It’s Wednesday and time to take a look at what’s new on Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand today, which includes a brand new National Geographic series inspired by Pixar’s “A Bug’s Life” and much more.
Here’s the rundown:
Percy Jackson and the Olympians -Episode 7 –
Our heroes journey across the Underworld, and bargain for their safety with the god of the dead.
A Real Bug’s Life
Inspired by the World of Disney and Pixar’s “A Bug’s Life,” the new Disney+ Original Series from National Geographic, A REAL BUG’S LIFE, is an incredible adventure into nine different micro bug worlds around the globe, where the forces of nature play out on a miniature scale and where tiny creatures rely on amazing powers and extraordinary alliances to make it through each day. The stakes are high … even if the critters are extraordinarily small. With new developments in filming technology and narrated by fun and witty guide Awkwafina, follow the incredible stories of the tiny heroes living in worlds beyond the imagination – from a jumping spider looking for a home on the streets of New York to a Costa Rican orchid bee’s first day on the job making perfume! Full of mind-blowing new behaviors and larger-than-life characters, this family-friendly series shows that A REAL BUG’S LIFE can be every bit as fantastical as any animated film.
Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (S2, 8 episodes)
Alice embarks on magical recipe adventures with her best pals, who join her in the bakery to whip up whimsical cakes and treats for friends and neighbours with enchanted kitchen tools and ingredients to help them
Drain the Oceans: Season 2, 3, 4, 5
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.
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted Showdown: Season 1
Gordon Ramsay, a British chef, competes against Paul Ainsworth and Matt Waldron, the popular chefs of UK, and while in Costa Rica, he faces his daughter Tilly to emerge victorious.
Secrets of the Zoo: Season 2, 3, 4, 5
One of the largest and most popular zoos in the US, Ohio’s renowned Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and its conservation park The Wilds, houses more than 10,000 animals on 12,000 acres. It’s also the part-time home of beloved wildlife guru Jack Hanna, the zoo’s director emeritus. Now, Nat Geo Wild is taking viewers inside the grounds and allowing them to experience what visitors can’t: compelling, heartwarming stories, and behind-the-scenes moments and adventures. `Secrets of the Zoo’ introduces both the animals and the legions of workers who create unforgettable connections between people and wildlife.
Family Guy: Season 21: New Episodes
Peter Griffin tries to do the right thing for his assorted family of two teenagers, a smart dog and a devilish baby. Despite his good intentions, Peter ends up making hilarious mistakes all the time.
The Simpsons – New Episode
Bart is offered to play a role in a sitcom, and instantly gets replaced by another kid. To win his role back, he must seek the advice of The Rock.
A Shop for Killers (S1, New Episode)
Set in modern-day Korea, “A Shop For Killers” sees college student Jeong Ji-an diving for cover in her childhood home after a series of highly skilled assassins get her in their sites. Desperately fighting to survive, Ji-an will begin to remember invaluable lessons her uncle taught her before his apparent suicide, drawing on them to help her stay alive. Confused and cornered, Ji-an will have to work fast to uncover her uncle’s hidden past and figure out why so many people are desperate to gain access to the house and the extensive arsenal hidden inside.
Ishura (S1, New Episode)
A group of superhuman warriors who once fought together to end the reign of a demon king, now fight each other to see who is the strongest warrior.
Dragons of Wonderhatch (S1, New Episode)
Nagi doesn’t feel she fits in with her surroundings; she lives in the real world and can visualise colours whenever she hears sounds; Tyme lives in the alternate world of Upananta, where a strange phenomenon is occurring.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ today? Let us know on social media!
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.