What’s next on Disney+ — May 2020

by Brittani Tuttle

A new month means more new releases coming to Disney+! Here’s everything new you can expect to see added to the streaming service this May:


Friday, May 1

New Library Titles

  • “Awesome Animals” (Season 1)
  • “Birth of Europe” (Season 1)
  • “Bride of Boogedy”
  • “Buried Secrets of the Bible with Albert Lin” (Season 1)
  • “CAR SOS” (Seasons 1-7)
  • “George of the Jungle”
  • “Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey”
  • “Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco”
  • “How to Play Baseball”
  • “In Beaver Valley”
  • “Kirby Buckets” (Seasons 1-3)
  • “Lost Treasures of Egypt” (Season 1)
  • “Love & Vets” (Season 1)
  • “Nature’s Half Acre”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”
  • “Prairie Dog Manor” (Season 1)
  • “Primal Survivor” (Seasons 1-4)
  • “Prowlers of the Everglades
  • “Secrets of the Zoo”
  • “Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa”
  • “Survive the Tribe” (Season 1)
  • “United States of Animals” (Season 1)
  • “Unlikely Animal Friends” (Season 3)
  • “Water Birds”

Disney+ Originals

be our chef
  • “Be Our Chef” – Episode 106, “Slimy Yet Satisfying”
    • In this “Lion King” inspired challenge, the Perez family and Platt family are competing to rule the land as they figure out a way to include veggies in a dish that’s fit for the whole family.
  • “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” – Episode 711, “Shattered”
    • “After capturing Maul on Mandalore, Ahsoka’s journey to the Jedi Council is disrupted when Order 66 is declared, turning her world upside down.
family sundays
  • “Disney Family Sundays” – Episode 126, “Star Wars: Clock”
    • The Kurzawa family joins Amber for a craft inspired by “Star Wars.”
  • “One Day At Disney” – Episode 122, “Robin Roberts: Good Moring America Co-Anchor”
    • Follow along as “GMA” Co-Anchor Robin Roberts takes us behind-the-scenes of America’s favorite morning show.
prop culture
  • “Prop Culture” – Series Premiere (All 8 episodes available)
    • Film historian and prop collector Dan Lanigan reunites iconic Disney movie props with the filmmakers, actors, and crew who created and used them in some of Disney’s most beloved films.

Saturday, May 2

New Library Titles

  • “John Carter”

Monday, May 4

Disney+ Originals

  • “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” – Episode 101, “Directing” (Series Premiere)
    • In the first episode, the filmmakers speak about their individual journeys on the way to the director’s chair and take us inside the filmmaking process of “The Mandalorian.”
clone wars
  • “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” – Episode 712, “Victory and Death” (Series Finale)
    • Ahsoka and Rex must use their wit and skills to survive the turbulent end of the Clone Wars.

Friday, May 8

Disney+ Originals

  • “Be Our Chef” – Episode 107, “Anyone Can Cook”
    • In round seven of “Be Our Chef,” the Perez and Wells families are tasked with reimagining their own family-inspired “Ratatouille” dish.
family sundays
  • “Disney Family Sundays” – Episode 127, “Star Wars: Hanging Art”
    • The Freeman family joins Amber for a craft inspired by “Star Wars.”
  • “One Day At Disney” – Episode 123, “Joe Hernandez: Attractions Host”
    • Ride along with Attractions Host Joe Hernandez aboard the historic Mark Twain Riverboat and take in the iconic scenery around the Disneyland Resort.
  • “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” – Episode 102, “Legacy”
    • The team behind “The Mandalorian” examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ “Star Wars.”
  • “Disney Insider” – Episode 105, “Running through Disney, Sorcerer’s Arena, Opening the Archives”
    • This week on “Disney Insider,” runDisney goes behind the scenes on how they plan a marathon through The Walt Disney World Resort that puts a smile on every racer’s face. Meet the team behind the new interactive game Disney Sorcerer’s Arena that lets fans play as one of over 100 Disney and Pixar characters. The Walt Disney Archives celebrates its 50th anniversary by putting 400 iconic props, costumes and original artwork on display.

