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Shout! Factory’s new MLP DVD, Soarin’ Over Equestria contains five episodes, one of which is a new season 6 title, The Fault In Our Cutie Marks. The title of the DVD and other four episodes seem to imply these are all Rainbow Dash or Fluttershy episodes, so that may be the case for the new episode with no known synopsis yet as well. This title was also listed as episode 9 on IMDB several months ago.

The sky’s the limit with these five high-flying adventures, featuring all of your favorite winged Ponies! Join Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, the Wonderbolts and, of course, Applejack, Rarity, Pinkie Pie, and Spike, as they show you Equestria the way it was meant to be seen… from above!

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MLP Equestria Games Blooper Reel

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The official Equestria Girls website has posted a reel of gags and bloopers from Friendship Games, apparently unseen before now. Head over to the website and find it below the player or watch it embedded after the break.

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While the show missed out on winning an Emmy, last Saturday, and the Hugos awaiting in August, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic was nominated for three Leo Awards. The Leo Awards honors achievements in film and television produced in British Columbia.

MLP was nominated for three Leos. Marcel Duperreault, Todd Araki, Jason Fredrickson, Kirk Furniss, Adam McGhie, Christine Church, and Roger Monk were nominated for Best Sound in an Animation Program or Series for “Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?” The same group, sans Kirk Furniss, are also nominated for Littlest Pet Shop in the same category for “Littlest Pet Shop of Horrors” as well as for Super Noobs (with Kirk Furniss this time) for the episodes “NoobyFriday” and “Noobinators 2”.

Daniel Ingram has two nominations in the Best Musical Score in a Animated Program or Series category—one for MLP for “Crusaders of the Lost Mark”, and one for Nina’s World and “Nina’s Birthday.” MLP composer Stefan Andrews was nominated in the category for Endangered Species and “Where No Stump Has Gone Before.” 

Ashleigh Ball will represent MLP in the Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series for her portrayal of Rainbow Dash in “Tanks for the Memories.” Fellow MLP voice actors Andrew Francis (Dinotrux – “Desert”), Michael Daingerfield (Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales – “Flight of the Falcon”), and Vincent Tong (The Deep – “Digging Deeper”) were also nominated in the category. 

The show has won two Leos in the past. The first was in 2013 for Best Score for “Magical Mystery Cure” and in 2014 for Best Overall Sound for “Power Ponies.” The show has been nominated for 13 Leos overall including this year’s nominations. 

Littlest Pet Shop has been nominated three times, winning once for Best Score for “Lights, Camera, Mongoose!”

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Both My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Littlest Pet Shop experienced increases in viewership since they last ran a new episode. For MLP, “No Second Prances” drew an estimated 258,000 viewers last Saturday on Discovery Family. That’s an increase of 31.6% from two weeks ago which was the lowest since we’ve recorded the show’s viewership. The early Season Six average is at 287,000 after six episodes.

Next up for MLP is “Newbie Dash” this coming Saturday at 11:30am ET/10:30 CT on Discovery Family.

For LPS, “On the Same Page” drew an estimated 130,000 viewers on Discovery Family, last Saturday. That’s up 30% from last week’s episode and is the second-straight increase for the show. The show’s Season Four average now stands at 141,900 after 20 episodes.

LPS’s 99th episode, “Paint a Picture, It Lasts Longer,” is this coming Saturday at noon ET/11am CT on Discovery Family.

Ratings information for this report comes courtesy of Mitch Metcalf of Showbuzz Daily as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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We’ve already announced our first four returning guests, so let’s announce someone new to Nightmare Nights – the incredibly talented Kelly Sheridan!

Kelly Sheridan is most well known in our community for her role as Starlight Glimmer, but she worked on My Little Pony for quite some time. Before Friendship is Magic, she voiced Cheerilee and Cotton Candy in the 2000s, and Melody in My Little Pony Tales from 1992. Outside of Pony, she is most well known for her role as the voice of Barbie for the last 15 years. She’s also had a long history providing dubbing for many incredibly popular anime, including InuYasha, Death Note, Ranma ½, Cardcaptors, and many more. She also tweets about her work at @KSheridanVoice.

As a reminder, applications for vendors is now open until June 28th. There’s no rush to apply; vendors will be selected via a jury system, not by first-come-first-serve, to ensure that there is a healthy variety for our vendors and attendees. Panelist applications are also open until September 9, so submit your panel concepts today!

We can’t wait to receive Kelly Sheridan and all of our guests and attendees at Nightmare Nights this October 21st through 23rd. Get your badges now, at a discounted rate until the convention. We’ve got a lot more announcements to come, so make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr for more updates!

Nightmare Nights Dallas is a gathering of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fans held in Addison, Texas.

Zap2It has information on another Friendship is Magic episode. Even though this episode is set to air the week after 611, it’s currently listed as episode 613 instead of 612. Check out more of the details after the break.

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MLP Movie Details from Russia

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UPDATE: Naturally, we’ve received a request on behalf of Hasbro to remove the images containing assets from this article.

Over the weekend, new info on the 2017 MLP movie was revealed at a Russian Pony convention (PonyRadioCon) in a brand presentation which touched on MLP fashion, outreach, an Equestria Girls theatrical show and most notably some insight on the film next year. The full translation of the presentation can be read here.

Some key points/spoilers:

  • Movie release will likely be bumped from November 3rd to sometime in Summer 2017.
  • Possibly titled “Friendship Adventure”
  • Takes place in a world beyond Equestria.
  • Pirates and new creatures.
  • Ponies will transform into other creatures such as mermaids (a la breezies), but not by choice.
  • Featured musical star?
  • “Lord of the Rings with Ponies”
  • Ponykind enslaved.