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Degrassi: The Other Generation
Degrassi
Current logo used since season 1
Genre Teen drama
Created by ESCIsrael
Starring Main Cast
Theme music composer Jody Colero
Jim McGrath
Stephen Stohn
Opening theme "Whatever It Takes"
Composer(s) Jim McGrath
Tim Welch
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 46
(list of episodes)
Production
Location(s) Toronto, Ontario
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel ETV
Picture format HDTV
Original airing January 6, 2017 – present
Chronology
Followed by The Hernandez Family
Degrassi: The Following Years

Degrassi: The Other Generation (later renamed Degrassi) is a Canadian teen drama television series set in the Degrassi universe, which was created by ESCIsrael in 2017. The series follows an ensemble cast of students at Degrassi Community School who face various challenges often seen as taboo such as graffiti, sex, teen pregnancy, bullying, date rape, drug abuse, self image, homosexuality, self-injury, suicide, abortion, domestic violence, death, racism among many other issues.

The show became the most popular ETV program following its premiere, and has kept that status after four successful seasons.

Classes Edit

Contains characters not limited to Sonja Hernandez, Cathie Roberson, Tim Hughes, Mads Pearson amongst others.

Contains characters not limited to Anne Lewis, Nicki Henderson, Patrick Clark, Dana Carlson amongst others.

  • Class of 2025

Upcoming class; to be introduced in latter season

Series overview Edit

Season Episodes Originally aired Average ratings
(in millions)
Season premiere Season finale
1 21 January 6, 2017 July 1, 2017 3.86
2 29 September 22, 2017 August 3, 2018 3.64
3 30 October 19, 2018 July 12, 2019 TBA

Critical reception Edit

Special episodes Edit

S No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Main plot Subject Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 1-2 1-2 "It's a New Day" Sonja
Nicki
First day January 6, 2017 4.98[1]
1 5-6 5-6 "Protest the Hero" Nicki
Sonja
Student protest January 27, 2017 3.75[2]
1 13-14 13-14 "Hate Me Some More" Nicki Hatred May 19, 2017 3.71[3]
1 18-21 18-21 "School's Out!" Sonja
Anne
Mads
Summer vacation July 1, 2017 4.98[4]
2 22-23 1-2 "A New Year, A New Life" Sonja
Nicki
Personality change September 22, 2017 4.01[5]
2 24-25 3-4 "Time is Up" Sonja
Cathie
Grudge September 29, 2017 3.86[6]
2 31-32 10-11 "Eye of the Storm" TBA TBA November 24, 2017 3.95[7]
2 34-35 13-14 "When the Truth Comes Out" Sonja TBA February 23, 2018 3.70[8]
2 37-38 16-17 "Throw It Up" TBA TBA March 16, 2018 3.62[9]
2 44-45 23-24 "Forever In My Life" TBA TBA May 18, 2018 3.97[10]
3 51-52 1-2 "Going Through Hell" Dana TBA October 2018 3.62[11]
3 54-55 4-5 "Meet the Parents" Nicki Foster care November 2018 3.63[12]
3 59-60 9-10 "Shadows and Regrets" Sonja
Cathie
Friendship December 2018 4.19[13]
3 66-67 16-17 "Looking for Love" Dana Despair April 2019 4.03[14]
3 79-80 29-30 "Danger Zone" Sonja
Fitzgerald
Violence
Revenge
June 2019 4.79[15]
4 81-82 1-2 "New Day Begins" Sonja Trauma October 2018 3.95[16]
4 90-92 10-12 "In A Different World" Sonja
Cathie
Nicki
Parallel universe November 2018 4.26[17]

Ratings Edit

S Timeslot Episodes Premiered Ended Viewers
(in millions)
Date Premiere
Viewers
(in hundreds)
Date Finale
Viewers
(in hundreds)
1 Fridays 8:00 p.m. 21
January 6, 2017
5.38
July 1, 2017
4.98 3.86
2 29
September 22, 2017
4.01
August 3, 2018
3.49 3.641
3 30
October X, 2018
3.62
August X, 2019
4.79 3.752
^1 3.47 million viewers if Degrassi: School Days is counted, which managed to obtain 2.76 million viewers alone.
^2 As of episode 2x13.

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