Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)

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Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 13

Season 13

The thirteenth season of Degrassi premiered July 11, 2013, in Canada and the United States, and consists of 40 episodes. Degrassi, previously known as Degrassi: The Next Generation, is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although only four school years have passed in the story timeline since season six, season thirteen is set in the summer and first semester in the years it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season depicts the lives of a group of high school sophomores and seniors as they deal with some of the issues that young adults face such as cancer, texting while driving, death, and relationships. This season departs from the telenovela/soap opera format used in the previous three seasons.

The thirteenth season was announced November 30, 2012, however MuchMusic and TeenNick did not announce picking up the season until a month before the first episode was scheduled to air. The show will move to MTV Canada part way through the season. MuchMusic had aired the series in Canada since 2010, and TeenNick has aired the series in the United States since 2002. Production for the season began in April 2013 at Epitome Pictures' studios in Toronto, Ontario.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 12

Season 12

The twelfth season of Degrassi premiered July 16, 2012, concluded on June 21, 2013, and consists of 40 episodes. Degrassi, previously known as Degrassi: The Next Generation, is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although only three school years have passed in the story timeline since season six, season twelve is set in the last semester in the years it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season again depicts the lives of a group of high school freshman, juniors, and seniors as they deal with some of the issues that young adults face such as homophobia, sexual harassment, religion, stealing, suicide, home invasion, pregnancy scares, family issues, and relationships. This season again has a telenovela/soap opera format, and the show aired new episodes four days a week, for the first five weeks. MuchMusic announced renewing the series for a twelfth season in June 2011. TeenNick, which has aired the series since 2002 in the United States, announced a summer run, following the season 11 finale.

Production for the season began on February 27, 2012, at Epitome Pictures' studios in Toronto, Ontario.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 11

Season 11

The eleventh season of Degrassi premiered on July 18, 2011, concluded on May 18, 2012, and consists of 45 episodes. Degrassi, previously known as Degrassi: The Next Generation, is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although only two school years have passed in the story timeline since season six, season eleven is set in the last half of the second semester, and the first semester in the years it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. The first half of this season again depicts the lives of a group of high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors while the second half of this season depicts the lives of a group of high school freshman, juniors, and seniors as they deal with some of the issues that young adults face such as sexual identity, gender identity, teen parenthood, family issues, mental illness, gang violence, bulimia, drug abuse, and relationships. 45 episodes were ordered for this season, and it again has a telenovela/soap opera format, with the show airing new episodes four days a week, for the first 7 weeks.

Four actors were added to the ensemble cast, while one cast member left the series. Production for the season began on March 14, 2011 at Epitome Pictures' studios in Toronto, Ontario.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 10

Season 10

The tenth season of Degrassi premiered in Canada on July 19, 2010, concluded on April 22, 2011, and consists of 44 episodes. Degrassi is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Previously known as Degrassi: The Next Generation, the suffix "the Next Generation" was dropped this season, due to the original next generation of students having all been written out. With the start of the tenth season, the series has survived longer than the nine-year gap between Degrassi High's telemovie School's Out, and Degrassi’s premiere episode "Mother and Child Reunion".

Although only two school years have passed in the story timeline since season six, season ten is set in the first semester, and first half of the second semester, in which the year it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season depicts the lives of a group of high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as they deal with some of the issues that young adults face such as abusive relationships, bullying, sexual identity, gender identity, pregnancy, illegal situations, family issues, drug abuse, running away, and alcoholism. This season doubled the order of episodes, and switched to a telenovela/soap opera format, with the show airing new episodes four days a week, for the first 24 episodes. Six actors are added to the ensemble cast, while eight cast members have either left the series or been dropped from the main cast to guest appearances.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 9

Season 9

The ninth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation premiered in Canada on October 4, 2009, concluded on July 16, 2010, and consists of twenty-three episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although each season, starting in season six, depicted only one semester, season nine is set in the second semester in which the year it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season again depicts the lives of a group of high school freshmen, juniors and seniors, along with some college age students as they deal with some of the challenges and issues that young adults face such as drug abuse, sexting, homosexuality, sexually transmitted diseases, sex, relationships, and illegal situations. Four actors were added to the ensemble cast, while four cast members have either left the series or been dropped from the main cast to recurring roles.

