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‘Peanuts’ Producer Lee Mendelson Dead at 86

Getty Lee Mendelson — the man behind over 50 Charlie Brown TV specials — died on Christmas Day after a long battle with cancer … according to his family. The esteemed “Peanuts” producer reportedly passed away at his home in Hillsborough, CA. His son, Jason, says … “It wasn’t great for us, but to have […]

Dollywood Sued by ‘Peanuts’ Co. Over ‘Christmas Time Is Here’

Exclusive Alamy Charlie Brown isn’t about to let Dolly Parton‘s theme park get away with using his famous Christmas tune — at least not on the watch of the song’s cowriter. Lee Mendelson‘s production company is suing Dollywood for using the song “Christmas Time Is Here” in a play the amusement park puts on each […]