It’s Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ this week. We’ve got some major new content coming to the streaming platform, including 2019’s smash hit, The Lion King plus a new Disney+ Original short, featuring Bo Peep from Toy Story.
Plus the US is getting a number of shows and movies added to the Disney+ library. These titles will vary depending on your country.
Here is the rundown of this week’s new Disney+ additions:
Tuesday, January 28
The Lion King (2019)
Disney’s The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna, where a future king overcomes betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock. Through pioneering filmmaking techniques, The Lion King brings treasured characters to life in a whole new way.
Friday, January 31
Diary of a Future President
Episode 103 – “Disaster Relief”
In an attempt to find her “reason for being,” Elena tries to become Orange Bay Middle’s Hurricane Watch Captain. Bobby prepares to go to “Miami Second Base” with new crush Monyca-with-a-Y. Gabi is excited to have her first real date with Sam, but family obligations keep getting in the way.
Disney Family Sundays
Episode 113 – “Tangled: Paper Lanterns”
The Wulf family lights up when they help host Amber Kemp-Gerstel work on a craft inspired by Disney’s “Tangled.”
Bo Peep makes a big comeback in Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 and she leads the way in Pixar’s all-new animated short film, Lamp Life. Lamp Life answers the question of what happened to Bo since we last saw her in Toy Story 2. Join Woody and Giggle McDimples as Bo recounts her wild adventures. The film airs exclusively on Disney+.
Marvel’s Hero Project
Episode 113 – “Soaring Seamus”
Seamus wants to give back to those who serve–the men and women who are willing to risk everything to ensure his freedom. He created a fundraising organization that taps into his love of rock-climbing to raise money for the families of fallen and wounded soldiers, so they can keep climbing towards their own dreams. Seamus is already a hero, but now, he’s about to become a Marvel Super Hero.
One Day At Disney
Episode 109 – “Rob Richards: El Capitan Organist”
Rob Richards takes us on a historical journey of the mighty Wurlitzer Organ at the El Capitan Theatre. It has been his lifelong ambition to play the Wurlitzer for Disney, and after years of honing his craft in pizza parlors around the US, Richards fulfilled his mission to bring the Disney canon to audiences in a whole new way.
Saturday, February 1
Around The World In 80 Days
A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Two sets of identical twin girls are accidentally mixed up at birth and switched – one ‘pair’ go to a rich family, the other to poor farmers. Years later, the poor twins head to New York for a showdown with a corporation which plans to wipe out their home town, only to find it headed by their real twin sisters. Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin play two twins each in this zany comedy.
The Sandlot (Returning Title)
During a summer of friendship and adventure, one boy becomes a part of the gang, nine boys become a team and their leader becomes a legend by confronting the terrifying mystery beyond the right field wall.
Wicked Tuna (Season 1-2
Fishing is a hard life, and harder with bluefin stocks depleted. In Gloucester, Massachusetts, there’s a special breed of fishermen. For generations they’ve used rod and reel to catch the elusive bluefin tuna. They depend on these fish for their livelihood, and the competition is brutal. Over the next 10 weeks, the most skilled fishermen will set out in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic in hopes of catching the valuable bluefin tuna. When one bluefin can bring in as much as $20,000—they’ll do whatever it takes to hook up.
Sunday, February 2
The teenagers of Disney’s most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.
What are you going to watch this week on Disney+ ?
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.