If you’re looking for the Charlie Brown Christmas special, you won’t find it on TV. So you can watch it for free even without streaming subscriptions.
WASHINGTON – The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to get in the festive mood than by watching the holiday classic, ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas.’
While watching the Charlie Brown Christmas special is a long-standing Christmas tradition for many people, the Peanuts special will not be televised for the first time in decades.
The change comes after Apple TV+ became the new home for Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang in 2020. Longtime viewers of the Charlie Brown specials caused an outcry when this was announced in 2020 The specials did not air on traditional television that year. In the wake of the outcry, Apple has partnered with PBS to broadcast A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas ad-free for the past two years.
This year, however, that will not be the case. PBS confirmed in an email that it doesn’t have the rights to distribute the Peanuts specials this year.
Well before you say “good gracious” Apple has announced all the Charlie Brown Holiday Specials will be available to non-subscribers for a few days free of charge.
A Charlie Brown Christmas will be available December 22-25 on Apple TV+.
The $7-a-month streaming service also offers week-long free trials.
Here’s how to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas for free
1. Go to tv.apple.com or download the Apple TV app
2. Search for “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and click “Play” to stream for free from December 22nd to 25th. If you’re an Apple TV+ subscriber, you can watch anytime.
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