Degrassi Lives and Is Headed to Netflix—Get the Scoop

June 9, 2015 5:32 PM

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Degrassi Lives and Is Headed to Netflix—Get the Scoop

Netflix and Canada's Family Channel will air 20 new episodes of Degrassi: Next Class set to start in 2016. "Following an unprecedented and incredibly supportive 14-year relationship with Bell Media on Degrassi: The Next Generation, we are looking forward to reaching a fresh new audience with Degrassi: Next Class. We are energized and excited to work with Family Channel as we tell stories for the new post-millennial teen cohort known as Generation Z, most of whom weren't even born when Degrassi returned in 2001." Linda Schuyler, Degrassi co-creator and executive producer, said in a statement.

Netflix took to Twitter to ignite the fans, tweeting the above image with the caption: "Degrassi graduates to Netflix. Meet the Next Class, coming in 2016."

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