Final season of My Little Pony set at Discovery Family
All the brightly colored horses of the long-running series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, will soon be headed to the stable. The Hollywood Reporter has word that the upcoming ninth season of the Discovery Family animated series will be its last. You can check out a trailer for the My Little Pony final season below!
Discovery Family will be airing the final 26 episodes starting Saturday, April 6, and also will stream live and on-demand on Discovery Family GO as part of the network’s TV Everywhere app. Both Patton Oswalt and “Weird” Al Yankovic will be reprising their roles as Quibble Pants and Cheese Sandwich, respectively.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic debuted in 2010, and follows characters from the popular Hasbro line of toys. At the center is Princess Twilight Sparkle and her trusted dragon assistant, Spike, who together live in Ponyville in the enchanted land of Equestria, along with her colorful pony friends. Together, they teach one another valuable lessons about the most powerful magic of all — friendship.
Before the upcoming premiere, Discovery Family will air a weeklong marathon titled “Pony Palooza” of Equestria Girls specials starting Saturday, March 30. This will lead up to the world premiere of Equestria Girls: Spring Breakdown Then, episodes from the past eight seasons ofMy Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic will begin on Sunday, March 31, and running all week long during the day.
The series has previously inspired one feature film, 2017’s My Little Pony: The Movie. There’s also an upcoming CGI film in the works as well.