It’s Wednesday and time to take a look at what’s new on Disney+ today in the UK and Ireland, with new episodes of “Hawkeye” and “Dopesick” arriving, plus a brand new Disney+ Original series “Welcome To Earth”.
Here’s the rundown:
Welcome To Earth
It might seem humans have mapped every inch of our planet’s surface, but look closer and you’ll discover that there is still so much more to uncover — the age of exploration is far from over! Welcome to Earth, a Disney+ original series from National Geographic, follows two-time Academy Award® nominee Will Smith on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure around the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders and reveal its most hidden secrets. Throughout the six-part limited series produced by visionary Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, Protozoa Pictures, Jane Root’s Nutopia and Westbrook Studios, Will is guided by elite explorers on an awe-inspiring journey, getting up close and personal with some of the most thrilling spectacles on the planet — from volcanoes that roar in silence to deserts that move beyond our perception to animal swarms with minds of their own. Combining breathtaking cinematography with Will’s boundless curiosity and enthusiasm, the blockbuster series is an exciting, multisensory ride through Earth’s most mind-bending portals.
Hawkeye – Episode 4
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.
The Big Leap – Episode 2
With auditions beginning for the lead roles, tensions rise as the contestants vie for the same parts. Gabby confronts Nick about his purposeful manipulation of the show. Mike accidentally reveals a huge secret to Nick and the producers.
Dopesick – Episode 6
Richard Sackler faces a catastrophic challenge to Purdue’s bottom line, Bridget takes her fight to the FDA, Finnix reassesses his life as Betsy struggles to kick her addiction, and Rick and Randy find a bombshell piece of evidence.
Mixedish – Season 1 – Episode 17
The Johnsons welcome an African American family that has just moved into their mostly white neighborhood; Santamonica doesn’t get along with the new neighbor’s daughter, until she gives Santamonica attitude.
American Horror Story – Double Feature – Episode 8
The president struggles with the morality of a deal he must make.
Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 18
Wayne’s family moves in on his property when he learns he owns extra land; Violet searches for Wayne’s missing “Uncle Tommy”.
Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 20
Mike teaches Kristin about work/life balance, as Vanessa and Mandy school Jen on camping. Meanwhile, Ed asks Kyle how to get into heaven.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir S4 E11
Teenager Marinette changes into Ladybug, her clandestine superhero persona, while her classmate and crush Adrien transforms into Cat Noir, his secret superhero persona, to shield Paris from evil.
Spidey and His Amazing Friends S1 E8-12
Follow Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy and Miles Morales and their adventures as the young heroes team up with Hulk, Ms. Marvel and Black Panther to defeat foes like Rhino, Doc Ock and Green Goblin and learn that teamwork is the best way to save the day.
Fledgling Brickleberry National Park is facing its demise as a tourist attraction, its future in the hands of a dysfunctional group of forest rangers. To help save Brickleberry, top ranger Ethel Anderson is summoned from Yellowstone. Her park skills — not to mention her sex appeal — are seen as a threat to reigning Ranger of the Month Steve Williams, who does everything in his power to make Ethel look bad. The head ranger, Woody Johnson, is a hapless sort who always has the park’s best interests in mind, even if his ideas on how to run it aren’t nearly the best. Woody takes comfort in his pet, Malloy, a vulgar and spoiled grizzly cub who loves to put down the other rangers — especially Steve. The animated series is co-executive-produced by Daniel Tosh, who also voices Malloy.
Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi S2
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.
A man tries to get his family to mingle with the neighbours and form a rapport with them in an effort to fit in and find his place in society.
What are you watching first on Disney+ today?
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.