Hasbro Extends My Little Pony Franchise


PAWTUCKET: Hasbro has revealed the 2017 return of the hit animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic will premiere its seventh season on Discovery Family Channel in spring 2017. My Little Pony: Equestria Girls will also return with three brand-new television specials next year. The 22-minute specials will follow this year’s hit Legends of Everfree TV movie.

“2017 will be the biggest year in the history of the My Little Pony franchise, including new and exciting stories that will air across television, various digital platforms and movie screens,” said Stephen Davis, the executive VP and chief content officer at Hasbro. “The characters and humor of the My Little Pony brand appeals to audiences of all ages and demographics, and we think Pony fans are going love what’s in store in the coming year.”