What’s new on Disney Plus in December 2022!

This December, subscribers to Disney Plus can look forward to a plethora of new original content. Disney’s streaming service covers you whether you’re looking for new originals set in the MCU or a galaxy far away. The new season of Disney Plus’s original series National Treasure: Edge of History will premiere in December, bringing a new cast and a new set of mysteries to unravel. Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? If These Walls Could Sing and Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl are just a few of the music-themed specials coming our way. So, let’s see the top ten shows on Disney Plus in December 2022.

10. Port Protection Alaska

Director:Robert Jolley
Cast:Sam Carlson, Gary Muehlberger, Timothy ‘Curly’ Leach
Released Date:21 December 2022
Genre:Reality TV
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People far above the Lower 48 are profiled in “Port Protection Alaska.” Port Protection is an isolated town on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island, located northwest of the island and surrounded by the North Pacific. There are no roads, governments, or law enforcement in the area, so the roughly one hundred people who make it their home push the limits of survival every day. But they believe the stakes are worth it to create a world free of bureaucracy that is both beautiful and safe for its inhabitants.

9. Beyond Magic with DMC 

Director:Carlo Massarella
Cast:Drummond Money-CouttsStephanie Clarke
Released Date:7 December 2022
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Sorcery and witchcraft are among the earliest types of magic, and DMC delves into their shadowy and unsettling underworld. DMC’s conception of what magic is capable of is tested to its limits when she travels to a realm where people think the rules of nature can be bent and the undead brought back to life. Drummond Money-Coutts is a world-renowned magician who performs his signature brand of card tricks, deception, and magic at venues worldwide.

8. A Very Backstreet Holiday

Director:Tommy Brown
Released Date:15 December 2022
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Very Backstreet Christmas is the Backstreet Boys’ first Christmas album and their tenth studio album overall (ninth in the United States). Scheduled for release in 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic forced a postponement until October 14, 2022. It debuted at number 17th on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums list. The Backstreet Boys confirmed its release during an episode of Watch What Happened Live! in February 2020 and said they were in talks with their record label.

7. The Great Christmas Light Fight 

Director:Brady Connell
Released Date:14 December 2022
Genre:American reality television competition
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Taniya Nayak and Carter Oosterhouse travel the country to evaluate magnificent holiday decorations set up by ordinary people. In each episode, four families chosen after a nationwide search for their impressive Christmas light displays, choreography, and extravagant designs compete to make their homes the ultimate display of holiday cheer. After a winner has been selected, the panel of judges will travel back to their house to personally deliver the cash award of $50,000.

6. The Owl House 

Director:Dana Terrace
Cast:Sarah-Nicole Robles, Alex Hirsch, Wendie Malick
Released Date:14 December 2022
Genre:Comedy Horror
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It premiered on Disney Channel on January 10, 2020, and was created by Dana Terrace. The Owl House is an American fantasy television series. The series follows Luz Noceda, a teenage human girl of Dominican and American descent, as she travels through a portal to the Demon Realm and meets the rebellious witch Eda Cawthorne, also known as “The Owl Lady.” Her adorable demon housemate King on the Boiling Isles, an archipelago developed from the remains of a dead titan. Luz finds a new family in an unexpected place while serving as Eda’s apprentice at the Owl House, even though she has no magical abilities.

5. Shark vs. Tuna

Director:Benjamin Hewett
Released Date:9 December 2022
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Observe a showdown between sea monsters in the clear, blue waters of Ascension Island’s battlegrounds. The distant Ascension Island battlefields saw a fight of true oceanic titans. Most of the time, tuna can outrun and outgrow the sharks in terms of speed, fitness, and size.

4. Heroes of the Mediterranean

Director:Manu San Felix
Released Date:2 December 2022
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The degradation of the Mediterranean Sea over the past 30 years was witnessed by marine biologist Manu San Félix, who sets out on a journey across its waters in search of solutions to the alarming situation and the prevention of more dire consequences.

3. Patagonia Wings

Director:Christophe Raylat
Cast:Sylvain Tesson
Released Date:2 December 2022
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:45%

As part of the French High Mountain Military Group’s Patagonia mission, writer Sylvain Tesson is also present. They are all mountaineers at heart and have decided to climb the Fitz Roy range and make a parachute jump from the highest peak to honor the Aéropostale heroes Mermoz, Saint-Exupéry, and Guillaumet.

2. Drain the Oceans

Director:Sophie Elwin-Harris
Released Date:14 December 2022
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Australian and British documentary series Drain the Oceans debuted on National Geographic on May 28, 2018. The 25-episode documentary series, hosted by Russell Boulter, delves into shipwrecks, treasure, and sunken cities via underwater scanning systems, scientific data, and artistic digital recreations. Andrew Ogilvie of Electric Pictures and Crispin Sadler of Mallinson Sadler Productions for National Geographic produced the show.

1. Alice’s Wonderland Bakery

Director:Frank Montagna
Cast:Libby Rue, Jack Stanton
Released Date:7 December 2022
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Based on the classic Disney cartoon from 1951, Alice’s Wonderland Bakery is a popular American computer-animated TV series. This series follows Alice, the great-granddaughter of the real Alice Pleasance Liddell, as she begins her career as a baker at the Wonderland Bakery. She takes the white rabbit Fergie, the cat Hattie, and the Princess of Hearts, Rosa, with her on her culinary adventures across the kingdom.

You’ll find a comprehensive list of the top December 2022 TV series and movies available to stream here. Disney Plus subscribers have unlimited access to them all at no extra cost.

December 2

  • Akasha: The Brave Ones
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick
  • Heroes of the Mediterranean
  • The Territory
  • Patagonia Wings
  • Pentatonix

December 7

  • Animal Fight Night
  • Alice’s Wonderland Bakery
  • Beyond Magic with DMC (S1)
  • Botswana (S1)
  • Gigantosaurus (S3, 8 episodes)
  • Raven’s Home (S5, 2 episodes)
  • The Villains of Valley View (S1, 1 episode)

December 8

  • Solo Amor Y Mil Canciones — Disney+ Originals premiere

December 9

  • Area 51: The CIA’s Secret
  • CMA Country Christmas
  • Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? — Disney+ Originals premiere
  • Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again — Disney+ Originals premiere
  • Ocean’s Breath
  • Shark vs. Tuna
  • Retrograde

December 14

  • Alaska’s Deadliest (S1)
  • Broken Karaoke (Shorts) (S1, 1 episode)
  • Drain the Oceans (S5)
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight (S10)
  • The Owl House (S3, 1 episode)
  • Positive Energy (S1)

December 15

  • A Very Backstreet Holiday
  • December 16
  • Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration
  • If These Walls Could Sing — Disney+ Originals premiere
  • Le Pupille — Disney+ Originals premiere
  • Mafia Confidential
  • Muppets Most Wanted (Sing-Along Version)
  • Where Oceans Collide

December 21

  • Ancient X Files (S2, 5 episodes)
  • Born in Africa (S1)
  • Danger Decoded (S1)
  • The Flagmakers
  • Port Protection Alaska (S1, S2, S3, S4, S5)

December 23

  • From the Ashes
  • Jaguar Beach Battle
  • Little Giant

December 28

  • Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl — Disney+ Originals premiere
  • Generation X (S1)
  • Savage Kingdom (S1, S2, S3, S4)
  • Street Genius (S1, S2)
  • Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Showdown (S1)

December 30

  • Black Pharaohs: Sunken Treasures
  • Generation Youtube


To help you plan your December 2022 viewing of Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, we have produced a full schedule of all the new episodes of your favorite shows. The number of new additions to Disney Plus in November 2022 may seem low at first glance, but that is probably not the case. As a bonus, for the next 30 days, this post will be updated every day with new information and updates.

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