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Apple TV+ summer plans include new Peanuts specials


Get ready for loads more Peanuts, Charlie Brown -- coming soon to Apple TV+.
Get ready for loads more Peanuts, Charlie Brown -- coming soon to Apple TV+.
Image: Apple TV+

If you love Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang, the kids-and-family slate Apple TV+ plans for this summer should be right up your alley (or in your dog house).

Apple TV+ said Friday you can expect two new Peanuts specials, the new series Camp Snoopy and, outside of Linus and Lucy’s world, new seasons of Duck & Goose, Eva the Owlet and the award-winning Lovely Little Farm.

Kids-and-family slate for summer 2023 on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ unveiled all-new Peanuts specials Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie (August 18) and Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin, plus the new series Camp Snoopy.

And if that’s not enough, you also get a new season of The Snoopy Show starting June 9 and some new-to-Apple classic Peanuts anthology specials. That long list includes It’s an Adventure, Charlie Brown, It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown and Emmy Award winner Life is a Circus, Charlie Brown.

The endearing introvert Marcie gets her own Peanuts special on Apple TV+ this summer.
The endearing introvert Marcie gets her own Peanuts special on Apple TV+ this summer. But the Apple TV+ slate includes other fare besides Peanuts.
Photo: Apple TV+

Camp Snoopy and the Franklin special come from Apple partner WildBrain. Here’s how the streaming service described them:

Apple will also expand its partnership with WildBrain, welcoming two new originals including new series “Camp Snoopy,” featuring Snoopy and the Beagle Scouts along with Charlie Brown and friends as they enjoy an adventure-filled summer outdoors, and the charming new “Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin” special uncovering the origin story of one of Peanuts’ most beloved characters and how he ultimately makes friends with Charlie Brown and the gang. Plus, even more classic Peanuts titles will be made available to fans, many for the first time in decades.

And more besides Peanuts

Are you ready for more "Duck & Goose?" It's back. And apparently there's a crab, too.
Are you ready for more “Duck & Goose?” It’s back. And apparently, there’s a crab, too.
Photo: Apple TV+

But it’s not all Peanuts. In addition, you can expect a new season of BAFTA Award-winning “hybrid” series (live-action and animation) Lovely Little Farm (June 16), plus a new, full season of preschool series Duck & Goose (July 7) and a series of Eva the Owlet shorts based on the New York Times bestselling Scholastic book series (August 4, aka International Owl Awareness Day).

And speaking of Duck and Goose, a new special called When Duck Met Goose debuts June 9.

All this joins award-winning series and films for kids and families on Apple TV+. They include this year’s Academy Award- and BAFTA Award-winning animated short film The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, animated adventure film Luck and BAFTA Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated animated film Wolfwalkers.

Check out what’s new for summer 2023’s programming slate.

Get Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is available by subscription for $6.99 with a seven-day free trial. You can also get it via any tier of the Apple One subscription bundle. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free.

After first airing in November 2019, “Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with 299 wins and 1,451 award nominations and counting,” the service said.

Those include multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy Ted Lasso and historic Oscar Best Picture winner CODA.

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