Read the Season Six Press Release - CTV and Season Six Press Release - The-N
Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 6 (19 x 30 mins)
For the first time, the Degrassi series will follow its graduates as they enter university and discover life beyond high
school. The younger class, who are now in their final year of high school, get caught up in a vicious school rivalry that
will have life-altering affects on some of its students. In fact, this year a member of the regular cast will die. Produced
by Epitome Productions in association with CTV. (From ctv.ca Press Release 5 June 2006)
Cast (100% confirmed thus far)
- Dalmar Abuzeid as Danny
- Barrable-Tishauer as Liberty
- John Bregar as Dylan
- Deanna Casaluce as Alex
- Daniel Clark as Sean
- Lauren Collins as Paige
- Ryan Cooley as JT
- Jake Epstein as Craig
- Stacey Farber as Ellie
- Jake Goldsbie as Toby
- Aubrey Graham as Jimmy
- Shenae Grimes as Darcy
- Johnston as Peter
- Shane Kippel as Spinner
- Mike Lobel as Jay
- Miriam McDonald as Emma
- Melissa McIntyre as Ashley
- Adamo Ruggiero as Marco
- Cassie Steele as Manny
- Stefan Brogren as Archie "Snake" Simpson
- Amanda Stepto as Christine "Spike" Nelson
- Melissa Dimarco as Principal Hatzilakos
There will be two new characters named Jesse and Mia.
There will be a new character who is a 16 year-old single mother.
Andrea Lewis (Hazel), Stacie Mystisyn (Caitlin Ryan), and Pat Mastroianni (Joey Jeremiah) will not
be returning as regular cast members.
Andrea Lewis (Hazel) will be returning as a guest star sometime in Season Six.
There will be 19 episodes of Season Six.
601 Here Comes Your Man (I)
602 Here Comes Your Man (II)
603 Can’t Hardly Wait (might be switched with 604)
604 True Colours (might be switched with 603)
605 Eyes Without a Face (I)
606 Eyes Without a Face (II)
607 Working for the Weekend
608 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
the Disease (I)
610 Shake the Disease (II)
- There will be a
"vicious school rivalry"
- A regular character
MIGHT die (Degrassi's Executive Producer has said that a character may or may not die).
- "For the first
time, the Degrassi series follows some of its graduates through university as they face the ups and downs of post-secondary
life. This season, Ellie, Paige, Marco and Craig experience a whole new series of challenges at another level."
- Ellie will be in
a relationship with an older man.
- Jimmy will "find
news ways to deal with his sexuality"
- A character will
end up in jail.
- A "social networking site becomes dangerous"
- There will be drag racing involved in one plot. The drag race will involve
a light blue Saab, an orange Acura Intergra and a modified Honda Civic coupe. The Saab will be driven by a "hotshot rich kid."
The drag race scene will be in the first episode of Season Six.
- Ellie will feature "a lot" in episodes 608 and 609.
- Craig will return from Vancouver sometime after the first six episodes.
- Jay will show more of his good side.
- Episodes 609 and 610 will feature a character "who is linked to music".
- Taking Back Sunday will be in two episodes (and one webisode); during these
two episodes Craig will feature, along with a character whose initials are "HS". During these same episodes, Manny and Ellie
will both play a part in the storyline.
- There will be at least 19 webisodes.
- The theme song will remain the same (the Jakalope version) although it is being remixed and
there will be no vocals.
- There there will be an entirely different opening sequence. It will
feature shots of individual characters in the foreground with important scenes of them in the background.
- All episodes will be available (to Canadians only) online at ctv.ca after they have aired
- Episodes will be available (to Americans only) only at The-N.com after they have aired on
- The set of The Dot is being renovated.
The-N: 28 September 2006 or 6 October 2006
CTV: MId-November 2006
There will be two new episodes a week on CTV.
601 Here Comes Your Man (I)
Senior year kicks off in high gear when hunky grease-monkey
Sean returns to town to throw a wrench into Emma and Peter's romance. And if that's not teen-soapy enough for you, Marco and
Dylan are shacking up and Ash has done some serious growing up over the summer.