It’s Wednesday and time to take a look at what’s been added onto Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand today, which includes a brand new series, “The Crossover”, a new Latin American series, plus a special about The Pope.
Here’s the rundown:
The Mandalorian – Season 3 – Episode 6
After the defeat of the Empire at the hands of Rebel forces, a lone bounty hunter operating in the Outer Rim, away from the dominion of the New Republic, goes on many surprising and risky adventures.
Based on the critically-acclaimed best-selling novel in-verse by Kwame Alexander, “The Crossover” introduces teen brothers Josh and Jordan Bell, widely considered basketball phenoms. Through his lyrical poetry, an adult version of Josh, aka Filthy McNasty, narrates the story of he and his brother’s coming of age, on and off the court, as their former professional basketball player father adjusts to life after basketball, and their mother finally pursues lifelong dreams of her own
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Diego is sent by his parents to a camp run by Pompilio Calderón. There, together with his siblings and friends, he finds the abandoned car of his grandmother Pola, and following her footsteps, he arrives to a mysterious portal leading to another dimension. When Diego discovers a powerful family secret, he understands he must protect the dimension he has found, but his mission is not that simple – Pompilio and his henchman Claudio will do everything in their power to destroy this fantastic world they have encountered.
A young inventor designs contraptions in hopes of making the world a better place and moving her prehistoric community into a more modern era.
Spidey and His Amazing Friends: Season 2 – New Episode
Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy join forces with Hulk, Ms Marvel and Black Panther to fight their common enemies and learn that working together as a team is the best.
The Good Mothers
“The Good Mothers” is a multi-layered narrative that follows the shocking true story of three women who were born into the deadliest of the Italian Mafia clans, and how they worked with a courageous female prosecutor to bring it down from the inside. The women must fight their own families for the right to survive and build a new future for their children.
The Pope Answers
Filmed in Rome, the special focuses on the meeting between the current head of the Catholic Church and ten young adults of different ages, backgrounds and with very different lives and experiences.
The special features upfront and honest conversations between one of the most influential people in the world and ten Spanish-speaking young adults between 20 and 25 years old who raise questions and concerns on a wide variety of topics, including: feminism, the role of women in the Church, reproductive rights, loss of faith, the migration crisis, LGBTQIA+ rights, abuse within the Church, racism and mental health. The meeting between the Pope and the ten young adults took place in June 2022 in the Pigneto, one of Rome’s most eclectic neighborhoods. The Pope speaks unreservedly and the result is an intense and dynamic conversation, founded on empathy, curiosity, respect and mutual learning.
Area21 Live on Planet Earth (Special)
Area21 delivers its first full live performance, creating live renditions of their songs with a full band and Martin Garrix on guitar, with a special look into the story of Area21’s journey to the stage.
Susah Sinyal (Bad Signal) The Series: S1
Yos and Melki agree to stay until their contract ends. As the employees struggle, a huge group of politicians decides to cancel their booking.
Call It Love: S1 (New Episodes)
A woman vows revenge on her foe, a heart-wrenchingly lonely and gentle man.
My Family: S1 (New Episode)
Tragedy befalls a seemingly happy man when his young daughter is kidnapped.
The Company You Keep: Episode 1
A night of passion leads to love between con man Charlie and undercover CIA officer Emma, who are unknowingly on a collision course professionally. While Charlie ramps up the family business with sights set on getting out for good, Emma works to close in on the vengeful criminal who holds Charlie’s family debts in hand — forcing them to reckon with the lies they’ve told so they can save themselves and their families from disastrous consequences. The series is based on the Korean Broadcasting System series entitled “My Fellow Citizens.”
The Lesson is Murder: Season 1
Psychological criminologist and ex-FBI special agent Dr. Bryanna Fox and her class of graduate students study convicted murderers; they evaluate their personality traits and develop psychological profiles.
Restaurants at the End of the World: Season 1
Adventurous chef, entrepreneur and global trailblazer Kristen Kish travels the globe searching for the people, places, culture and traditions behind the world’s most remote restaurants.
Arranged: Season 1
Over their first 6 months of marriage, we’ll follow 3 relatable couples as they navigate the rocky road from wedding day to married bliss under the microscope of our cameras – and their opinionated families!
History: The Interesting Bits: Season 1
A fresh new look at history’s most intriguing facts – with the boring bits taken out.
Raven’s Home: Season 5
Single mother Raven Baxter raises her children along with her friend, Chelsea. Things take a turn when Raven’s son starts showing psychic abilities.
Kiff’s thirst for life takes her on countless adventures through their city alongside her best friend, Barry.
Grown-ish – Season 5
On the heels of big sister Zoey’s graduation, Andre Johnson Jr., aka Junior, enrolls at Cal U and embarks on his own journey to being “grown.” “grown-ish” stars Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Trevor Jackson, Diggy Simmons and Daniella Perkins.
Alaska Daily: Season 1 – Finale
With rumors of a new Alaskan newspaper swirling, the team investigates their competition and what it means for the future of local news. Meanwhile, Eileen and Roz listen to Gloria’s final call and find their lead before an innocent man is put away.
True Lies: Season 1 – New Episode
Helen, a language professor bored with her daily routine, makes the shocking discovery that her seemingly ordinary husband Harry is a first-class international spy for U.S. intelligence agency Omega Sector. With the secret out, Omega recruits Helen, who impresses everyone with her formidable skills, and she joins Harry and his team of top-notch operatives, embarking on covert missions around the globe and an exhilarating life of danger and adventure. The renewed bond between them adds much-needed sizzle to their emotionally distant marriage and upends the top-secret world of Omega Sector.
Abbott Elementary: Season 2 – New Episode
A group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal — find themselves thrown together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible public servants may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 19 – New Episode
Surgical interns and their supervisors embark on a medical journey where they become part of heart-wrenching stories and make life-changing decisions in order to become the finest doctors.
The Simpsons: Season 34 – New Episode
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.
Bob’s Burgers: Season 13 – New Episode
Bob Belcher is a third-generation restaurateur who runs Bob’s Burgers with his loving wife and their three children. Bob believes his burgers speak for themselves and isn’t afraid to offer a variety of off-beat creations. Bob’s wife, Linda, supports his dream but is becoming sick of the slow times, as the restaurant is constantly in danger of going out of business. The main competition to Bob’s Burgers is a busy pasta joint located across the street that is run by Bob’s nemesis, Jimmy Pesto. Despite the challenges, which includes consistent harassment from Linda’s ex – a health inspector – Bob tries to keep the grill sizzling
Will Trent: Season 1 – New Episode
Based on Karin Slaughter’s bestselling books, the series follows Special Agent Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations. As a child, Trent was abandoned and was forced to endure a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta’s overwhelmed foster care system. Now that he is in a position to make a difference, Trent is determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no one is abandoned like he was. His personal motivation and background contribute to Will Trent having the highest clearance rate in the GBI.
Station 19: Season 6 – New Episode
Practically raised at Seattle’s Station 19, Andy Herrera is a confident firefighter who is also the daughter of Pruitt Herrera, the formidable head of the firehouse. Capt. Pruitt was Andy’s primary inspiration to become a firefighter and is a mentor to both her and Jack Gibson, the lieutenant at the station. Jack is as fearless as Andy is by-the-books, but when the two are together, sparks fly and opposites attract. The two are joined by Maya Bishop, Dean Miller, Travis Montgomery, Victoria Hughes, and the station’s newest addition, rookie Ben Warren. The team also works closely with Seattle PD, often running into Andy’s former flame Ryan Tanner.
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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.