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. There is plenty of new content heading to Disney+ this week including the first three episodes of “Only Murders In The Building” and a new concert experience, “A Love Letter To Los Angeles”.
Note: This list is subject to change and availability may vary between countries.
Here’s the rundown:
Tuesday 31st August
Only Murders In The Building – Episode 1, 2 & 3
From the minds of Steve Martin, Dan Fogelman and John Hoffman, “Only Murders In The Building” follows three strangers (Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. When a grisly death occurs inside their exclusive Upper West Side apartment building, the trio suspects murder and employs their precise knowledge of true crime to investigate the truth. As they record a podcast of their own to document the case, the three unravel the complex secrets of the building which stretch back years. Perhaps even more explosive are the lies they tell one another. Soon, the endangered trio comes to realize a killer might be living amongst them as they race to decipher the mounting clues before it’s too late.
Wednesday 1st September
Dug Days (Season 1)
Pixar Animation Studios’ “Dug Days” is a series of shorts that follows the humorous misadventures of Dug, the lovable dog from Disney and Pixar’s “Up.” Each short features everyday events that occur in Dug’s backyard, all through the exciting (and slightly distorted) eyes of our favorite talking dog. Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® Award winner Bob Peterson.
Monsters At Work – Episode 110 “It’s Laughter They’re After” – Finale
Tylor achieves his dream and is promoted to Jokester… but he feels torn on leaving MIFT. Meanwhile, Laugh Power is threatened when Mike and Sulley are given an ultimatum: generate more power or be shut down.
Marvel’s What If – Episode 4
“What If…?” flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.
Turner & Hooch – Episode 107 “To Serve and Pawtect”
Scott works security for a beloved Senator, while Hooch becomes a viral sensation
“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 6 – “The Hazelnut King / Egg Baby / Mega Muscle Chip”
Chip and Dale are forced to defend their precious hazelnut from within a bouncy fortress. / Chip and Dale adopt a lost egg. / Chip embraces his newfound muscles with the help of an abandoned toy wrestler
Marvel Studios Legends
“Marvel Studios Legends” serves as an exciting refresher for the various heroes and villains making their way to the highly anticipated streaming shows premiering on Disney+, setting the stage for the upcoming adventures. The episode will feature The Ten Rings.
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted – Season 3
Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay travels around the world to immerse himself into different cultures and cuisines. He then interacts with local chefs to learn and compete with them.
Behind The Scenes of Growing Up Animal
Go behind the scenes of “Growing Up Animal,” the six-episode, intimate and extraordinary adventure of baby animals, from the safety of the womb to the uncertainty of birth and their tentative first steps. Each episode sees the incredible transformation of a different iconic animal, full of wonder and emotion. “Growing Up Animal” is the magical story of a mother’s instinct to nurture and her infant’s drive to survive.
That One Word: Feyenoord S1 E1*
Feyenoord, the people’s club, is headquartered on the bank of the Maas River in Rotterdam, but its massive fan base extends far throughout the Netherlands and beyond. For the first time in its 112-year history, Feyenoord is opening all its doors. The club must operate differently for the extent of the 2020/21 season due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, demanding the utmost from its coach, players, management and supporters.
As the club struggles with the huge impact of the Covid-19 crisis, the present clashes with the past in this quest for a better future. Unique footage from the locker room and beyond the walls of the boardroom bring the club and all key personalities closer to the audience than ever before.
Friday 3rd September
Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles
Chart-topping artist Billie Eilish will make her Disney+ debut with “Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,” a cinematic concert experience. Fresh off the heels of her brand-new album, “Happier than Ever,” the Disney+ original will feature an intimate performance of every song in the album’s sequential order – for the first and only time – from the stage of the legendary Hollywood Bowl.
The D’Amelio Show
From relative obscurity and a seemingly normal life, to overnight success and thrust into the Hollywood limelight, the D’Amelios are faced with new challenges and opportunities they could not have imagined. Charli, who at 16 became one of the biggest celebrities with over 150 million followers combined and #1 on the TikTok platform in less than a year, has the world at her fingertips and is working to balance fame and family, life with dancing, running a budding empire, making new friends in LA and battling the naysayers online. Her sister Dixie, is now 19 and experiencing her own overnight rise to fame with over 78 million followers combined, one of the fastest growing YouTube channels and ranked within the Top 10 Most Followed Creators on TikTok. Dixie is now pursuing a music career in LA. For mom Heidi and dad Marc, raising teenagers is hard enough before adding in a cross-country move, supporting their daughters’ dreams and doing the best they can to stay close as a family and protect their girls from the dark side of fame, while also trying to adjust to life in Hollywood.
All 8 episodes will be released at once.
An Indian American teenager from a conservative South Asian family must overcome numerous hurdles to pursue her passion for creating DJ mixes.
A year after avenging his brother’s murder, Kurt Sloane, an MMA champion, finds himself trapped in a prison in Thailand. His freedom depends on defeating a 400-pound killer in an underground match.
Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” is a collection of live-action shorts from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. Six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means to be seen. Inspired by life’s journey, these first six shorts for Disney+ are based on the theme, “Discover.”
Dinner is Served
A Chinese student at an elite U.S. boarding school realizes excellence is not enough when he tries out for a leadership position no international student has ever applied for.
Val Garcia, a Mexican-American teen who is half human/half vampire, has had to keep her identity a secret from both worlds. But when her human best friend shows up at her monster-infested school, she has to confront her truth, her identity, and herself.
The Last of the Chupacabras
In a world where culture has nearly ceased to exist, one lone Mexican-American struggling to carry on her traditions unknowingly summons a dark and ancient creature to protect her.
Let’s Be Tigers
Avalon’s not ready to process the loss of her mother, but when she’s put in charge of a 4-year-old for one night, she finds more comfort than she ever could have expected.
When karate winner Eric Sloane dies in a fight against a Muay Thai champion, his brother Kurt begins training under his mentor to seek revenge for his death.
The Man with One Red Shoe
As government official Cooper (Dabney Coleman) plays a nasty game of one-upsmanship with his rival in hopes of landing a promotion, he is deceived into believing that unassuming violinist Richard (Tom Hanks) is involved in international espionage. Cooper sends his top operative, the gorgeous Maddy (Lori Singer), to charm Richard into giving himself away. The naive musician, however, is completely clueless about political intrigue and, sadly, believes he has met the woman of his dreams.
Champion swimmer Jake learns the true meaning of heroism and sacrifice when he meets Ben Randall. After enduring a horrific storm and losing his crew, Ben is sent to train more swimmers at an academy.
Jannia Ressmore, a journalist, expresses her desire to meet Ivan’s mother, a faith healer. After some hesitation, Ivan accompanies her to meet the woman he has not seen in 20 years.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?
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.