Everything changes this week on Disney+ and this in-between period is going to be a little confusing. Original shows that have already started will continue to launch new episodes on Fridays until their seasons run out, but newly launching shows are taking their queue from Loki and debuting on Wednesdays. To keep things simple, we’ve broken out the “New Exclusives” section by day of the week. New “Library Additions” will also remain on Fridays, so our weekly Disney+ Watch Guide will continue to publish on Fridays, but include the expected releases on Wednesdays. In the event of any surprise debuts, we will update that week’s post to reflect what’s new, so be sure to check back on Wednesdays to make sure you didn’t miss anything. As always, whatever you choose to stream this week, we hope it’s magical.
New Exclusives – Friday, July 2nd
The Mysterious Benedict Society – “Depends on the Wagon”
“Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by Trenton Lee Stewart which Time Magazine called “one of the best young adult books of all time, The Mysterious Benedict Society stars Emmy Award winner Tony Hale in the titular role and features a standout ensemble of young actors.”
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – “Most Likely To”
“When the Wildcats are benched from rehearsal for a week, tensions rise to the surface during Career Day. Big Red questions if Ashlyn understands his dreams; Howie makes a surprising move with Kourtney; E.J. shocks his dad with a revelation; and Ricky and Nini visit an old haunt.”
Star Wars: The Bad Batch – “Common Ground”
“The Batch has their ideology challenged.”
New Exclusives – Wednesday, July 7th
Monsters at Work – “Welcome to Monsters, Incorporated” and “Meet Mift”
“When Tylor Tuskmon arrives at Monsters Incorporated to begin his dream job as a Scarer, he discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in. As a result he is temporarily reassigned to MIFT, the Monsters Incorporated Facilities Team.”
“Loki is banished from Asgard once again and must face his toughest opponents yet: the Simpsons and Springfield’s mightiest heroes. The God of Mischief teams up with Bart Simpson in the ultimate crossover event paying tribute to the Marvel Cinematic Universe of Super Heroes and villains.”
Loki – Episode 5
Marvel Studios Legends – “Black Widow”
“Marvel Studios Legends serves as an exciting refresher for the various heroes and villains making their way to the highly anticipated streaming shows premiering on Disney+, setting the stage for the upcoming adventures. The episodes will feature Black Widow.”
New on Disney+
The classic family comedy returns to Disney+ just in time for Independence Day weekend.
A 2005 direct-to-video sequel to The Sandlot.
Disney Junior’s spin-off of Mickey and the Roadster Racers.
The 4th season of Disney Channel’s That’s So Raven spin-off.
National Geographic’s new series where the radio host steps into the shoes of daring people.
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted – “Lush And Wild Puerto Rico”
New episodes of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted appear each Friday after their National Geographic premiere.
45th Anniversary – Gus
Ed Asner, Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in this Disney comedy about a “Field goal kicking mule,” released on July 7th, 1976.
35th Anniversary – The Great Mouse Detective
The classic Basil of Baker Street stories became a Disney animated classic on July 2nd, 1986.
15th Anniversary – Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
The first sequel to Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl introduced Davy Jones to the franchise on July 7th, 2006.
This Week’s Holidays
Every day’s a holiday and you can celebrate all of them on Disney+!
- Friday, July 2nd – World UFO Day – Lilo & Stitch
- Saturday, July 3rd – National Eat Beans Day – Walt & el Grupo
- Sunday, July 4th – Independence Day – The Liberty Story
- Monday, July 5th – Apple Turnover Day – Melody Time
- Tuesday, July 6th – International Kissing Day – The Little Mermaid
- Wednesday, July 7th – Global Forgiveness Day – Raya and the Last Dragon
- Thursday, July 8th – Ice Cream Sundae Day – Ducktales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp
Alex joined the Laughing Place team in 2014 and has been a lifelong Disney fan. His main beats for LP are Disney-branded movies, TV shows, books, music and toys. He recently became a member of the Television Critics Association (TCA).