It is the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown again on public TV after a yr away

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown back on public TV after a year away

The Peanuts gang is again this Halloween.


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Halloween final yr was the equal of Charlie Brown’s trick-or-treat bag filled with rocks. Costume events and trick-or-treating have been placed on maintain in lots of locations, and to high it off, the Peanuts particular, It is the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, did not air on common TV. Properly, now it is again. This Halloween season, the 1966 animated particular will air on PBS and on-line at PBS Children, along with streaming on Apple TV Plus.

When and the place to observe

It is the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown will air on PBS and PBS Children on Oct. 24 at 7:30 ET/PT. That is the primary time the Halloween particular will air on the PBS platforms, though A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas aired on them in 2020. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will air on PBS and PBS Children on Nov. 21, and A Charlie Brown Christmas will air on each platforms on Dec. 19.

Apple TV Plus subscribers will be capable to see all three of the vacation specials for longer durations of time.

How did we get right here?

In 2020, Apple introduced that its streaming service, Apple TV Plus, would now be the house for the famed Charles Schulz Peanuts specials. That features not solely It is the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, but additionally A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

However not everybody chooses to pay for Apple TV Plus, or has the flexibility or want to make use of a streaming TV service. Many individuals have been indignant about this iconic custom disappearing. The vacation specials had aired for greater than a half-century on broadcast TV. Going through a pumpkin patch filled with dangerous publicity, Apple labored out a deal the place PBS may present the vacation specials, however the settlement got here too late for the Halloween particular to air in 2020, though the Christmas and Thanksgiving specials did air on PBS final yr.

Now, nonetheless, It is the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, has joined the PBS lineup, so Peanuts followers with out Apple TV Plus can mark their calendars and begin engaged on the sincerity of their pumpkin patches.

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