Although the famous Charlie Brown Christmas special will exclusively be on Apple TV+ this year, it will be free for all to watch for a limited period. Here's how.
It's long gone from its traditional spot on ABC's schedules, and in 2022, it won't even be on PBS. But as well as Apple TV+ subscribers being able to watch "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at any time, Apple will stream it for free from December 22, 2022 through December 25, 2022.
That's a little later than the time it traditionally appeared on ABC. To see it around the usual time of mid-December, users could take up the seven-day free trial of Apple TV+.
Where to watch "Charlie Brown" on Apple TV+
However, there is there is also the Apple TV set-top box, and then there are selected smart TVs.
But, nearly any user on any platform can watch online via any modern browser. Browser streaming may be the most convenient for people who solely want to catch these specials, and don't have an Apple device.
How to watch "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on Apple TV+ without a subscription
- In any modern web browser, go to tv.apple.com
- Either log into your iCloud account, or make a new one
- Find the show and press Play
- Either watch it on your computer, or stream it to a television of your choice
You can also stream from the iPhone, or iPad version of the Apple TV app. Plus you can watch on those apps on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV.