Good grief—classic Peanuts specials are leaving broadcast tv and shifting to Apple TV+ simply in time for the vacations.   

A deal between Apple TV+ and media firm WildBrain, Peanuts Worldwide and Lee Mendelson Movie Productions will make the subscription streaming service the house for the classics like It’s the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas. These have beforehand aired on broadcast tv, yielding appreciable scores.

The Peanuts gang’s Halloween particular will start streaming on the platform right now and will likely be accessible without cost to non-subscribers from Oct. 30 by means of Nov. 1. The opposite holiday-themed specials will arrive within the coming months, with A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving arriving on Nov. 18 and airing without cost from Nov. 25 by means of Nov. 27. A Charlie Brown Christmas will debut on the streamer on Dec. 4 and will likely be accessible free to non-subscribers from Dec. 11 by means of Dec. 13.

The partnership, which is an enlargement of Apple TV+’s earlier dabbling in Peanuts programming, implies that new unique sequence and specials will likely be coming to the streamer sooner or later, together with specials celebrating New Yr’s Eve, Earth Day, Mom’s Day and back-to-school season. The streamer ordered a second season of Snoopy in Area, which debuted in Apple TV+’s November 2019 launch and was nominated for Daytime Emmys. The streamer can also be engaged on The Snoopy Present and a documentary movie in regards to the Peanuts gang.

Apple TV+’s acquisition of the Peanuts vacation specials, which according to Vulture is an unique deal, is a giant coup for the streaming service, on condition that broadcast TV had for many years aired the specials to nice success.

ABC has had the published rights to the specials for the previous 20 years. Final 12 months, its airing of the It’s the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown introduced in 5 million viewers and a 1.2 demo score. It’s a substantial displaying, particularly for an older title. Earlier than that, CBS had the published rights.

The specials mark the second licensing deal from Apple TV+, which has in any other case centered on unique sequence solely. In Might, Apple TV+ made previous seasons of HBO’s ’80s muppet sequence Fraggle Rock accessible on the service as a part of a deal to reboot the sequence for the streamer.