With all 14 seasons of Degrassi: The Next Generation coming to HBO Max this month ahead of the new revival series, HBO Max has dropped a trailer revisiting all of these seasons.
Get ready to reunite with Emma, Jimmy, Paige, Manny, JT and all your favorite characters of the riveting teen drama, which follows the students of Degrassi Community School. It will officially begin streaming on HBO Max on March 23 ahead of the new revival series that will be on the streamer.
The new series is set to launch in 2023. From showrunners Lara Azzopardi (The Bold Type) and Julia Cohen (Riverdale), the series will have 10 hour-long episodes and filming will begin later this year.
Here's an official description of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation':
Degrassi: The Next Generation is a pull-no-punches dramatic take on the real-life issues of high school life, telling the stories of students experiencing issues as far-reaching as homophobia and abuse, to violence and burgeoning sexuality, to dating and heartbreak. With equal measures of humor, angst, and heart, the students of Degrassi: The Next Generation struggle with a series of “firsts” as they begin their journey into adulthood.
For over four decades, watching Degrassi has been a rite of passage for teenagers everywhere, providing a mirror into their passions, struggles and triumphs as they navigate the road to selfhood. Always at the vanguard of inspiration, education and entertainment, Degrassi is one of the most iconic brands in youth culture, unafraid to tackle even the most challenging stories. No issue has been too controversial or too real for Degrassi to explore, often breaking new ground on such subjects as teen pregnancy, racism, AIDS, eating disorders, child abuse, learning disabilities, gender identity, violence and more.
Degrassi: The Next Generation will also be on Cartoon Network at a later date.
Degrassi was originally created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979 and “has become a Canadian institution celebrated worldwide and recognized with dozens of awards across its six series, over 500 episodes and four TV movies, including two International Emmy Awards, two Teen Choice Awards and a Peabody.”