From a media release:
The wait is over!Â Family ChannelÂ announced today that the second season ofÂ Degrassi: Next Class, the flagship series behind the network’sÂ F2NÂ teen programming block, will debut onÂ Tuesday, July 19Â atÂ 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. The network premiere leads into the release of the entire season onÂ The Family Channel AppÂ three days later onÂ Friday, July 22. Free of charge to Family Channel subscribers, the App will feature all 10 episodes from the new season ofÂ Canada’sÂ longest-running teen drama series in itsÂ F2N section. Degrassi fans who want to prepare to binge Season 2 can download the Family Channel App in theÂ AppleÂ App Store,Â Google Play StoreÂ or visitÂ www.familygo.caÂ for more information.
Season two picks up after the epic events of Degrassi’s Snow Ball that saw students forced into a school lockdown. Now, Miles, Hunter, and the Hollingsworth family must deal with the aftermath. Meanwhile, friendly pranking takes a very bad turn after the Degrassi girls volleyball team retaliates and goes too far against the rival team from Northern Tech.Â The Degrassi students are divided on what constitutes a prank and what is just flat out wrong. The season also features the 500thÂ episode in theÂ DegrassiÂ franchise and it’s time for Degrassi Community School’s 35thÂ Anniversary Event. Favourite Degrassi alum are back and Student Body President Tristan will do whatever it takes to make the celebration an unforgettable one. To his dismay, there are other groups of students who want it to be memorable for different reasons.
WhenÂ Degrassi: Next ClassÂ is released in full onÂ July 22, fans can find it in theÂ F2NÂ section on The Family Channel App. New users will need to unlock the F2N portal by clicking on the “Settings” menu and clicking on the check mark to make the content visible. For viewers who want to catch up on all theÂ Next ClassÂ drama, all episodes of Season 1 are currently available on The Family Channel App.
As new episodes continue to air weekly on Tuesdays atÂ 9:45 p.m. ET/PT, fans will want to tune-in for the weekly watch and win contest. Each week, a lucky winner will be selected to receive Degrassi swag, including props, scripts, autographed merchandise and more!
Reprising their roles forÂ Degrassi: Next ClassÂ season two are:Â Amanda ArcuriÂ asÂ Lola Pacini; Amir Bageria as Baaz Nahir; Soma Bhatia asÂ Goldi Nahir;Â Jamie BlochÂ asÂ Yael Baron;Â Chelsea ClarkÂ asÂ Esme Song; Reiya Downs asÂ Shay Powers;Â Ana GoljaÂ asÂ Zoe Rivas;Â Nikki GouldÂ asÂ Grace Cardinal;Â Ricardo HoyosÂ asÂ Zig Novak;Â Ehren KassamÂ asÂ Jonah Haak;Â Andre KimÂ asÂ Winston Chu;Â Lyle LettauÂ asÂ Tristan Milligan;Â Spencer MacphersonÂ asÂ Hunter Hollingsworth;Â Eric OsborneÂ asÂ Miles Hollingsworth III;Â Olivia ScrivenÂ asÂ Maya Matlin;Â Dante ScottÂ asÂ Vijay Miraj;Â Sara WaisglassÂ asÂ Frankie Hollingsworth; andÂ Richard WaltersÂ asÂ Deon “Tiny” Bell.Â Stefan BrogrenÂ will also continue to play Principal Simpson.
Degrassi: Next ClassÂ is produced by DHX Media, in association with Family Channel and Netflix. The series was co-created byÂ Linda SchuylerÂ who is also Executive Producer withÂ Stephen Stohn,Â Sarah GlinskiÂ andÂ Matt Huether. Seasons 3 and 4 are currently being filmed at DHX Studios’Â TorontoÂ production facility and will debut on Family Channel in 2017.