List of awards and nominations received by the Degrassi franchise

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List of Degrassi awards
Award Wins Nominations
American Children's Television Festival
1 0
Awards of Excellence Gala
7 1
Banff Television Festival
1 0
Canadian Film and Television Awards
2 0
Canadian Screen Awards
2 4
Canadian Screenwriting Awards
2 1
The Chris Awards
7 0
Creative Arts Emmy Award
0 2
DGC Awards
6 8
The EDGE Awards
1 0
Gemini Awards
28 38
GLAAD Media Awards
0 5
Hugo Awards
1 0
Ingenuity Award
1 0
International Emmy Awards
2 1
International New Media Festival
2 0
NAACP Image Awards
0 1
NCFR Media Awards
10 0
Parents' Choice Award
3 0
Peabody Award
1 0
PRISM Awards
1 0
Prix Jeunesse
2 2
Shaw Rocket Fund
1 0
SHINE Awards
2 2
Teen Choice Awards
2 1
TCA Award
2 0
TV Guide Reader's Choice Award
1 0
U. S. International Film and Video Festival
1 0
Young Artist Awards
7 24
Totals
Awards won 96
Nominations 90
Footnotes

This is a list of notable awards won by Degrassi, a Canadian teen drama entertainment series and media franchise that depicts a group of students facing the typical issues and challenges of teen life. The Degrassi fictional universe, created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood under their production company Playing With Time, is the setting of four television series that began with The Kids of Degrassi Street in 1980 and continues with the current series, Degrassi: The Next Generation, which has used the name Degrassi since 2010. A 1992 television movie and 1993 documentary mini-series, and a number of other media including books and internet productions complement the franchise.

Spanning thirty-four years, Degrassi has won many different awards, including twenty-eight Gemini Awards, six Directors Guild of Canada Awards, and a Peabody Award. In 2005, Degrassi was the subject of a CBC Television Gemini Special as the "Top Canadian Show of the Last 20 Years", while its latest incarnation was the first Canadian series to be awarded the Choice Summer Series at the Teen Choice Awards.[1] Each incarnation in the Degrassi franchise has received recognition: The Kids of Degrassi Street received eight awards and one nominations; Degrassi Junior High received twenty awards and six nominations; Degrassi High received seven awards and six nominations; School's Out won one award and one other nomination; Degrassi Talks garnered one nomination; and Degrassi: The Next Generation has earned itself fifty-seven awards and another seventy-five nominations to date.

American Children's Television Festival[edit]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1989 Ollie Award[2] Degrassi Junior High Won

Awards of Excellence Gala[edit]

The Awards of Excellence Gala is hosted annually by the Alliance for Children and Television, formerly known as the Children's Broadcast Institute. Professionals involved in children's television productions award children’s programs made in Canada that stand out for their excellence. The ACT has honoured Degrassi with seven awards and one nomination. Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood also won an award for "Best Independent Producer" in 1983.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1983 Independent Producer's Award[2] The Kids of Degrassi Street Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won
1985 All Genres - Teen[2] The Kids of Degrassi Street "Griff Makes a Date" Won
1987 All Genres - Teen[2] The Kids of Degrassi Street "Griff Gets a Hand" Won
1989 All Genres - Teen[2] Degrassi Junior High "He Ain't Heavy" Won
All Genres - Teen[2] Degrassi High "A New Start" Won
1992 All Genres - Teen[2] School's Out Won
2003 All Genres - Teen[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won
2007 All Genres - Teen[4] Degrassi: The Next Generation Nominated

Banff Television Festival[edit]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1987 Best Continuing Series[2] Degrassi Junior High Won

Canadian Film & Television Awards[edit]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1985 Best Instructional/Educational Broadcast Program The Kids of Degrassi Street "Griff Makes a Date" Won
1987 Personal Achievement[5] The Kids of Degrassi Street Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won

