New York / 18.11.2020 21:15:20
After the special This is the big pumpkin, by Charlie Brown, did not air on broadcast television this year, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), the public television network of the United States, reached an agreement for the Christmas programs of the cartoon do go on the air.
This deal was made with Apple TV+, platform that is currently the home of the special adored of the also called Carlitos. It should be noted that this change of rights (from PBS to Apple TV) unleashed a scandal among viewers who were used to seeing the specials annually on broadcast television.
Apple offered each of the specials free for a few days, but that was not enough to stop the online petitions that gathered hundreds of thousands of signatures.
Until this Wednesday Apple gave in to the clamor and announced that it is partnered with PBS to broadcast without ads Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving, on November 22, and Charlie Brown Christmas, December 13.
When to watch Charlie Brown specials
In addition, both specials will be available free for three days on the streaming platform (Thanksgiving of the November 25 to 27 and Christmas dDecember 11-13).