It’s the start of a brand new week and time to give you a preview of what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland this week. It’s another bumper week of new additions this week including a brand new Marvel animated series, “Hit-Monkey” and much more.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This is subject to change
Wednesday 17th November
The upcoming Marvel animated series “Hit Monkey” tells the story of a Japanese snow monkey who seeks vengeance after his tribe is slaughtered. He joins forces with the ghost of an American assassin and together, they begin killing their way through the Yakuza underworld. The series features the vocal talents of George Takei, Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Munn, Ally Maki, Nobi Nakanishi and Fred Tatasciore.
Dopesick – Episode 3
Doctor Finnix begins to take Betsy off OxyContin, Bridget sees the toll the it’s taking on communities, Rick and Randy investigate the world of “pain societies” and, with sales climbing, Richard Sackler makes bigger plans for his new drug.
Family Guy – Season 20 – Episode 3
Must Love Dogs – Quagmire pretends Brian is his dog when he meets an avid dog lover; Chris helps Stewie retrieve his stolen Halloween candy.
American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 20
When Stan realizes he can’t cry, he asks Steve to teach him empathy.
Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 17
Kristin and Ryan go head-to-head in a business negotiation for Outdoor Man that puts their marriage in a sticky situation. Meanwhile, Vanessa and Mandy compete to see who can log the most steps in a day.
Reservation Dogs S1 E7
Elora Danan takes her driver’s test.
The Premise – Episode 4
A young woman with a happy life and loving partner becomes obsessed with a critical anonymous comment online, eventually upending her life in a quest for the commenter’s approval.
American Horror Story – Double Feature – Episode 5
Harry struggles to keep Alma under control. Doris is pushed past her limits.
Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 15
Jenny takes a mother/daughter moment too far when Violet shows an interest in learning how to dance; Wayne takes Betty to a flea market with the hope she’ll give him some well-deserved recognition.
Mixedish – Season 1 – Episode 14
Paul is shocked to hear from his estranged mother who wants to visit for Rainbow’s 13th birthday; Rainbow sees turning 13 as a huge turning point in her life and wants a big birthday party.
The Great North – Season 1 – Episode 9
Beef and Wolf meet their hero, a legendary mountain man named Tusk Johnson; Judy and the rest of the Tobins become addicted to “Dynasty”.
Mickey Mouse Funhouse – (S1, 7 episodes)
To help them find out if dragons are good or bad, Funny takes Mickey, Minnie, and their friends to the Kingdom of Majestica, where they are transformed into knights, knaves, and princesses.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir S4 E8
When Chloé is akumatized into Queen Banana, Ladybug decides to entrust a Miraculous to a new and promising ally. She should help her to stop the supervillain and her giant gorilla.
Gabby Duran S2 E1-12
Gabby Duran seizes the opportunity to step out of her mother’s shadow by becoming a baby sitter for extraterrestrial children. But she must work hard to protect their secret identities.
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.
Disney Magic Bake-off S1 E9-11
Three teams of two young pastry chefs race against the clock to design a Disney-inspired cake in the hopes of being named “Disney Baking Champion.”
Minnie’s Bow-Toons: Party Palace Pals S1 E9-12
Minnie and her best friend Daisy Duck take on their newest venture: running a party planning business called the Polka Dot Party Palace.
Night Stalkers S1
Follow the fortunes of Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri as they investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak’s wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
City of Dogs S1
We currently don’t have any details on this series.
Vinnie Jones: Russia’s Toughest S1
Vinnie Jones is no stranger to roughhousing and competition. But the footballer-turned-actor faces his toughest challenge to date when he goes head to head with men whose tough-as-nails reputations allow them to handle some of Russia’s toughest jobs, which Jones also tries to get through in this programme. He tackles missions that have him facing jobs that include being a bodyguard, construction worker and cowboy. While performing the jobs, Jones must face subzero temperatures, sleep out in the wild and go through firearm training to protect Moscow residents from ruthless gangs.
Four British citizens journey to Syria to join the ISIS, motivated by various personal goals. After joining the terrorist organisation, they struggle to deal with the harsh reality on the ground.
Stranger Than Nature S2
Stories of unexplained phenomenons in nature.
No Man Left Behind S1
The producers of National Geographic Channel’s critically acclaimed “Locked Up Abroad” are behind a series that sheds light on every soldier’s worst nightmare: to be trapped in enemy territory. “No Man Left Behind” combines personal testimony with re-enactments and archival footage to tell dramatic stories of modern war heroes who overcame incredible odds in some of the most hostile environments on Earth. Perspective is also provided on how the ever-present battle memories shape the survivors’ current lives. The premiere details the deadly 1993 battle in Mogadishu between U.S. forces and Somali militia that inspired a best-selling book and the feature film “Black Hawk Down.” Reunited for the first time on camera, the pilot of the downed helicopter and two of the soldiers involved in the battle recount the intense details of one of the most horrific scenes in U.S. military history since the Vietnam War.
The series is adapted from Niccolo Ammaniti’s novel and follows a young girl, fighting for survival in a world devastated by a deadly pandemic.
In her long trip through burnt fields and mysterious woods, among the ruins of shopping centers and abandoned cities, through the large desolated spaces of an island that nature and wild communities of survivors have managed to win back, Anna can rely on a notebook her mother left her with the instructions to survive. And day after day she discovers that the rules of the past no longer apply; she will have to invent new ones.
Legion – Season 1 – 3
David Haller is a troubled young man who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a child. Shuffled from one psychiatric institution to the next, in his early 30s, David met and fell in love with a beautiful and troubled fellow patient named Syd. After a startling encounter with her, he was forced to confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees may actually be real. Syd led David to Melanie Bird, a demanding but nurturing therapist who heads a team of specialists — Ptonomy, Kerry, and Cary — each of whom possesses a unique and extraordinary gift. Together, they helped David to recognize and harness his hidden abilities and unlock a deeply suppressed truth — he had been haunted his entire life by a malicious parasite of unimaginable power.
