defending champions in their first season, and on their way to franchise extinction, co-owners Daniel and Ozzie Silna managed to negotiate a contract that has allowed the team to continue to exist in the most unusual fashion.


The Gospel According to Mac

This 30 for 30 documentary examines Bill McCartney and his sometimes-controversial mixture of American football and evangelicalism as Colorado Buffaloes head coach in the 1990s.


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: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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