or


[06/22/11 - 08:39 AM]
TeenNick's "Degrassi" Returns for New Season and Seven Weeks of Daily Telenovela-Style Premieres This Summer
The 11th season kicks off with a special one-hour premiere on Monday, July 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from TeenNick]

TEENNICK'S "DEGRASSI" RETURNS FOR NEW SEASON AND SEVEN WEEKS OF DAILY TELENOVELA-STYLE PREMIERES THIS SUMMER

TV Event Kicks Off with Hour-Long Special Guest Starring Keke Palmer Monday, July 18, at 9 pm (ET)

NEW YORK, June 22, 2011 - Coming off the success of last summer's groundbreaking telenovela-style format, Degrassi returns to TeenNick for its 11th season with seven straight drama-filled weeks beginning Monday, July 18, at 9 p.m. (ET). Building on last year's record-breaking six-week run, TeenNick will unveil an additional premiere week and kick off a new season of the Peabody Award-winning series with an hour-long special guest starring Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) as herself. The special will be packaged with exclusive cast interviews as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 11th season. New episodes of Degrassi will premiere every weeknight, Monday-Thursday, at 9 p.m. (ET), through Thursday, September 1.

"This summer, TeenNick gives Degrassi fans even more of what they love -- an extra week of the relatable storylines and new authentic characters the series is known for," said Keith Dawkins, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Nicktoons and TeenNick. "The new daily serialized format is a proven hit with our audience and we hope teens keep coming back for more!"

In the hour-long special season premiere, all the students at Degrassi are abuzz about the spring break event -- Keke Palmer's concert. Newly single Sav is depressed post-Holly-J break-up, but a flirtatious encounter with a beautiful stranger perks him up when she tells him to meet her at Keke's show. Though Drew's mom is keeping him on a short leash, he and Bianca are growing closer until her ex-boyfriend Anson comes back into the picture. Meanwhile, Fiona meets a gorgeous figure model at Holly J's art class.

TeenNick delivered its most-watched year ever in 2010 with its core audience of teens 12-17 (+8%) and total viewers (+16%). Last year's six-week Degrassi TV event averaged 975,000 total viewers (7/19/10 - 8/27/10), posting huge triple-digit gains for the network with key demos, T12-17 (+675%) and P2+ (+633%).

Degrassi's 11th season introduces three new characters and tackles many issues that are relevant to today's teens including gang violence, drug abuse, bullying, gender identity, sexuality, teen parenthood and romance. As the school year draws to a close and the senior class prepares to graduate and move on, everyone realizes they'll only be in high school once so it's now or never. When someone's past catches up with another's present, the lethal consequences reverberate throughout the school. With new faces joining the student body, new and forbidden love triangles are formed and thought-provoking character revelations develop. As senior students prepare for graduation and prom, a bitter race for a new student council president develops and an illicit relationship blossoms on campus.

Degrassi is a fictional, dramatic television series that tackles tough teen issues in a realistic way. The internationally acclaimed series is the winner of a Television Critics Association Award, the Peabody Award and two Teen Choice Awards, among others. Heralded as the most authentic teen drama on television, Degrassi explores an interesting group of adolescents and young adults going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School. In its eleventh season, the series follows Holly J (Charlotte Arnold), Sav (Raymond Ablack), Anya (Samantha Munro), Riley (Argiris Karras), Zane (Shannon Kook-Chun), Clare (Aislinn Paul), Alli (Melinda Shankar), K.C. (Sam Earle), Connor (AJ Saudin), Fiona (Annie Clark), Jenna (Jessica Tyler), Dave (Jahmil French), Drew (Luke Bilyk), Adam (Jordan Todosey), Bianca (Alicia Josipovic), Eli (Munro Chambers), Owen (Daniel Kelly), Chantay (Jajube Mandiela), Wesley (Spencer Van Wyck), Marisol (Shanice Banton), Ms. Oh (Cory Lee) and Principal Simpson (Stefan Brogren). Season 11 includes the addition of new students - Jake (Justin Kelly), Katie (Chloe Rose) and Imogen (Cristine Prosperi).

About TeenNick

TeenNick, the 24-hour TV network exclusively for and about teens and tweens, is available in more than 71 million households via cable, digital cable and satellite, as well on mobile, VOD and broadband. TeenNick's distinct perspective connects its audience to the electricity and possibilities of teendom, anytime and anywhere, with original series and ever-popular favorites. TeenNick and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.





  [june 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION (TEEN NICK)











[09/23/14 - 04:07 PM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Soars During Its Premiere
Orion TV Productions spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 03:55 PM]
Animal Planet Renews Friday Night Series "Treehouse Masters" and "Redwood Kings"
The former will return in January 2015 with 10 episodes while the latter is due back in the spring with 10 original episodes.

[09/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
"Saving Africa's Giants with Yao Ming" Premieres November 18 on Animal Planet; Narrated by Edward Norton
This announcement comes in conjunction with the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York and the organization's Commitment to Action to Save African Elephants.

[09/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Season Finale #1 Unscripted Program in All of Cable Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/23/14 - 12:37 PM]
Starz in Black Debuts the U.S. Television Premiere of the Film, "Half of a Yellow Sun" Starring Emmy(R), Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Sunday, September 28th at 10PM ET/PT
The film centers around the diverging destinies of two sisters, Olanna (played by Thandie Newton) and Kainene (played by Anika Noni Rose) who are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family.

[09/23/14 - 12:06 PM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life" Delivers 1.15 Million Viewers Saturday Night on OWN
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/23/14 - 12:01 PM]
History Premieres New Season of Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" & Premieres Brand New Series "Search for the Lost Giants"
Look for both series on Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, beginning November 4.

[09/23/14 - 11:44 AM]
How You Doin'? Better Now That "Friends" Is Returning to TV Land Monday, September 29th
Viewers can tune in to TV Land every night to see their six best "Friends" beginning Monday, September 29 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/23/14 - 11:26 AM]
Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn Confirmed to Star in the Second Season of HBO's "True Detective"; Justin Lin Set to Direct First Two Episodes
The eight-episode hour-long drama is set to begin production later this fall in California.

[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
TBS Marks Its Fourth Consecutive Week as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins Week, Locks Top Shows Across All Kid Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:03 AM]
Family of Preachers Opens Progressive Church in the Bible Belt on New TLC Series "Preaching Alabama"
The all-new six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/23/14 - 10:28 AM]
A Third Season of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Returns to ABC Music Lounge Featuring Original Music from the Popular Drama "Nashville"
First up: Charles Esten and Deana Carter get together for an intimate discussion on the song they co-wrote for "Nashville's" season premiere, "I Know How To Love You Now."

[09/23/14 - 10:20 AM]
"Scorpion" Is Monday's Top New Program, with 14 Million Viewers and 3.3 Rating in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 10:04 AM]
New Seasons of "Auction Hunters" and "Thrift Hunters" Premiere Saturday, October 11!
Both series will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.