Is ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ on Disney+?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Is ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ on Disney+?

This animated vacation particular used to broadcast on tv networks like ABC. Thanks to a latest partnership, although, A Charlie Brown Christmas will solely be accessible on one streaming platform for 2020. Oh, good grief.

Here’s what we learn about A Charlie Brown Christmas and which streaming platform will probably be accessible on.

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Some Peanuts specials play on the tv community, Freeform

One of probably the most beloved productions that includes Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and the remainder of the gang is their vacation particular A Charlie Brown Christmas. In it, Charlie Brown decorates his iconic tree and learns the true which means of the vacation, because of a speech from Linus.

Over the years, this Peanuts manufacturing, in addition to vacation specials like A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown broadcasted on the tv community ABC, in addition to Freeform. 

However, because of a brand new partnership with Apple, A Charlie Brown Christmas will likely be accessible completely on Apple’s streaming service (in addition to for buy on Amazon and different retailers.)

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Most ‘Peanuts’ animated classics can be found on Apple TV+

Fans can stream Peanuts vacation specials with a subscription to Apple TV+, which prices $4.99 monthly. As of Nov. 25, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will likely be accessible for streaming on Apple’s subscription service, Apple TV+. 

According to Showbiz Cheat Sheet, the 1965 vacation particular A Charlie Brown Christmas will likely be accessible on Apple TV+ starting Dec. 4. Subscribers can stream the basic from Dec. 11 via Dec. 13. Because of this partnership, this vacation particular will more than likely not broadcast on the tv community ABC, which has Walt Disney Studios as its dad or mum firm. 

According to, “Apple has worked out a deal with [WildBrain] (who holds a stake in the Peanuts franchise) to produce original content for Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts crew, which [WildBrain] will produce (via THR).”

That means followers can anticipate new Peanut adventures to premiere completely on Apple TV+. However, for Disney+ subscribers, there’s one film starring Charlie Brown accessible on this rival platform. 

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‘The Peanuts Movie’ joined the Disney+ streaming library in August 2020

Thanks to the partnership with Apple, Charlie Brown’s Christmas particular will not be accessible on Disney+. That’s to not say Charlie Brown is totally absent from Disney’s streaming platform.

The Peanuts Movie, initially launched in 2015, joined the corporate’s subscription service throughout August 2020. Disney+ is taken into account by many subscribers to be the youngest-skewing streaming service, housing content material created by Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel.

There’s additionally loads of Disney award-winning animated motion pictures, together with Princess and the Frog, Beauty and the Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.  

There’s additionally some vacation content material already accessible on Disney’s streaming platform, together with The Santa Clause franchise and the Home Alone franchise.

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