Teen lovers all over the world are saddened by the news that they beloved TV series “Degrassi” is coming to an end.
For the last 14 years popular teen show “Degrassi” has been entertaining and thrilling teen fans worldwide and according to reports the show, which airs on TeenNick, will be coming to end this summer with its “Degrassi: The Next Generation” being the show’s final chapter.
The sad news was first reported by OK! Magazine and were later confirmed by the Network on June the 4th. For its finale, the producers of the show are planning a two week event that will be ushered in by a an hour-long episode of “Degarssi” which is set to be aired on 20th July. It will finish off with another one hour episode which is set to be aired on 31st July.
Keith Dawkins, the general manager and SVP for Nick Jr., TeenNick and Nicktoons was quick to point out the impact that the show has had over the past 14 years.
“With an impressive 14 seasons, Degrassi has, without any doubt whatsoever, been an eye-opening show that is not only groundbreaking but also has helped in showing youths how well they can be able to tackle a variety of problems as seen on the show,” he said.
“Taking that into consideration, we will be working day and night to ensure that “Degrassi’s” final episodes, which will air on TeenNick, will be big on social activation and that the show will leave up to what it has been known for over the couple of years.”