News

‘Charlie Brown’ is America’s favorite Christmas TV show

‘Charlie Brown’ is America’s favorite Christmas TV show

CHARLIE IS NO. 1: The holiday favorite is ranked as America's favorite Christmas TV special. Photo: Associated Press

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” has topped a new U.S. poll to find the greatest holiday TV episode of all time.

The cartoon classic, which first appeared on U.S. TV screens in the mid-1960s has been ranked No. 1.

EXTRA: Black Friday 2013

It beat out Boris Karloff’s turn as the Grinch in the animated “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” 1986’s “Cheers” Christmas special and Seinfeld’s “Festivus” episode in TV Guide’s new survey.

Rankin & Bass’ “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” 1994’s “My So-Called Life” holiday episode and “Married… With Children’s” 1987 festive hit also make the top 10.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Green-thinking Bill Is Unveiled

Fresh
local_news_generic

Focus on renewable energy

in Local

New Chiefs Introduce Themselves

Fresh
state_capitol_4

Some of the governor’s picks to run state agencies got grilled about their plans to implement cuts proposed in the…

in Local

Pop Tax Proposal Is Back

Fresh
soda_pop

Anti-obesity campaign

in Local

Pretty Package Has Ugly Consequences

Fresh
laundry pod

Laundry pods are dangerous if swallowed