What will you watch this week on Disney+? Wll, there’s a new episode of Marvel’s What If…? and a behind the scenes look at the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian on top of a whole lot more. Here’s everything new this week. Whatever you choose to stream this week, we hope it’s magical.
New Exclusives – Wednesday, August 18th
Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian – “Making of the Season 2 Finale”
“‘Making of the Season 2 Finale’ is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this celebrated ‘chapter’ of The Mandalorian, with a focus on the technology used for recreating Luke Skywalker. It delves into the collaborative process, including working with Mark Hamill, to create an authentic and fitting recreation, and explores the immense pressure and responsibility the filmmakers had in bringing back one of the most important characters in film history.”
Behind the Attraction – Episodes 6-10
“The Castles,” “Disneyland Hotel,” “it’s a small world,” “Trains, Trams and Monorails” and “Hall of Presidents” complete the first season of this Disney Parks show from the creator of The Toys That Made Us.
What If…? – “What If… The World Lost its Mightiest Heroes?”
“What If…? flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.”
Chip ‘N’ Dale: Park Life – “Dog In The House / Cone Alone / Highway To Hugs”
“A new roommate divides the chipmunks. / Dale’s lie to get Chip to pamper him ends up making his life a complete misery! / Dale desperately needs a hug.”
The Wonderful World Of Mickey Mouse – “Once Upon an Apple” and “Game Night”
“In The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse, it's nothing but fun and excitement for Mickey and his best pals – Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto – as they embark on their greatest adventures yet, navigating the curveballs of a wild and zany world where the magic of Disney makes the impossible possible. Each seven-minute short is filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, modern settings, timeless stories, new music and the unmistakable classic art style of the “Mickey Mouse” shorts. The series will include stories inspired by various lands at Disney parks and cameos by classic Disney heritage characters.”
Turner & Hooch – “The Fur-gitive”
“Scott, Hooch and Xavier get stuck searching for a fugitive in the quirky small town of El Dorado.”
Monsters at Work – “Little Monsters”
“Scott hunts for a dangerous fugitive in the woods; Hooch discovers the suspect has a secret.”
New on Disney+ – Wednesday, August 25th
The 9th season of Dr. Susan Kelleher’s Nat Geo WILD series claws its way onto Disney+.
The 2nd season of the popular preschool series is here!
12 new episodes from Season 10 are new this week.
Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog – “Twin Trouble” and “Dogs V Cats”
The “Dog Whisperer” is back with a brand-new show on National Geographic. New episodes arrive on Disney+ the Wednesday after they air.
New on Disney+ – Friday, August 27th
This short film from Marvel Studios is set after the events of Iron Man 3 and follows Trevor Slattery’s incarceration for impersonating The Mandarin, leader of the Ten Rings.
The Premier Access window has ended and all Disney+ subscribers can enjoy Emma Stone’s turn as the villainess.
Steve Carell stars in this 2007 Touchstone Pictures comedy.
Disney Channel’s half-hour musical celebration of all things Disney Princess.
It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s Disney’s live-action adaptation of the classic animated TV series.
25th Anniversary – First Kid
Sinbad plays a Secret Service Agent charged with protecting the son of the President of the United States, released August 30th, 1996.
15th Anniversary – Invincible
Mark Wahlburg stars as Vince Papale in this inspiring sports film based on a true story, released August 25th, 2006.
15th Anniversary – The Cheetah Girls 2
Galleria, Chanel, Dorinda and Aqua perform at an international music festival in Spain in this DCOM sequel that premiered on August 25th, 2006.
15th Anniversary – Brother Bear 2
Kenai finds love when he reconnects with a childhood friend, voiced by Mandy Moore, in this direct-to-video sequel released on August 29th, 2006.
This Week’s Holidays
Every day’s a holiday and you can celebrate all of them on Disney+!
- Wednesday, August 25th – Kiss and Make Up Day – Mickey Mouse: “The Adorable Couple”
- Thursday, August 26th – National Dog Day – How Dogs Got Their Shapes
- Friday, August 27th – Tarzan Day – Tarzan
- Saturday, August 28th – Read Comics in Public Day – The Simpsons: “Three Men and a Comic Book”
- Sunday, August 29th – According to Hoyle Day – 10 Things I Hate About You
- Monday, August 30th – Frankenstein Day – Frankenweenie (2013)
- Tuesday, August 31st – National Matchmaker Day – Hello, Dolly!
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).