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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 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 07:10 AM ET, 08/03/2011

‘PEANUTS’ launches major digital and social-media expansion

Charlie Brown, Lucy and Snoopy are coming to you via gaming, apps and social media in new, massive global campaign with Iconix, Peanuts Worldwide announces.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:10 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, charles schulz, jean schulz, iconix

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 10/01/2010

'PEANUTS' TURNS 60: Smithsonian pays tribute this weekend with portrait unveiling & Family Day

(1966 Peanuts LLC) When I met Charles Schulz in 1998, there was already much talk about how to tout the golden anniversary of his beloved "Peanuts" in 2000. If possible, tomorrow's 60th anniversary of the comic's launch has the...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:45 AM ET, 10/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Charles M. Schulz, Jean Schulz, Lee Mendelson, Peanuts

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 09/09/2010

Good grief: 'PEANUTS' will leave syndicate in February for Universal [UPDATED]

It's official: Come next February, United Feature Syndicate will no longer distribute "Peanuts." After 60 years, Charlie Brown is moving to the syndicate Universal Uclick. "We feel Universal is a natural partnership for us," Jean Schulz, wife of late...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:25 PM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Charles M. Schulz, Jean Schulz, Lee Salem, Peanuts, United Feature Syndicate, Universal UClick