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Degrassi: Next Class
Degrassi: Next Class 2nd current official logo
Genre Teen drama
Created by Linda Schuyler
Yan Moore
Stephen Stohn
Sarah Glinski
Matt Huether
Theme music composer Jody Colero
Jim McGrath
Stephen Stohn
Rob Wells
Opening theme "Whatever It Takes"
Composer(s) Jim McGrath
Tim Welch
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 40 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Linda Schuyler
Stephen Stohn
Brendon Yorke
Sarah Glinski
Matt Huether
Producer(s) Stefan Brogren
Courtney Jane Walker
Stephanie Williams
Production location(s) Toronto, Ontario
Editor(s) Jason B. Irvine
Nicholas Wong
Running time 24 minutes
Production company(s) DHX Media
DHX Studios Toronto
Distributor Entertainment One
WildBrain Distribution
Original network Family (F2N)/Family Channel App (Canada)
Netflix (United States/International)
Picture format HDTV
Original release January 4, 2016 (2016-01-04) – July 7, 2017 (2017-07-07)
Preceded by Degrassi: The Next Generation
School's Out
Degrassi High
Degrassi Junior High
Related shows The Kids of Degrassi Street
Degrassi Talks

Degrassi: Next Class was a Canadian teen drama television series set in the Degrassi universe, which was created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979. It is the fifth and final series in the Degrassi franchise and a direct sequel to Degrassi: The Next Generation. The series was created by Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn, Sarah Glinski, and Matt Huether and is produced by DHX Studios Toronto (a subsidiary of DHX Media). The current executive producers are Schuyler, her husband Stephen Stohn, Sarah Glinski, and Matt Huether. The series is filmed at Epitome's studios in Toronto, Ontario, rather than on the real De Grassi Street from which the franchise takes its name.

The first season of Next Class premiered on January 4, 2016, on Family's new teen programming block, F2N in Canada. The series saw its United States (and international) debut on January 15, 2016, on Netflix. In Australia, the show premiered on ABC3 on May 16, 2016. The first season ended on Family Channel on January 17, 2016, following a two-week run.

The fourth season was made available for streaming on the Family Channel App on June 30, 2017, with the episodes beginning to air daily on July 3, 2017. The series was then released on Netflix on July 7, 2017.

On March 7, 2019, show producer and frequent director Stefan Brogren confirmed the show's cancellation by Netflix.

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