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The MLP franchise has surprisingly scored another Emmy nomination. This time, it’s for the Equestria Girls movie, “The Legend of Everfree” and the song of the same name for Best Original Song at the Daytime Emmys. It is the fourth time a song from the MLP franchise has been nominated. Both “Becoming Popular” (from “Sweet and Elite”) and “Find A Pet” (from “May the Best Pet Win”) were nominated in 2013, but lost out to “Happy Little Land of Hoboken” from The Penguins of Madagascar. Three years later, “The Magic Inside” (from “The Mane Attraction”) was nominated, but it would another DreamWorks show, All Hail King Julien and “True Bromance” that walked away with the Emmy. 

This time, the DreamWorks show in opposition is Mr. Peabody and Sherman with “Morse Code”. Disney has two nominees this year—“I’m Not Very Nice” from Disney 7D and “Sisi Ni Sawa” from The Lion Guard. The PBS show Peg + Cat rounds out the nominees with “Dickinson Duet”. 

The Best Original Song Emmy will most likely be awarded during the Creative Arts Emmys on Friday, April 28th. The main Daytime Emmys show will be two nights later on April 30th.

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IDW Solicitations for June 2017

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Solicitations for June are here! Check out the details after the break.

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Discovery Family Channel has (finally) released their April highlights, which include the titles and synopses for episodes 3 and 4, in addition to the already known first 2 episodes. You can find them all below the spoiler break.

• SEASON PREMIERE Celestial Advice premieres Saturday, April 15 at 11:30a/10:30c
Twilight Sparkle agonizes over Starlight Glimmer’s future and receives some much-needed advice
from her very own mentor –Princess Celestia

All Bottled Up premieres Saturday, April 15 at 12p/11c
While the Mane 6 are on a friendship retreat, Starlight Glimmer loses Twilight Sparkle’s friendship
map. Afraid her anger might get out of control, Starlight Glimmer casts a calming spell while the
ponies search for the lost map.

A Flurry of Emotions premieres Saturday, April 22 at 11:30a/10:30c
After planning a jam-packed day, Twilight Sparkle also agrees to babysit her niece, Flurry Heart. But
with Flurry Heart along for the ride, Twilight Sparkle struggles to maintain her title as “The Best
Aunt Ever” while keeping Flurry Heart out of trouble!

Rock Solid Friendship premieres Saturday, April 29 at 11:30a/10:30c
When Pinkie Pie learns that Maud might move to Ponyville, she does everything she can to make
sure her sister sees that it
has more to offer than just rocks.

Please note that episode 2 airs a half hour later than usual, so plan to watch ponies from 11:30 AM EST to 12:30 PM EST, instead of the usual 11-12.

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Faded memories of 2010 and early 2011 flicker in my mind.  Why are you watching this?  Its just a fad.  It’ll only be a few seasons.  While most people would say “Who is laughing now?!”, in a world of colorful equines, some question just how far this animated meteor in space will go, before the inevitable crash into the moon of cancellation.

Well enough with the dark and ominous writing.  John de Lancie kind of, sort of confirmed that a Season 8 is in production.  Talks about it have floated around of course, but nothing really concrete has been said by neither Hasbro or crew.  While this isn’t an official, we can confidently say that Season 8 is at the point of needing the voices recorded.  The ride shall never end.

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Season 7 Premiere Titles and Clip

A press release has given some information on the premiere of season 7, and some more bits of information on the upcoming season. In addition, a teaser was released on Facebook, although it has since been taken down. Equestria Daily has at least made a copy of the teaser. The details of the press release and clip are after the break.

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