Degrassi (season 14)
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|Degrassi (season 14)|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|Original channel||MTV Canada (Canada)
TeenNick (United States)
|Original run||October 7, 2014–|
The fourteenth season of Degrassi is set to premiere October 7, 2014, in Canada and the United States. Degrassi, previously known as Degrassi: The Next Generation, is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although only four school years have passed in the story timeline since season six, season fourteen is set in 2014 and the following school year in the years it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season depicts the lives of a group of high school freshman, sophomores, seniors and college freshman as they deal with some of the challenges and issues that young adults face such as cancer, texting while driving, death, sexism, sleeping disorders, cyber bullying, domestic violence, pregnancy and relationships. Twenty-eight half-hour episodes have been announced to air this season.
The fourteenth season stars an ensemble cast like previous seasons, however only the names of the actors appearing in each episode appear in the opening credits.
Season fourteen is produced by Epitome Pictures (subsidiary of DHX Media) in association with Bell Media. Funding was provided by The Canadian Media Fund, The Shaw Rocket Fund, RBC Royal Bank, The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit. Linda Schuyler, co-creator of the Degrassi franchise and CEO of Epitome Pictures, serves as an executive producer with her husband, and President of Epitome Pictures, Stephen Stohn. Matt Huether is also credited as a co-executive producer, Karen Hill as consulting producer, Sarah Glinsli an executive producer, and Ella Schwarzman an executive post producer. Stefan Brogren is series producer, while David Lowe is credited as producer, and Stephanie Williams the supervising producer. The casting directors are Larissa Mair and Krisha Bullock Alexander, and the editors include Jason B. Irvine and Gordon Thorne.
The executive story editor is Matt Schiller, the story editors are Ian Malone and Sadiya Durrani, and Courtney Jane Walker is the senior story editor. Episode writers for the season include Ramona Barckert, Karen Hill, Zoe Whittall, Michael Grassi, and Matt Schiller. The director of photography is Mitchell T. Ness, and the directors include Stefan Brogren and Bruce McDonald. Production/Filming began April 2014.
|Title||Canadian airdate||US airdate||Production code|
|1||358||"Smells Like Teen Spirit"||TBA||TBA||1401|
- "Twitter / stephenstohn: Yup, it's Degrassi readthrough...". Twitter. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
The fourteenth season was announced November 13, 2013, confirmed by Stephen Stohn
- List of Degrassi: The Next Generation episodes at IMDB.
- List of Degrassi: The Next Generation episodes at TV.com.