In the Christmas streaming season, A Charlie Brown Christmas has gained recognition as a staple, and millions seek to keep the tradition on by watching it year after year at this time. The short animation film was originally released on December 9, 1965. Based on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts, even after more than 50 years of its release, it is one of the finest Christmas specials ever released.
And Peanuts fans will be excited to know that this animated TV premiere will soon get its TV premiere. Directed by Bill Melendez, A Charlie Brown Christmas has 83% Rotten Tomatoes ratings and an 8.4/10 IMDb score. If you plan to catch up with its premiere, keep track of these details.
When and Where will A Charlie Brown Christmas Premiere?
Undoubtedly the Christmas season is in full swing. PBS, the public broadcaster, keeps up with the Holiday vibes and has stepped in to give the loved show, A Charlie Brown Christmas, its TV premiere. The CEO and President of PBS, Paula Kreger, remarks that they are extremely delighted to premiere the famous holiday classics to cherish the Christmas vibes.
For the public in America, public TV is a free and accessible medium, which inspires, educates, and relaxes them. To keep up with it, PBS and PBS Kids will be releasing A Charlie Brown Christmas this December 19, 2021. It will be released this coming Sunday at 7:30 pm ET.
Is A Charlie Brown Christmas Available on Other Streaming Services?
Some streaming platforms have acquired the rights to distribute this holiday classic to viewers. A Charlie Brown Christmas is available for streaming on Apple TV+. If you are a new subscriber to this platform, you can sign up on this channel and get a 7-day free trial. A monthly subscription to Apple TV+ costs $4.99. It also enables the subscribers to access the Peanuts collection in its entirety.
What is the Show About?
A half an hour stage adaptation, this TV animation runs across various intricate layers to explore the meaning of Christmas. The concerned show has gained recognition in history as the longest-running cartoon special. You can join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Lucy, along with the other characters in Peanuts, to uncover what Christmas really means. Finding the true Christmas spirit is not an easy task for Charlie Brown.
The commercialism prevalent in the Christmas season only depresses him. With the overwhelming materialism and signing on the help of his friends, he is on a quest to discover what Christmas really means. It is a heartwarming classic that seeks to explore Christmas’ religious aspect. The characters from Peanuts go about singing the Christmas Carols towards the end. The show is full of wonder and heartfelt moments.
Who is in the Cast of A Charlie Brown Christmas?
The voice cast includes Charlie Brown, played by Peter Robbins, and Linus van Pelt played by Chris Shea. Tracy Stratford voices the character of Lucy and Sally Brown by Cathy Steinberg. Chris Doran plays Schroeder, and Geoffrey Orstein voices Pig-Pen. Sally Dryer voices Violet. PBS, a Charlie Brown Christmas, will premiere this December 19, 2021.