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, which includes some new Halloween specials, new episodes of many original shows and much more.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Monday 17th October 2022
The Paloni Show! Halloween Special!
Leroy, Reggie, and Cheruce Paloni host a Halloween special full of spooky shorts from a group of up-and-coming animators.
Tuesday 18th October 2022
The Patient (S1 – New Episode)
Dr. Strauss leaves nothing unsaid. Sam gives it another shot with Mary. An idea sparks for Sam, and everything seems to click together.
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War – New Episode
The peace is suddenly broken when warning sirens blare through the Soul Society. Residents are disappearing without a trace and nobody knows who’s behind it. Meanwhile, a darkness is approaching Ichigo and his friends in Karakura Town.
Reasonable Doubt (S1 – New Episode)
16 years earlier, we meet a bright-eyed Jax in her public defender days when she meets Damon for the first time.
Reboot (S1 – New Episode)
Hannah and Gordon try to manage Bree’s ego in the writers’ room. Clay almost loses his mind during looping. Reed joins Zack for a basketball game.
Wednesday 19th October 2022
In The Soop: Friend: Friendcation”
Featuring Park Seo-jun (“The Marvels”), rapper Peakboy, Choi Woo-shik (“Parasite”), Park Hyung-sik (“Soundtrack #1”) and V of BTS, “IN THE SOOP : Friendcation” gives audiences a close look at the lives of these five celebrity friends, as they step away from their busy everyday lives to unwind together in a relaxing surprise trip.
Hidden away from the world, this brand-new travel reality series shows the friends taking time to enjoy nature and indulge in their favorite pastimes in the soop (in the forest.) Throughout the course of the four-episode series, viewers will get to see the stars and best friends relax over a well-earned break away from the pressures of day-to-day stardom.
Star Wars: Andor – Episode 7
The “Andor” series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.
The D’Amelio Show – Season 2 – New Episodes
From public relationships, to private struggles, to new pursuits, with millions watching their every move, each decision The D’Amelio family makes comes with unfathomable pressure and scrutiny, in an era when comments and opinions are hard to tune out.
Dixie and Charli struggle to separate their own self-love and identity from their online presence. Marc and Heidi parent in uncharted territory, as they try to protect their family from new pitfalls at every turn.
With their spectacular rise comes one-in-a-lifetime opportunities from business to personal relationships, but can they hold on to what matters most–staying together as a tight-knit family?
The Simpsons – Season 34 – Episode 2
Lisa gets called for jury duty, while Marge becomes obsessed with her exercise bike.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Season 2 – Episode 4
It’s Draft Day, when coaches select their teams for tournament play. Alex has thrown down a gauntlet to Coach Cole, and pressure’s on for her to find players who will deliver. Even her own son would rather be drafted to Cole’s elite team. Nick, the presumptive last pick, can at least spot talent, and offers to help Alex scout. Evan and Sofi try to reconnect, as their summer dreams pull them apart. And the draft plays out in some surprising ways, creating new dilemmas for our Ducks.
Women In Taipei – New Episode
I-Shan, a girl from Tainan, longs to go to Taipei. With a stroke of luck, she manages to find room to stay at her aunt’s apartment in Taipei, and begins to work hard. Frustrations arise as she finds no luck with her interviews and is then framed by her colleague. When a quarrel forces her out of her aunt’s apartment, I-Shan realizes that she is still an outsider in Taipei.
May It Please the Court – New Episode
May It Please The Court. May It Please The Court follows two lawyers who are forced to work together after they uncover a series of conspiracies that will derail their cases
Bear in the Big Blue House (S1, S2, S3, S4)
Bear teaches pre-schoolers exploration, imagination and problem solving.
PB&J Otter (S1, S2, S3)
Big-time adventures await Peanut, Baby and Jelly and their duck, raccoon and beaver playmates.
The Spectacular Spider-Man (S1)
Peter Parker, a high school student, receives extraordinary powers after being bitten by a spider. He must now try to balance his personal life while trying to save the city.