Production for the season began on May 19, 2009 at Epitome Pictures' studios in Toronto, Ontario. The final episodes of the season were filmed in part in New York City, New York, and were written and directed by Stefan Brogren, who plays Archie "Snake" Simpson. This was the first season to air on TeenNick in the United States, and to have some Canadian premieres on MuchMusic.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 8

Season 8

The eighth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation premiered in Canada on 5 October 2008, concluded on 30 August 2009, and consists of twenty-two episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although only one school year passed in the story timeline in seasons six and seven, season eight is set in the first semester in which the year it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season depicts the lives of a group of high school freshman, juniors, seniors, and college freshmen as they deal with some of the challenges and issues young adults face such as sex, sexual identity, drug use, financial difficulties, child molestation, mental illness, cyberbullying, sexism, hostage situations, careers and relationships. Thirteen actors are added to the ensemble cast, while fourteen cast members have either left the series or been dropped from the main cast to recurring roles. The season focuses heavily on the new generation of students at Degrassi Community School, although it included storylines about those who have graduated and gone on to university.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 7

Season 7

The seventh season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 14 January 2008, concluded on 23 June 2008, and consists of twenty-four episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Season seven takes place during the second semester of the school year that began in season six, and continues to depict the lives of a group of high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and college freshmen as they deal with some of the challenges and issues young adults face, such as school violence, rape, cancer, drug use, prostitution, sexual misconduct, racism, parenthood, relationships, and HIV. The story writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that, although the school year took two years to air, the series was always set in the current year. Production took place in Toronto, Ontario between April and December 2007.

Season seven aired Mondays at 7:30 p.m. on CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network. In the United States it aired Fridays at 8:00 p.m. on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. Season seven premiered in the US three months before it began broadcasting in Canada, on 5 October 2007. In total sixteen episodes aired in the US before they did Canada. Further to being broadcast on television, episodes were made available for free streaming on CTV's website; registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able to purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods. The second Degrassi dedicated soundtrack, Music from Degrassi: The Next Generation, was released 9 December 2008.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 6

Season 6

The sixth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 28 November 2006, concluded on 14 May 2007 and contains nineteen episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Season six depicts the lives of high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen as they deal with the some of the challenges and issues young adults face such as imprisonment, disability, stalking, burglary, financial difficulties, school rivalries, substance abuse, and death. Unlike the previous seasons, which took place over the course of a school year, season six only covered one semester of school, utilizing a semi-floating timeline. It also marks the first death of a main character in the series. Production took place between May and September 2006.

Season six also aired in the United States Fridays at 8:00 p.m. on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season actually premiered on The N, on 29 September 2006, two months before CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network, began to screen it. By broadcasting two episodes every Tuesday night at 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., CTV were able to broadcast the final ten episodes of the season before The N. The season was released on DVD as a four disc boxed set on 27 May 2008 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment in Canada, and FUNimation Entertainment in the United States. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 5

Season 5

The fifth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 19 September 2005, concluded on 20 March 2006 and contains nineteen episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. It continues to depict the lives of a group of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors as they deal with the some of the challenges and issues teenagers face such as such as teenage pregnancy, self image, drug dealing, religion, coming out, sexual identity, eating disorders, and relationships. Filming took place between May 2005 and November 2005.

Season five aired Mondays at 8:30 p.m. on CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network. In the United States, it was broadcast at 8:00 p.m. on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season was released on DVD as a four disc boxed set on 3 July 2007 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment in Canada, and by FUNimation Entertainment in the US. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods. The N Soundtrack was released on 1 August 2006, following this season.

