From Karissa Donkin of the Toronto Star:
- Kids move on, but high school life keeps Degrassi going
Tucked at the bottom of a TV Guide Canada cover from February 2002 is a picture of four kids sitting on the steps of a school. Above that picture is a headline branding Degrassi: The Next Generation, then only four months old, one of the best five TV shows people weren’t watching. More than 10 years later, and 33 years since the TV story was first conceived, Degrassi is still on the air. The franchise, which also includes The Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High, is now the longest running Canadian drama ever, with more than 400 episodes. Read more.