Previously, in May 2022, The CW announced their plans to release Walton’s Thanksgiving sometime in the fourth quarter of 2022. Diversity. But recently, the network finally provided a specific date. Mark these calendars and find time with your family in front of the TV away from the hectic holiday shopping. Per Insider TVWalton’s Thanksgiving is slated to release on November 20, 2022. It is similar to the schedule for last year’s The Waltons: Homecoming as that movie was released on November 28, 2021. A recipe for cozy family viewing, but there’s also a more technical reason why The CW considers November to be a magical month.
Per Term, The Waltons: Homecoming was the network’s second most watched special in the 2021-2022 season. So, The CW hopes to repeat this success this year. Depending on how things stand with Walton’s Thanksgiving, we might consider an annual holiday release for future projects. The fact that The Waltons: Homecoming became a massive hit is a testament to the franchise’s amazing longevity. Thomas probably said it best when he said Associated Press“It’s amazing that we’re still talking about the show 50 years later.”