Everyone was shocked when ABC announced It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown wouldn’t be airing on the channel this year, instead moving to the AppleTV streaming platform. AppleTV+ did allow non subscribers to view the beloved special for three days for free.
Since the first announcement, folks have wondered what would happen with A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas.
According to Variety, AppleTV+ is willing to share these beloved holiday specials with public broadcast tv. Yes Viriginia, there is a Santa Claus!
“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will air at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 on PBS and PBS Kids, and “A Charlie Brown Christmas’ will broadcast on Dec.13 on PBS and PBS Kids.
Of course, if you do have AppleTV+, you can stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving now, while non-subscribers can watch November 25-27 for free! Meanwhile A Charlie Brown Christmas will begin streaming for subscribers on December 4th and will be available for free streaming December 11-13th.