Canadian Screen Awards[edit]

The Canadian Screen Awards are an annual Canadian television industry awards ceremony given out by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television to Canadian television shows, films, and digital media. It replaced the Gemini Awards in 2012.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2013[6][7] Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series Degrassi Linda Schuyler, Stefan Brogren,
David Lowe, Stephen Stohn,
Stephanie Williams, and Brendon Yorke
Won
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Charlotte Arnold for "Rock you Body (Part 2)" Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Jahmil French for "Smash Into You" Nominated
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Phil Earnshaw for "Scream (Part 2)" Won
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Dylan Everett for "Rusty Cage (Part 2)" Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Aislinn Paul for "Waterfalls (Part 2)" Nominated

Canadian Screenwriting Awards[edit]

First awarded in 1997, the Canadian Screenwriting Awards are given out annually by the Writers Guild of Canada. Through Degrassi: The Next Generation, Degrassi has received nominations for three Best Youth Script Awards, and won two of them. 2005 saw two D:TNG episodes pitted against each other.

Year Category Series Nominee(s) Result
2004 Best Youth Script Awards[8] Degrassi: The Next Generation Aaron Martin, James Hurst and Shelley Scarrow
for "Pride"
Won
2005 Best Youth Script Awards[9] Degrassi: The Next Generation James Hurst and Miklos Perlus
for "Mercy Street"
Won
Best Youth Script Awards[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation Shelley Scarrow
for "Secret (Part 1)"
Nominated

The Chris Awards[edit]

The Chris Awards are hosted by the Columbus International Film and Video Festival, an annual film festival held in Columbus, OH to encourage and promote the use of film and video in all forms of education and communication. Degrassi has seven Chris Statuettes, the highest award given to film or video productions. Entries are judged on a seven point rating system. A superior rating of seven is required for winning the Chris.[10]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1988 Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi Junior High "The Best Laid Plans" Won
Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi Junior High "A Helping Hand" Won
1989 Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi Junior High "Bottled Up" Won
1990 Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi High "Nobody's Perfect" Won
Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi High "A New Start" Won
1991 Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi High "Crossed Wires" Won
Chris Statuette[2] Degrassi High "Bad Blood" Won

Creative Arts Emmy Awards[edit]

The Creative Arts Emmy Award is a class of Emmy Awards presented in recognition of technical and other similar achievements in American television programming. The Creative Arts Emmys also include such categories as outstanding animated programs and guest acting.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2011 Outstanding Children's Program[11] Degrassi "My Body Is a Cage, Part 2" Nominated
2012 Outstanding Children's Program[12] Degrassi "Extraordinary Machine, Part 2" Nominated

DGC Awards[edit]

The Directors Guild of Canada's first award ceremony was held on October 5, 2002. As such, only Degrassi: The Next Generation has been able to garner recognition for Degrassi. Degrassi has won six awards, taking home three of those in 2003, more than any other television production.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2002 Outstanding Achievement in a Television Series - Children's[13] Degrassi: The Next Generation Bruce McDonald et al.
for "Mother and Child Reunion"
Won
Outstanding Achievement in Picture Editing[13] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Withrow
for "Mother and Child Reunion"
Nominated
2003 Outstanding Achievement in a Television Series - Children's[14] Degrassi: The Next Generation Bruce McDonald et al.
for "When Doves Cry"
Won
Outstanding Achievement in Direction - Television Series[14] Degrassi: The Next Generation Bruce McDonald
for "White Wedding"
Won
Outstanding Achievement in Picture Editing - Short Form[14] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Withrow
for "When Doves Cry"
Won
Outstanding Achievement in Production Design - Short Form[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Stanley
for "White Wedding"
Nominated
2004 Outstanding Achievement in a Television Series - Family[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Holiday" Won
Outstanding Achievement in Production Design - Television Series[15] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Stanley
for "Holiday"
Nominated
2005 Outstanding Achievement in a Television Series - Family[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stefan Sciani et al.
for "Time Stands Still (Part 2)"
Won
Outstanding Achievement in Production Design - Television Series[16] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Stanley
for "Goin' Down the Road"
Nominated
2007 Outstanding Achievement in a Television Series - Family[17] Degrassi: The Next Generation for "Can't Hardly Wait" Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Production Design - Television Series[17] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Stanley
for "What it Feels Like to be a Ghost (Part 2)"
Nominated
2008 Outstanding Achievement in a Television Series - Family[18] Degrassi: The Next Generation Patrick Williams
for "Pass the Dutchie"
Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Television Series[18] Degrassi: The Next Generation Danielle McBride (Dialogue Editor), Dan Sexton (Sound Effects Editor), John Loranger (1st Assistant Sound Editor)
for "Pass the Dutchie"
Nominated

