'The Mosquito Coast' - Series Premiere
Adapted from the best selling novel, “The Mosquito Coast” is a gripping adventure and layered character drama following the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox (Justin Theroux), who uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US government.
Friday, April 30
'The Mitchells Vs. The Machines'
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In this animated feature-length comedy, a quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope.
Produced by the folks who brought us "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and "The LEGO Movie", "The Mitchells vs. The Machines' features a stellar voice cast, including Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Beck Bennett, Fred Armisen, Eric Andre and Oscar winner Olivia Colman.
Friday, April 30
'Best Baker In America
Carla Hall returns for a fourth season of this top-flight baking competition. that tasks bakers over eight episodes with challenges designed to put their baking skills and technical proficiency to the test for a chance to walk away with $25,000 and the coveted title.
During each episode the bakers must create elegant and delicious baked goods from different states across the country in two rounds — a Master Challenge that tests their mastery of the essential baking techniques and prowess working with specific flavours and ingredients. The least successful bakers in the Master Challenge must go head-to-head in a Bake-Off round where they have a chance to save themselves from elimination. Judges Gesine Prado and Jason Smith decide which bakers possess the artistry and creativity to advance in the competition.
Monday, May 3
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' - Series Premiere
The latest animated entry into the "Star Wars" pantheon follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch— a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
Tuesday, May 4
'Jupiter's Legacy' - Series Premiere
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After nearly a century of keeping mankind safe, the world's first generation of superheroes must look to their children to continue the legacy. But tensions rise as the young superheroes, hungry to prove their worth, struggle to live up to their parents' legendary public reputations — and exacting personal standards. Based on the graphic novels by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely, this epic superhero drama spans decades while navigating the complex dynamics of family, power and loyalty.
Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb, Ben Daniels, Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Mike Wade, Matt Lanter and Ian Quinlan star.
Friday, May 7
'Ziwe' - Series Premiere
The writer, comedian and performer known as Ziwe hosts this eponymous six-episode variety series, featuring interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and more — including unscripted and unpredictable interactions with everyday people.
Saturday, May 8
'The Upshaws' - Series Premiere
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This new sitcom focuses on Bennie Upshaw (Mike Epps), the head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis. Bennie is a well-intentioned mechanic and lifelong mess just trying his best to step up and care for his family — wife Regina (Kim Fields of "Facts of Life" fame), their two young daughters (Khali Daniya-Renee Spraggins, Journey Christine) and firstborn son (Jermelle Simon), the teenage son (Diamond Lyons) he fathered with another woman (Gabrielle Dennis) — and tolerate his sardonic sister-in-law (Wanda Sykes, who's the series co-creator), all without a blueprint for success. But the Upshaws are determined to make it work, and make it to the next level, together.
Wednesday, May 12
'The Underground Railroad' - Series Premiere
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This anticipated new series from Barry Jenkins ("If Beale Street Could Talk", "Moonlight"), follows Cora (Thuso Mbedu), a young enslaved woman who embarks on a perilous, time-bending escape to freedom, all the while pursued by relentless slave catcher Ridgeway (Joel Edgerton). As she flees, she discovers the legendary Underground Railroad is an ACTUAL subterranean railroad, discovering some timeless truths about what it means to be Black in America.
Friday, May 14
Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman star in this raw comedy about pals Kevin and Dan, who struggle to thrive in their new surroundings in Flatbush, Brooklyn as they attempt to climb out of their own heads and try to connect with others.
Sunday, May 23
'Crime Scene Kitchen'
Joel McHale hosts this all-new baking competition series with a unique twist. In this culinary guessing game, bakers are tasked with decoding what type of dessert was made, when all that’s left are the crumbs, flour trails and a few elusive clues. They must then recreate the recipe for celebrity judges, chef Curtis Stone and cake artist Yolanda Gampp, who will determine how closely their sweet treat matches the missing dessert — and how good it tastes.
Wednesday, May 26
Originally intended for theatrical release, Disney is instead releasing this live-action "101 Dalmations" on its streaming service. Emma Stone plays Cruella DeVil
Friday, May 28
'Housebroken' - Series Premiere
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Fox's latest "Animation Domination" comedy follows a group of neighbourhood pets and stray animals as they work through their issues inside and outside their therapy group. The voice cast includes Nat Faxon, Lisa Kudrow, Sharon Horgan, Bresha Webb, Tony Hale, Will Forte, Greta Lee, Clea DuVall, Sam Richardson and Jason Mantzoukas.
Sunday, May 30
'Loki' - Series Premiere
Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as the titular God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new Disney+ series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”.
Hiddleston heads a cast that includes Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku and Richard E. Grant.
