The N Celebrates Degrassi Anniversary
NEW YORK, September 13: Viacoms nighttime teen network The N is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Degrassi franchise this fall with a one-hour special about the cult hit, as well the broadcast of classic episodes.
The N has acquired the rights to air the entire Degrassi library, including 70 of the classic Degrassi episodes culled from Degrassi Jr. High and Degrassi High, as well as the Degrassi two-hour movie of the week, School’s Out.
Kicking off the Degrassi celebration is Degrassi: Behind The Scenes, a one-hour special where fans follow Jake Epstein, Adamo Ruggiero, Miriam McDonald, Aubrey Graham, Stacey Farber, Shane Kippel and Cassie Steele as they chat about the characters they play on Degrassi. The special will also include a sneak preview of the upcoming season of Degrassi: The Next Generation, which is distributed internationally by Alliance Atlantis Communications.