Eight New Mini Episodes Set to Premiere on the Network's Website, The-N.com,
New On-line Series Features the Return of Beloved Degrassi Character
NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The N presents a whole
new way to watch
Degrassi! The nighttime network
for teens will unveil its first, original on-line series created exclusively for broadband entitled, "Degrassi Minis."
The new series will launch on The N's web site, http://www.the-n.com , beginning
Friday, February 3. New "Degrassi
Minis" will premiere online each week
through March 17.
"Degrassi Minis" are produced by Stefan Brogren (Archie "Snake" Simpson)
of Epitome Pictures and give fans of the The N's hit television series a
chance to see their favorite characters in all new scenes and scenarios.
While some of the 2-3 minute shorts take place in between existing episodes
the television show, giving fans an extra taste of their favorite moments,
others are completely fantastical takes on the Degrassi universe. The
"Degrassi Minis" follow the lives of the Degrassi characters to reveal secret
crushes and even the return of a beloved Degrassi student!
"For our teen audience, primetime is as much about the web as it is about
television, so we are very excited to present The N's first original narrative
content made exclusively for The.N.com ," said Tom Ascheim, Executive Vice
President/General Manager, The N. "Diehard
Degrassi fans can now get more of
what they crave wherever and whenever they want it."
"We are thrilled that the "Degrassi Minis" give viewers the opportunity to
delve deeper into the Degrassi storylines and to bring back characters who
no longer on the show," said Stefan Brogren.
Below is the schedule
of "Degrassi Minis":
"Don't You Forget
About Me, Part 1"
Sean returns to Degrassi
with one goal in mind: to get back the girl who's
heart he broke.
Spinner catches Manny
making the moves on another man.
"Bizarre Love Triangle"
Craig proves the
old adage, "If he cheated with you, he'll probably cheat
"Don't You Forget
About Me, Part 2"
Sean's back and Jay
can't wait to get back into trouble with him, but is
he back for good?
"Man in the Mirror"
Jimmy and Ellie and
get up close and personal before band practice.
Friday, March 3
Jay makes one last
plea for Spinner to come back to the dark side.
Friday, March 10
Episode 108 - "The
Alex is psyched to
go to Kevin Smith movie premiere, but who will be
Friday, March 17
Episode 105 - "Hey
Peter and Emma take
their secrecy too far, all the way into the
Degrassi is a fictional, dramatic series that tackles tough issues in a
realistic way. The series introduces
a new generation of teens going through
the trials and tribulations of adolescence in the 21st century at the newly
Community School. The series follows Emma (Miriam
McDonald), Paige (Lauren Collins), Manny (Cassie Steele), Ellie (Stacey
Farber), Craig (Jake Epstein), Jimmy (Aubrey Graham), Hazel (Andrea Lewis),
Barrable Tishauer), Spinner (Shane Kippel), Marco (Adamo
Ruggiero), Toby (Jake Goldsbie), J.T. (Ryan Cooley), Jay (Mike Lobel) and Alex
(Deanna Casaluce) as they journey through high school.
Epitome Pictures and its affiliate companies have been producing quality
Canadian programming since 1976, including the multi-award winning,
internationally recognized Degrassi franchise, The Kids of Degrassi Street,
Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High, which still air throughout the world.
Epitome Pictures has also produced the series Liberty Street and Riverdale, as
well as several MOWs. For more
information, please visit
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