Creator/EP of “Degrassi” Discusses the Introduction of Syrian Refugee Characters and What That Means for the Show
While there are numerous quality programs to choose from on television, few shows really strike a ch...03 February, 2017No comment
For three and a half decades, Degrassi has been the seminal voice reflecting the lives of teenagers worldwide—being a source of both education and entertainment for four generations. Degrassi’s 35 year legacy has solidified it as one of the most iconic brands in youth culture.
Degrassi’s 485 half-hour episodes (and counting) are made up of 5 major brand installments, 20 seasons of television and 4 TV movies— licensed in over 140 territories.
Throughout the years, Degrassi has seen over 256 characters walk its halls— all of which represent a wide and diverse student body that speaks to the multitude of experiences affecting adolescents.
Short form content has been a staple of the Degrassi universe since 2005. To date, 108 original scripted webisodes have been produced by the award-winning Degrassi team, securing a prestigious Webby Award in 2009.
28 Gemini Awards
12 Canadian Screen Awards
4 Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination
2 International Emmy Awards
1 Peabody Award
2 Teen Choice Awards
2 Television Critic Awards
7 Director's Guild of Canada Awards