Cue: Vince Guaraldi’s familiarly cheerful jazz score, as millions of Peanuts fans worldwide tune in for the 50th anniversary of one of history’s most iconic and enchanting holiday specials, Charles M. Schulz’ A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Preceding tonight’s (Nov. 30) annual showing of Schulz’ animated classic, ABC will celebrate 50 magical years of the Peanuts gang and their pitifully adorable Christmas tree with It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown!
Airing on ABC at 7 p.m. CST and 8 p.m. EST, the network’s special holiday retrospective is hosted by Kristen Bell, and honors the milestone 50th anniversary with performances by Kristen Chenoweth, Pentatonix, Matthew Morrison – and more!
The celebration doesn’t have to end after tonight! Enjoy the magic of A Charlie Brown Christmas all season long, with The Charles M. Schulz Museum’s collection of holiday stamps. And, enjoy our collection of holiday-themed Peanuts comics!