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‘My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic’ to Return for Fifth Season

Twilight Sparkle and the rest of the “My Little Pony” corral are set to return for a fifth season of “My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic.”

The Hub Network has ordered 26 episodes for season five of the hit Hasbro Studios animated series, slated to air in 2015. 

The skein follows magical Princess Twilight Sparkle and her assistant Spike through Ponyville in the enchanted land of Equestria as they and their colorful pony friends learn about the magic of friendship. 

“My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic” features the voices of Tara Strong, Cathy Weseluck and Andrea Libman, as well as Tabitha St. Germain and Ashleigh Ball, who also voice characters on the network’s “Littlest Pet Shop.” 

The series is exec produced by Chris Bartleman, Kirsten Newlands and Stephen Davis and was developed by Lauren Faust. The season five team will also include co-exec producers Meghan McCarthy and Jayson Thiessen, who also serves as supervising director, as well as composer Daniel Ingram, who nabbed a Daytime Emmy nom for his work on the show. 

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