Skip to main content
  1. Arts & Entertainment
  2. Animation

'Weird Al' Yankovic to guest star on upcoming episode of 'My Little Pony'

See also

Musician and master satirist "Weird Al" Yankovic will be making a guest appearance on an upcoming episode of the Hub Network's critically acclaimed animated series, "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic."

The three-time Grammy Award winning artist, best known for his humorous songs that lampoon pop culture, will be lending his voice to a character by the name of Cheese Sandwich in the upcoming episode, "Pinkie Pride," set to air on the Hub Network in February. The announcement was made in an official press release from the Hub Network on Dec. 23, 2013, along with a brief synopsis of the episode.

The episode focuses around Pinkie Pie, who has always been the go-to pony for great parties in Ponyville. However, when the mysterious Cheese Sandwich (played by Weird Al) comes to town with plans to throw an enormous party for her good friend, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie could end up losing her title of "Super-Duper Party Pony" to a new master of parties.

"My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" is one of the Hub Network's most watched animated series, drawing an average of over 360,000 viewers every Saturday morning. The series was also nominated for "Outstanding Original Song – Children's and Animation" at the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards, and was named by TV Guide as one of the "Top Sixty Greatest Animated Shows of All Time" in September 2013.

You can catch "Weird Al" Yankovic as he guest stars in "Pinkie Pride" when it premieres on the Hub Network on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 10:30 a.m. EST.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Miley Cyrus
    Find out why Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel a Kansas City 'Bangerz' show
    Today's Buzz
  • Kim Kardashian
    Watch Kim Kardashian transform from socialite to one of Hollywood's hottest moms
    Celebrity Buzz
  • X-Men
    The final trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is here, and it's marvelous
    Movie Buzz
  • Woman mugged
    A woman is mugged on live TV during a segment discussing the crime rate
    Pop Culture
  • Clint Lowery
    Exclusive: Clint Lowery talks about the new acoustic Sevendust album and much more
    Celebrity Q&A
  • Jermaine Jackson
    Jermaine Jackson shuts down filming of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' over hoarding accusations
    TV Buzz

Related Videos:

  • Holly's anime review: 'Sailor Victory'
    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Tamino and the magic flute
    <iframe width="600" height="337" src="//;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Free Comic Book Day
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//;autoplay=1"></iframe>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!