From Linda Schuyler, creator of Kids on Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi High and School's Out. The Degrassi series originally aired on CBC in Canada and PBS in the United States.In this reinvention of the 1980's c, the series revolves around teenagers who lived on or near De Grassi Street in Toronto, Ontario. These teenagers attend Degrassi Community School. They endure the harsh realities of high school such as sex, abuse, romance, homosexuality, religion and addictions. During the sixth season, students who graduated from Degrassi navigate their way through the real world or university.Amongst the new generation of kids, alumnis from the original series provide roles as either a parent or a teacher.Theme Song LyricsWhatever it takes, I know I can make it through (Oh yeah) If I hold out, (If I do) I know I can make it through, Be the best, (The best I can be. You know what I say to you) Whatever it takes, (I can see it) I know can I can make it (I know, I know ahh) I know I can make it throughAwards & Nominations:Directors Guild of Canada
2004 •Won for Outstanding Team Achievement in a Television Series •Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Production Design 2003 •Won for Outstanding Achievement in Direction in a Television Series •Won for Outstanding Achievement in Picture Editing •Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Production Design - Short Form 2002 •Won for Outstanding Achievement in a Children's Television Series •Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Picture Editing GLAAD Media Awards 2004 •Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series Gemini Awards 2004
•Best Children's/Youth Fiction Program or Series Best Direction in Children'/Youth: Phil Earnshaw "Pride" •Best Writing in Children's/Youth: Shelley Scarrow (teleplay), James Hurst and Nicole Demerse (story) "Accidents Will Happen" •Best Performance in Children's/Youth: Jake Epstein "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" •(Also nominated is Lauren Collins for an episode of renegade press) •Best Interactive: www.degrassi.tv Congratulations to all cast & crew of Degrassi and Degrassi.tv 2003 •Nominated for Best Writing in a Children's or Youth's Program or Series •Won Lauren Collins for Best Acting in a Childern's or Youth Program or Series "Shout"
Young Artist Awards
2004 •Won for Best Family Television Series (Comedy or Drama) •Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor •Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) -...