A Charlie Brown Christmas will air twice on ABC this year. The first broadcast will be on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 8 - 9 PM (Eastern/Pacific time); the second broadcast will be Tuesday, December 18, 2012, also from 8 - 9 PM.
The classic Christmas special will air unedited both times. The hour-long time slot will be filled out with a shortened version of Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales and the non-Peanuts short Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa.
ABC will also be showing I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 8 - 9 PM (Eastern/Pacific); and finally Happy New Year, Charlie Brown on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 8 - 9 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Happy New Year, Charlie Brown will air unedited together with a shorted version of She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown.