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."