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  1. Degrassi didn't shy away from tough topics, say stars coming to Fan Expo ReginaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | CBC News

    ... show ran from 1987 until 1989, and was followed by Degrassi High in 1990-91 and the long-lived Degrassi: The Next Generation from 2001-2015. Over those years, the Degrassi gang dealt with topics such as suicide, HIV and AIDS, drugs, and alcohol. In ...

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  2. Weekender: Q and A with Degrassi star Pat MastroianniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Canada.com

    ... to the classic series in 2001 when we did the reunion special, or the premiere episode of Degrassi: The Next Generation, where we introduced this next generation of cast members. And they kind of gave us a little bit of a story arc, they gave ...

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  3. Screenwriters chart a new course for TV's 'female gaze'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Globe and Mail

    ... ( Odd Squad and Workin' Moms ); Katrina Saville ( Private Eyes ); and Courtney Jane Walker ( Degrassi: The Next Generation ). We could have gone on all day. On Sunday, Marti Noxon took a crack at defining it. After writing for Buffy the Vampire ...

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  4. Drake buys rights to U.K. street gang drama 'Top Boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The London Free Press

    ... stranger to the acting world and is well-known in North America for his stint on Canadian soap Degrassi: The Next Generation. He played character Jimmy Brooks on the show for six years, and continued to return to the program until 2009. Choose among ...

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  5. Drake To Star In UK Crime Series "Top Boy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Dark Horizons News

    ... arted as an teen actor playing the role of wheelchair bound Jimmy Brooks in the Canadian soap "Degrassi: The Next Generation."

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  6. Drake Reportedly Lands Major Role On London TV Show "Top Boy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | HipHopDx

    ... include appearances from Skepta . Although Drake is most known for his role as Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation , he has made the occasional appearance in a handful of films. In 2012, he voiced the character of Ethan in Ice Age: ...

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  7. Drake rumoured to star in TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | BlogTO

    ... course, hasn't been on TV since he got his start on everyone's favourite Toronto-based series Degrassi: The Next Generation.

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  8. Drake To Appear In The Return Of British TV Series 'Top Boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | AllHipHop.com

    ... to becoming an international music star, Drake played Jimmy Brooks on the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation.

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  9. Drake to star in British TV show Top Boy after buying rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Music-News.com

    ... stranger to the acting world and is well known in North America for his stint on Canadian soap Degrassi: The Next Generation. He played character Jimmy Brooks on the show for six years, and continued to return to the programme until 2009.

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  10. Degrassi cast testing limits of series' fandom at comic book conventionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | 680News

    ... at Toronto's ComiCon over the weekend seemed too good to ignore. "We used to watch reruns of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' - like the Drake era," Moore says, laying out her loyalty. Her friend Corean Reynolds, 25, chimes in with a distinctly ...

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  11. Pat Mastroianni on the 'Degrassi' reunion, working with Drake and dropping the F-bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The London Free Press

    ... Still a working actor, mainly on episodic TV, Mastroianni spent four seasons on the spin-off Degrassi: The Next Generation. And yes, he did work with the artist now known as Drake. "I get a lot of people asking and I say, 'Well I knew Aubrey ...

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  12. on Broadway Podcast: 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Billboard

    ... who insists she "almost failed [her] pop-rock class in college," and Epstein -- an alum of DeGrassi: The Next Generation who recalls writing songs on set alongside Drake - will leave the show March 8. Listen to the full episode below, hosted by ...

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  13. 'Degrassi High' reunion: Cast members joining together for Canada-wide ComiCon tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... made-for-TV film School's Out cast. Then the series resurrected as the incredibly successful Degrassi: The Next Generation ( after the six-part documentary series entitled Degrassi Talks ) . Mastroianni also mentioned they will be swapping out ...

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  14. Canadian rapper Drake performing at the O2 Arena in London.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | 24 Hours

    Rapper Aubrey Drake Graham took aim at President Donald Trump during a weekend show in London, saying 'f--- that man' in a profanity-laced tirade. The 30-year-old Canadian hip hop superstar who also portrayed Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation played the British capital's O2 Arena on Sunday night and used the show as a platform to denounce America's divisive new leader.

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  15. Drake and Madonna 'had secret fling' before THAT on-stage snogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... is absolutely his type." The One Dance rapper starred in Canada's popular television series 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' as basketball player Jimmy Brooks from 2001 to 2009 - before he became a global hip-hop superstar - and was forced to leave ...

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  16. Drake planning a Hollywood future as rapper vows to return to acting after new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Mirror.co.uk

    The One Dance rapper starred in Canada's popular television series 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' as basketball player Jimmy Brooks from 2001 to 2009 - before he became a global hip-hop superstar - and was forced to leave the show because bosses found out he had been working on music, but he has now expressed his desire to go back to his old passion. The 30-year-old musician - who is reportedly dating Jennifer Lopez - plans on furthering his career as an actor after he releases his 'More Life' project, which is slated for release later this year.

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  17. Drake Wants To Get Back Into Acting, Become The Next Johnny CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Stereogum

    ... He's best known, of course, for playing wheelchair-ridden basketball star Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation long before launching his rap career. But other than some Saturday Night Live appearances, he hasn't done anything beyond cameos ...

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  18. Degrassi's Groundbreaking Abortion StorylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Ms. Magazine

    ... Degrassi franchise depicted an abortion storyline was over a decade ago. In a 2004 episode of Degrassi: The Next Generation , fourteen-year old Manny opts to have an abortion after she becomes pregnant from her first time having sex. However, the ...

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  19. 'Degrassi''s new season tackles abortion, refugees, 'scary right wing thinking'Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    ... Farrell of ``Degrassi High,'' Tessa Campanelli of ``School's Out!'' and Manny Santos of ``Degrassi: The Next Generation.'' ``We've also done an equal number of stories of kids who get pregnant and make different choices,'' says Schuyler. ``So it's ...

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  20. 'Degrassi''s new season tackles abortion, refugees, 'scary right-wing thinking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | 680News

    ... Erica Farrell of "Degrassi High," Tessa Campanelli of "School's Out!" and Manny Santos of "Degrassi: The Next Generation." "We've also done an equal number of stories of kids who get pregnant and make different choices," says Schuyler. "So it's not ...

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