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Preview Clip via MLP Facebook for “Equestria Games”



New preview clip via the official MLP Facebook page.

Crewniverse Recap #10

From Storyboard revisionist Lauren Zuke: "guilty of making ames too anime"

From Storyboard revisionist Lauren Zuke: “guilty of making ames too anime”

While “Beach Party” has just aired, we step back in time to catchup on the Crewniverse’s updates via the last last episode, Lion 2: The Movie.  No new episodes  have been announced (yet) for May, and our next episode is “Coach Steven”, the one episode that was scheduled for earlier this month.  We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

In other semi-related news, later tonight we should have our episode guide for Beach Party posted, and sometime later this week we should have our interview with Michaela Dietz published.  Our interviewer editor Gendid sat down with her earlier last week for a brief talk about the show.

And now, for your Recap:

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May Highlights for My Little Pony

As we approach the end of the month, the May Highlights for The Hub have been released.  Via EqD, extended synopsis of the last three episodes (behind the spoiler things).

Equestria Games

(May 3rd 2014 @ 10:30am ET)
Spike is elated when he’s given the honor of lighting the torch to open the Equestria Games. But when his nerves get the best of him, Spike goes to great lengths to prove he’s the heroic dragon others believe him to be.

Twilight’s Kingdom

May 10th 2014 – Part 1: 10:00 – 10:30 am ET

When a villain escapes Tartarus, Princess Celestia chooses Discord to help track him down instead of Princess Twilight. Meanwhile, prompted to prove that she has an important role to play, Twilight turns her focus to opening the Tree of Harmony chest.

May 10th 2014 – Part 2 (10:30am – 11:00am ET

In order to protect their magic, as well as the fate of Equestria, Princess Celestia, Princess Luna, and Princess Cadance transfer all of their magical power to Twilight.

“Inspiration Manifestation” – Episode Guide

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423 – “Inspiration Manifestation”

Written by Meghan McCarthy, Cory Powell
Poor Rarity! One of Ponyville’s finest creative minds is feeling blocked — and not even copious pints of ice cream can help her regain her old spark. Thankfully, help arrives in the form of Spike the dragon — and a very special spell, which promises to restore her creativity. But at what cost?
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Ratings Report: Trade Ya

Dollars to doughnuts a lot of Hub Network shows would love to trade spots with MLP. “Trade Ya!” drew 514,000 viewers last Saturday. It is the 7th straight episode to draw over a half million viewers. MLP took spots 1-11 on the Hub charts with an Easter Sunday showing of “Equestria Girls” taking 2nd spot at 388,000 viewers.

The 12:30pm ET Saturday repeat of “Trade Ya!” drew 300,000 viewers in 5th place making the combined viewership on Saturday 814,000.

MLP Season 4:

  • Episodes as of April 25th:  22
  • High:  733,000 (“Princess Twilight Sparkle, Part 1”, 11/23/13)
  • Low:  397,000 (“Daring Don’t”, 12/7/13)
  • Season-to-Date Average Viewership: 557,590
  • First Half Average Viewership: 547,538
  • Second Half Average Viewership:  572,111
  • Highest Placing:  1st (20 times)
  • Lowest Placing:  2nd (twice)
  • Average Placing:  1.09
Most Watched MLP Episodes:
  • 1.  Princess Twilight Sparkle (721,000 for both parts)
  • 2.  Power Ponies (683,000)
  • 3.  For Whom the Sweetie Belle Toils (658,000)
  • 4.  It Ain’t Easy Being Breezies (644,000)
  • 5.  Somepony to Watch over Me (625,000)
  • 6.  The Crystal Empire (601,000 for both parts)
  • 7.  Filli Vanilli (584,000)
  • 8.  Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3 (580,000)
  • 9.  Flight to the Finish (568,000)
  • t-10.  Simple Ways (554,000)
  • t-10.  Leap of Faith (554,000)


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Preview for “Inspiration Manifestation” from MLP Facebook

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New clip from Inspiration Manifestation via the MLP Facebook.  For now head on over to Facebook to watch.


“Lion 2: The Movie” Episode Guide


117 – “Lion 2: The Movie”

Written by Joe Johnston and Jeff Liu
Steven and Connie try to ride Lion to a movie theater, but Lion has other ideas. 
DN Rating: TBA

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