October 11, 2022
Apple TV+ is unveiling a lineup of new special episodes of Apple Original series and the streaming debut of classic holiday “Peanuts” specials.
New programming from classic series includes the “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” Night of the Lights holiday special and “Sago Mini Friends” Thanksgiving special premiering on Nov. 18, and holiday specials from “Interrupting Chicken,” “Pretzel and the Puppies” and “The Snoopy Show,” all debuting on Dec. 2.
Apple TV+ will also provide special free windows for nonsubscribers to stream the iconic holiday specials from Mendelson/Melendez Productions and Peanuts Worldwide. “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is available Oct. 28-31; “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” is available Nov. 23-27; and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is available Dec. 22-25. The specials are available to subscribers now and every day.
Two classic “Peanuts” holiday specials also from Mendelson/Melendez Productions and Peanuts Worldwide, “I Want a Dog for Christmas” and “Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales,” will be added to the platform for the first time starting Dec. 2.
Additionally, the animated short film “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,” based on the beloved award-winning book of the same name by author Charlie Mackesy, will be coming to Apple TV+ on Christmas Day.