“It’s Holly Freaking J!”
This season follows a group of high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Degrassi Community School, a fictional school in Toronto, Ontario, and depicts some of the typical issues and challenges common to a teenager’s life. It will depict a new school year after the previous seniors, some of which debuted during “The Next Generation,” graduated in the previous season. This season will feature another rebranding for the series and is being considered a stand alone series. It will tell the stories of a new generation navigating high school drama with groundbreaking stories such as cyber bullying, mental illness, dysfunctional families, sexuality, online harassment, feminism, racial discrimination, life-threatening diseases and drug use. It will also target the new post-millennial teen cohort known as Generation Z. On Family, this season will follow the telenovela/soap opera format and air every weekday for two weeks. This format was used in the previous incarnations final five seasons, excluding season 13.