The fifth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation was the most successful season to date, averaging 767,000 viewers in Canada, and had one episode watched by a million viewers. It received praise for its depiction of a relationship between two gay characters, but mixed reviews for highlighting the issue of anorexia and bulimia in teenage girls.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 4

Season 4

The fourth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 7 September 2004, concluded on 14 February 2005 and contains twenty-two episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. It continues to depict the lives of a group of high school sophomores and juniors as they deal with the some of the challenges and issues teenagers face such as homophobia, family issues, bullying, school shootings, mental illness, disabilities, inappropriate relationships, and sexually transmitted diseases. Every episode is titled after a song from the 1980s, except for the two-part season finale "Going Down the Road", which took its name from the 1970 Canadian film Goin' Down the Road. Filming took place between April and October 2004.

The first six episodes of season four aired Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network, before settling into its regular 8:30 p.m. timeslot. When the season returned to the schedules in January 2005 following a break over the Christmas period, it aired on Mondays at 8:30 p.m. In the United States, it was broadcast on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season was released on DVD as a four disc boxed set on 28 November 2006 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment in Canada, and by FUNimation Entertainment in the US on 24 October 2006. The last three episodes were also sold in the US, packaged together in two different releases; one version was dubbed "unrated, uncensored and uncut" and featured an audio commentary and other bonus material, the other version was dubbed "rated", and did not feature the audio commentary. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods. This was the first season to release a soundtrack, Songs from Degrassi: The Next Generation was available as a digital download on 1 November 2005.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 3

Season 3

The third season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 17 September 2003, concluded on 5 April 2004 and contains twenty-two episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. It continues to depict the lives of a group of high school freshman and sophomores as they deal with the typical challenges and issues teenagers face such as such as homophobia, familial issues, domestic violence, emancipation, promiscuity, sexual identity, gang violence, self-injury, abortion, and academic stress. Every episode is named after a song from the 1980s. Filming began on 26 May 2003, and ended in November 2003.

The third season aired Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. on CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network, and premiered with a sixty-minute special, "Father Figure", which form the first two episodes of the season. When the season returned to the schedules in January 2004 following a break over the Christmas period, it aired on Mondays at 8:30 p.m. In the United States, it was broadcast on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season was released on DVD as a three disc boxed set on 28 March 2006 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment in Canada, and by FUNimation Entertainment in the US. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 2

Season 2

The second season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 29 September 2002, concluded on 23 February 2003 and contains twenty-two episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. It continues the depiction of the lives of a group of eighth and ninth grade school children as they deal with some of the challenges and issues teenagers face such as child abuse, alcohol abuse, relationships, hormones, date rape, body image, sexual and racial identity, and coping with death. This is the first season to feature high school students from grade nine. Filming began 10 June 2002, and continued into November 2002. Every episode is named after a song from the 1980s.

The second season aired Sundays at 7:00 p.m. on CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network, and premiered with a sixty-minute special, "When Doves Cry", which form the first two episodes of season two. Additional episodes were also aired on Fridays during January 2003. In the United States, it was broadcast on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season was released on DVD as a four disc boxed set on 21 June 2005 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment in Canada, and by FUNimation Entertainment in the US. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods.

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 1

Season 1

The first season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 14 October 2001, concluded on 3 March 2002, and contains fifteen episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. It introduces a group of seventh and eighth grade school children, and follows their lives as they deal with the typical issues and challenges of teenage life, such as online predators, sibling relationships, peer pressure, sex, rumours, stress, self image and drug use.

The first season was broadcast on the Canadian terrestrial television network CTV, on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. It debuted with a one hour movie of the week special, "Mother and Child Reunion", which form the first two episodes of season one. In the United States, it was broadcast on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season was released domestically on DVD as a three disc boxed set on 19 October 2004 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment, although it was released to the US market almost a month earlier, on 28 September 2004. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods.