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TV Premiere Highlights Coming To Disney+ UK In May 2024

Tudors, Wrexham, Monsters, Firefighters, Star Wars & More!

by Dave Elliott

 

May the fourth be with you, as Disney+ announces a new line-up of content for next month, including a new animated ‘Star Wars’ series, the return of ‘9-1-1’, and Tudor murder-mystery in ‘Shardlake’, plus a return to Wrexham, Monsters heading back to Work, and lots more! Here is what’s coming to Disney+ in May 2024.

Disney+ Originals & UK Exclusives – May 2024 Highlights

SHARDLAKE – 1st May 2024 (Drama Series – Boxset)

The year is 1536. Lawyer Matthew Shardlake finds his life turned upside down when Thomas Cromwell sends him to investigate a suspicious death at the remote monastery of Scarnsea. Deception, deceit, and corruption are rife as it soon becomes clear that the murder is not the first. Shardlake is drawn into a web of lies that threatens not only his integrity but his life. This compelling whodunnit is based on the internationally popular Tudor murder mystery novels by C.J. Sansom.

9-1-1, SEASON 7 – 1st May 2024 (Drama Series – Weekly)

Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear reimagine the procedural drama with “9-1-1.” The series explores the high-pressure experiences of first responders — including police officers, firefighters and dispatchers — who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in their own lives. The show draws from real-life, high-pressure experiences of first responders who regularly face heart-stopping situations that are often unpredictable, intense and uplifting at the same time.

FX’S WELCOME TO WREXHAM, SEASON 3 – 3rd May 2024 (Docuseries – Weekly, 2 eps launch)

In 2020, Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds teamed up to purchase the 5th-tier Wrexham Football Club in the hopes of creating an underdog story the whole world could root for. The world took notice and change is afoot. After 15 painful seasons in the National League, the Club finally achieved promotion back into the English Football League. Will Wrexham AFC stand up to the challenge and rise again?

PROM DATES – 3rd May 2024 (Film)

“Prom Dates” follows best friends Jess and Hannah, who made a pact at 13 to have the perfect senior prom. Despite the impending changes that college will bring over the next four years, the two are committed to honouring their prom pact. But with only 24 hours left before the big event, everything falls apart when they break up with each of their dates. Jess and Hannah are left with one night to find new dates and live out their middle-school fantasies.

STAR WARS: TALES OF THE EMPIRE – 4th May 2024 (Animated Series – Boxset)

“Star Wars: Tales of the Empire” is a six-episode journey into the fearsome Galactic Empire through the eyes of two warriors on divergent paths, set during different eras. After losing everything, young Morgan Elsbeth navigates the expanding Imperial world toward a path of vengeance, while former Jedi Barriss Offee does what she must to survive a rapidly changing galaxy. The choices they make will define their destinies.

MONSTERS AT WORK, SEASON 2 – 5th May 2024 (Animated Series)

Tylor’s journey as a Jokester and his friendship with Val face the ultimate test. When new doors of opportunity unexpectedly open at rival energy company, FearCo, Tylor’s co-workers at Monsters Inc. begin to question his loyalty. As his Laugh Floor partnership with Val is pushed to the brink, Tylor must discover where he really belongs.

ABBOTT ELEMENTARY, SEASON 3, PART 1 – 8th May 2024 (Comedy Series – Boxset)

In this workplace comedy, a group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal — are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible educators may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.

LET IT BE – 8th May 2024 (Film)

First released in May 1970 amidst the swirl of The Beatles’ breakup, “Let It Be” now takes its rightful place in the band’s history. Once viewed through a darker lens, the film is now brought to light through its restoration and in the context of revelations brought forth in Peter Jackson’s multiple Emmy Award-winning docuseries, “The Beatles: Get Back.” Released on Disney+ in 2021, the docuseries showcases the iconic foursome’s warmth and camaraderie, capturing a pivotal moment in music history. “Let It Be” contains footage not featured in the “Get Back” docuseries, bringing viewers into the studio and onto Apple Corps’ London rooftop in January 1969 as The Beatles, joined by Billy Preston, write and record their GRAMMY Award®-winning album Let It Be, with its Academy Award®-winning title song, and perform live for the final time as a group.

