New Peanuts on Apple TV+
October 20, 2020
By Nik Roseveare
Apple TV+ has partnered up with WildBrain, along with Peanuts Worldwide and Lee Mendelson Film Productions, to become the home for all things Peanuts, bringing together new original series along with iconic specials to fans around the world.
New animated Peanuts originals coming to Apple TV+ include a second season of the Daytime Emmy-nominated Snoopy in Space, and a slate of brand-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 brand-new Peanuts 70th anniversary documentary film from Imagine Documentaries and WildBrain; and the Award-winning Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10.
The original programmes 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+ immediately, and will be available for free from October 30th until November 1st as a “special treat” on Apple TV+.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Apple TV+ will launch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on November 18th, and the special will be available for free from November 25th until November 27th.
The Peanuts gang will also deck the halls with the premiere of A Charlie Brown Christmas, streaming exclusively on Apple TV+ on December 4th. The holiday special will be available to enjoy for free from December 11th until December 13th.