Apple TV+ to Be Home for ‘Peanuts’

Apple TV+ will stream “Peanuts” original series and specials, along with the classic specials.

New animated “Peanuts” originals coming to Apple TV+ include a second season of the Daytime Emmy-nominated “Snoopy in Space,” and new specials that will find the “Peanuts” gang marking Mother’s Day, Earth Day, New Year’s Eve and going back to school — all to be produced by WildBrain’s animation studio. The new series and specials join the previously announced The Snoopy Show, a new “Peanuts” 70th anniversary documentary film from Imagine Documentaries and WildBrain, and Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10.

The original programs and new specials will also soon stream globally alongside iconic “Peanuts” specials, including A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. The Halloween special will begin streaming globally on Apple TV+ Oct. 19, and will be available for free from Oct. 30 until Nov. 1 on Apple TV+. Apple TV+ will launch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on Nov. 18, and the special will be available for free from Nov. 25 until Nov. 27. A Charlie Brown Christmas will stream exclusively on Apple TV+ on Dec. 4.

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Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, as well as at, at $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. The Apple TV app will be available on Sony and Vizio smart TVs later this year. For a limited time, customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. This special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device. For more information, please visit

Disney+ Presents ‘High School Musical: The Musical’ Holiday Special Dec. 11

The cast of the Disney+ series “High School Musical: The Musical — The Series” will perform their favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s songs and share their fondest holiday memories in a 45-minute holiday special presented by the subscription streaming service Dec. 11.

High School Musical: The Musical — The Holiday Special will also feature a sneak peek performance from the upcoming second season of the series, which deals with a fictional high school theater group staging a performance of High School Musical.

The special will include series regulars Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Mark St. Cyr and Kate Reinders singing holiday songs and sharing anecdotes of memorable holidays from their childhoods, best and most embarrassing presents, favorite traditions, family photos and poignant New Year’s resolutions.

Bassett will also debut an acoustic version of an original song which he wrote for season two.

“The holidays remind us of the universal importance of family and loved ones,” Tim Federle, executive producer and director of the special, said in a statement. “The cast of ‘High School Musical: The Musical — The Series’ is its own kind of family, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to share their favorite holiday music and traditions with our viewers.”

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High School Musical: The Musical — The Holiday Special: The Soundtrack, featuring holiday songs performed by the cast in the special, will be available beginning Nov. 20 on all major music services and streaming platforms.

Season one of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” is currently available on Disney+.

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