Charles M. Schulz first introduced the world to the Peanuts characters in 1950, when the Peanuts comic strip debuted in seven newspapers. Since then, Peanuts has become a phenomenon that continues to enjoy great success around the globe. Loved by fans of all ages, Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang have made an indelible mark on modern pop culture. Fans can now watch over 104 seven-minute episodes of all new Peanuts animation on major networks across the globe, including Cartoon Network and Boomerang in the U.S., and Family Channel in Canada. Peanuts also reaches fans through thousands of consumer products around the world, social media, over 50 television specials, and a daily comic strip available in all formats from traditional to digital.