Fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic will be glad to know that our favorite gang of magical (and hilarious) ponies will be returning, and no-it’s not another spin-off or twist to an already effective formula. It’s a brand spanking new season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, making it the fifth season of Hasbro Studios’ modern refresh of the iconic franchise.
Scheduled for an April 4, 11 am ET / 10 am CT premiere on Discovery Family, MLP: FiM’s 5th season will be heralded with a special one-hour premiere that will kickstart a core story arc that delves into how the magic of cutie marks and friendship, and their effects on your surroundings. Additionally, Season 5 will also introduce new and exciting characters, including a certain pony named Starlight Glimmer.
“My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has amassed an adoring fan base that truly spans all ages,” said Tom Cosgrove, General Manager of Discovery Family. “We’re delighted at the opportunity to keep this audience entertained while sharing the series’ enduring and positive messages of friendship.”