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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Isn’t Airing on Cable TV This Year

Christmas Time Is Here — so it’s almost mandatory that you watch that holiday staple tradition, A Charlie Brown Christmas.

But, Good Grief! It’s not airing on cable TV this year. So, what the heck are you supposed to do?!?


In previous years, A Charlie Brown Christmas has been on regular ol’ cable TV, and all you had to do was tune in. Those were the days!!

When it became part of the Apple TV family, they made an agreement with PBS to air it once during the holiday season.

That agreement is no more, unfortunately, but there’s still a way to watch it for free — even if you don’t have an Apple TV+ subscription.

What is A Charlie Brown Christmas About?

If you have been living under a rock for the last 57 years, and don’t know what A Charlie Brown Christmas is about, listen up.

Charlie Brown has to direct the gang’s Christmas play, but he isn’t feeling that Christmas spirit.

He’s bummed about how commercial the holiday has become, and is longing for a deeper meaning to the holiday.

His friends don’t seem to care at all — preferring to have a dance party instead of practicing the play.

Can he find the true meaning of Christmas, and grasp onto that holiday spirit?

Spoiler Alert: You’ll be flying high on Christmas spirit by the end!

How Can You Watch A Charlie Brown Christmas For FREE?

If you have Apple TV+, you’re ahead of the game. You can watch it all year, anytime you want.

Don’t have Apple TV+? It gets a little tricky, but it’s still possible to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas this year.

Apple TV+ is going to allow EVERYONE to stream A Charlie Brown Christmas for FREE from December 22nd to December 25th.

You’ll still need a streaming device, as it isn’t on cable TV, but you can watch it for free, none-the-less.