Degrassi

No One Can Escape The 'Degrassi' Curse

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada TV

Lots of people talk about their horrible high school experiences, but let's face it, these "Degrassi" kids, past and present, have certainly had some ...

Why TV Shows Do "Crossover" Episodes

D.K. Latta | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada TV
D.K. Latta

A "crossover" is when characters from one series/property appear in an unrelated series/property. In comic books, the "shared universe" idea is so intrinsic, characters regularly guest star in each other's magazines. There are different reasons for doing a TV crossover. The first is just for the fun of it.

Are These The Best Canadian TV Shows Ever?

HuffPost Canada TV | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada TV

Last month, we asked HuffPost Canada readers for their thoughts on their cable, phone and internet service providers (Hint: they don't like them very ...

LOOK: 'Degrassi Stars Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 10.10.2013 | Canada Style

Re-watching Canadian TV classic "Degrassi: The Next Generation", which is on its 13th season, brings back so many memories: Teen angst, ridiculous plo...

Join 'Degrassi' Stars And Fans For Season 13 Premiere

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada TV

MuchMusic is celebrating summer, and the return of "Degrassi," with an exclusive screening event on Thursday, July 11. The highly anticipated fourt...

School's Out! Summer TV Guide For Kids

HuffPost Canada TV | Denette Wilford | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada TV

School may be out but that doesn't mean TV is. In fact, with the resurrection of scripted summer TV (thanks, "Under the Dome"), not to mention the usu...

Spencer West Has No Legs, But He's Walking for Water

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Never tell Spencer West that he can't do something. A congenital spinal disorder rendered his legs useless, so at age five, West underwent a double amputation to remove them. His biggest challenge -- so far -- was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity last June. Today, we were with West as he kicked off the We Walk 4Water campaign, starting a 300-kilometre trek from Edmonton to Calgary.

Actress Sarena Parmar Gives Back to Girls Everywhere [VIDEO]

Shannon Skinner | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg Canadian actress and emerging playwright, Sarena Parmar, has performed in film, television and on the stage. In this in-depth interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, Parmar discusses her rapid rise in her acting career, how her South Asian background has influenced her work, her interest in human rights and advocacy, and also her involvement with Plan Canada's "I Am A Girl" campaign.

This Degrassi Cast Member is Making a Difference in Ghana

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

We've known Munro Chambers since his TV character, Eli Goldsworthy, pulled into the parking lot of the fictional Degrassi High in his vintage Hearse. Whether he's starring in a satirical fundraising video to benefit Haiti, or building a school in Ghana, 22-year-old Chambers is making a difference. We caught up with Chambers at a build site in Ghana, where he and his fellow Degrassi: The Next Generation cast members were volunteering to build a school.

SNEAK PEEK: 'Degrassi' Stars Talk Season 12

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada

Every season "Degrassi" promises more drama, but it seems like it's really happening this time around. HuffPost Canada and HuffPost TV were able to...

Send Us Your 'Degrassi' Questions

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada

Got a question for the cast of "Degrassi"? We’re interviewing Munro Chambers, Cristine Prosperi, Alex Steele, Annie Clark and Alicia Josipovic fr...

Canadian TV: Have We Lost Our Identity?

Huffington Post TV Canada | Stephanie Earp | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada

It seems fitting that on the launch of Huffington Post TV Canada, I'm examining the future of Canadian television. After all, when I first started cov...

Almost 30 and Still Hooked on Degrassi

Mike Morrison | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada
Mike Morrison

After watching nearly 11 seasons, I can't emphasis enough how awesome this show continues to be. Halfway through the summer season, we've seen a murder, cocaine use, a student stealing his teacher's underwear, liver failure, bed bugs... Seriously folks, I couldn't make this stuff up.