Season 6 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic was the second season of the show's second era. Starting with this season, we have a new main character -- Starlight Glimmer.
Discovery Family temporarily stopped broadcasting of Season 6 on a daily basis as of May 1, 2019, thus only allowing Seasons 7 and 8 to continue airing on weekday afternoons. A few episodes of this season last aired on April 3, 2019, three days before the Season 9 premiere. The season was brought back on reruns in September 2021.
(January 28, 2016)
(March 7, 2016)
(July 1, 2016)
|Episode title||English (US)||Spanish (LA)||Portuguese (Brazil)|
|The Crystalling, part 1||March 26, 2016||August 29–September 2, 2016||September 24, 2016|
|The Crystalling, part 2|
|The Gift of the Maud Pie||April 2, 2016||September 27-30, 2016|
|On Your Marks||April 9, 2016|
|Gauntlet of Fire||April 16, 2016|
|No Second Prances||April 30, 2016||September 5-7, 2016|
|Newbie Dash||May 7, 2016||October 3-4, 2016|
|A Hearth's Warming Tail||May 14, 2016|
|The Saddle Row Review||May 21, 2016||September 9, 2016||October 5-7, 2016|
|Applejack's "Day" Off||May 28, 2016||September 12-14, 2016|
|Flutter Brutter||June 4, 2016|
|Spice Up Your Life||June 11, 2016||November 21-25, 2016|
|Stranger Than Fan Fiction||July 30, 2016||November 1-4, 2016|
|The Cart Before the Ponies||August 6, 2016|
|28 Pranks Later||August 13, 2016|
|The Times They Are a Changeling||August 20, 2016|
|Dungeons & Discords||August 27, 2016||November 7-8, 2016||January 2-6, 2017|
|Buckball Season||September 3, 2016|
|The Fault in Our Cutie Marks||September 10, 2016||October 30, 2016|
|Viva Las Pegasus||September 17, 2016||November 9-11, 2016|
|Every Little Thing She Does||September 24, 2016|
|P.P.O.V. (Pony Point of View)||October 1, 2016||January 9-13, 2017|
|Where the Apple Lies||October 8, 2016||November 14-17, 2016|
|Top Bolt||October 15, 2016|
|To Where and Back Again, part 1||October 22, 2016|
|To Where and Back Again, part 2|
In South Korea, this season premiered on December 29, 2017. Two new episodes aired on Disney Junior every Friday at 9:00 a.m. through March 30, 2018.
|Episodes they each appeared in|
|Episodes they each appeared in but didn't speak|
|Episodes they each did not appear in|
|Appearances in the same episode||Absences in the same episode|
All of the Mane Six was originally scripted in Applejack's Day Off, but as of the March 20, 2015 polish draft, Fluttershy and Pinkie were cut from that episode.
Four volume DVDs were released from 2016 to 2017, and ending with the complete season boxset on November 7, 2017.
|Name of location||Upload date|
|Manehattan||April 18, 2016|
|Ponyville||April 18, 2016|
|Cloudsdale||April 25, 2016|
|The Crystal Empire||May 4, 2016|
|Canterlot||May 16, 2016|
|Equestria||May 25, 2016|
Baby Flurry Heart's Heartfelt Scrapbook
Two months after baby Flurry Heart was introduced in the first episode of Season 6, a short video clip of her was uploaded to YouTube. Later, starting on July 18, 2016, a brand new mini-series called "Baby Flurry Heart's Heartfelt Scrapbook" was released on YouTube.
In each episode, Pinkie Pie tells a random story about the events of the show for two minutes non-stop, for a total of 20 minutes. The episodes are:
On August 18, 2016, a Discovery Family promo containing interviews from Meghan McCarthy appeared on YouTube, also including footage from the episode "Dungeons & Discords".
Intro to Cutie Marks 101
On February 2, 2017, an "Intro to Cutie Marks 101" video was uploaded to YouTube. In this video, Twilight explains how the magical power from the ponies' cutie marks works.
Days of Ponies' Past
The last official Season 6 clip was uploaded on April 12, 2017, just three days before the premiere of the next season. It contains four minutes of "recap" clips from the first six seasons.
The last YouTube video from the My Little Pony Official channel was this Friendship Friday trailer, uploaded on November 29, 2016. All further videos were then uploaded by Hasbro.
The first clip uploaded by Hasbro's YouTube channel to celebrate Friendship Friday was seen on July 1, 2016. From then on for the next 3 1/2 years, one or two clips were uploaded almost every Friday morning at 10:00 AM EST.