The EDGE Awards[edit]

The EDGE (Entertainment Depiction of Gun Education) Awards recognize feature films, TV movies, reality programs and episodes of scripted television series that effectively promote firearm safety and discourage gun violence. They are awarded annually by The Entertainment Industries Council.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2006 Children's Live Action Episode or Special for TV[19] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Time Stands Still" Won

Gemini Awards[edit]

The Gemini Awards were an annual Canadian television industry awards ceremony given out by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television to English language television shows. Awarded from 1986 to 2011, every incarnation of Degrassi was nominated for at least one award each year they have been on air, except 1991. Together, they have won twenty-four awards and thirty-five more nominations.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1986 Best Children's Program[20] The Kids Of Degrassi Street Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood
for "Griff Gets a Hand"
Won
Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Series[20] The Kids Of Degrassi Street Yan Moore
for "Griff Gets a Hand"
Nominated
1987 Best Direction in a Dramatic or Comedy Series[21] Degrassi Junior High Kit Hood Won
Best Children's Series[21] Degrassi Junior High Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won
Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi Junior High Pat Mastrioanni Nominated
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi Junior High Stacie Mistycyn Nominated
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi Junior High Nicole Stoffman Nominated
1988 Best Direction in a Dramatic or Comedy Series[21] Degrassi Junior High Kit Hood Won
Best Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi Junior High Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won
The Multiculturalism Award[21] Degrassi Junior High Won
Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi Junior High Pat Mastrioanni Won
1989 Best Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi Junior High Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won
Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi Junior High Stefan Brogren Nominated
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi Junior High Stacie Mistycyn Won
1990 Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi High Duncan Waugh Nominated
Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi High Pat Mastrioanni Nominated
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi High Angela Deiseach Nominated
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role[21] Degrassi High Amanda Stepto Nominated
1992 Best Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi High Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Nominated
1993 Best Television Movie[22] School's Out Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Nominated
Best Youth Program or Series[21] Degrassi Talks Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Nominated
2002 Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Gavin Smith
for "Mother and Child Reunion"
Nominated
Best Short Dramatic Program[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn
for "Mother and Child Reunion"
Nominated
Geminis' Hottest Star[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation Daniel Clark Nominated
Geminis' Hottest Star[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stefan Brogren Nominated
Most Innovative Website Competition[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
Raja Khanna and Roma Khanna
for http://www.degrassi.tv
Won
2003 Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn Won
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Bruce McDonald
for "Weird Science"
Won
Best Interactive[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
Raja Khanna and Roma Khanna
for Degrassi: The Next Generation and http://www.degrassi.tv
Won
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jake Epstein
for "Tears are Not Enough"
Won
Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Stephen Withrow
for "White Wedding"
Nominated
Best Short Dramatic Program[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn Nominated
Best Writing for a Children's or Youths' Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Aaron Martin and Craig Cornell
for "Careless Whisper"
Nominated
Most Popular Website Competition[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
Raja Khanna and Roma Khanna
for http://www.degrassi.tv
Won
2004 Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn Won
