Press Release: DEGRASSI Continues to Push the Envelope as Award-Winning Series Returns with All-New Episodes, October 28 on MTV

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TORONTO (September 29, 2014)Mega DEGRASSI fans unite! With the countdown to graduation in full swing, Season 14 of the hit series DEGRASSI returns to its familiar Tuesday timeslot with 12 brand-new, half-hour episodes, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. ET on MTV. Fresh off DEGRASSI’s 2014 Primetime Emmy® nomination for “Outstanding Children’s Program”, its third nomination in the category over the last four years, Season 14 picks up immediately following the end of spring break, after Tristan (Lyle O’Donohoe) and Miles’ (Eric Osborne) surprising lip-lock and the shocking revelation of Clare’s (Aislinn Paul) pregnancy. Never shying away from tackling heavy-hitting topics, DEGRASSI once again addresses authentic and relevant issues affecting teenagers today. For a sneak peek at Season 14, click here.

 Encore episodes of DEGRASSI air Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on MTV and stream on MTV.ca following broadcast. Throughout the season, DEGRASSI fans can join the conversation by following @MTVCanada and using the hashtag #Degrassi.

Thirteen years after the debut of the latest incarnation, the hit franchise shows no signs of slowing down. Season 13D of DEGRASSI, airing on both MTV and Much, averaged 100,000 P12-34 viewers, achieving its most impressive audience in three seasons, with audiences growing by 52% over Season 13C.

In the Season 14 premiere of DEGRASSI, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. ET), Clare has a serious dilemma that will affect her entire future and confides in Alli. Zoë sees red when Becky tells her she’s too much of a distraction for the power cheer team. It’s time for Zoë to bring Becky down, literally. Miles and Tristan are getting close, but with his campaign in full swing, Mr. Hollingsworth is worried his son’s behaviour could damage his political prospects. An upset Miles decides to take annoying his father to a whole new level.

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