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The Kids of Degrassi Street is a Canadian children's TV show which aired between 1982 and 1986. It is the first in the Degrassi series, about the lives of a group of children living on Degrassi Street in Toronto, Canada. Itgrew out of four short films: Ida Makes a Movie, Cookie Goes to the Hospital, Irene Moves In and Noel Buys a Suit, which originally aired as after-school specials on the CBC in 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1982, respectively.

Spanning twenty-seven years, Degrassi has won many different awards, including twenty Gemini Awards, three Parent's Choice Awards and six Directors Guild of Canada Awards. 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 nomination.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Nominee Result
Awards of Excellence 1983 Independent Producer's Award Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won
1985 All Genres – Teen "Griff Makes a Date" Won
1987 All Genres – Teen "Griff Gets a Hand" Won
Canadian Film & Television Awards 1985 Best Instructional/Educational Broadcast Program "Griff Makes a Date" Won
1987 Personal Achievement Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood Won
Gemini Awards 1986 Best Children's Program Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood for "Griff Gets a Hand" Won
Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Series Yan Moore for "Griff Gets a Hand" Nominated
International Emmy Awards 1986 Children & Young People "Griff Gets a Hand" Won
Prix Jeunesse 1986 Best Drama "Griff Makes a Date" Won
  1. ^ "Degrassi: The Next Generation - What's New". Epitome Virtual Reality. CTV. Last updated: November 15, 2006. Retrieved 2007-12-05.  Check date values in: |date= (help)