For the first time since 1966, the Charlie Brown Halloween special will not air live on broadcast television for Halloween.
The beloved classic ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ — plus ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ — will only air online on Apple TV Plus in 2020. But you won’t need an Apple TV Plus subscription in order to watch them.
Apple TV Plus subscribers can stream the Halloween Special right now, but Apple will also make the film available for everyone to watch for free from October 30 through November 1.
“It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is now streaming exclusively on Apple TV+. Watch it for free from October 30 to November 1 and get ready for more Peanuts specials this holiday season. https://t.co/Ue6e351CTq #PeanutsHalloween #GreatPumpkin pic.twitter.com/Tn0n3UKadsOctober 19, 2020
To watch the film, you’ll need to download the Apple TV app, which is available on iPhones, iPads, Apple televisions, Apple TV 4K and HD streaming boxes, Samsung Smart TVs from 2018 onwards, Amazon Fire TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Roku streaming sticks.
Once Thanksgiving season rolls around, Apple TV Plus subscribers can enjoy the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving special starting on November 18, or you can stream it for free between November 25 and November 27.
Finally, for a little Christmas cheer, Peanuts fans can stream the Charlie Brown Christmas special for free from December 11 until December 13, but Plus