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Disney+ Launches With The Mandalorian, Lady and the Tramp Remake, Jeff Goldblum and More

'The Mandalorian' - 'Star Wars' Series Premiere on Disney+

On TV this Tuesday: Disney+ goes live with the first live-action Star Wars series and eight other originals, Mr. Mercedes wraps its third season and Ambitions resumes its freshman run. Here are 17 programs to keep on your radar, Padawan; all times are Eastern:

Of note: Following Disney+’s launch, new episodes will be released on Fridays, starting Nov. 15.

  • Netflix
    Jeff Garlin: Our Man in Chicago

    Comedy special premiere: The Curb Your Enthusiasm and Goldbergs star blends stand-up and improv in his first special for the streamer, which includes a stroll down memory lane and detours into the personal lives of his audience.

  • Disney+
    The Lady and the Tramp

    Original movie premiere: This re-telling of the 1955 animated classic includes a stellar voice cast, including Tessa Thompson (as Lady), Justin Theroux (as Tramp), Janelle Monáe (as Peg) and Sam Elliott (as Trusty); Yvette Nicole Brown co-stars as Aunt Sarah.

  • Disney+
    Noelle

    Original movie premiere: Kris Kringle’s son Nick (Barry‘s Bill Hader) disappears shortly before he’s supposed to take over for his father — and it’s up to his sister Noelle (Pitch Perfect‘s Anna Kendrick) to find him; Billy Eichner (Billy on the Street), Julie Hagerty (Airplane!), Kingsley Ben-Adir (Peaky Blinders) and Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment) co-star.

  • Disney+
    Encore!

    Series premiere: Host and EP Kristen Bell reunites former castmates of high school musicals and tasks them with recreating their original performance, in a matter of days. First up, alumni from California’s Santana High School stage an encore of Annie — 23 years after their final bows.

  • Disney+
    Forky Asks a Question

    Series premiere: In each short, the beloved Toy Story 4 character (voiced by Tony Hale) asks an important question about the world. First up: What is trash money?

  • Disney+
    High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

    Series premiere: A group of students put on a performance of HSM as their fall production, only to realize that just as much drama happens offstage as on. (Read post mortem.)

  • Disney+
    The Imagineering Story

    Docuseries premiere: This docuseries chronicles the 67-year history of Walt Disney Imagineering and the eclectic group of employees who are responsible for building the Happiest Places on Earth.

  • Disney+
    The Mandalorian

    Series premiere: The first live-action Star Wars TV show is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order, following a lone gunfighter (played by Narcos‘ Pedro Pascal) in the outer reaches of the galaxy; Nick Nolte (Graves), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Ming-Na Wen (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Carl Weathers (Chicago Justice), MMA vet Gina Carano and Werner Herzog co-star.

  • Disney+
    Marvel's Hero Project

    Docuseries premiere: This show focuses on real-life heroes who have dedicated their lives to selfless acts of bravery. First up, a young woman whose limb difference has inspired her to become a champion for inclusivity in the industrial design community.

  • Disney+
    The World According to Jeff Goldblum

    Series premiere: The Jurassic Park actor unravels the science and history behind the stuff we all love, including sneakers, tattoos and ice cream.

  • ABC
    The Conners

    Jackie and Becky present Darlene with a business plan for the Lunch Box; Dan bans Harris’ friend Odessa from coming over; Mark makes extensive Thanksgiving plans.

  • Fox
    Empire

    Candace and Carol take Cookie on a girls’ trip; Lucious has an unsettling visit with Leah (returning guest star Leslie Uggams). (View Fox’s midseason schedule.)

  • NBC
    This Is Us

    Rebecca visits Randall in Philadelphia; Deja comes to Beth with a troubling request; Kevin has doubts about himself. (Who was Performer of the Week?)

  • OWN
    Ambitions

    Season 1B premiere: Evan and Rondell demand justice; Titus and Amara attempt to mend fences. (Watch trailer.)

  • ABC
    Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!

    One-hour special that will kill Emergence‘s precious momentum: ABC News’ Robin Roberts takes an intimate look at Parton’s life and career, followed by a sit-down Q&A with the country music legend.

  • Audience
    Mr. Mercedes

    Season 3 finale: Hodges receives an unexpected call; Pete hatches a plan; Morris starts to feel the heat. (Not yet renewed.)

  • CBS
    NCIS: New Orleans

    In the aftermath of [Spoiler]’s death, the team… investigates a natural gas explosion at a movie theater.