Disney+ is a gold mine of things to watch thanks to its hub of brands, including Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars. In Australia, we are also blessed to have Star on Disney+, which expands the streaming service’s offerings of top TV shows even more.
If you’re new to Disney+ or are just looking for a new series to binge, here are some of the best shows you can find.
The Best TV shows on Disney+
If you’re a true crime fan, The Dropout is for you. The series follows the startling true story of Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of start-up health company Theranos, who was once considered of the top female CEOs in the world, before she was convicted of criminal fraud.
Michael Keaton, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter and Peter Sarsgaard star in the miniseries that takes a harrowing look at the opioid crisis in America. Reviews have praised Dopesick‘s exploration of difficult subject matter and how it handles those affected.
The Mandalorian was one of the first original series available on Disney+ when it launched and therefore it should also be your first port of call.
The first live-action series set in the Star Wars universe follows Din Djarin, a Mandalorian and bounty hunter who rescues a mysterious child from the clutches of the Imperials. Together, the duo go on a planet-hopping adventure as they seek a new home for the child.
The Mandalorian is Star Wars at its finest and an essential part of any binge-watch.
Only Murders in the Building
Another hit from Star on Disney+ is the murder mystery comedy Only Murders in the Building.
The show stars Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short as an unlikely trio of true crime fans who band together to solve a real crime that happens in their apartment building.
Only Murders in the Building is addictive and will keep you guessing until the end – and well into season 2!
With 12 seasons down and a movie on the way, it’s no secret Bob’s Burgers is massively popular.
The animated comedy follows the lovable Belcher family and their adventures as they attempt to keep their burger business running in a small seaside town.
The Imagineering Story
If you’ve ever been captivated by the magic of a Disney theme park then you can’t go past The Imagineering Story.
The docuseries takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of how Disney’s Imagineers built each of the theme park’s greatest attractions, from the original park in California to locations around the globe.
Disney+ is home to pretty much every Marvel movie and TV series out there, but one of the best original shows on the platform so far is Loki.
The time-travelling, multiversal adventure stars Tom Hiddleston as Thor’s trickster brother, Loki, who finally gets his time in the spotlight. It’s funny, action-packed and has something for everyone. Not to mention it’s essential viewing for anyone who wants to stay up to date on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
All of The Simpsons episodes together in one place? That’s right, Disney+ is currently home to 31 seasons of the classic animated comedy, which makes for one hell of a binge-watch.
If you’ve been living under a rock for the last 30 years and don’t know what The Simpsons is about, it follows a dysfunctional family dealing with the comical situations presented by life in the town of Springfield.
Once Upon a Time
Disney is known for its retelling of fairytales and Once Upon a Time brings all those classic characters together into one fairy tale TV universe, if you will.
The series gives the classic characters some new backstories, with the likes of Snow White, Prince Charming, the Evil Queen, Rumpelstiltskin and many more getting modern updates.
Love, Victor follows the successful teen movie Love, Simon. This time, the story concerns another closeted teenager, Victor, who writes to Simon about the challenges he faces as he explores his sexuality and tries to come out to his parents.
It’s a modern, heart-warming and warm hug of a series that has made waves as one of the few LGTBQ teen rom-com series out there.
Clint Barton and Kate Bishop join forces during the festive season in Hawkeye, going up against a series of dangerous foes including Yelena Belova.
The Hawkeye series really spent the time to give this often underestimated hero his due credit as an Avenger, and this fresh combo in Kate Bishop and Clint Barton is a delight to watch.
Pam & Tommy
One of the wildest stories you’ll ever see played out on the small screen, Pam & Tommy takes audiences through the scandal surrounding the theft and distribution of a sex tape made by Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee in the ’90s.
The series will have you wondering how many of the events true. Which, luckily for you, we have been keeping tabs on.
You can sign up for Disney+ here and start enjoying all these great shows ASAP.
This article has been updated since its original publish date.