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. There’s plenty of new content to enjoy on Disney+ this week including a brand new comedy series, “Life & Beth”, plus two new original films, “The Valet” and “Chip ‘n’ Dale” Rescue Rangers”.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Wednesday 18th May 2022
Life & Beth
“Life & Beth” tells the story of Beth (Amy Schumer, “Trainwreck,” “I Feel Pretty”), a woman whose life would look pretty great on paper. Impressive to everyone she grew up with, she makes a good living as a wine distributor, she’s in a long-term relationship with a successful guy and lives in Manhattan. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past, her life changes forever. Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become. We’ll go on her journey towards building a bigger, bolder and more authentic life, learning to express herself and living in an intentional way. A trip down memory lane is a strong source of trauma, comedy and moving forward.
Zoey Johnson starts to attend college but soon realises that her life is not turning out to be the way she imagined it.
The Great North S2 E13
Judy relaunches a secret society called the Saved by the Spells; Honeybee and Wolf have a surprising week; Moon makes a new friend on his CB radio.
Bob!s Burgers S12 E15
Louise, Millie, and Rudy plot revenge on a teacher after feeling slighted during a special Ancient Greece unit; Bob gets his own room.
Family Guy S20 E15
Meg becomes a getaway driver; Quagmire, unable to cure his hiccups, asks Peter to kill him.
American Dad S18 E1
Francine becomes a realtor in the high-end world of real estate.
Knights of Castelcorvo S1
The small town of Castelcorvo is not as rested as it seems and just a bunch of brave knight can keep it safe. Four kids – Giulia, Riccardo, Betta and Matteo – will have to solve mysterious enigmas and face their greatest fears.
Mickey Mouse Squad: La Batalla por el Zasca S1
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Chain of Command S1
“Chain of Command” is an intimate portrait of what has been dubbed “the war of this generation” — the U.S. military’s mission to combat violent extremism around the world — and the men and women devoting their lives to it. Filmed over 18 months, the eight-part documentary allows viewers unprecedented access inside the Pentagon to see how decisions made there have a direct impact on service members fighting on the front lines to protect Americans and U.S. allies from radicalized extremists.
Ultimate Airport Dubai S1-3
A look behind the operational scenes of Dubai International’s three massive terminals, following 60,000 staff as they work hard to keep the facility safe and secure.
Baking with Francisco Moreira S1-2
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Chicken Squad S1 E25-29
Three young chicken siblings and their retired search and rescue dog mentor, Captain Tully, work together on problem-solving adventures in their backyard to help their animal friends.
Binny and the Ghost S1-2
When Binny moves to a new house with her parents in Berlin, the spirit of a fourteen-year-old becomes her roommate. Binny needs to help the ghost in uncovering mysteries about his past and identity.
Mayans M.C. S3
Ezekiel Reyes is a former convict who returns to his hometown with a new outlook on life. He becomes a gangster and falls deeper into the world of crime.
The Resident – Season 5 – Episode 18
Conrad treats one of Gigi’s fellow classmates, whose stomachache turns into something much more serious; Devon takes several interns to a senior living facility; Leela uncovers some unsettling news.
NCIS – Season 19 – Episode 9
When a hotshot financial advisor is found shot at a naval station, NCIS investigates the case by interviewing the victim’s three-dimensional hologram of herself, which she created before her death.
How I Met Your Father – Episode 3 – Ireland
Sophie helps Jesse take photos for his Tinder profile and feels sparks with someone unexpected. Valentina helps Sid maintain his long-distance relationship. Ellen helps Charlie find an apartment.
Thursday 19th May 2022
The Kardashians – New Episode
Kim awaits her bar exam results as she fights to save the life of a man on death row. Kourtney and Travis continue blending their families while Kendall is caught in the middle with Scott.
This Is Us S6 E17
The Pearsons gather around Rebecca’s bedside.
Friday 20th May 2022
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
In “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers,” Chip and Dale are living amongst cartoons and humans in modern-day Los Angeles, but their lives are quite different now. It has been decades since their successful television series was canceled, and Chip (voice of Mulaney) has succumbed to a life of suburban domesticity as an insurance salesman. Dale (voice of Sandberg), meanwhile, has had CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperate to relive his glory days. When a former cast mate mysteriously disappears, Chip and Dale must repair their broken friendship and take on their Rescue Rangers detective personas once again to save their friend’s life.
In “The Valet,” world famous movie star, Olivia (Samara Weaving) faces a PR disaster when a paparazzi snaps a photo of her with her married lover, Vincent (Max Greenfield). The hard-working valet Antonio (Eugenio Derbez) accidentally appears in the same photo and is enlisted to pose as Olivia’s new boyfriend as a cover up. This ruse with Olivia thrusts Antonio into the spotlight and unexpected chaos. In this fish out of water romantic comedy, two worlds and cultures collide as both Olivia and Antonio start to see themselves more clearly than ever before. “The Valet,” directed by Richard Wong and written by Rob Greenberg and Bob Fisher, is the English-language remake of the hit French film.
An ex-soldier turned mercenary ‘transporter’ moves goods, human or otherwise, from one place to another. Complications arise when a job goes astray and he has to save the life of his female cargo.
The Transporter 2
Frank Martin, a transporter, is accused of kidnapping a young boy. He then sets out to rescue the boy and prevent the kidnappers from realising their evil plans.
D Wade: Life Unexpected
For a decade, Dwyane Wade intimately documented his life and career with a film crew. The result is a remarkably candid portrait of one of the greatest NBA players of all-time.
Qualified chronicles the mercurial rise of this barrier breaking auto racer and her equally rapid decline. What Janet Guthrie accomplished in the male bastion of mid-70s American motorsports, stands as a testament to one woman’s determination. They kept moving the finish line.
King Fishers: Battle of the Nordics
Three of the best fisherman in Norway, Denmark and Finland try to prove their home fishing is the best on the planet and win the title of King Fisher.
Botswana is a land of extremes, a myriad iconic realms, moulded by powerful forces. Each environment provides a rich setting, imposing its own rules and challenges on the animals that make their home here.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?