Friday, June 11
'The Celebrity Dating Game'
Zooey Deschanel ("New Girl") and singer Michael Bolton are co-hosts of “The Celebrity Dating Game”, offering a wry wink at modern dating with a star-studded roster of celebrity singles from the worlds of television, music, comedy, reality TV and feature film in their pursuit to find love.
Offering the same iconic feel as the original classic dating show, each episode follows two celebrities, each of whom pick one lucky suitor from a hidden panel of three bachelors and/or bachelorettes based on answers to a variety of questions. But there’s a twist: the celebrities' identities will remain a mystery to their suitors, who are given clues via hilarious parody song performances by Bolton.
Monday, June 14
'The Republic of Sarah' - Series Premiere
When the discovery of a rare and valuable mineral is discovered beneath the bucolic Maine town of Greylock, a mining company's plans to extract the ore threatens to displace the locals and cost them their homes. When rebellious Sarah Cooper (Stella Baker) discovers historical documents that indicate the town was never properly claimed by the United States, she comes up with an a idea to save the town by declaring Greylock's independence. But first she has to convince everyone else to get onboard with her audacious and kind of bonkers plan.
Monday, June 14
This season, the five nurses, Grace Knight (Tiera Skovbye), Ashley Collins (Natasha Calis), Keon Colby (Jordan Johnson-Hinds), Nazneen Khan (Sandy Sidhu), and Wolf Burke (Donald Maclean Jr.), return to St. Mary’s for another round of highly dramatic, emotionally charged episodes where they continue to put their patients first. New additions to the team include tough-as-nails nursing manager Kate Faulkner (Rachel Ancheril), who has been shipped in by a new regime to turn the hospital around in the wake of last season’s scandal. Broody and mysterious nurse Matteo Rey (Jordan Connor) struggles to find his place and questions whether he
made the right decision to join St. Mary’s. Eternally sunny imaging tech Candy Kemper (Katie Uhlman) also joins, as does Dr. Ivy Turcotte (Humberly Gonzalez) who forms a romantic relationship with one of the nurses and harbours many secrets of her own. With all-new, high-stakes medical cases and romantic entanglements, the five nurses will heroically endeavour to help their patients, while still struggling mightily as they learn how to help themselves.
* Monday, June 21 on Global
'When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren'
This laugh-out-loud, one-hour unscripted comedy series looks at the lighter side of the natural world. Much like the overall tone of the show, this role is designed for Dame Helen Mirren to lean into her comedic talents while taking the audience on a visually enchanting and ridiculously hilarious tour of the animal kingdom. Based on a BBC Studios comedy format, the series features comedians putting words into the mouths of beautiful beasts, teeny-tiny frogs, beatboxing badgers and more in captivating footage from all over the world.
* Thursday, June 24 on Global
'Monsters At Work' - Series Premiere
This animated TV series spinoff of Pixar's "Monsters Inc." is set six months after the city of Monstropolis began making the transition to being powered by laughter instead of children's screams. The series follows Tylor Tuskmon (Ben Feldman), a recent Scare Major graduate from Monsters University, working as a mechanic in the Facilities Team while dreaming of working alongside his idols, Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (Billy Crystal and John Goodman, reprising their voice roles from the original).
Friday, July 2
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Like "Cruella", this Marvel Studios feature — the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — was intended to hit theatres, but is instead making its debut on Disney+.
Scarlett Johansson returns as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, who confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. Also starring are Florence Pugh stars as Yelena, David Harbour as Alexei/The Red Guardian and Rachel Weisz is Melina.
Friday, July 9
'Turner & Hooch' - Series Premiere
Based on the beloved Tom Hanks comedy, Josh Peck stars as U.S. Marshall Scott Turner Jr., son of Tom Hanks' now deceased Det. Scott Turner.
Much like his late dad, Scott inherits an unruly dog named Hooch, who may become the partner he needs. Together, the partnership, alongside the rest of the Turner family discover that his father's death may not have been accidental.
Friday, July 16
As a reimagining of the legendary series with a powerful, contemporary twist, Fantasy Island delves into the “what if” questions that keep us awake at night, staying true to the semi-anthological format of the original with a handful of characters living on the island and new guests arriving in every episode. Each episode will tell emotional, provocative stories about people who arrive with dreams and desires and depart enlightened and transformed through the magical realism of Fantasy Island.
This rebirth of the series stars Roselyn Sanchez (Devious Maids, Grand Hotel) as Elena Roarke, a descendant of the original series’ Mr. Roarke, Kiara Barnes (The Bold and the Beautiful) and John Gabriel Rodriquez (Miranda’s Rights, Rosewood) round out the lead cast.