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Degrassi is being cancelled? Say it ain't so. Whether you're a super fan of this Toronto classic, or only know it because of Drake, everyone knows that Degrassi is kind of a big deal, and it's cancellation has definitely shaken T.O's TV Scene.
In an announcement from MTV last week, the bad news was broken. Degrassi is coming to an end at the end of this summer. The teen drama that deals with absolutely everything from teen pregnancy, to life as a transgender teen, has been on since the 80's! Crazy.
Throughout it's 30+ year run, the show has evolved from its days as "The Kids of Degrassi Street" , it's original name back in '79. Now it's simply Degrassi. No matter what you call it, it is undeniable that the Degrassi franchise has left a lasting impact on the TV world.
Known for it's groundbreaking ways of dealing with the tough issues today's teens face, Degrassi has made itself a television favourite worldwide. Degrassi is and will always be, a legend. I mean how could it not be when it gave Drake and Nina Dobrev their start?
Over time the show has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, as Drake would say it " started from the bottom, now we here." Cue the final school bell and sob.