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Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 01/23/2013

GOOD GRIEF: Original ‘voice of Charlie Brown’ arrested on stalking, threat charges; reportedly is terminally ill

‘Peanuts’ child actor Peter Robbins reportedly is terminally ill.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:54 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peter robbins, peanuts, charlie brown, chris shea

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 11/28/2012

‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’ 2012: The gospel truth behind how tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ special became a beloved holiday classic

The gospel truth behind how tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ special on ABC became a beloved holiday classic.

By Michael Cavna  |  06:01 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, a charlie brown christmas, charles schulz, jean schulz, lee mendelson, bill melendez, vince guaraldi, abc, mike peters, michael chabon

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 12/07/2011

A CHRISTMAS WISH: Don’t cut down my ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’

By Michael Cavna  |  12:26 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, charlie brown christmas, charlie brown christmas tales

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011

‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’: The gospel truth behind how a humble ‘Peanuts’ holiday classic defied the odds

As the warm holiday classic airs Monday night, those close to the “Peanuts” production recall how a perennial classic came to be.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charlie brown christmas, peanuts, lee mendelson, charles schulz, bill melendez, jean schulz, peter robbins, michael chabon, mike peters

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 10/27/2011

‘IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN’: 7 Things You Don’t Know About Tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ Special

As the holiday TV classic airs, we share “Seven Things You Don’t Know About the ‘Peanuts’ Special.”

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, great pumpkin, charlie brown, lee mendelson, charles schulz, bill melendez, peter robbins, charlie brown Christmas

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/16/2009

Michael Chabon & Wes Anderson pick 'em: Their favorite Christmas animation

Michael Chabon is mulling the favorite holiday TV specials of his childhood -- as a man in his mid-40s, he was weaned on some of pop culture's "classics" -- but there is no hesitation when the Pulitzer-winning author has...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/16/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation, The Animation | Tags:  Charlie Brown Christmas, Michael Chabon, Rankin-Bass, Wes Anderson