Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Degrassi courtesy of Wildbrain
Degrassi courtesy of Wildbrain
Degrassi courtesy of Wildbrain

Television

Behind the Scenes of a Teen TV Legacy: Upcoming “Degrassi” Documentary to Explore Beloved Show’s History and Influence on Generations

NOTE: This article is 4 months old and may not include the most recent information.

For all the fans of the iconic Canadian teen drama “Degrassi,” there is some exciting news – a three-part documentary series about the influential show is in development! The docuseries is being produced by WildBrain, the company that owns the “Degrassi” franchise, along with the production company Peacock Alley.

The documentary will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews that promise to provide an inside look into the “Degrassi” lore and explore the show’s impact on teenage culture over its 40-year history. Interviews with the show’s creators, cast members, crew, and influential fans and filmmakers will discuss “Degrassi’s” legacy of tackling issues relevant to young adults in an authentic way.

Originally created in 1979 by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood, “Degrassi” has been a seminal show for multiple generations of teenagers. Its honest and thoughtful portrayals of tough topics like teen pregnancy, racism, AIDS, and abuse have resonated deeply with its devoted fans. The show has also been a career launchpad for many performers who appeared on it early on, like recording artist Drake and actors Nina Dobrev, Shenae Grimes, and others.

With its incredible longevity as one of TV’s longest-running teen series through multiple spinoffs such as “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and “Degrassi: Next Class,” the impact and legacy of “Degrassi” is undeniable. Millions of viewers continue to discover and watch the show worldwide. The documentary will explore why “Degrassi” remains so popular and relatable to teenagers in every era.

You may also like:  "Time" Season 2: Bella Ramsey Shines in This Must-Watch Exploration of Women's Incarceration

Director Lisa Rideout and executive producers Josh Scherba, Stephanie Betts, Angela Boudreault, and Carrie Mudd are leading the project, which is currently in production. For lifelong “Degrassi” fans like myself, this promising behind-the-scenes look at the influential high school series is an exciting announcement worth celebrating! I can’t wait

Trevor Decker
Follow

 

Related News

Sports

NOTE: This article is 2 months old and may not include the most recent information. The Super Bowl halftime show has transformed over the...

Sports

NOTE: This article is 2 months old and may not include the most recent information. The Super Bowl has become far more than just...

Current Events & World

NOTE: This article is 6 months old and may not include the most recent information. In a world where celebrities often leverage their platforms...

Television

NOTE: This article is 7 months old and may not include the most recent information. This Sunday, October 1st, football fans and Disney enthusiasts...