My Little Pony: Pony Life

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My Little Pony: Pony Life
My Little Pony Pony Life logo.png
GenreSlice of life
Comedy
Fantasy
Based on
Developed byKatie Chilson
Written byKatie Chilson
Whitney Ralls
Taneka Stotts
Dave Horwitz
Greg Levine
Directed byAdrian Ignat
Voices ofTara Strong
Ashleigh Ball
Andrea Libman
Tabitha St. Germain
Theme music composerJess Furman
Ethan Roberts
Opening theme"Pony Life"
performed by Lauren Dyson
Ending theme"Pony Life" (instrumental)
ComposerJess Furman
Country of originUnited States
Ireland[1]
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes20 (40 segments) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producerStephen Davis
ProducerPeter Lewis
Running time5-6 minutes[a]
Production companiesEntertainment One
Boulder Media
DistributorEntertainment One[3]
Release
Original networkDiscovery Family
Picture format1080i HDTV
Audio formatStereo
First shown inCanada
Original releaseNovember 7, 2020 (2020-11-07) –
present (present)

My Little Pony: Pony Life is an Irish-American animated children's television series based on Hasbro's My Little Pony franchise. It is a successor and spin-off to 2010's My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and the fifth animated series based on the franchise overall. The series is produced by Entertainment One and Boulder Media,[1] and features a new animation style and a slice-of-life narrative. The series also focuses on a more comedic theme than its predecessor.[4] Unlike Friendship Is Magic, each episode is 11 minutes long, consisting of two five-minute segments.

The series premiered in the United States on November 7, 2020 on Discovery Family,[5] in Canada on June 21, 2020 on Treehouse TV and in Africa on November 16, 2020 on Boomerang.

Voice cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

With the exception of Cathy Weseluck, who voiced Spike, the main voice actors from My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic reprise their roles in Pony Life.[4]

Supporting cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Release[edit]

My Little Pony: Pony Life was slated to premiere on Discovery Family in the US on June 13, 2020, but it was postponed to a later date in the summer of that year. However, on October 12, 2020, a promo revealed that the show would be premiering on Discovery Family on November 7, 2020.[6] Clips of several episodes have also been uploaded to the MLP YouTube channel. On September 10, 2020, it was officially announced that it will be released on YouTube at an unspecified date, listed as coming "soon".[7] On September 17, 2020, it was reported that a second season is currently in production.[8]

The series premiered on Boomerang in Australia and New Zealand on August 1, 2020. The series also debuted on 9Go! in Australia on September 21, 2020.[9]

In France, the series premiered on Gulli on August 27, 2020.

In the U.K., the series premiered on Tiny Pop on September 1, 2020.

In Poland, the series premiered on MiniMini+ on September 7, 2020.

In Finland, the first 14 episodes of the series were released on the streaming service, Ruutu on September 25, 2020, with the rest of the episodes releasing on October 15, 2020. The series aired on Nelonen on October 20, 2020. [10]

In Russia, the series premiered on Carousel on September 28, 2020. Carousel's webpage for Pony Life[11] uses fanart of the Mane Six, Spike, Starlight Glimmer, Trixie, and Sunset Shimmer.

In Southeast Asia, the series premiered on Boomerang on October 3, 2020.

On October 10, 2020, the series premiered on PLUSPLUS in Ukraine and Disney Channel in Germany.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Each episode is packaged into two segments, meaning about 11 minutes in each episode.[2] The series though originally aired half-hour program, meaning four segments in each episode.
  2. ^ Tabitha St. Germain voices Spike in Pony Life since Cathy Weseluck chose not to reprise the role.
  3. ^ Peter New voices Discord in Pony Life since John de Lancie chose not to reprise the role.
  4. ^ Ian Hanlin voices Snips in Pony Life since Lee Tockar chose not to reprise the role.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tweet". twitter.com. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  2. ^ "TV Schedule for Treehouse". TV Passport.
  3. ^ https://worldscreen.com/tvkids/eone-inks-broadcast-deals-for-my-little-pony-pony-life/
  4. ^ a b Tyler Aquilina (November 13, 2019). "'My Little Pony' to launch new animated series and toy line — see exclusive first look". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2020-03-20.
  5. ^ "My Little Pony: Pony Life : Programs : Discovery Family : Discovery Press Web". press.discovery.com. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  6. ^ "Good things come in small packages! The brand-new series My Little Pony: Pony Life is coming to Discovery Family on Saturday, November 7 at 11:30 AM ET! #MyPonyLife #MyLittlePony #PonyLife #MLP". Twitter.
  7. ^ "My Little Pony: Pony Life 💖 NEW 💖 The Great Divide - Team Mane 6 MLP Pony Life". YouTube.
  8. ^ https://www.equestriadaily.com/2020/09/pony-life-gets-second-season-in-spring.html
  9. ^ https://scenestr.com.au/movies-and-tv/hey-bronies-my-little-pony-gets-a-2020-reboot-20200831
  10. ^ https://www.ruutu.fi/ohjelmat/my-little-pony-pony-life
  11. ^ "Май Литтл Пони: Пони Лайф" (in Russian). Karusel. Retrieved 2020-10-09.

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