The Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Are Coming to PBS

Daniel Hautzinger
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving airs Sunday, November 22 at 6:30 pmA Charlie Brown Christmas airs Sunday, December 13 at 6:30 pm.

The Peanuts specials are a cherished part of many people's holidays, and this year they will be broadcast on WTTW and other PBS stations. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will air the Sunday before Thanksgiving, while A Charlie Brown Christmas airs in mid-December. 

Typically broadcast on network television, this year the classic Peanuts specials moved to Apple TV+, along with PBS. Apple TV+ subscribers can stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving starting November 18, and it will be available to stream for free from November 25 to 27. A Charlie Brown Christmas is available on Apple TV+ beginning December 4, and is free from December 11 to 13.

The holidays this year are strange due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but Charlie Brown and the gang can provide one constant.