…Shenae Grimes and her friend were kidnapped when they were in the fourth grade.
…Snake and Caitlin were the only ones to use the word "fucking" on Degrassi, and they were the first ones to use it on Canadian television history.
…Emma Nelson was named Emma in honor of DJH winning an Emmy award for Spike's pregnancy story line.
…Most of the DJH/DH cast used their own clothing and wore their own make up instead of depending on a makeup and wardrobe department.
…Up until 2015, Degrassi was aired on Nickelodeon for countries that didn't have the TeenNick channel.
…According to the DVD commentary, The episode "Secret" was the first use of the word "blow job" (as said by Jay Hogart) on any Viacom owned network. Viacom owns many popular networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central.
…The whole Degrassi franchise (DJH/DH/DTNG) has dealt with a whopping total of 5 student deaths to date. (2 accidental, 1 murder, and 2 suicide)
…Throughout the entire Degrassi Franchise, there have been 104 main characters up to date.
The Degrassi franchise has produced 525 episodes (until #KThxBye) to this day. Degrassi: Next Class recently made an Alumni episode featuring characters from DTNG and Degrassi such as Emma Nelson in honor of the shows 500th episode.
...Throughout the entire franchise there have been five main character deaths, eight pregnancies (two of which were Spike), three abortions, four cancer storylines, six school bands and over fifty love triangles.
"If you want a real shock, I also haven't been shaving my legs."
Yael Baron is a Senior (Grade 12) at Degrassi Community School. Strong and dominant, they are the person who always takes the lead. Whether it’s directing the school play or fighting against world hunger, they want their voice to be heard. Yael’s a go-getter, and sometimes abuses their leadership powers by going further than they can get. It’s only when they're able to listen and follow others that they truly achieves their goals. They are friends with Baaz Nahir, Vijay Maraj, and Lola Pacini. They were now dating Hunter Hollingsworth. In #FactsOnly, Yael came out as genderqueer, using they/them pronouns. They are labelled as "The Entrepreneur". They are portrayed by Jamie Bloch.Read More...
The 15th season of Degrassi (first season of Degrassi: Next Class) began airing on F2N on the Family Channel in Canada on January 4, 2016 and became available to stream on Netflix in most other territories worldwide on January 15, 2016. It began airing on ABC3 in Australia on May 16, 2016.
Production and casting for "season 15" (which would later be split into two seasons) had begun in the Winter of 2015. TeenNick and MTV (Canada) would soon after announce on June 4, 2015, that they would no longer be airing Degrassi. Producers and DHX Media had already be in talks for other means to distribute the series. A few weeks later, it was announced the series would be added to a new teen block called F2N on Family Channel while it would also join Netflix and be distributed in most countries worldwide. Filming for the started on June 15, 2015 and wrapped early September 2016. Five actors were added to the main cast for its upcoming run: Amir Bageria, Jamie Bloch, Soma Bhatia, Chelsea Clark, and Dante Scott. Read More....
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