After the publishing of this article and MANY more like it, Apple has come to an agreement with PBS to share “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”
“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will air on PBS and PBS KIDS on Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. local time. The special will be free to stream from Nov. 25 to 27.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” will air on the public TV services on Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m local time. The special can be streamed by subscribers beginning on Dec. 4 and will be free from Dec. 11 to 13.
All broadcasts will be ad-free.
This year, your favorite Peanuts holiday specials will leave traditional broadcast television and move to a new home, Apple TV+. “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” will stream exclusively on Apple TV+ instead of ABC and other networks this year. Yes, Apple TV + is a paid subscription and many shows you have to pay individually for, but it seems our Apple friends do have a heart and they are making these shows available for free during various dates.
“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will stream for Apple TV+ subscribers beginning Nov. 18 but will be offered for free Nov. 25-27.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas,” will stream exclusively on Apple TV+ on Dec. 4. It will be offered for free viewing Dec. 11-13.