Children of the Underground S1
Charismatic vigilante Faye Yager builds a vast underground network that hides hundreds of mothers and children, saving them from the alleged abuse of husbands and fathers when a broken court system will not.
Les Amateurs S1
“LES AMATEURS” , follows the incredible adventures of Vincent and Alban. In his early thirties, Vincent works for the department of Meurthe-et-Moselle and has just been dumped by his girlfriend Louise, who also happens to be his boss. Alban, 45, still lives with his mother and works in the same premises as Vincent. After answering a call from a lost cell phone on the side of the road at the site of a car accident, Vincent finds himself and Alban entangled in a dangerous criminal plot that turns their lives upside down.
The Good Doctor S1-4 (AU only)
Legalities abound when a husband and wife have to make a life-changing decision about their unborn child; Dr. Shaun Murphy struggles to adjust to his new environment at home and takes a huge step forward with his colleagues
Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog S2
Renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan comes back not only to rehabilitate dogs, but to train pet parents as well. With empty shelters and dog adoptions at a record high, his return to television gives new pet parents the tools they need to teach their dogs good habits and shed the bad ones. In addition, he helps pet parents better understand the connection that dogs have with their humans, and how people’s actions can influence just how well, or poorly, their dogs behave. From the yards of the pet owners to his newly updated Dog Psychology Center, Cesar demonstrates the skills needed to create happy homes with furry best friends while equipped with a can-do attitude.
Wild Crime S1
National Park Service Special Agent Beth Shott investigates Harold Henthorn after his second wife, Toni Henthorn, mysteriously falls to her death in the Rocky Mountain National Park.
Grey’s Anatomy S19 – New Episode
The medical drama series focuses on a group of young doctors at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital, who began their careers at the facility as interns. One of the young doctors and the show’s namesake, Meredith Grey, is the daughter of a famous surgeon. Grey struggles to maintain relationships with her colleagues, particularly the hospital’s one-time chief of surgery, Richard Webber, due to a pre-existing relationship between them – Webber and Meredith’s mother had a personal relationship when Meredith was young.
Station 19 S6 – New Episode
Practically raised at Seattle’s Station 19, Andy Herrera is a confident firefighter who is also the daughter of Pruitt Herrera, the formidable head of the firehouse. Capt. Pruitt was Andy’s primary inspiration to become a firefighter and is a mentor to both her and Jack Gibson, the lieutenant at the station. Jack is as fearless as Andy is by-the-books, but when the two are together, sparks fly and opposites attract. The two are joined by Maya Bishop, Dean Miller, Travis Montgomery, Victoria Hughes, and the station’s newest addition, rookie Ben Warren. The team also works closely with Seattle PD, often running into Andy’s former flame Ryan Tanner.
What We Do in the Shadows S4 (NZ only)
Based on the feature film of the same name from Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, “What We Do in the Shadows” is a documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of four vampires who’ve “lived” together for hundreds of years in Staten Island.The self-appointed leader of the group is Nandor the Relentless, a great warrior and conqueror from the Ottoman Empire. Then there’s the British vampire Laszlo — a bit of a rogue and a dandy and a fop, he might say. He’s a lover of mischief and a great soirée, but not as much as he loves seeing Nandor fail miserably in every attempt. And then there’s Nadja: the seductress, the temptress, the vampiric Bonnie to Laszlo’s Clyde. Also cohabiting in the vampire household is Guillermo, Nandor’s familiar; and Colin Robinson, an energy vampire and day-walker of sorts — he feasts on humans, but not on their blood.
Abbott Elementary S2
A group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal — find themselves thrown together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible public servants may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.
Thursday 20th October 2022
The Kardashians – Season 2 – Episode 5
Cameras return to capture the ever-changing lives of Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie. The family welcomes viewers back to stand with them through their biggest triumphs and struggles. From fiery romances and life changing milestones to unimaginable successes. The family bond remains unbreakable as they navigate their public and private lives for the world to see.
Friday 21st October 2022
Afflicted with a mysterious disease after surviving an overdose, a woman returns to her childhood home to confront her personal demons but instead discovers a real one.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?