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Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network are dying, and everybody got the wrong reasons why its dying.

A recent article shows the bad, very bad, extremely bad news. The three main networks for Kids Shows and Animation are literally dying. This article from Bloomberg explains why and there are some choice quotes here: This season’s ratings for the 2-to-11 set are shaping up to be the worst yet. And few in the […]

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My Little Pony Spoofs Saved by the Bell

There is a question on whether the target audience of My Little Pony are even old enough to be fans of the 90s TV sitcom Saved by the Bell. But there is no doubt that many of MLP’s older fans are at least aware of the show and understand its pop culture significance. So the […]

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Discovery Family adds more Hasbro animation

The U.S. cable channel Discovery Family is about to get an injection of new animated Hasbro shows. The former Discovery Communications and Hasbro co-venture is adding new episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic as well as the latest entries in legacy series, like Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own and Transformers: […]

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Hasbro unveils 2018/2019 slate: Chomp Squad, Littlest Pet Shop, Micronauts, Transformers

Hasbro Studios has published their 2018-2019 production slate and there are a bunch of exciting new reveals. Existing favourites are getting a new coat of paint and there’s even something totally new. Let’s start off with additional content for shows that have already launched: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’s eighth season will feature 26 new […]

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My Little Pony: The Movie Makes its Way to Home Video

If you somehow missed My Little Pony: The Movie in the theaters, you will have your chance to watch it on your own terms in the next couple of months, as Lionsgate has scheduled a December 19 release on Blu-Ray and DVD, followed by On Demand on January 9. Of course, as expected of any […]

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HASCON 2017 to host debut of new Stretch Armstrong and Littlest Pet Shop shows

Are you going to be in the Providence, Rhode Island area over the weekend of September 8-10th? If so, it might be worth your while to visit HASCON, Hasbro’s first convention. The company is promising loads of neat events, including panel discussions with toys designers, show runners and comic creators, Magic: The Gathering tournaments, performances […]

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Hasbro unveils Littlest Pet Shop Unleashed and Equestria Girls YouTube series

Hasbro’s 2017 investor’s day presentation shared the first look at Littlest Pet Shop Unleashed. This new series will be produced by Hasbro’s Boulder Media animation studio and star all new characters in a town run by animals, called Pawtucket. Some of the characters include Trip Hamsta, Quincy Goatee, Bev, Gilturtle, Roxie McTerrier, Jade Catkin, and […]

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My Little Pony: The Movie Big Announcement Video

An exciting, though very brief, announcement video has been released for Lionsgate and Hasbro’s upcoming film My Little Pony: The Movie. Scheduled for an October 6, 2017 release, My Little Pony: The Movie will boast of a star-studded voice cast that includes Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña, Sia, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba, […]

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Equestria Girls and MLP: Friendship is Magic to be Slated in 2017

According to Hasbro, Inc., a lot of fantastical adventures are in stored from 2 of the most famous animated properties in 2017, with the come back of My Little Pony: Equestria Girls and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. The Mane 6 will have their most exciting adventures yet in the 7th season of My […]

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Winter is Coming to My Little Pony

A new teaser for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has been released, and fans of George R.R. Martin’s massively popular Game of Thrones franchise may see something familiar with said teaser. Namely, the opening credits that shows an animated map of Westeros and its denizens. In the MLP:FIM teaser, we get to see a […]

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Its Saturday Morning – And The Room Is Empty.

Or: How Thundercats (2011) was the end of the North American animation/Kids Business (in a way) Note: The Opinions shown on this essay does not reflect the views of Toon Barn and its affiliates. Its Saturday – winter is only a few days away and after that – Christmas on Friday and then – Saturday […]

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Hasbro and Sony Team Up for My Little Pony Holiday Album

Hasbro Studios has recently joined forces with Sony Music/Legacy Recordings in order to release a My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic holiday album titled ‘A Pony Kind of Christmas.’ The album is scheduled for release this coming Friday, November 6th and will come with an impressive collection of classic and original carols performed by the […]