The Hub Announces New Seasons of “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic” and “The Adventures of Chuck & Friends”

WHAT:

- My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, the animated TV series with an ultra “buzz factor” among audiences of all ages, returns for its second-season premiere Saturday, September 17 (9 a.m. ET) on The Hub TV Network, a destination for kids and their families. The much-talked-about Hub Original Series follows the studious young unicorn Twilight Sparkle as she and her five pony friends living in the fairytale village of Ponyville teach one another about the magic of friendship during their many adventures in the kingdom of Equestria. My Little Pony Friendship is Magic premieres with the first of a two-part episode called “The Return of Harmony” which introduces Discord, the mischievous spirit of disharmony, who escapes from his imprisonment in stone to threaten the peace of Equestria forcing Twilight and her friends to seek out the “Elements of Harmony” to defeat him.

- Also launching its second season with new episodes is the pre-school series The Adventures of Chuck & Friends based on the popular Tonka Chuck & Friends brand. Premiering on The Hub Monday, September 12 (11:00 a.m. ET), the Hasbro Studios produced series features the Chuck character, the adventurous pint-sized truck who’s running on a full tank of enthusiasm. The Chuck character goes on larger-than-life adventures with his friends and finds creative methods for playing them out. The new season of adventures launches with Grandpa Treadwell in town for a visit to a truck show, and possibly on the receiving end of a Grand Prize.

- Catch all-new episodes of Transformers Prime Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. ET. On Saturday, September 10, Bulkhead acquires a top-secret formula, and the Decepticons come after him for it in T.M.I. Then on Saturday, September 17, Ratchet becomes a threat to everyone after he injects himself with an experimental substance in Stronger, Faster.

WHEN:

Saturday, September 10, 2011

7:00 p.m. ET Transformers Prime -  T.M.I.

Monday, September 12, 2011

11:00 a.m. ET The Adventures of Chuck & FriendsRowdy’s New Rigg; Grandpa Treadwell

Saturday, September 17, 2011

9:00 a.m. ET My Little Pony Friendship is Magic
7:00 p.m. ET Transformers Prime – Stronger, Faster


WHERE:

The Hub cable TV network. To find the channel in your area, please visit www.hubworld.com and check the Channel Locator at the top of the page.

For art, please visit press.discovery.com. If you’d like art + a clip from the episode, please contact Sabrina Khan at [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>

The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc.

For more information about The Hub, visit www.hubworld.com

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  • Scarabim

    “My Little Pony:Friendship is Magic” is flat-out one of the best-designed, best-produced, best-written TV toons ever. Hyperbole? Watch the show for yourself. See if it doesn’t amaze you. Also cheer, delight and entertain you. This puts bottom-of-the-barrel junk like “Tuff Puppy” and “Fanboy and Chum-Chum” to shame. Imagine that, kids cartoons DON’T have to feature ugly, obnoxious characters to succeed! It’s a revolution!

    Kudos to Lauren Faust. May other animation producers learn from her example.

  • http://otakunopodcast.com Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass

    There will be lots of happy Bronies out there. I wonder if the first season will come out on DVD for a reasonable price?