The special is based on the classic Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz and features an original song by American singer-songwriter Ben Folds. You can watch the trailer below.
In celebration of Earth Day, It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown follows Sally’s bond with a special little flower on the baseball field that may spell disaster for the big game.
For Charlie Brown and the team, it’s just the inspiration they need to make a positive impact on their environment.
Produced for Apple TV+ by Peanuts and WildBrain, the special is directed by Raymond S. Persi. The producers are James Brown and Tim Smith.
It is executive produced by Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, Cornelius Uliano, Paige Braddock, Josh Scherba, Stephanie Betts, Amir Nasrabadi and Anne Loi.
In addition, the classic Peanuts special from Mendelson/Melendez Productions, It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown is also coming soon to Apple TV+ in celebration of the environment, and will make its Apple TV+ debut on April 29.
To celebrate Arbor Day, Charlie Brown’s baseball team turns the field into a lush garden, throwing Peppermint Patty off her game.
The expanding and award-winning lineup of original films and series for kids and families on Apple TV+ also includes the recently-premiered, critically-acclaimed El Deafo; Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock and Harriet the Spy from The Jim Henson Company.
There’s also Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show from Jack McBrayer and Angela C. Santomero; Wolfboy and the Everything Factory from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD and Bento Box Entertainment; and Get Rolling with Otis and Puppy Place.
The programming includes Daytime Emmy Award-winning Ghostwriter and Helpsters from Sesame Workshop; Academy Award-nominated animated film Wolfwalkers; Peabody Award-winning series Stillwater; and new series and specials from Peanuts and WildBrain including Snoopy in Space season two and For Auld Lang Syne.
The lineup also includes Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, the Daytime Emmy Award-winning television event based on the New York Times best-selling book and TIME Best Book of the Year by Oliver Jeffers.
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Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype and ShockTillYouDrop.