This month on Disney Plus sees the release of buzzy new historical drama Shardlake, starring Arthur Hughes, Anthony Boyle and Sean Bean, while big returning series include Welcome to Wrexham, back for its third season, and The Kardashians, back for its fifth.

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That is, of course, not to mention all the continuing shows which are dropping new episodes over the coming weeks, including Marvel's X-Men '97, Grey's Anatomy, Station 19 and Star Wars: The Bad Batch, which is releasing its final ever episode.

There are some other new additions coming, too, such as Star Wars: Tales of the Empire, Monsters at Work season 2 and a new version of The Beatles: Let It Be, which has been restored by Peter Jackson and his team.

With plenty of other series and films on the release schedule for this month, read on for the full list of titles coming to Disney Plus this May - it's sure to provide a resounding 'yes' to the question is Disney Plus worth it?

New on Disney Plus this week (29th April – 5th May 2024)

Grand Moff Tarkin in The Bad Batch season 3 in grey Imperial uniform
Grand Moff Tarkin in The Bad Batch season 3. Disney Plus/LucasFilm

New content arriving this week on Disney Plus includes Shardlake, the final episodes of Star Wars: The Bad Batch and American Horror Story: Delicate, season 2 of Monsters at Work and new episodes of Family Guy and X-Men '97.

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Fresh content arriving on the platform this week is as follows:

  • Vanderpump Villa episode 7
  • Shardlake
  • The Great North season 4 episodes 1-10
  • 911 season 7 episode 1
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 episode 15
  • Marvel's X-Men '97 episode 8
  • American Horror Story: Delicate episode 9
  • Family Guy season 22 episode 13
  • Undead Unluck episode 16
  • Tracker episode 5
  • Sand Land: The Series episode 13
  • House of the Owl episode 7
  • Blood Free episode 8
  • Welcome to Wrexham season 3 episodes 1-2
  • Prom Dates
  • Chief Detective 1958 episode 5
  • Star Wars: Tales of the Empire
  • Monsters at Work season 2
  • The Fable episode 5
  • Mission: Yozakura Family episode 5
  • Go! Go! Loser Ranger! episode 5

New on Disney Plus in May 2024

Wednesday 1st May

  • Shardlake Adaptation of CJ Sansom's series of Tudor murder mystery novels, starring Arthur Hughes, Anthony Boyle and Sean Bean.
  • The Great North season 4 episodes 1-10 New episodes of the animated sitcom starring Nick Offerman and Jenny Slate.
  • 911 season 7 episode 1 The procedural drama, currently starring Angela Bassett, returns for a new season.
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 episode 15
  • Marvel's X-Men '97 episode 8
  • American Horror Story: Delicate episode 9
  • Family Guy season 22 episode 13
  • Undead Unluck episode 16
  • Tracker episode 5
  • Sand Land: The Series episode 13
  • House of the Owl episode 7
  • Blood Free episode 8

Friday 3rd May

  • Welcome to Wrexham season 3 episodes 1-2 Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are back for this third season of the football docuseries.
  • Prom Dates Comedy film following best friends Jess and Hannah who are determined to have the perfect senior prom, even as everything falls apart.
  • Chief Detective 1958 episode 5

Saturday 4th May

  • Star Wars: Tales of the Empire Following on from Tales of the Jedi, this animated anthology show tells stories of characters connected to the Galactic Empire.

Sunday 5th May

  • Monsters at Work season 2 Billy Crystal and John Goodman return to voice Mike and Sully in this second season of the Monsters Inc spin-off series.
  • The Fable episode 5
  • Mission: Yozakura Family episode 5
  • Go! Go! Loser Ranger! episode 5

Monday 6th May

  • Charles: In His Own Words National Geographic documentary about King Charles.
  • Vanderpump Villa episode 8

Wednesday 8th May

  • The Beatles: Let It Be Following on from The Beatles: Get Back, Peter Jackson and his team have restored this version of Michael Lindsay-Hogg's original 1970 film The Beatles: Let It Be.
  • Good Trouble season 5 episodes 11-20 The final batch of episodes from the young adult drama series.
  • Abbott Elementary season 3 episodes 1-10 This hit school-based mockumentary sitcom returns for its third season.
  • 911 season 7 episode 2
  • Marvel's X-Men '97 episode 9
  • Family Guy season 22 episode 14
  • Undead Unluck episode 17
  • Tracker episode 6
  • House of the Owl episode 8
  • Blood Free episode 9

Friday 10th May

  • Past Lies Spanish series about a group of successful women whose lives are suddenly shaken by the appearance of the mortal remains of one of their high school classmates.
  • Welcome to Wrexham season 3 episode 3
  • Chief Detective 1958 episode 6

Sunday 12th May

  • The Fable episode 6
  • Mission: Yozakura Family episode 6
  • Go! Go! Loser Ranger! episode 6

Monday 13th May

  • Vanderpump Villa episode 9

Wednesday 15th May

  • Queen Rock Montreal This remastered 1981 Queen concert will be available to subscribers with Imax enhanced sound.
  • Grown-ish season 6 episodes 1-9 The next batch of episodes from this teen comedy and spin-off to Black-ish.
  • CHUECO season 2 Second season of this Argentinian comedy series.
  • Uncle Samsik episodes 1-5 South Korean period drama.
  • 911 season 7 episode 3
  • Marvel's X-Men '97 episode 10
  • Family Guy season 22 episode 15
  • Undead Unluck episode 18
  • Tracker episode 7

Thursday 16th May

  • Grey's Anatomy season 20 episode 6
  • Station 19 season 7 episode 6

Friday 17th May

  • Welcome to Wrexham season 3 episode 4
  • Chief Detective 1958 episode 7

Sunday 19th May

  • The Fable episode 7
  • Mission: Yozakura Family episode 7
  • Go! Go! Loser Ranger! episode 7

Monday 20th May

  • Vanderpump Villa episode 10

Wednesday 22nd May

  • Chip 'n' Dale: Park Life season 2 Second season of the animated show following Chip 'n' Dale.
  • Marvel Studios' Assembled: The Making of X-Men '97 Documentary looking at the making of the new, acclaimed X-Men: The Animated Series revival.
  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse season 3 Third season of the animated Mickey Mouse series.
  • Pauline German series about a young woman who accidentally becomes pregnant from a one-night stand with Lukas, who turns out to be the son of the devil, giving her supernatural powers.
  • Uncle Samsik episode 6
  • 911 season 7 episode 4
  • Undead Unluck episode 19
  • Tracker episode 8

Thursday 23rd May

  • The Kardashians season 5 episode 1 Fifth season of the reality series following the lives of the Kardashian family.
  • Grey's Anatomy season 20 episode 7
  • Station 19 season 7 episode 7

Friday 24th May

  • Welcome to Wrexham season 3 episode 5
  • The Beach Boys Documentary following the history of iconic rock band The Beach Boys.

Sunday 26th May

  • The Fable episode 8
  • Mission: Yozakura Family episode 8
  • Go! Go! Loser Ranger! episode 8

Wednesday 29th May

  • Lost Treasures of Rome Docuseries about a team of female archaeologists attempt to uncover the lost secrets of the Roman Empire.
  • Big City Greens season 4 episodes 6-10 New episodes from the animated comedy adventure series.
  • Uncle Samsik episode 7
  • 911 season 7 episode 5
  • Tracker episode 9

Thursday 30th May

  • The Kardashians season 5 episode 2
  • Grey's Anatomy season 20 episode 8
  • Station 19 season 7 episode 8

Friday 31st May

  • Jim Henson: Idea Man Documentary film from director Ron Howard about puppeteer and The Muppets creator Jim Henson.
  • Welcome to Wrexham season 3 episode 6

Best April 2024 releases on Disney Plus

April was a big month for Disney Plus, with the arrival of new shows including Wish and Feud: Capote vs the Swans, as well as new episodes of continuing series such as Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 and Shōgun.

Here's a list of some of the biggest and best series and films that arrived on Disney Plus in April 2024:

  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 episodes 10-14 Third and final season of the animated Star Wars series charting the adventures of Clone Force 99.
  • Shōgun episodes 7-10 Epic limited series starring Hiroyuki Sanada and based on the novel by James Clavell, following a Japanese lord fighting for his life as his enemies unite against him.
  • Marvel's X-Men '97 episodes 4-7 Animated Marvel series picking up after the events of the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series.
  • Wish Ariana DeBose and Chris Pine star in this Disney Animation film made to celebrate the studio's centenary.
  • Feud: Capote vs the Swans Second season of Ryan Murphy's anthology, which charts the feud between writer Truman Capote and the New York socialite group The Swans.
  • Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story Four-part all-access docuseries chronicling the past and future of Bon Jovi and the band's front-man Jon Bon Jovi.
  • Grey's Anatomy season 20 episodes 2-5 Latest season of the long-running medical drama.
  • Station 19 season 7 episodes 2-5 Latest season of the fire department drama spin-off from Grey's Anatomy.

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