Disney+: new shows streaming this week

Your guide to what to stream on Disney+ from 22 to 28 April 2024.
Band members from Bon Jovi pose for a picture in the 1980s alongside a more modern image of Jon Bon Jovi in a publicity image for Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story on Disney+.

New to streaming this week

Tiger (22 April)

Documentary (2024). This film invites viewers to journey alongside Ambar, a young tigress raising her cubs in the fabled forests of India. Curious, rambunctious and at times a bit clumsy, the cubs have a lot to learn from their savvy mother who will do all she can to keep them safe from pythons, bears and marauding male tigers. Directed by Mark Linfield, co-directed by Vanessa Berlowitz and Rob Sullivan, and produced by Linfield, Berlowitz and Roy Conli, Tiger is the groundbreaking culmination of 1,500 days of filming. Narrated by Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Secrets of the Octopus – Season 1 (22 April)

Documentary miniseries. They have three hearts, blue blood and can squeeze through gaps the size of their eyeballs … and that’s just the stuff we know! Some of their other secrets can be gleaned in this, um, deep dive. Starring Alex Schnell, Paul Rudd and some cephalopods.

Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story (26 April)


A documentary miniseries on the one and only Bon Jovi, with personal videos, photos and music illuminating the singer’s life and and the band’s journey from New Jersey bars to global fame. Starring Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan and Tico Torres.

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We Were The Lucky Ones (17 April)


Miniseries. A Jewish family ties to reuinite – and survive – after becoming separated during World War II. This new limited series TV adaptation is based on Georgia Hunter’s New York Times bestselling novel of the same name, and inspired by a true story. Starring Joey King, Logan Lerman and Sam Woolf.

The Greatest Hits (12 April)


Film (2024). A love story looking at how music and memory intertwine and (sometimes literally) transport us. Directed by Ned Benson and starring Lucy Boynton, David Corenswet and Retta.

Vanderpump Villa (1 April)

Vanderpump Villa. Image: Disney+.

Series. Reality TV show focusing on the the hand-picked crew of Lisa Vanderpump’s opulent French villa as they live and cooperate to satisfy each extravagant wish of their affluent visitors. Starring Lisa Vanderpump, Hannah Fouch and Priscila Ferrari.

Wish (3 April)


Animated film (2024). A musical-comedy that welcomes audiences to the kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force. Together, Asha and Star confront a formidable foe – the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico – to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites