Best Movies & TV Shows on Disney+ & Paramount+ (September 17-18, 2022) – CBR – Comic Book Resources

Paramount+ and Disney+ focus primarily on producing real-life stories this week as they spotlight reality television and documentary content.
Paramount+ and Disney+ are offering an insight into the real world this weekend. Paramount+ has revived multiple reality television shows that performed well on MTV, YouTube and CBS. Disney+ releases a new documentary film about two women with undocumented parents. The platform also adds the first season of the National Geographic series First Alaskans.
The MTV reality show Ghosted: Love Gone Missing helps people find former friends or lovers who have gone silent online. Unfortunately, these connections were severed without explanation, leaving people distraught by their disappearance. Hosts Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills track down the absentee and work to uncover the truth of their whereabouts. This show follows a similar format to another successful MTV reality show, Catfish, that helped friends and lovers discover if their long-distance connections were legitimate. For those looking for some mystery and drama this weekend, Ghosted could serve as essential entertainment.
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Another MTV reality show is making its way to Paramount+ this weekend as Teen Mom: Young + Pregnant Season 2 becomes available. The show follows a group of teen moms and the trials they overcome in their daily lives. The show is a spinoff of the MTV series Teen Mom which is also a reality show spinoff from the 2009 original series 16 and Pregnant. The show contains realistic drama as these young mothers navigate life with different challenges than most of their peers.
First Alaskans serves as the spinoff series from the original National Geographic show Life Below Zero. The previous series featured Alaskan locals during their daily and seasonal activities in the remote areas of Alaska. This new series follows Indigenous Alaskans who thrive in the brutal cold of the state's below-zero temperatures. Alaska Natives have centuries of experience living in these intense conditions, so they've become experts on how to survive and live fulfilling lives. For survival enthusiasts, First Alaskans would be an intriguing series to watch this weekend.
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Run & Gun is an action thriller distributed by Paramount Pictures that was released in late 2021. The film features a reformed good guy, Ray, whose taken away from his calmer life and thrown back into the world of crime and violence that he'd previously walked away from. Ray finds himself running for his life as a group of assassins tries to track him down. The movie is set in the Wild West (aka the desert) as Ray works to find his way back to his new ordinary life in the suburbs.
My Dream Quinceañera premieres on Paramount+ this week and is based on an AwesomenessTV series of the same name. The series follows young women planning their 15th birthday parties with the help of expert quinceañera planner Maria Perez. The show mirrors the 2005 MTV reality series My Sweet 16, which was extremely popular in the 2000s. Many event lovers can enjoy the planning that goes into these extravagant affairs and the hard work that makes a young woman's dream come true.
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The Disney+ documentary film Mija is an inspirational story about two young women, Doris Muñoz and Jacks Haupt, who strive to make it in the music industry. While dealing with the reality that their family could face deportation at any moment, these two work to make their dreams come true because they feel there is no other choice. Muñoz and Haupt serve as an emotional support system for one another as they navigate the music scene and make a name for themselves in the industry. This film would be an excellent watch for those looking for real-life inspiration.
48 Hours is a crime investigation series that follows various cases, including people who were wrongly convicted and cold cases. The series began in 1988 and still reports on important issues happening in people's daily lives. Season 35 premiered earlier this year on CBS, and it will be available on Paramount+ on Sept. 17. This series serves to spotlight crime and justice stories in the U.S. Criminal Justice System, providing help and information to those who need it.
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The iconic and most successful broadcast in television history, 60 Minutes, is bringing Season 54 to Paramount+. The show offers a variety of news-related content ranging from feature segments to investigative reports. In addition, this season provides stories on multiple cultural and environmental issues today. For people who want to dive deeply into current events, 60 Minutes could serve as an excellent form of programming for this weekend.
The military drama series SEAL Team returns to Paramount+ again with Season 6. The show began on CBS and initially premiered in 2017. SEAL Team follows the U.S. Navy SEALs team as they take on life-threatening missions worldwide. The central drama in the series relies heavily on the burdens this position places on their lives and families. Additionally, the show is an authentic series filled with real-life experiences from veterans who collaborated on the show.
Madison Diaz has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a minor in writing. Now, she’s in grad school, pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing. Her overall goal in life is to be a writer and eventually publish romance novels. She enjoys reading, writing, and casual gaming. She has a cute senior dog and a cool husband who loves talking with her about comics and wrestling.
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