Lucy and Linus choose a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch as the sun sets behind them.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown


Sunday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

This holiday season, PBS will broadcast three Peanuts specials including “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The specials will air ad free on PBS and PBS KIDS, in addition to streaming on Apple TV+.

The special presentations will begin with “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” airing on PBS and PBS KIDS for the first time ever on Sunday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m. Arizona time. Join the Peanuts gang for a timeless adventure as Charlie Brown preps for a party, Snoopy sets his sights on the Red Baron and Linus patiently awaits a pumpkin patch miracle.

“We are delighted to bring the joy of these holiday classics to families across the country, in partnership with our member stations,” said Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS. “During these challenging times, public television continues to be a free and easily accessible source of comfort, inspiration and education for millions of Americans.”

“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will air on PBS and PBS KIDS on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will air on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Set your DVR for PBS’ ad-free presentation of these Peanuts classics!

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