Between Gossip Girl, Greek, Privileged, and 90210, plenty of shows these days are competing for my teen-TV-loving heart. But deep down, nothing will ever replace my darling Degrassi, which returns to The N tonight.
This is going to be a pretty big year of transition for my favorite Canadian school kids: Emma, Manny, and Liberty are moving on to Smithdale University, while many of the current Degrassi students — including Darcy (Shanae Grimes, in what's apparently her Degrassi swan song) — welcome new siblings to the school. I'm pretty overwhelmed by this list of new characters (heck, I still haven't gotten used to Holly J and Anya being around), but luckily, The N has a handy guide to the whole ensemble's likes and dislikes. (Darcy's little sis is a nerd! Who knew?) Also, there's now a character named Blue Chessex, which puts simple names like "Chuck Bass" to shame.
Degrassi has its one-hour premiere tonight at 8 p.m. EDT, but check your local listings since it's hard to keep track of The N shows sometime. Come on, you can admit it — will you be watching? To check out a trailer and a clip of Emma, Manny, and Liberty at college, just read more.