Friday, May 15

New Library Titles

  • “Furry Files”
  • “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”

Disney+ Originals

be our chef
  • “Be Our Chef” – Episode 108, “Worth Melting For”
    • In this round, the Merrill family and Platt family are challenged to create a cold delicious dessert inspired by Elsa’s icy powers.
  • “Disney Family Sundays” – Episode 128, “Beauty and the Beast: Stained Glass”
    • The Kurzawa family and Amber create a piece of art inspired by Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”
one day
  • “One Day At Disney” – Episode 124, “Stephanie Carroll: Ranch Hand”
    • Fulfilling her lifelong dream of working with horses, Stephanie Carroll has served as a Ranch Hand at Walt Disney World Resort’s Tri-Circle-D Ranch for over 8 years. From caring for the majestic Cinderella Ponies to driving the Main Street Trolley, Stephanie creates magical moments for guests by bringing fantasies to life through her love of horses.
  • “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” – Episode 103, “Cast”
    • Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, and Carl Weathers discuss the making of “The Mandalorian.”
it's a dog's life with bill farmer
  • “It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer” – Episode 101, “Whale Poop Dogs & Sheep Herding Dogs” (Series Premiere)
    • The iconic voice of Goofy and Pluto for more than 30 years, Disney Legend Bill Farmer steps out from behind the microphone to meet his own favorite characters — dogs! Join Bill as he crosses the country meeting dogs doing all kinds of incredible jobs that make our lives better.

Friday, May 22

New Library Titles

  • “The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story”
  • “Disneyland Goes to the World’s Fair”
  • “Fantastic Mr. Fox”
  • “Heartland Docs, DVM” (Season 1)
  • “Hello, Dolly!”
  • “Just Roll With It” (Season 1)
  • “Marvel’s Future Adventures” (Season 2)
  • “Mech-X4” (Seasons 1-2)

Disney+ Originals

  • “The Big Fib – Series Premiere (All 15 episodes available)
    • A new Disney+game show, hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and featuring Rhys Darby as her robot sidekick, C.L.I.V.E. In each episode of this comedy game show, a kid starts by playing a warm-up round where a silly liar and an authentic expert share fabulous fibs and fun facts.
be our chef
  • “Be Our Chef” – Episode 109, “Tiana’s Place”
    • The Wells and Robbins families leap into action when tasked to conjure up an inspired “Princess and the Frog” dish that could be served at Tiana’s Palace restaurant.
  • “Disney Family Sundays” – Episode 129, “Bambi: Lanterns”
    • The Pyle-Lawrence family joins Amber to make a craft inspired by Disney’s “Bambi.”
one day
  • “One Day At Disney” – Episode 125, “Ed Fritz: Imagineering Ride Engineer”
    • Ride Project Engineering Executive Ed Fritz brings new attractions like Avatar Flight of Passage to life through cutting edge immersive and interactive technology. From the initial sketch to the grand opening, Ed is one of the many talented cast members behind Disney’s favorite attractions.
  • “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” – Episode 104, “Technology”
    • Favreau and the team reveal how a new filmmaking technology was used to bring The Mandalorian to life.
it's a dog's life with bill farmer
  • “It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer” – Episode 102, “Dogs & Cheetahs & Companion Dogs”
    • Bill meets a dog whose friend is a Cheetah. Then, he meets a helpful companion dog.

Friday, May 29

New Library Titles

  • “Doc McStuffins” (Season 5)
  • “The Evermoor Chronicles” (Seasons 1-2)
  • “Gabby Duran & the Unsittables” (Season 1)
  • “Mickey and the Seal”
  • “The Moon-Spinners”
  • “Violetta” (Season 2)

Disney+ Originals

  • “Be Our Chef” – Episode 110, “Woody’s Lunchbox”
    • In round ten of “Be Our Chef” two families are Inspired by the Pixar film Toy Story.
family sundays
  • “Disney Family Sundays” – Episode 130, “Nightmare Before Christmas: Candy Bowl”
    • The Freemans work on a Halloween -themed craft inspired by “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
  • “One Day At Disney” – Episode 126, “Jerome Ranft: Pixar Sculptor”
    • Pixar sculptor Jerome Ranft spends his days creating characters the old-fashioned way. Through the use of clay, Ranft is responsible for helping imagine Pixar characters in a tangible way that modern technology has yet to replicate. Molding, sculpting and carving all come into play as Jerome employs his elegant – and yet occasionally messy – craft.
  • “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” – Episode 105, “Practical”
    • The team celebrates the artistry behind the practical models, effects and animatronic creatures.
  • “It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer” – Episode 103, “Mascot Dogs & Guide Dogs for Runners”
    • Bill is at Texas A&M to meet their mascot. Then, he’s in New York to meet a guide dog for a runner.

What’s going on your watchlist this May? Let us know in the comments! For more info on subscribing to Disney+, visit DisneyPlus.com.


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