Summer vacation means more down time, and even though we fully encourage getting outside for some fresh air, sometimes you need a little TV break — and we’ve got you covered for that, too.
Apple TV+ announced an exciting lineup of summer premiere dates full of new original series, specials, shorts, and returning favorites for the whole family. Stay entertained with a a new Peanuts special that centers on Lucy, new episodes of The Snoopy Show, a Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show special, and the debut of some entirely new series. Check them out in order of their air dates below!
Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show will debut a new special and four original shorts on June 24. In the special, Jack and his friends try to solve a kindness mystery to find out who is behind random acts of kindness popping up all over town. TIn the shorts, Jack will interview real kids about their acts of kindness in their hometowns, and give them a DIY bird feeder kit that they can hang up as a symbol of being a Kindness Ambassador.
Season 1 of Duck & Goose will debut on July 8, inspired by the book series of the same name by Tad Hills. This preschool series celebrates the special friendship of Duck and Goose, two best feathered friends that don’t always see beak to beak, until they discover that appreciating each other’s differences can help them find ways to solve everyday challenges.
Dive into new adventures of The Snoopy Show as Season 2 premieres new episodes on Aug. 5. Produced for Apple TV+ by Peanuts and WildBrain, the series follows Snoopy, Woodstock, and the rest of the Peanuts squad. The “Peanuts Classics” platform will launch on Aug. 5, with classic specials from Mendelson/Melendez Productions, including A Charlie Brown Celebration; He’s A Bully, Charlie Brown; He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown; It Was A Short Summer, Charlie Brown; It’s Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown; There’s No Time For Love, Charlie Brown; Why, Charlie Brown, Why?; You’re In Love, Charlie Brown; and You’re The Greatest, Charlie Brown.
An entirely new special will premiere on Aug. 12, called Lucy’s School, in which the Peanuts gang become anxious about starting a new school in the fall, inspiring Lucy to start her own school instead – and learning that teaching isn’t as easy as it sounds. Produced for Apple TV+ by Peanuts and WildBrain, Lucy must face her fears and overcome them with the support of her friends.
Apple TV+’s expanding lineup of original films and series also includes Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock and Harriet the Spy from The Jim Henson Company; Wolfboy and the Everything Factory from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD, and Bento Box Entertainment; Ghostwriter and Helpsters from Sesame Workshop; and more. Apple TV+ is available for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, those who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, or iPod touch can receive three months of Apple TV+ for free. For more information, visit apple.com/tv.