The primary-ever TV particular based mostly on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters, A Charlie Brown Christmas, premiered on CBS in December of 1965 and has been a beloved vacation custom ever since. Right here’s how one can rejoice the vacations by streaming A Charlie Brown Christmas.
After many years of airing on CBS after which on ABC, A Charlie Brown Christmas moved exclusively to Apple TV+ in 2020 together with fellow Peanuts vacation specials It’s the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. However due to fan outcry, A Charlie Brown Christmas will now additionally air on PBS whereas remaining obtainable on Apple TV+.
In the event you subscribe to Apple TV+ ($4.99 monthly after a seven-day free trial), you’ll be able to stream A Charlie Brown Christmas beginning Dec. 4, 2020, and spend almost your complete month of December with Charlie Brown and his associates as they placed on a Christmas play.
Viewers with out an Apple TV+ subscription can nonetheless watch A Charlie Brown Christmas, which can be free to stream from Dec. 11-13, 2020, through the Apple TV+ app and web site.
Because of the passionate voices of Peanuts followers, A Charlie Brown Christmas can be airing on PBS and PBS Youngsters on Dec. 13, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT. Many PBS stations additionally supply reside streams through the PBS website, so viewers can log on to observe Charlie Brown rail in opposition to the commercialization of Christmas.
In case your native PBS affiliate is included, you’ll be able to catch the particular when it airs reside, though it gained’t be obtainable through PBS’s on-demand providers.
Amongst streaming providers that provide Reside TV, YouTube TV ($64.99 monthly after a seven-day free trial) is the one one to characteristic PBS, though it doesn’t embrace each native PBS outlet. Verify the YouTube TV site to see if yours is offered, and if that’s the case, then you’ll be able to be part of Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, and the remainder of the Peanuts gang for A Charlie Brown Christmas when it airs reside on PBS on Dec. 13, 2020.
With all of those totally different streaming choices obtainable, there’s no excuse to let the great vacation custom of watching A Charlie Brown Christmas move you by this yr.