“Rainbow Rocks” premiered on Discovery Family (nee Hub Network) last Friday and the numbers are in for all three weekend showings courtesy of Douglas Pucci of TV Media Insights. These figures cite Nielsen Media Research. Friday’spremier showing drew 610,000 viewers which on the all-time list would place it 7th all-time among episodes and Equestria Girls movies. The episodes (two-parters counted as one with median viewership) ahead of “Rainbow Rocks” include “Twilight’s Kingdom” (732,500 median), “Princess Twilight Sparkle” (721,000 median), “Power Ponies” (683,000), “For Whom the Sweeite Belle Toils” (658,000), “It Ain’t Easy Being Breezies” (644,000), and “Somepony to Watch over Me” (625,000). Counting each episode individually, “Rainbow Rocks would be 10th all-time being the second part of “The Crystal Empire.”

Saturday’s viewing at 12:30pm ET/11:30am CT drew 477,000 viewers while Sunday’s encore at 9:30am drew 357,000. So for the three showings, the combined viewership was 1.544 M viewers, or an average of just under 515,000 a viewing over the weekend. The first “Equestria Girls” movie drew 556,000 viewers in its first airing on September 1st, 2013.

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About two months are left to the release of Shine Together, our fifth charity album!

Thanks to the tremendous work of the music community, the ongoing Seeds of Kindness 3 fund-raiser together with our three previous fund-raisers have raised about $150,000 from online donations alone, supporting various Your Siblings and Engineers Without Borders projects in Uganda, Burundi, and Tanzania. We incorporated a few suggestions and rule changes to make this work even better for the musicians, and we would like to ask for your help to support the outstanding work of the Against Malaria Foundation!

Soft deadline: November 22nd, 2014
Hard deadline: December 10th, 2014
Release date: December 20th, 2014

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Friends Forever #11 Preview

Friends Forever #11 Cover by Jay P. Fosgitt

Friends Forever #11 Cover by Jay P. Fosgitt

Plenty of comic stuff happening today! In addition to the release of Friends Forever #10 and January’s solicitations, a preview of Friends Forever #11 has already popped up on iTunes, due to be released on November 5th. Check it out after the break.

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You like Smash Mouth? Me neither. You enjoy the last album I reviewed? You did? Want another laugh of the same vein but with Smash Mouth? Then have I got a deal for you!

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IDW Solicitations for January 2015

Friends Forever #13 cover by Amy Mebberson

Friends Forever #13 cover by Amy Mebberson

PREVIEWSworld has the solicitations for January’s issues of My Little Pony. Check out the details after the break.

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Needless to say that this Earnings Report will be overshadowed by the news of the My Little Pony movie set to come out in 2017. However, this was the day of the quarterly earnings call and the news is very positive from Pawtucket, RI. All items mentioned here are derived from the transcript of the call courtesy of Seeking Alpha.

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Friends Forever #10 Extended Preview


We’ve got an extended preview of Friends Forever #10 available through ISSUU though readers will probably need to view it in full screen. Check it out, and check out what Iron Will will do together with Fluttershy this Wednesday.