Friday 19th November
Mia Brooks, an incredible dancer who’s afraid to dance and prevented from doing so by home responsibilities, meets a hip-hop crew that shows her a different way of dancing.
Adventure Thru The Walt Disney Archives
The documentary is a celebration of The Walt Disney Archives’ for its 50th anniversary and is hosted by legendary producer Don Hahn. The film looks at beloved Disney icons, including its theme parks and Studio lot, through an engaging, historical lens, as Hahn speaks with Walt Disney Archives director Becky Cline and other members of the Archives team. Each stop on the adventure offers a look at some of the iconic artifacts that have played a role in shaping The Walt Disney Company. The film, directed by John Gleim, features new interviews with Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger, Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige, Pixar’s Pete Docter, film historian Leonard Maltin, and many more.
Jaguar Beach Battle
Host Filipe DeAndrade travels to a beach in Costa Rica to witness jaguars hunt sea turtles. He analyses their predator-prey relationship with the help of video footage.
Imagine a baby elephant’s view of the herd: a forest of giant legs and trunks, constant elephant chatter, and the unending search for food and water. This intimate view provides a unique opportunity to experience the life of a herd through the stories of individuals: characters with backstories, personalities, quirks and desires. Working on the ground with leading elephant behavior experts and the best natural history filmmakers, Little Giant: A Baby Elephant’s Journey takes you into the thick of the action at the herd’s big social events – the knock-down fights, emotional reunions and joyful births.
Water and Power: A California Heist
In California’s convoluted water system, water barons find ways to structure a state-engineered system to their own advantage. This examination shows how small farmers and everyday citizens are facing the drought and a new, debilitating water crisis.
Documentary exploring the past, present and future of coral reefs, searching for solutions that will help save these ancient life-sustaining ecosystems from being destroyed.
Writer Sylvain Tesson accompanies the French High Moutain Military Group in their Patagonia expedition. United by the same love of moutaineering, they want to pay tribute to the Aéropostale’s heroes – Mermoz, Saint-Exupéry and Guillaumet – climbing the Fitz Roy range’s and jumping from one of its summits.
The Next Mega Tsunami
Ten years after one of the most deadly tsunamis ever known, shocking evidence suggests that more of the world’s coasts could be in grave danger.
Port Security Hamburg
Join staff at Europe’s second busiest port. With 10,000 shipments entering every day, 2,000 customs officers work tirelessly to halt illegal activity at Germany’s ‘Gateway to the World’
1917: One Year, Two Revolutions
Between February and October 1917, Imperial Russia, once deemed eternal, plunges into revolution. Nine months of popular and spontaneous revolt, fueled by the weariness of the Great War. Nine months of hopes, freedom and democratic aspirations, chronicled at that time by a journalist stationed in Petrograd, shedding a new light on this period. Nine months of unrest and uncertainties, before a coup brought about an upheaval that changed the course of History and profoundly altered the future of civilization.
World’s Biggest Tiger Shark
Marine biologist, Kori Garza and underwater cameraman, Andy Casagrande are in French Polynesia and on the trail of Kamakai, a huge female Tiger shark first seen by Kori six months ago on a research dive.
Hippo vs Croc
Two of Africa’s deadliest gladiators – hippos and crocs have lived side by side for millennia, but are they cozy bedfellows or arch-enemies? One is a hefty herbivore, the other is the most successful freshwater predator on the planet, so how do they manage to survive together in the same habitat? They each have a unique arsenal of attributes honed by centuries of evolution; muscle power, bite force and ferocious dentition give them the edge in their environment. But once a year, their peaceful semi-aquatic existence turns into a battle for survival. The dry season pushes both these super-powers to their limits – and each has their own survival strategies. Crocodiles prey off the carcasses of the weak and fallen; 100 million years of evolution has taught them to survive lean times and push forth the next generation. Hippos fight for their dwindling territory and battle to hold onto the remaining water supply. Their ferocious aggression and deadly tusks secure their control over the habitat. But what happens when the two river rivals come up against each other, and who will be the ultimate victor?
Hawaii: Sharks of the Fire Goddess
A living Eden for all creatures, including one of the most misunderstood in the entire world – THE SHARK. Some 40 species call these waters home, and so does world-renowned wildlife cinematographer Paul Atkins. This film will take us from the remote reefs of the Hawaiian archipelago to the world-famous beaches of Waikiki. The sharks here offer up extraordinary behaviour, some seen sowhere else on earth.
Clan of the Meerkats
Tiny meerkats survive in the harsh desert elements and follow the matriarch that is pressured to produce heirs and ensure the family’s survival for generations to come.
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
When an advanced Terminator is sent into the past, a cyborg and a seasoned female warrior team up to stop the death of a young woman who is fated to ensure the survival of the human race.
The Family Stone (2005)
A traditionalist and uptight businesswoman goes with her boyfriend to his quirky and outgoing family’s yearly Christmas bash and realises that she is terribly out of place in such an environment.
Aviation engineer Kyle is flying back to New York with Julia, her six-year-old daughter, and the coffin of her husband. During the flight, Kyle wakes up from a nap and discovers that Julia is missing.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
In the twelfth century, blacksmith Balian travels to Jerusalem, a city seething with religious wars. He transforms into a defending warrior who saves the city and its people.
Love in the Forecast (2020)
Leah, an aspiring meteorologist, becomes friends with her neighbour, Mark, who teaches her the importance of trusting nature.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?