Since its 1973 premiere on CBS, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving has been an important part of vacation TV. This year, after decades of broadcast on broadcast and cable channels, this special and other Peanuts animated shorts moved exclusively to Apple TV +.
Generations have grown up with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty and the whole Peanuts gang from Charles Schulz̵
As a result, the specials are now scheduled to air on PBS, in addition to being available on Apple TV +. Here’s how to stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving this holiday season.
Apple TV +
If you have an Apple TV + subscription, you can stream the classic Peanuts holiday specials, including A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and It’s the big pumpkin, Charlie Brown, anytime you want.
Even if you’re not an Apple TV + subscriber, you can still stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving free via the Apple TV + app or website November 25-27, 2020.
After a seven-day free trial, you can sign up for Apple TV + for $ 4.99 per month.
PBS and PBS Kids are broadcast for broadcast viewers A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving November 22, 2020, 7:30 pm local time / 6:30 pm CT. Many (but not all) local PBS affiliates also have live streams available from the PBS website.
So if your local partner is included, you can join Charlie Brown and his friends for their impromptu Thanksgiving dinner in the backyard on November 22, 2020, right from your web browser. However, the special will not be available through PBS’s on-demand services.
Most streaming services with Live TV, such as Hulu, do not include PBS. However, if you are a YouTube TV subscriber, many local PBS partners are included. Check the YouTube TV website to see if yours is available.
If so, you can stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving live on November 22, 2020 and experience the heartwarming joy of the Peanuts gang’s Thanksgiving dinner at Charlie Brown’s grandmother’s house.
YouTube TV costs $ 64.99 per month after a seven-day free trial.
With these streaming options, you don’t feel like Charlie Brown is trying to kick the football, just to have Lucy snatch it away. The tradition of watching A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving lives on for another year.