Best Direction in a Children's or Youths' Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Philip Earnshaw
for "Pride"
Won
Best Interactive[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn
and Raja Khanna for Degrassi: The Next Generation and http://www.degrassi.tv
Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jake Epstein
for "Should I Stay or Should I Go"
Nominated
Best Writing for a Children's or Youth Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Shelley Scarrow, Nicole Demerse
and James Hurst
for "Accidents Will Happen"
Nominated
2005 Best Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn and Aaron Martin Nominated
Most Popular Website[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
and Raja Khanna
for http://www.degrassi.tv
Nominated
CBC Television Gemini Special: Top Canadian Show for the Last 20 Years[3] Degrassi Won
2006 Best Original Music Score for a Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jim McGrath
for "Our Lips are Sealed"
Won
2007 Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
James Hurst, David Lowe
and Stephanie Williams
Nominated
Best Original Music Score for a Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jim McGrath
for "Our Lips are Sealed"
Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Shenae Grimes
for "Eyes Without a Face (Part 2)"
Won
Best Sound in a Dramatic Series[21] Degrassi: The Next Generation Paul Williamson, Virginia Storey,
Bill McMillan, Mike Baskerville,
Steven Munro and Danielle McBride
Nominated
2008 Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series[23][24][25][26][27] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
David Lowe, Brendon Yorke
and Stephanie Williams
Won
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[23][24] Degrassi: The Next Generation Shane Kippel
for "Death or Glory (Part 2)"
Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[23][24] Degrassi: The Next Generation Lauren Collins
for "Talking in Your Sleep"
Nominated
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[23][24] Degrassi: The Next Generation Philip Earnshaw for "Standing in the Dark (Part 1)" Nominated
2009[28] Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Eleanor Lindo for "Fight the Power" Won
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Paula Brancati for "Fight the Power" Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Stacey Farber for "Paradise City (Part 3)" Nominated
2010[29] Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stefan Brogren,
David Lowe, Stephen Stohn,
Stephanie Williams, and Brendon Yorke
Nominated
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Stefan Brogren for "Beat It (Part 2)" Won
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Phil Earnshaw for "Just Can't Get Enough (Part 2)" Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Charlotte Arnold for "Somebody" Won
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Landon Liboiron for "Waiting For a Girl Like You" Nominated
Academy Achievement Award Linda Schuyler Won
2011[30][31] Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series Degrassi Linda Schuyler, Stefan Brogren,
David Lowe, Stephen Stohn,
Stephanie Williams, and Brendon Yorke
Won
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Phil Earnshaw for "My Body Is a Cage (Part 2)" Nominated
Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Pat Williams for "All Falls Down (Part 2)" Won
Best Sound in a Dramatic Program "Degrassi Takes Manhattan" Robert Fletcher, Mike Baskervillem,
John Dykstra, Danielle McBride,
Dan Sexton, and Virginia Storey
Nominated
Best Writing in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Michael Grassi for "My Body Is a Cage (Part 2)" Nominated
Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi Jordan Todosey for "My Body Is a Cage (Part 2)" Won

GLAAD Media Awards[edit]

The GLAAD Media Awards were created in 1990 by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to recognize and honor the mainstream media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives.

Year Category Series Result
2004 Outstanding Drama Series[32] Degrassi: The Next Generation Nominated
2008 Outstanding Drama Series[33] Degrassi: The Next Generation Nominated
2011 Outstanding Drama Series[34] Degrassi Nominated
2012 Outstanding Drama Series[35] Degrassi Nominated
2013 Outstanding Drama Series[36] Degrassi Nominated

The Hugo Awards[edit]

The Chicago International Film Festival awarded Degrassi: The Next Generation a Silver Plaque at the Hugo Awards (not to be confused with the Hugo Awards for the best science fiction or fantasy works from the World Science Fiction Society) for Best Children's Program in 2003.

