“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is not going to air on TV this yr. This is watch it totally free

A Halloween TV custom will now not air on community tv: “The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” is barely streaming on Apple TV+ this yr. The vacation traditional has aired on TV since 1966, first on CBS, then on ABC.

Apple introduced it had acquired three Charlie Brown vacation specials in 2020. In addition to streaming “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” Apple TV+ additionally stated it could air new originals that includes the “Peanuts” characters.

PBS was nonetheless capable of air Charlie Brown specials in 2020 and 2021. In 2020, they ran the Christmas and Thanksgiving reveals. Last yr, they aired all three. 

This yr, nevertheless, PBS revealed the Halloween particular is transferring to a distinct pumpkin patch this yr. 

“Regretfully, PBS doesn’t have the rights to distribute the Peanuts specials this yr,” PBSKids wrote in a tweet. “We’ll all have to observe for the Great Pumpkin in a distinct pumpkin patch this Halloween.”

Apple is giving nonsubscribers a possibility to observe the specials totally free. Those who do not subscribe to the Apple TV+ streaming service can watch “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” from Oct. 28 by Oct. 31. 

“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” might be obtainable totally free from Nov. 23 by Nov. 27, and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” might be obtainable totally free Dec. 22 by Dec. 25. 

Subscribers can entry all three specials “now and daily,” Apple stated in its press launch. Apple had the same viewing construction for the specials in years previous.

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