Apple to roll out new Snoopy, Peanuts cartoon series

Apple to roll out new Snoopy, Peanuts cartoon series

Apple has purchased the rights to new Peanuts shows, specials, and shorts for its upcoming streaming service, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Since then, the gang of lovable, rag-tag characters has become embedded in pop culture, transcending generations with heart-warming specials such as A Charlie Brown Christmas and Snoopy, Come Home. The new shows will be based on classic characters including Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang.

One project includes original short-form STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) content that will see Snoopy suiting up as an astronaut and doing all kinds of cute interstellar things.

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The new programs are part of Peanuts Worldwide and NASA's Space Act Agreement, created to inspire a passion for space exploration and STEM among the next generation of students. The $345 million deal also gave DHX control of the "Strawberry Shortcake" franchise, adding to a children's programming portfolio that also includes "Teletubbies", "Caillou", "Inspector Gadget", and the "Degrassi" franchise.

The iconic characters were debuted by Schulz back in 1950 with the launch of the "Peanuts" comic strip in several newspapers. The comic strip ran until February 13, 2000, with reruns following.

This also marks the latest high-profile acquisition for Apple, who are sparing no expense in building out their streaming platform.

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