The Bear’s third course will be served in June

The Bear might dish out Michelin-star anxiety but streaming it is refreshingly simple. Seasons 1 and 2 are streaming on Disney Plus with Season 3 arriving 27 June. 

Brodie Fogg
May 22, 2024
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FX's Award-Winning comedy-drama series The Bear first gave viewers a mild panic attack back in 2022 when Season One first premiered. Despite becoming a risk factor for people with heart conditions, the high-octane hospo drama was in instant hit. With two seasons already served, The Bear is definitively bingeable telly. If you're hungry for more, the wait is almost up, as all ten episodes of Season Three will release 27 June 2024 on Disney Plus. 

With episodes typically running from 20 to 30 minutes (with the occasional 60-minute feast,) and a breakneck pace, The Bear is one of the most moreish shows currently running and it's all available on Disney Plus in Australia. 

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When does The Bear Season 3 release in Australia?

Season Three of The Bear premieres on the 27th of June 2024 on Disney Plus in Australia. All ten episodes of the third season will be available to stream on the 27th of June. 

Seasons three and four of The Bear were filmed back to back so there shouldn't be a long wait until the next instalment. 


How to watch The Bear online in Australia

Disney Plus
Our Rating
4 out of 5 stars
4
Starts at
$13.99
/mo
pro Weekly originals
pro Classics that were built for bingeing
con No free trial
con Expensive entry point

As a product of Fox's FX channel, The Bear is a 'Hulu original' in some markets. Well, we don't have Hulu here in Australia. Instead, pretty much every Hulu dish is fed to us through the Disney Plus funnel.

Disney Plus has increased its prices a few times over the years, most recently without adding much benefit to those who pay for premium. But that gives you two options for watching The Bear: you can go for a regular meal with Disney Plus Standard, which gets you HD streaming on two devices, or you can supersize your stream with Disney Plus Premium, which offers 4K streaming and Dolby Atmos Audio on four devices. The choice is yours. Just remember that Disney Plus won't offer a free trial with that, so you will pay for your first month as soon as you subscribe. 

Service
Details
Monthly price
More info
Disney PlusDisney Plus Standard
HD streaming
2 streams
Supports 5.1 audio
Downloads on up to 10 devices
Deal: $139.99 per year
$13.99/mth
Disney PlusDisney Plus Premium
4K/HDR streaming
4 streams
Supports Dolby Atmos audio
Downloads on up to 10 devices
Deal: $179.99 per year
$17.99/mth
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What is The Bear all about?


What is The Bear about? It's about food, it's about love, it's about the love of food. It's about family, and it's about loving food, both eating and cooking it. 

Previously known for his part in the Gallagher family at the centre of the US Shameless, Jeremy Allen White plays the lead of Carmen "The Bear" Berzatto, a young, high-flying New York chef who heads home to Chi-town to pull his family's restaurant, The Beef, into shape after a tragic death in the family. 

The Beef is an institution in its small corner of Chicago, serving up signature Italian beef sandwiches that'll make your mouth drool until you need a mop. But behind the scenes, it's a waking nightmare. Think about the most stressful job you've ever had and multiply that by ten. 

Season one follows Carmy's often thankless pursuit to right the ship, bumping up against baked-on staff with a chip (or chips) on their shoulders, the health inspectors and new technologies. But Carmy's challenges are just one part of what makes The Bear so watchable. Allen White is joined by a tremendous cast; Ebon Moss-Bacharach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce and Liza Colón-Zayas all get their moment to shine in the kitchen and on-screen. Pair those consummate professionals with A-grade editing and cinematography, and you've got one of the most intense and heartwarming TV shows currently available. 

How does Disney Plus compare?


Disney Plus launched in Australia back in November 2019 at a humble $8.99 per month. At the time, it was one of the most affordable 4K streaming services with a small but popular library of TV shows and movies (remember when the world lost its mind over Baby Yoda?)

Since then, Disney Plus has seen a series of price increases in Australia. Once a more affordable niche service, the addition of FOX content and top-dollar events like the filmed Hamilton special and Taylor Swift's Eras Tour movie have pushed the price of Disney Plus skyward. These days, Disney Plus has two plans: a basic HD plan with two streams for $13.99 per month and a premium 4K plan with Dolby Atmos audio and up to four streams per month for $17.99 per month. Compared to other streaming services available, Disney Plus is now one of the more expensive ones. Take a look at the table below for a comprehensive comparison of Disney's biggest competitors in the streaming space. 

Service
Details
Monthly price
More info
Binge LogoBinge Standard plan
4K streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial
$18/mth
Apple TV+Apple TV+ plan
4K streaming
6 streams (Family Sharing)
Deal: 7-day free trial
$12.99/mth
Disney PlusDisney+ Standard plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: $139.99 for 12mths
$13.99/mth
Disney PlusDisney+ Premium plan
4K streaming
4 streams
Deal: $179.99 for 12mths
$17.99/mth
NetflixNetflix Standard + Ads
HD streaming
2 streams
$7.99/mth
StanStan Basic plan
SD streaming
1 stream
$12/mth
Kayo SportsKayo One Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
$25/mth
Foxtel Now | 2022 logo | Reviews.org AustraliaFoxtel Now Essentials
HD streaming
2 streams
Access to over 30 channels
Deal: 10-day free trial
$25/mth
ShudderShudder plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
$6.99/mth
Hayu | Provider logoHayu Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
$6.99/mth
Paramount+Paramount+ plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial
$9.99/mth
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Brodie Fogg
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Brodie Fogg
Brodie Fogg is the Australian editorial lead at Reviews.org. He has covered consumer tech, telecommunications, video games, streaming and entertainment for over five years at websites like WhistleOut and Finder and can be found sharing streaming recommendations at 7NEWS every month.