PBS and Apple team up to share family favorites
Peanuts fans old and new will have more ways to watch Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang on their holiday adventures as Apple and PBS team up for special, ad-free broadcasts this year. “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will air on Vermont PBS and PBS KIDS on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will air on Vermont PBS and PBS KIDS on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. In addition, the classic holiday Peanuts specials will also stream ad-free and in HD on Apple TV+.
“Just hearing the opening piano notes of the Peanuts Holiday Specials takes me back to my childhood,” said Steve Ferreira, CEO of Vermont PBS. “So much is different this holiday season, but the Peanuts gang can still bring a smile and some heart to us when we need it the most. Thanks to PBS and Apple, we are excited to present this holiday tradition to our viewers ad-free.”
“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will start streaming on Apple TV+ Nov. 18, and the special will be available for free from Nov. 25 through Nov. 27. The Peanuts gang will also deck the halls with the premiere of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” streaming on Apple TV+ on December 4. The holiday special will be available to enjoy for free from Dec.11 through Dec.13.