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Degrassi-GradMuchMusic is celebrating the return of Degrassi this summer with its fourth annual screening at Much HQ in downtown Toronto.

Cast members Munro Chambers, Melinda Shanker and Jessica Tyler will be among the guests attending the event alongside the new faces of Ana Golja, Andre Kim and Eric Osborne.

The Much parking lot opens to fans who have RSVP’d for the event at 5 p.m. ET. Anyone with a MuchCloser account can RSVP for the screening event here. Counting down to the premiere, Much goes all-out DEGRASSI as NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. airs live in the parking lot at 6 p.m. ET. The evening culminates with the live screening of the special, hour-long Season 13 premiere,“Summertime,” Parts One and Two, at 8 p.m. ET. Continue reading »

Degrassi-GradAn hour-long graduation special will close out the latest season of Degrassi this summer.

‘The Time of My Life’ will see several beloved characters depart the series, including Fiona Coyne (Annie Clark) and Bianca DeSousa (Alicia Josipovic).

But viewers won’t have to wait long to catch up with the remaining DEGRASSI students! With three fresh, new faces – the fierce and fashion-forward Zoë Rivas (Ana Golja), athlete and former prep-school kid Miles Hollingsworth III (Eric Osborne), and sarcastic wingman Winston “Chewy” Chu (Andre Kim) – the summer chapter of DEGRASSI begins July 11 in special, hour-long episode that kicks off a brand-new timeslot, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET. Then, on July 18 immediately following DEGRASSI at 8:30 p.m. ET, MuchMusic launches the all-new, 30-minute DEGRASSI after-show, featuring exclusive interviews with cast members. Continue reading »

degrassi-alex_steeleDegrassi fan-favourite Tori will not be returning for the 13th season of the show.

Actress Alex Steele has confirmed that she will moving on from the teen series to pursue other opportunities.

“I’m very proud of my time on Degrassi and feel very lucky to have worked with such an amazing cast and crew,” Alex told E!. “I’ve decided to take on a new focus pursuing film. I have a few opportunities already in the works and am excited to get started!” Continue reading »

Degrassi2013Degrassi returns next week with all new episodes on MuchMusic.

The Canadian teen hit will return with a two-part episode called ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ on Friday, February 15 at 9pm ET.

In “Bitter Sweet Symphony”, Parts One and Two, it’s a new semester, but Cam’s hesitant about coming back to Degrassi after an amazing week at home. Dallas wants a date with a reluctant Alli and makes it his mission to win her over. A major turn of events for Eli brings back things past. Continue reading »

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Drake has returned to his Degrassi roots. Well, sort of.

The rapper has re-united with a former Degrassi cast-mate in Shane Kippel, who played Gavin “Spinner” Mason on Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Kippel tweeted a photo of the pair this week with the caption: “The reunion with @Drake. Congrats to @905arcane, and thanks to @ryanpvpkotd and @scottjacksonbb for the sik time. KOTD”

Drake played the role of Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi, appearing in a total of 138 episodes.

Every day throughout December, Much dishes out all-new, must-see programming with Much’s annual holiday programming fest, Holiday Wrap.

Starting Saturday Dec.1, viewers can feast on the best concerts, behind-the-scenes and exclusive specials, exclusive movie premieres, marathons, and more!

Kicking it all off is One Direction Day (Dec. 1), serving up a smorgasbord of 1D fan faves including the documentaries One Direction: All the Way to the Top and One Direction: A Year in the Making, as well as a half-hour of One Direction music videos, 1D: Video Flow, and the New.Music.Live. special NML Presents: One Direction Revealed. Hurray for #1DonD1!

On Monday, Dec. 3, New.Music.Live. gets in on the holiday cheer with 15 Days of Giveaways. Much studio audience members and viewers at home have a chance to snag a different giveaway each day, and enter to win the grand prize of a trip for two to Cuba, courtesy of Nolitours. Continue reading »

This Friday, MuchMusic will air a double episode of Degrassi with special guest Chaz Bono appearing.

Bono will make his appearance in the second episode, playing himself in a storyline that involves transgender character Adam Torres (Jordan Todosey). Continue reading »

Chaz Bono and Canada’s rock royalty Hedley are among the exciting guest appearances on DEGRASSI, when the iconic series returns Friday, Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. ET, exclusively on Much.

The second half of Season 12 is jam-packed with dramatic storylines and challenging topics, tackling issues such as bullying, depression, and gender identity struggles.

Full episodes of DEGRASSI are available on muchmusic.com, following the broadcast premiere. Continue reading »

Michael J. Fox and Will Arnett are among the Canadians to pick up Emmy nominations this year.

Edmonton-born Fox grabbed his second nomination in as many years for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his work in The Good Wife as well as a guest actor nod for his Curb Your Enthusiasm appearance.

Ontario native Arnett nabbed his fourth nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for 30 Rock. Continue reading »

Chaz Bono is currently in Toronto to shoot scenes for a guest appearance on Canadian teen series Degrassi.

The transgender son of Cher, who competed on Dancing with the Stars recently, has been filming alongside the show’s transgender character, Adam.

Bono says that teen these days have so much more support available to them than he did when he was younger.

“There are a lot of trans kids and teens and to have representation of themselves really means a lot,” he said. Continue reading »