Year Category Series Nominee Result Notes
2003 Best Children's Program[3] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won Silver Plaque

Ingenuity Award[edit]

The Ingenuity Award recognizes individuals for their accomplishments in promoting new and better ways of doing things for Canada. 2004 saw Degrassi creator and Epitome Pictures president Linda Schuyler win an Ingenuity award for her work in Canadian television.[3]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2002 Degrassi Linda Schuyler Won

International Emmy Awards[edit]

The International Emmy Awards are presented to the best television programs produced throughout the world. Degrassi has won two International Emmy in the "Children & Young People" category through The Kids of Degrassi Street and Degrassi Junior High. When executive producer Kit Hood accepted the award for DJH, he announced that if Spike's baby were a boy, it would be named Ralph, after the president of the ATAS, and if it was a girl, it would be called Emma, after the Emmy.[37]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1986 Children & Young People[38] The Kids of Degrassi Street "Griff Gets a Hand" Won
1987 Children & Young People[38] Degrassi Junior High "It's Late" Won
1988 Children & Young People[39] Degrassi Junior High "Great Expectations" Nominated

International New Media Awards[edit]

The International New Media Awards are judged by new media professionals and presented at the annual International New Media Festival. Degrassi won two awards in 2002 for its official website.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2002 Entertainment Website[40] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
Raja Khanna and Roma Khanna
for http://www.degrassi.tv
Won
Best Technical Achievement[40] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
Raja Khanna and Roma Khanna
for http://www.degrassi.tv
Won

NAACP Image Awards[edit]

The NAACP Image Awards are presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.

Year Category Series Result
2013 Outstanding Children's Program[41] Degrassi Nominated

The NCFR Media Awards[edit]

The National Council on Family Relations recognised Degrassi: The Next Generation for its quality family programming at its 34th Annual Awards in 2001, and 36th in 2003.[1] The awards recognize excellence in commercial and educational television that address social issues. Degrassi has received seven first place awards for six episodes, two second place award for two more episodes, and an honorable mention for another.

Year Category Series Nominee Result Notes
2001 Teenage Pregnancy and Sexuality Degrassi: The Next Generation "The Mating Game" Won 1st Place
Marital and Family Issues Degrassi: The Next Generation "Parent's Day" Won 1st Place
Communications Degrassi: The Next Generation "Parent's Day" Won 1st Place
Addiction/Substance Degrassi: The Next Generation "Basketball Diaries" Won 1st Place
Contemporary Social Issues Degrassi: The Next Generation "Eye of the Beholder" Won 1st Place
Human Development Across the Life Span Degrassi: The Next Generation "Coming of Age" Won 2nd Place
2003 Family Violence/Abuse[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation "When Doves Cry" Won 1st Place
Diverse Family Systems[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Don't Believe the Hype" Won 1st Place
Sexuality/Sex Roles/Teen Pregnancy[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Careless Whisper" Won 2nd Place
Health/Stress/Crisis[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Shout" Won Honourable Mention

Parent's Choice Award[edit]

The Parents' Choice Awards have been awarded to the best children's media since 1978. The judging panel is made up of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and kids to help parents make informed decisions about which new products are right for their children.[42]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1988 Teen dilemmas portrayed with honesty and humor[5] Degrassi Junior High Won
1989 Teen dilemmas portrayed with honesty and humor[5] Degrassi Junior High Won
1991 Teen dilemmas portrayed with honesty and humor[5] Degrassi Junior High Won

Peabody Award[edit]

First awarded in 1941, the George Foster Peabody Award awards excellence in radio and television broadcasting.

Year Category Series Nomiee Result
2010 Degrassi "My Body Is a Cage"[43] Won

PRISM Awards[edit]

The PRISM Awards are awarded by the Entertainment Industries Council for entertainment for accurate portrayals of substance abuse, addiction and mental health.

