What’s NEW on Disney Plus This Month-April

Disney Plus is the brand new streaming service that just launched in November of 2019. Each month, new content is released and updated on the platform. The new content includes classic Disney movies and television shows, but it also includes brand new originals only seen on Disney Plus. Here’s what’s new on Disney Plus this month.

What's new on Disney Plus in April 2020

What’s NEW on Disney Plus in April

Each month of 2020, I plan on updating this post with the latest information about what’s new on Disney Plus. In case you haven’t gotten the new streaming service yet, here’s how you can get it for a discount. Additionally, I’ve also written about everything coming to the new platform (and when it’s coming), but this post will only contain the most current information.

Love watching new shows on Disney Plus? Check out this list of all the new content you can watch! This updated list includes shows and movies being added in April 2020. #disneyplus #whattowatch #newondisneyplus

New Titles Added to the Streaming Library April 2020

April is Earth Month, and Disney+ will celebrate by releasing a collection of documentaries, series, and films from National Geographic and Disneynature. Here’s what to expect for these Earth Month films:


  • African Cats
  • Chimpanzee
  • Bears
  • Born in China
  • Crimson Wing
  • Monkey Kingdom
  • Wings of Life

National Geographic

  • America’s National Parks
  • Wild Yellowstone
  • The Flood
  • JANE
  • Before the Flood
  • Planet of the Birds
  • Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures
  • Kingdom of the White Wolf
  • Tree Climbing Lions
  • Hostile Planet
  • Wild Russia
  • One Strange Rock
  • Giants of the Deep Blue
  • Kingdom of the Blue Whale
  • Great Migrations
  • Earth Live
  • Winged Seduction: Birds of Paradise
  • Into the Grand Canyon

On Wednesday, April 1, in addition to all of the Earth Month films, Doctor Doolittle will also be added to Disney Plus.

Disney Plus streaming service logo

New Titles Added on April 3

Several new titles are being added to the streaming library on April 3. Here’s what’s launching:

  • A Tale of Two Critters
  • In a Nutshell
  • Don’s Fountain of Youth
  • Donald’s Dog Laundry
  • Double Dribble
  • Dragon Around
  • Elmer Elephant
  • Fish Hooks (Season 1-3)
  • How to Play Football
  • Lambert, The Sheepish Lion
  • On Ice
  • Out of Scale
  • Penguins
  • Pluto’s Party
  • Seas Scouts
  • Sonny with a Chance (Seasons 1-3)
  • The Boy Who Talked to Badgers
  • The New Neighbor
  • The Small One
  • The Straight Story
Dolphin Reef is a new movie coming to Disney Plus in April 2020

Disney+ is known for its original content, and it’s not stopping anytime soon. These are the original shows and movies launching April 1:

  • Penguins Life on the Edge (behind the scenes of the movie Penguins)
  • Dolphin Reef
  • Diving with Dolphins (behind the scenes of the movie Dolphin Reef)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Episode 707)
  • Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings (Finale, Episode 208)
  • Shop Class (Episode 106)
  • Disney Family Sundays (Episode 122)
  • One Day at Disney (Episode 118)
  • Be Our Chef (Episode 102)

New on Disney Plus April 10

After the beginning of the month launch of so many new movies and shows, things slow down a bit for the next launch. These are the new shows being added to the library on April 10:

  • Life Below Zero (Season 14)
  • Paradise Island (Season 1)
  • Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals (Season 1)
  • Running Wild with Bear Grylls (Season 5)
  • Tut’s Treasures: Hidden Secrets (Season 1)
Check out what's NEW on the Disney Plus streaming service this month. Updated to include new movies and shows in April 2020. #disneyplus #whattowatch #streaming

Continuing with its original content launches, these are the new episodes for Disney Plus originals:

  • A Celebration of the Music from Coco (Premiere)
  • Star Wars: The Clones Wars (Episode 708)
  • Shop Class (Episode 107)
  • Disney Family Sundays (Episode 119)
  • One Day at Disney (Episode 119)
  • Be Our Chef (Episode 103)

On Sunday, April 12, Season 3 of the Disney Junior show PJ Masks will be added to Disney+.

April 17 New Content Launches

A large amount of new titles will be added on April 17. These additions include shows, movies, and original Disney Plus content.

  • Brain Games (Season 8)
  • Let’s Stick Together
  • Mickey and the Roadster Racers: Nutty Tales (Seasons 1-2)
  • Pluto’s Purchase
  • The Incredible Dr. Pol (Season 16)
Star Wars The Clone Wars has new episodes on Disney Plus.

Disney Plus Originals Streaming April 17

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Episode 709)
  • Shop Class (Finale, Episode 108)
  • Disney Family Sundays (Episode 124)
  • One Day at Disney (Episode 120)
  • Be Our Chef (Episode 104)
Family contestants on the original Disney Plus show Be Our Chef.

Shows and Movies Streaming at the End of April

Finally, at the end of April, we will see several new titles of movies with Earth Month themes in mind as well as seasons of shows from Disney’s ABC network. Check out what you can expect and when at the end of the month:

  • Just Roll with It (Season 1)-April 19
  • Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa (Season 1)-April 20
  • Fury Files-April 22
  • Jane Goodall: The Hope-April 22
  • Disney Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures (Season 3)-April 23
  • America’s Funniest Home Videos (Seasons 12-19, 23)-April 24
  • Man in Space-April 24
  • Mars and Beyond-April 24
  • The Olympic Elk-April 24
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Episode 710)-April 24
  • Disney Family Sundays (Episode 125)-April 24
  • One Day at Disney (Episode 121)-April 24
  • Be Our Chef (Episode 105)-April 24
  • National Treasure-April 30
April 2020 guide to everything NEW on Disney Plus! We've got a list of all the new shows and movies coming to the streaming service in April 2020. #disneyplus #streaming #disneymovies #disneyoriginals

What’s Expected to Launch this Year on Disney Plus

As previously stated, this post will be updated each month as new titles being added to the Disney Plus library. Curious about the rest of 2020? Here’s a sampling of what we can look forward to this year:

  • Monsters at Work: a look at the daily events in and around the workplace of everyone’s favorite Disney/Pixar monsters, Mike and Sulley.
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: starring Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie in their roles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this new show will debut in 2020 instead of 202!
  • WandaVision: similarly, another Marvel show set to debut earlier than previously announced, WandaVision stars Elisabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in their roles as Wanda and Vision respectively.

What are you most excited about seeing this month on Disney Plus? Let me know in the comments and check back each month for updates!

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