It’s Friday and time for some new content to arrive on Disney+ in the United States, which sees the return of the biggest show on Disney+, “Star Wars: The Mandalorian” plus the arrival of the popular Disney Channel series, “The Owl House”.
Here is a look at what’s new today:
Note – Subject to change and titles may vary between countries.
Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Season 2 – Episode 1 (Global)
The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire. “The Mandalorian” stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers and Giancarlo Esposito. Directors for the new season include Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa, Carl Weathers, Peyton Reed and Robert Rodriguez. Showrunner Jon Favreau serves as executive producer along with Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson, with Karen Gilchrist serving as co-executive producer
Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Episode Six – Peri’s Prickly Pregnancy – (Global)
Peri the porcupine is about to give birth to a fuzzy new baby, but following Peri’s persistent sneezing, Dr. Dan and the team step in to help her breathe with greater ease.. On the Maharajah Jungle Trek, Anala, a super-smart Sumatran tiger, faces a series of challenging tests to keep her mentally and physically stimulated, earning herself a meaty reward. Over at the Veterinary Treatment Room, Dr. Natalie and specialist Dr. Andrew perform surgery on Stark, a darling newborn steenbok, to straighten up his legs. Dugan, a southern white rhino, enjoys a birthday party and receives a surprise from the local fire department.
Sorcerer’s Apprentice (US)
Master sorcerer Balthazar hires Dave, a student, as an apprentice to aid him in saving the city from his arch-enemy, Maxim Horvath. Thus, Dave gets a crash course in the art and science of magic.
The Right Stuff – Episode 105 – “The Kona Kai Seance” (Global)
Trudy meets with Jerrie Cobb and is invited to join the first all-female-astronaut corps. The Mercury 7 are sent to San Diego for some glad-handing, but the trip sours when Shepard is caught by a reporter with another woman. Glenn helps Shepard get the story spiked, but his moralizing drives a wedge between him and the other astronauts that will directly affect who is chosen to go to space first.
Weird But True – Episode 312 – Camping (Global)
Carly and Charlie must achieve the rank of master camper, and because they have never personally camped before, they take a trip to Coronado National Forest within Arizona’s Saguaro National Park. There, they get expert advice and begin to fully absorb what it is like to camp and how to become master campers.
One Day At Disney Short – Episode 148 – “Dana Amendola: Disney Theatrical Productions” (Global)
Dana Amendola, VP of Operations at Disney Theatrical Group, restores and preserves history every day at The New Amsterdam Theatre. Once run-down after years of neglect, Disney brought the theatre back to life restoring it to its original glory. Explore what it takes to maintain the 100-year-old theatre, home to Broadway’s The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Aladdin
Disney the Owl House (s1) (US)
Self-assured teenager Luz stumbles upon a portal to a magical realm where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and a tiny warrior, King; despite not having magical abilities, Luz pursues her dream of becoming a witch by serving as Eda’s apprentice.
X-Ray Earth (s1)
Earth as it has never been seen before, by challenging preconceived notions about the world, making use of cutting-edge scientific tools, and travelling over, across and deep into the Earth’s crust to learn just what makes the world tick.
Disney Channel Halloween House Party
Disney Channel fan-favorite stars take on a variety of zany characters and spooktacular spoofs in this sketch comedy show. Filmed remotely, and hosted by Tobie Windham (“Just Roll With It”), the cast transforms themselves and their homes for a hilarious party filled with wacky sketches, including a befuddled monster, a pet goldfish’s virtual celebration, and other ghostly surprises and treats for kids and families.
*Starring is Raphael Alejandro (“BUNK’D”), Suzi Barrett (“Just Roll With It”), Issac Ryan Brown (“Raven’s Home”), Kylie Cantrall (“Gabby Duran & The Unsittables”), Scarlett Estevez (“BUNK’D”), Kaylin Hayman (“Just Roll With It”), Ramon Reed (“Just Roll With It”), Caroline Rhea (“Sydney to the Max”), Trevor Tordjman (“ZOMBIES,” “Disney Fam Jam,” “BUNK’D”) and Ruby Rose Turner (“Coop and Cami Ask the World”).
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this weekend?
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.