It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland this week, which includes new episodes of many new shows, including “Willow”, “Criminal Minds: Evolution” and much more.

Here’s the rundown:

Note: This list is subject to change


Wednesday 7th December 2022


Willow – Episode 3

An epic period fantasy series with a modern sensibility set in an enchanted land of breathtaking beauty, “Willow” features a diverse international cast with Jonathan Kasdan, Ron Howard, Wendy Mericle, Kathleen Kennedy, and Michelle Rejwan serving as executive producers. The story began with an aspiring magician from a Nelwyn village and an infant girl destined to unite the realms, who together helped destroy an evil queen and banish the forces of darkness. Now, in a magical world where brownies, sorcerers, trolls, and other mystical creatures flourish, the adventure continues, as an unlikely group of heroes set off on a dangerous quest to places far beyond their home, where they must face their inner demons and come together to save their world.


The Santa Clauses – Episode 5

Scott is taken to the Yule-verse where he learns the truth about how he came to be Santa. Meanwhile things at the North Pole get worse as more elves disappear and Christmas spirit is all but destroyed. Scott returns from the Yule-verse and, with Noel, heads back to the North Pole to save Christmas. Before he can, he is quickly captured by Simon. Carol, Cal and Sandra race back to the North Pole to help Scott.


The Mysterious Benedict Society – Season 2 – Episode 8 – Finale

After escaping Dr. Curtain’s compound, the Society retreats to Number Two’s family home in Luxembourg, where she reconnects with her mother and siblings. The kids scramble to rebuild the Worldview Wash but are interrupted by news of a group of Greys in the village nearby – they are out of time! The Society quickly comes up with defensive measures while Mr. Benedict and Dr. Curtain hash things out once and for all. After a final confrontation, the Society comes together to help one of their own.


911 – Season 6 – New Episode

Athena investigates when the same house is hit with two home invasion 9-1-1 calls within hours of each other. The 118 race to the rescue when a D-I-Y home renovation traps a man in an attic. Hen asks for a second chance with her medical school professor. Maddie and Chimney regret hiring a nanny for Jee-Yun after the woman completely takes over their apartment.


American Horror Story – NYC – New Episode

As darkness consumes the city, evil takes root in the unlikeliest of places…


Family Guy – Season 21 – New Episode

During a game of “hide and seek,” Stewie takes refuge in Quagmire’s suitcase, only to wind up in Paris. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois take a getaway to Vermont, where Lois is intent on breaking Bonnie’s Instagram “like” record.


NCIS Hawaii – Season 1 – New Episode

Kai goes undercover as a chef in a local restaurant to gather intel on a notorious criminal kingpin who has a connection to the eatery. Also, Jane discovers that a school on the mainland has recruited Alex on a baseball scholarship, which he’s kept secret from his family.


Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t! – Episode 8

The summer training camp is over, and the fall tournament is near. The four members of the Kyoritsu sumo club are determined to win their first match. However, Ryota is unable to stay focused. Meanwhile, Kawarada from the ekiden club joins the sumo club, creating a team of five. In the women’s tournament, Honoka is matched up against Mayu.


Connect

“Connect” features Jung Hae-in (Snowdrop) as Ha Dong-soo—a new type of immortal human known as Connect. Dong-soo is kidnapped by a gang of organ harvesters determined to take his eyes. After suddenly waking up on an operating table, part way through the surgery, Dong-soo manages to escape with his one remaining eye. Later he discovers that he can still see out of his missing eye, which is now being used by a serial killer terrorizing the residents of Seoul. Determined to get back what was taken, Dong-soo will pursue the killer, taking whatever steps are necessary to make himself whole again.


Amsterdam

From 20th Century Studios, New Regency, and acclaimed filmmaker David O. Russell, Amsterdam is an original crime epic based on facts that meet fiction. It follows three close friends who find themselves at the centre of one of the most shocking secret plots in American history, starring Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Alessandro Nivola, Andrea Riseborough, Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Rock, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Shannon, Mike Myers, Taylor Swift, Zoe Saldaña, with Rami Malek and Robert De Niro.


Friday 9th December 2022


Idina Menzel: Which Way To The Stage?

This intimate and inspirational film follows Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel on her path to realize a lifelong dream: headlining a concert at Madison Square Garden in her hometown of New York City. Featuring never-before-seen performance footage alongside raw and vulnerable interviews, the documentary follows Idina on an intimate journey as she juggles the challenges of being a working mom and wife on a grueling travel schedule while preparing to take the stage at the legendary arena.


Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again

In “Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again,” Nick Daley is following in his father’s footsteps as night watchman at the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows what happens when the sun goes down. But when the maniacal ruler Kahmunrah escapes, it is up to Nick to save the museum once and for all.


Criminal Minds: Evolution – New Episode

In “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” the FBI’s elite team of criminal profilers come up against their greatest threat yet, an UnSub who has used the pandemic to build a network of other serial killers. As the world opens back up and the network goes operational, the team must hunt them down, one murder at a time. Cast members from the original series reprising their roles include Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez and Paget Brewster. Zach Gilford joins the dynamic cast as a recurring guest star in a season-long arc.


Weekend Family Christmas

The series tells the story of what happens every weekend, which sees Fred taking care of his girls Clara (15), Victoire (12) and Romy (9). Each has a different mother with whom she lives during the week. A new stepmother joins in this happy mix when Fred falls madly in love with Emma, a Canadian doctoral student in child psychology.


Mickey Saves Christmas

Mickey, Minnie and their pals attempt to celebrate the perfect Christmas at their snowy cabin; when Pluto causes Santa to lose all the presents on his sleigh, the friends travel to the North Pole on a quest to save Christmas.


The Muppet Christmas Carol – Extended Edition

Tis the season for love, laughter and one of the most cherished stories of all time. Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Michael Caine gives a performance that’s anything but “bah, humbug!” as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Together with kind, humble Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog) and his family, these Spirits open Scrooge’s eyes — and his heart — to the true meaning of Christmas.  This new version will include the song the “When Love is Gone”,


What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?

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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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