* Breaking News * direct from ABC :
On the 60th Anniversary Year of the Peanuts Comic Strip - ABC is extending their contract of airing Charlie Brown Holiday Programming throughout the year for 5 More Years!
Here's the official press release from ABC:
ABC EXTENDS CLASSIC "PEANUTS" HOLIDAY SPECIALS FOR FIVE ADDITIONAL YEARS
This fall the famed "PEANUTS" comic strip will celebrate its 60th anniversary. The first and most well known of the beloved animated holiday specials, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," first aired on television in 1965, making this year the 45th anniversary.