From ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 to ‘The Right Stuff,’ Here Are the New Television Shows Coming to Disney+ During October 2020

There are a few creepy and fantastic movies premiering on this streaming platform in time for Halloween. However, there’s also plenty of Disney-related television shows available for binge-watching. Here’s our look at some of the new episodes and series’ debuting on Disney+ during October 2020.

Another season of ‘The Simpsons’ becomes available for binge-watching

Bart, Lisa, Homer, Marge, and Maggie are always up to something. Sometimes that includes referencing Disney and Marvel movies, sometimes that means enjoying a drink with Moe or Ned Flanders. Season 31 of this fan-favorite comedy series joins the Disney+ streaming platform on Oct. 2.

There’s already a number of episodes of The Simpsons already available on the streaming platform, including the short featuring Maggie Simpson, Playdate with Destiny. Additionally, The Simpsons Movie, originally released during 2007, is available for binge-watching.

Lucasfilm's first-ever, live-action series 'The Mandalorian'
Lucasfilm’s first-ever, live-action series ‘The Mandalorian’ | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ premieres during October

The Mandalorian decided to save “The Child.” Now, he’s tasked with reuniting it with its own kind. After months of waiting, fans are ready to see this unlikely duo embark on more adventures together. With season 1 premiering over a year ago, this wouldn’t be the first time fans met characters like Cara Dune and “Baby Yoda.” 

Now, however, new episodes will premiere on a weekly basis, beginning on Oct. 30. Until then, fans can watch shows that take place in a galaxy far, far away, including Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

There’s the National Geographic docu-series, titled ‘Meet the Chimps’

National Geographic is bringing a local wildlife sanctuary, Chimp Haven, to Disney+ subscribers. That is all thanks to a new docu-series about its residents. Meet the Chimps tells the story of the animals living on one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world. All episodes of this series debut on 10/16.

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October holds the season premiere of ‘The Right Stuff’

Disney+ now offers a look into the Cold War and its heroes, with the original series, The Right Stuff, premiering on Oct. 9. This series tells the story of the early days of the U.S. Space Program, paying special attention to the inspirational stories of the astronauts of the time, known as the the Mercury Seven. 

There are also a number of new and original movies premiering throughout the month. That includes the first Maleficent movie, starring Angelina Jolie, and the short film starring Olaf, Once Upon a Snowman.

There’s already plenty of Disney, Marvel, and National Geographic television shows in this streaming platform library. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treade joins other movies already in the franchise available on the streaming platform. To learn more about Disney+ and to subscribe, visit their website.

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