You can watch 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' on ABC tonight

Posted at 9:02 AM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 12:04:38-05

Grab your favorite blanket or set your DVR because it's time to ring in the holidays with the Charles Schultz classic: "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

The iconic special, which first aired in 1965, will be airing on ABC Action News on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

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It tells the story of Charlie Brown as he tries to find the true meaning of Christmas in the midst of a commercial holiday season.

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the first Peanuts special, and gained popularity over the years, to the point where it is now a Christmas staple in many households.