It’s Monday and time where we take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in Canada this week. There is plenty of new original content coming this week including new episodes of “What If?”, “Turner & Hooch”, “American Horror Stories” plus some new shows including “Only Murders In The Building” and “Reservation Dogs”. Plus some other additions to the library.
Here is the full rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change and availability may vary between countries.
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.
Genius – Aretha (S3)
The third season explores Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world. Grammy Award winner Franklin was a gospel prodigy and outspoken civil rights champion; she is widely considered to be the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career.
American Horror Stories (S1, E3)
A screening of a forbidden film has disastrous consequences.
The Hustler (S1)
Hosted by Craig Ferguson, “The Hustler” breaks the game show mold by featuring one player who secretly already knows the answers. Each episode follows five contestants as they collaborate to answer a series of trivia questions, with the goal of building a collective prize pot that increases with each correct answer. But one of the five contestants, the “hustler,” already knows the answers but must keep everything a secret to have a shot at winning the grand prize. Two contestants are anonymously eliminated by the hustler, leaving three remaining contestants who must collectively decide who they think the hustler is. If they are right, they share the prize. But if the two contestants are wrong, the hustler wins it all.
Reservation Dogs (S1, Premiere)
One year after the death of their friend, four Native teens commit crimes to fund their efforts to leave their home in rural Oklahoma.
The Simpsons (S31-32)
Working-class father Homer Simpson and his dysfunctional family deal with comical situations and the ups-and-downs of life in the town of Springfield.
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.
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.
Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a dangerous mission across the solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and a series of strange power surges.
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.
Lucy in the Sky
Lucy Cola, an astronaut, returns to Earth from her first space mission and begins to feel disconnected from normal life.
Teenager Joe Silveri (Matthew Barry) has a troubled relationship with his mother, Caterina (Jill Clayburgh), a renowned opera singer, and her husband, Douglas Winter (Fred Gwynne). After Douglas commits suicide, Caterina moves to Rome to join an opera tour, taking Joe with her. However, Joe becomes increasingly unstable and develops a heroin addiction. Sensing her son is slipping away, Caterina attempts to form a closer bond with him, but the two soon develop an unusual relationship.
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.