Year Category Series Nomiee Result
2013[44][45] Teen Program Degrassi Won

Prix Jeunesse[edit]

Degrassi has won two Prix Jeunesse awards, and has been nominated for another two. The awards are held bi-annually in Munich, Germany, and aim to improve children's television worldwide by deepening understanding and promoting communication among nations.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1986 Best Drama[46] The Kids of Degrassi Street "Griff Makes a Date" Won
1992 Best Drama[5] Degrassi High "Bad Blood" Won
2004 Best Children's Television Programme[47] Degrassi: The Next Generation Nominated
Best Website[47] Degrassi: The Next Generation Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn,
and Raja Khanna
for http://www.degrassi.tv
Nominated

Shaw Rocket Prize[edit]

Created in 2005, the Shaw Rocket Prize winner receives a rocket shaped statuette and CA$50,000, and is awarded for the best independent Canadian children's television program. The prize is given annually by the Shaw Rocket Fund, who provide financial support to Canadian productions.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2005 Degrassi: The Next Generation[48] Won

SHINE Awards[edit]

The SHINE (Sexual Health IN Entertainment) Awards, originally the Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards, are conducted by The Media Project. The awards honour accurate and honest portrayals of sexuality in programming.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1990 Best Youth Episodic[2]
(as Nancy Susan Reynolds Award)
Degrassi High "A New Start" Won
2003 Best Youth Episodic[49] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Careless Whisper" Nominated
2004 Best Youth Episodic[50] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Shout" Nominated
Best Youth Episodic[50] Degrassi: The Next Generation "Pride" Won

Teen Choice Awards[edit]

The Teen Choice Awards are presented annually by the Fox Broadcasting Company and Global Television Network. The program honors the year's biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, and television, as voted by teenagers aged twelve to nineteen. Degrassi: The Next Generation has garnered two awards for Degrassi.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2005 Choice Summer Series[51] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won
2007 Choice Summer TV Show[52] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won
2008 Choice Summer TV Show[53] Degrassi: The Next Generation Nominated

TCA Awards[edit]

The Television Critics Association (or TCA) is a group of approximately 200 United States and Canadian journalists and columnists who cover television programming. Since 1984 the organization has hosted the TCA Awards, honoring television excellence in 11 categories, which are presented every summer. Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi: The Next Generation have each won one award.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1988 Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming[54] Degrassi Junior High Won
2005 Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming[54] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won

TV Guide Reader's Choice Award[edit]

In 1989, the stars of Degrassi Junior High were featured on the cover of TV Guide after winning a Reader's Choice Award.[2]

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1989 Most Entertaining Canadian Show[2] Degrassi Junior High Won

U. S. International Film and Video Festival[edit]

The U. S. International Film and Video Festival grants Gold Camera, Silver Screen and Certificate of Creative Excellence awards. Winners are selected on the effectiveness of purpose and creativity not just numerical scoring. Therefore, the top award in a category is not necessarily a Gold Camera, but may be a Silver or Certificate winner. Conversely, more than one Gold, Silver or Certificate may be presented in a category. Degrassi has won one Silver Screen Award through Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2003.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
2003 Best Children's Programming[1] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won

Young Artist Awards[edit]

Beginning in 1979, the Young Artist Awards have been presented annually in Los Angeles by the Young Artist Foundation. They have given Degrassi seven awards and twenty-four more nominations.

