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 in the week ahead. There is plenty of exciting new content to look forward to this week including the premiere of the new 20th Century Studios film “The Last Duel” plus National Geographic’s “The First Wave” and the debut of a new animated film “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid”.
Here is the full rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change.
Wednesday 1st December 2021
The Last Duel
Jean de Carrouges is a respected knight known for his bravery and skill on the battlefield. Jacques Le Gris is a squire whose intelligence and eloquence makes him one of the most admired nobles in court. When Le Gris viciously assaults Carrouges’ wife, she steps forward to accuse her attacker, an act of bravery and defiance that puts her life in jeopardy. The ensuing trial by combat, a grueling duel to the death, places the fate of all three in God’s hands.
Hawkeye – Episode 3
In this new series, Jeremy Renner reprises his long-time role as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, with Hailee Steinfeld stepping into the role as Kate Bishop.
Disney Insider – Episode 111 “Alice Through the Years, Creative Directing DWTS, Princess Provisions”
Seventy years after its debut, see how “Alice in Wonderland” inspired a new generation of animation. Meet the man who is executing the creative vision for the 30th season of “Dancing with the Stars.” See how the Disney Princesses inspired delicious new treats at Walt Disney World Resort
Dopesick – Episode 5
This drama series examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Big Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA. Defying all the odds, heroes will emerge in an intense and thrilling ride to take down the craven corporate forces behind this national crisis and their allies.
The Big Leap – Episode 1
A group of diverse, down-on-their-luck people attempt to change their lives by participating in a potentially life-ruining reality dance show, featuring a modern reimagining of “Swan Lake”.
Family Guy – Season 20 – Episode 5
Brief Encounter – Peter and Quagmire mimic each other’s behavior when they accidentally switch underwear; Stewie and Doug agree to commit each other’s murders.
Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 19
Mandy gets jealous after Mike spends time with Ryan at a marketing retreat. Meanwhile, Ed attempts to get Chuck and Joe to see a musical.
Mixedish – Season 1 – Episode 16
Alicia gets a bonus after winning a big case and wants to buy a nice car, but Denise wants her to buy two cars so she can have one; Paul tries to teach Rainbow, Johan and Santamonica about the value of money.
American Horror Story – Double Feature – Episode 7
A group of College students on a camping trip are swept up in a horrifying and deadly conspiracy decades in the making.
The Great North – Season 1 – Episode 11
An unexpected guest RSVPs Wolf and Honeybee’s wedding.
American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 22
When Principal Lewis threatens to cancel science club, Steve takes matters into his own hands in a monstrous way.
Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 17
Wayne gives Jenny a hot tub for their anniversary that proves to be more trouble than it’s worth; after she gets banned from her favorite department store, Betty dons a disguise to attend a sale.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir S4 E10
When Marinette and her friends go to protest against the deforestation of a square in Paris, Mayor André Bourgeois is enraged and is akumatized. Now Ladybug will have to defend not only the square, but all of Paris.
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.
Gabby Duran and the Unsittables S2
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
Drain the Oceans S3
Maritime mysteries – old and new – come to life in this 10-episode series, combining scientific data and digital re-creations to reveal shipwrecks, treasures, and sunken cities on the bottom of lakes, seas and oceans around the world. Innovative technology allows viewers to see what lies on the floors of large bodies of water such as the Gulf of Mexico, the Nile, the Indian Ocean, the Baltic Sea and the Atlantic Ocean as if they had been drained. Then, in a quest to explain natural wonders and man-made catastrophes, stories tell of how vessels sank, what ancient geological formations reveal about life on Earth, where Nazi secrets now reside, and why so many continue to search for the legendary city of Atlantis.
India From Above S1
In 2019, one of the oldest civilisations on the planet experienced the largest democratic exercise in world history, where more than 850 million voters formed a government.
Lily Chan, a computer engineer, suspects Amaya, a computing firm, of being involved in her boyfriend’s disappearance. Resultantly, she sets out to investigate its CEO and find out the truth.
Da Vinci’s Demons S1-3
Leonardo da Vinci, an eccentric genius in his mid-20s, begins seeing and inventing things far beyond his time.
Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi S1
Award winning cookbook author, host and executive producer Padma Lakshmi, takes audiences on a journey across America, exploring the rich and diverse food culture of various immigrant groups, seeking out the people who have so heavily shaped what American food is today. From indigenous communities to recent immigrant arrivals, Padma breaks bread with Americans across the nation to uncover the roots and relationship between our food, our humanity and our history – ultimately revealing stories that challenge notions of identity, belonging, and what it means to be American.
Friday 3rd December
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
The first book in Jeff Kinney’s worldwide bestselling series comes to Disney+ in the all-new animated adventure “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” Greg Heffley is a scrawny but ambitious kid with an active imagination and big plans to be rich and famous – he just has to survive middle school first. To make matters worse, Greg’s lovable best friend Rowley seems to coast through life and succeed at everything without even trying! As details of his hilarious – and often disastrous – attempts to fit in fill the pages of his journal, Greg learns to appreciate true friends and the satisfaction that comes from standing up for what is right. Directed by Swinton Scott (“Futurama”) and written and produced by Jeff Kinney, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” features the voices of Brady Noon (“The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers”), Ethan William Childress (“mixed-ish”) and Chris Diamantopoulos (“Mickey Mouse”).
Members of a rescue team try to save 12 boys and a coach who are trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand.
The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan’s devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
Hoping to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, detective John McClane arrives in LA. However, he learns about a hostage situation in an office building and his wife is one of the hostages.
Ro isn’t handling her parents’ divorce well because she wants her life back the way it was—her parents back together, her dad’s new girlfriend and son out of the picture, and their family traditions to remain the same. After a disappointing celebration with her family, including her sister Gabriela “Gabby,” Abuela Sofia and Abuelo Hector, she makes a wish to a neighborhood Santa for a “do-over” and unexpectedly finds herself reliving Christmas day over and over … and over again. Now, in order to break the strange magical loop, Ro must learn to appreciate her loving family as it is, as well as the true meaning of Christmas.
Mickey & Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas
After a series of mishaps, Mickey, Minnie and the gang are separated all over the world and must try to get back to Hot Dog Hills by Christmas Eve. A mysterious and jolly stranger shows up to tell them about The Wishing Star, which could be the secret to bringing everybody home in time to celebrate together.
The Day After Tomorrow
When a sudden worldwide storm begins to plunge the entire planet into a new ice age, paleoclimatologist Jack Hall undertakes a dangerous trek to New York City to save his son from the disaster.
Sunday 5th December
The First Wave
Documenting the harrowing first four months of COVID-19 with brave health care workers at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, N.Y., as they risk their lives in the epic battle to keep the virus at bay.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?