Calling everypony (and creature) in Equestria Twilight Sparkle’s School of Friendship is in session! On Saturday, March 24 at 11:30a/10:30c , Discovery Family premieres the eighth season of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC with 26 half hour episodes complete with seven original songs, new characters and tons of friendship! New episodes of the Hasbro Studios’ produced animated series will also stream live and on demand on Discovery Family GO, the network’s TV Everywhere app.
Following the events of "My Little Pony: The Movie," in the back - to - back season premiere episodes titled "School Daze Part 1" and "School Daze Part 2," the Mane 6 discovers that the Friendship Map has expanded to show the world outside Equestria. Through two exciting original songs, Twilight Sparkle learns that friendship needs to spread beyond the limits of the kingdom and decides to open her very own School of Friendship. But things come to a head when the new non - pony students ditch c lass on Friends and Family day, putting the entire school in jeopardy!
This season, viewers will witness major milestones featuring the introduction of Starlight Glimmer’s parents and Princess Celestia's big acting debut . Additionally, the Mane 6’s Twilight Sparkle, Rarity, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy are accompanied by six new creatures including Ocellus the Changeling , Silverstream the Hippogriff/Seapony , Smolder the Dragon, Gallus the Griffin , Yona the Yak and Sand bar the Pony , joining them on epic adventures throughout new and familiar lands such as Mount Aris, Everfree Forest , Las Pegasus and more . Fan - favorite characters Maud Pie , Spike, the Cutie Mark Crusaders, Queen Chrysalis and Discord return with exciting storylines and a whole lot of magic!
Expect season 8 to begin Saturday March 24th 2018 at 11:30AM/10:30C on Discovery Family!
But there is more, you may be asking yourself right now – why should I care? Well…the Magical School of Friendship is a big deal for the millions of My Little Pony fans around the world as it marks a huge new location in the upcoming season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
In Friendship is Magic, the Ponies have long lived in the Kingdom of Equestria. In the new season, premiering on Discovery Family this spring, the setting changes for the first time as the Mane 6 Ponies leave Equestria to start the Magical School of Friendship. The new toy, available this fall, is a huge playset that allows kids to explore the various classrooms in the school.
MY LITTLE PONY TWILIGHT SPARKLE MAGICAL SCHOOL OF FRIENDSHIP Playset
(Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available: Fall 2018)
Inspired by the storyline in MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC Season 8, the TWILIGHT SPARKLE Magical School of Friendship playset brings her school to playtime! Both classrooms are themed around classes in the series, taught by the Mane 6! Including a 3-inch TWILIGHT SPARKLE pony figure and school accessories, she can explore classrooms, store accessories in the lockers, reveal magical colors in the fashion class, and ride the elevator. The entryway beams with light, and the scroll on the roof lights up to show images from the series. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com.