Year Category Series Nominee Result
1987 Most Promising New Fall Television Series[55] Degrassi Junior High Nominated
1990 Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast[56] Degrassi Junior High Dayo Ade, Sara Ballingall, Stefan Brogren, Michael Carry, Christopher Charlesworth, Amanda Cook, Irene Courakos, Angela Deiseach, Anais Granofsky, Rebecca Haines, Neil Hope, Cathy Keenan, Pat Mastroianni, Maureen McKay, Stacie Mistysyn, Bill Parrott, Siluck Saysanasy, Amanda Stepto, Duncan Waugh Nominated
2002 Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)[57] Degrassi: The Next Generation Daniel Clark, Lauren Collins, Ryan Cooley, Jake Goldsbie, Aubrey Graham, Shane Kippel, Miriam McDonald, Melissa McIntyre, Christina Schmidt, Cassie Steele, Sarah Barrable-Tishauer Won
Best Family TV Comedy Series[57] Degrassi: The Next Generation Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Leading Young Actor[57] Degrassi: The Next Generation Ryan Cooley Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Leading Young Actor[57] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jake Goldsbie Nominated
2003 Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)[58] Degrassi: The Next Generation Daniel Clark, Lauren Collins, Ryan Cooley, Jake Epstein, Stacey Farber, Jake Goldsbie, Aubrey Graham, Shane Kippel, Andrea Lewis, Miriam McDonald, Melissa McIntyre, Adamo Ruggiero, Christina Schmidt, Cassie Steele, Sarah Barrable-Tishauer Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Leading Young Actor[58] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jake Epstein Won
2004 Best Family TV Series (Comedy or Drama)[59] Degrassi: The Next Generation Won
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Leading Young Actor[59] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jake Epstein Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Young Actress Age Ten or Younger[59] Degrassi: The Next Generation Alex Steele Nominated
2005 Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Leading Young Actor[60] Degrassi: The Next Generation Adamo Ruggiero Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Supporting Young Actor[60] Degrassi: The Next Generation Aubrey Graham Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Supporting Young Actress[60] Degrassi: The Next Generation Christina Schmidt
(Tie with Alia Shawkat of Arrested Development)
Won
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Recurring Young Actress[60] Degrassi: The Next Generation Alex Steele Nominated
Outstanding Young Performers in a TV Series[60] Degrassi: The Next Generation Ryan Cooley, Jake Epstein, Stacey Farber, Aubrey Graham, Miriam McDonald, Adamo Ruggiero, Christina Schmidt, Alex Steele, Cassie Steele, Sarah Barrable-Tishauer Nominated
2006 Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)[61] Degrassi: The Next Generation Dalmar Abuzeid, John Bregar, Deanna Casaluce, Daniel Clark, Lauren Collins, Ryan Cooley, Marc Donato, Jake Epstein, Stacey Farber, Aubrey Graham, Jake Goldsbie, Shenae Grimes, Jamie Johnston, Shane Kippel, Andrea Lewis, Mike Lobel, Miriam McDonald, Melissa McIntyre, Daniel Morrison, Adamo Ruggiero, Cassie Steele, Sarah Barrable-Tishauer Nominated
2007 Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series Recurring Young Actor[62] Degrassi: The Next Generation Marc Donato Nominated
2008 Best Performance in a TV Series Leading Young Actor[63][64] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jamie Johnston Won
Best Performance in a TV Series Recurring Young Actor[63] Degrassi: The Next Generation Marc Donato Nominated
2009 Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Leading Young Actor[65] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jamie Johnston Nominated
2010 Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Leading Young Actor[66] Degrassi: The Next Generation Jamie Johnston Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Supporting Young Actress[66] Degrassi: The Next Generation Aislinn Paul Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series Guest Starring Young Actress[66] Degrassi: The Next Generation Laytrel McMullen Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series Recurring Young Actor 14 and Over[66] Degrassi: The Next Generation A.J. Saudin Nominated
2011 Best Performance in a TV Series Recurring Young Actor[67] Degrassi A.J. Saudin Nominated
2012 Best Performance in a TV Series Lead Young Actress[68] Degrassi Cristine Prosperi Won
Best Performance in a TV Series Recurring Young Actor[68] Degrassi A.J. Saudin Won
2013 Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress[69] Degrassi Christine Prosperi Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress[69] Degrassi Olivia Scriven Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor 17-21[69] Degrassi Lyle O'Dononoe Nominated
2014 Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress[70] Degrassi Olivia Scriven Nominated

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