GOOD TROUBLE, SEASON 5, FINAL EPISODES – 8th May 2024 (Drama Series)

Callie & Mariana have graduated and moved to downtown Los Angeles. The sisters navigate love, sex, and the complicated relationships that come with living in a new city in your 20s. In this final season, the roommates face their toughest obstacles yet as they’re confronted with evolving relationship challenges and new career opportunities. Through highs and lows, romance and heartbreak, “The Coterie” crew will lean on each other while they navigate the next stage of adulthood.

PAST LIES – 10th May 2024 (Drama Series)

“Past Lies” is the story of a group of women whose stable, successful lives are suddenly shaken by the appearance of the mortal remains of one of their high school classmates, who disappeared during their senior trip to Mallorca twenty-five years earlier.

GROWN-ISH, SEASON 6, PART 1  – 15th May 2024 (Comedy Series)

After following in his big sister Zoey’s footsteps and taking on her alma mater, Andre Johnson Jr., aka Junior, makes moves to step out of his sister’s shadow and become a big man on campus.

GREY’S ANATOMY, SEASON 20, PART 2 – 16th May 2024 (Drama Series – Weekly)

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ follows the staff of Grey Sloan as they encounter more hurdles in their professional and personal lives. The record-breaking Shondaland franchise explores the ever-expanding world of modern medicine through the eyes of beloved returning and new characters.

STATION 19 SEASON 7, PART 2 – 16th May 2024 (Drama Series – Weekly)

‘Station 19’ follows a group of heroic Seattle firefighters as they put their lives and hearts on the line. In Seattle, all firefighters are also trained EMTs and the crew at Station 19 is second to none. Working in 24-hour shifts, these professionals spend so much time together that they build relationships unlike any other.

PAULINE – 22nd May 2024 (Drama Series – German)

Pauline 18-year-old- accidentally becomes pregnant from a one-night stand with Lukas, who, as it turns out, is the devil himself. The pregnancy gives Pauline supernatural powers and an epic battle between good and evil ensues.

THE KARDASHIANS, SEASON 5 – 23rd May 2024 (Reality Series – Weekly)

Just when you think life can’t get any faster in the Kardashian-Jenner family, they punch it into overdrive. From the big screen to baby bliss, the family continues to defy expectations in all their endeavours. Cameras roll as Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, and Kylie navigate contentious sister dynamics, all under the watchful eye of everyone’s favourite matriarch, Kris.

THE BEACH BOYS – 24th May 2024 (Documentary)

“The Beach Boys” is a celebration of the legendary band that revolutionized pop music, and the iconic, harmonious sound they created that personified the California dream, captivating fans for generations and generations to come. The documentary traces the band from humble family beginnings and features never-before-seen footage and all-new interviews with The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, Bruce Johnston, plus other luminaries in the music business, including Lindsey Buckingham, Janelle Monáe, Ryan Tedder, and Don Was.

CAMDEN – May 2024 (Docuseries – Exact Date TBC)

Set in London’s beating heart of music “Camden” reveals the untold stories of how the lives and careers of some of the world’s most iconic artists were influenced by this corner of London. Through archive footage, observational filming and interviews, we will explore Camden’s rich history. Hearing from world-renowned musicians as they relive their Camden experiences; from their very first gigs to sell-out concerts, the highs & lows of nights out and a youth spent discovering music.

In addition to these, Disney+ UK has taken to “surprise dropping” shows without any warning over the last few months, so make sure you check out the UK TV Premiere Dates page for the latest updates. If you want to keep track of these or any other show, you can also add them via our Never Miss system, and you’ll be notified when it gets a UK premiere date.

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