Apple and PBS are teaming up to share A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas with viewers. To complement the specials’ release on Apple TV Plus this holiday season, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving airs on PBS and PBS Kids Nov. 22, and A Charlie Brown Christmas is on the two public networks Dec. 13.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is on Apple TV Plus starting Nov. 18, and will be available for free Nov. 25-27.
A Charlie Brown Christmas is on Apple TV Plus Dec. 4, and will be available for free Dec. 11-13.
Both specials previously aired on ABC. The holiday specials will be ad-free on PBS, PBS Kids and Apple TV Plus.
Apple TV Plus costs $4.99 monthly.
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