New Degrassi Series & Degrassi: The Next Generation Library is coming to HBO Max!
HBO Max announced it has greenlit Degrassi, a brand-new version of the popular series. The new teen and family series will include 10 hour-long episodes. It is expected to launch in the US exclusively on HBO Max in 2023. Additionally, HBO Max has picked up the U.S. rights for the entire 14-season library of Degrassi: The Next Generation. It was the longest-running and most popular installment of the franchise.
Owned by WildBrain, Degrassi was originally created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979. It has become a Canadian institution celebrated worldwide. The series has been recognized with dozens of awards across its six series, 500+ episodes, and four TV movies.
It is a character-driven series about the high school experience and the thrilling, often painful journey of self-discovery.
Set in Toronto, the new series explores a group of teenagers and school faculty living in the shadow of events that both bind them together and tear them apart. The show travels deep into the hearts and homes of diverse, complicated characters as they struggle to find their new normal, reaching for hope, redemption, and love.