Disney+ is kicking off fall with a September schedule full of movie and series premieres, including a full slate on Disney+ Day. There’s something for every Disney fan in this month’s schedule.
This month features the three-episode premiere of the newest Star Wars series, “Andor,” along with the return of “The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers” in a second season that sees Josh Duhamal joining the cast.
“Dancing With the Stars” makes its move from ABC to Disney+ while still keeping its live weekly format, and also is the focus of a special highlighting the past 30 seasons.
The Disney Original Documentary “Mija” debuts with its story of trying to make it in the music biz, and there are sing-along versions of “Frozen,” “Frozen 2,” and “Coco” coming to the streamer this month.
And Disney+ Day on Sept. 8 brings a bunch of premieres including Marvel’s “Thor: Love and Thunder,” “Pinocchio” starring Tom Hanks, “Cars on the Road” featuring Lightning McQueen and Mater, the Star Wars documentary special “Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return,” the debut of National Geographic’s “Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory,” and so much more.
All this plus new episodes of “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” and “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” and a bunch of catalog titles.
Get ready to plan your viewing for the month, because here is everything coming to the streamer in September 2022.
Thursday, September 1
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 3
Friday, September 2
Al Davis VS. The NFL
The Band That Wouldn’t Die
Elway to Marino
Run Ricky Run
Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL
The Two Bills
Year of the Scab
Siempre Fui Yo, Detrás de la historia (Premiere)
This is a behind the scenes look at the “Siempre Fui Yo” series. Karol Sevilla and Pipe Bueno talk about their on-screen chemistry and the challenge Pipe faced when taking on a lead role in his first acting experience, meanwhile Christian Tappan talks about how he took on the challenge of playing “El Faraón”.
Wednesday, September 7
Edge of the Unknown with Jimmy Chin (S1)
Europe from Above (S3, S4)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 307 – “Camp Prom”
Prime Survivor: Mighty Mekong (S1)
Puppy Dog Pals (S5, 3 episodes)
Thursday, September 8 – Disney+ Day
Frozen 2 (Sing-Along)
Mickey Mouse Funhouse (S1, 5 episodes)
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 4
Thor: Love and Thunder
Cars on the Road (Premiere)(All Episodes Streaming)
Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original series follows Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and his best friend Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) as they head east from Radiator Springs on a cross-country road trip to meet up with Mater’s sister.
Dancing with the Stars: The Pros’ Most Memorable Dances (Special)(Premiere)
This special looks back on the 20 most memorable dances of thirty seasons of “Dancing with the Stars,” chosen by the Pro-Dancers. Hosted by Derek Hough, Kym Johnson, Cheryl Burke, and Brandon Armstrong, it’ll highlight the best Mirrorball-winning performances over the years. It all leads up to season 31 premiering live only on Disney+ later this month. Dancing with the Stars is produced by BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions.
Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory (Season 1 Premiere)(All Episodes Streaming)
The face of a new generation of aspirational adventurers and natural history filmmakers, 29-year-old National Geographic Explorer Bertie Gregory takes viewers on epic and nail-biting journeys that push into the most spectacular and secretive corners of our wild world. For weeks at a time, the charismatic BAFTA Award-winning cinematographer immerses himself into the animals’ lives to capture the untold stories of iconic creatures living in some of the harshest environments on our planet.
This season, we will see Bertie braving the icy worlds of Antarctica in search of the biggest gathering of whales ever filmed, and coming face-to-face with specialist buffalo-hunting lions in Zambia.
Growing Up (Premiere)(All Episodes Streaming)
Created by Brie Larson and Culture House, “Growing Up” is an innovative hybrid docu-series that explores the challenges, triumphs, and complexities of adolescence through ten compelling coming of age stories. The series uses narrative, experimental, and documentary filmmaking to represent a wide range of experiences, giving audiences emotionally powerful narratives that offer an engaging look at teenage-hood and the diverse social, familial, and internal obstacles young people face on their path to self-discovery and acceptance.
Each 30-minute episode features one young person, or “hero,” and their experience growing up. Each episode is anchored by a deeply personal interview that allows our heroes to walk us through their childhood and teenage years.
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Thor: Love and Thunder (Premiere)
Join Taika Waititi, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, and Tessa Thompson as they divulge the secrets behind the creation of “Thor: Love and Thunder.” Through in-depth interviews with cast and crew, along with raw, unseen footage from the set and beyond, ASSEMBLED pulls back the curtain on the God of Thunder’s fourth feature film.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return (Premiere)
This insightful documentary from Lucasfilm and Supper Club explores the return of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to the screen, as Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen talk about their respective classic roles. Director Deborah Chow, along with cast and crew, reflect on their journey to tell a new story with iconic Star Wars characters, while introducing new heroes and villains into the saga along the way.
Complete with visits to the creature shop, props department, San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC22) and more, “Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return” features the side of filmmaking that makes Star Wars so unique—the respect and passion for the generation-spanning legacy and the beloved characters.
Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis directs this live action/CGI retelling of the beloved tale of a wooden puppet who embarks on a thrilling adventure to become a real boy. Tom Hanks stars as Geppetto, the woodcarver who builds and treats Pinocchio (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) as if he were his real son. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Jiminy Cricket, Academy Award® nominee Cynthia Erivo is the Blue Fairy; Keegan-Michael Key is “Honest” John; Academy Award® nominee Lorraine Bracco is Sofia the Seagull, a new character, and Luke Evans is The Coachman.
Where do ideas come from? And where do they go when they’re forgotten? These central questions are brought to life in “Remembering”, an original short film by Emmy® Winning director Elijah Allan-Blitz.
The story follows a writer (Academy Award® winner Brie Larson) who loses a very important idea when her phone rings. Personified as golden light, this lost idea is found by the writer’s inner child, who takes its on a journey through The World of Imagination. It is easy to lose touch with this world, but each of us can be inspired by it—if we just remember.
With a first of its kind companion Augmented Reality app, Disney+ subscribers can interact with the story by visiting disney.com/Remembering to extend The World of Imagination into their living room.
Tierra Incógnita (Premiere)(All Episodes Streaming)
The series follows Eric Dalaras (Pedro Maurizi), a teenager who discovers a hair-raising world while searching for the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of his parents eight years before. Raised by his maternal grandparents along with his sister Uma (Mora Fisz), Eric decides to run away from home and go back to his childhood town, Cabo Qwert, to find answers where his parents were last seen: the Tierra Incógnita horror theme park. Together with his friends, his sister and his aunt, Eric must overcome his fears in order to find answers and solve the mystery in a dark and unfamiliar world.
Welcome to the Club (Premiere)
Heart set on becoming a princess, Lisa Simpson is surprised to learn that being bad might be more fun in this new short from “The Simpsons.”
Wednesday, September 14
First Alaskans (S1)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 308 “Let It Go”
In the Womb: Animal Babies (S1)
Short Circuit – Episode 206: “Reflect”
Walt Disney Animation Studios presents “Short Circuit,” an experimental, innovative program where anyone at the Studio can pitch an idea and get selected to create their own short film. In this episode, directed by Hillary Bradfield, a ballet dancer battles her own reflection, overcoming doubt and fear by channeling her inner strength, grace and power.
Thursday, September 15
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 5
Friday, September 16
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Disney Original Documentary’s “Mija” features Doris Muñoz and Jacks Haupt, two daughters of immigrants from Mexico who are both navigating their careers in the music industry. Seeking to provide for their families while achieving their dreams, Muñoz and Haupt bond over the ever-present guilt of being the first American-born members of their families, and the financial risks of pursuing their dreams. For them, the pressure of success is heightened because it is their family’s hope for green cards and family reunification.
“Mija” is a moving love letter to immigrants and their children. Director Isabel Castro’s intimate debut feature constructs an ethereal vision and dedication to the daughters that fight for their families, their dreams and themselves.
Monday, September 19
Dancing with the Stars – Season 31 Premiere (Live)
Hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks and actor and television personality Alfonso Ribeiro, this new season once again pairs celebritieswith trained ballroom dancers to compete in themed choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. This is the first season on Disney+.
Wednesday, September 21
Firebuds (S1, 12 episodes)
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (S8, 8 episodes)
Andor (3-Episode Premiere)(Episodes 1-3)
“Andor” focuses on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make in this series set five years prior to the events of the “Rogue One” movie.
It tells the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.
Super/Natural (Premiere)(All Episodes Streaming)
Executive-produced by James Cameron, and narrated by Academy Award®-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch (“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”), this new series will utilize the latest scientific innovations and leading-edge filmmaking technology to reveal the secret powers and super-senses of the world’s most extraordinary animals.
It invites viewers to see and hear beyond normal human perception to experience the natural world as a specific species does — from seeing flowers in bee-vision to eavesdropping on a conversation between elephant seals to soaring the length of a football field with glow-in-the-dark squirrels.
Thursday, September 22
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 6
Friday, September 23
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Saving Giraffes: The Long Journey Home
Spies in Disguise
Monday, September 26
Dancing with the Stars – Episode 2 (Live)
Wednesday, September 28
Andor – Episode 4
Life Below Zero: Northern Territories (S2)
Minnie’s Bow-Toons: Party Palace Pals (S2, 11 episodes)
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (Season 2 Premiere)
After winning back the Mighty Ducks team name last year, the squad-with-heart and their coach Alex Morrow (Lauren Graham) take to the road to attend an intense summer hockey institute in California run by charming yet hardcore former NHL player, Colin Cole (new cast member Josh Duhamel).
It’s a place for kids to get excellent at hockey — without school to get in the way. As our Ducks try to survive in this super-competitive environment, they’re faced with the question: Can you win summer?
Thursday, September 29
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 7
Wednesday, September 30
Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash (Special)
Under Wraps 2
Hocus Pocus 2 (Premiere)
This haunting sequel to the 1993 Halloween cult classic brings back the delightfully wicked Sanderson sisters for more comedic mayhem.
It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve.