In the premiere episode of the new season, “Underneath it All Pt. 1″, the school year begins with Fiona (Annie Clark) retuning from rehab and trying to make a fresh start. When an exclusive party at her loft leads to a late-night senior prank, someone must take the blame.
After the marriage of their parents, Clare (Aislinn Paul) and Jake (Justin Kelly) are now forced to live together and their relationship is hotter than ever. Clare tests Jake to determine if they’re “emotionally ready” for sex.
Meanwhile, a new group of freshmen get their first taste of Degrassi drama as school president Katie’s (Chloe Rose) little sister, meets a cute boy on the first day of school.
The new episodes usher in four new characters: Maya (Olivia Scriven); Tori (Alex Steele); Tristan (Lyle O’Donohoe) and Zig (Ricardo Hoyos).
The cast will already be celebrating in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Minneapolis with screening events, and you get to choose the 5th city! Just log onto Facebook to cast your vote.
“Underneath It All, Part 1″ premieres Monday, February 20th @ 9PM ET/PT on TeenNick. 20+ pics inside… More Here! »
“I really pulled from my own experiences as I sang it, and itâ€™s likeâ€¦ ‘Screw it! You can do anything!’ I wanted people to feel that when they heard the vocal. I really wanted it to be strong and powerful,” the 24-year-old singer/actress said.
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JJJ just debuted new stills with special guest star Keke Palmer over the weekend and now we have more details on the episode and more!
In the hour-long special season premiere, all the students at Degrassi are abuzz about the spring break event — Keke‘s concert. Newly single Sav (Raymond Ablack) is depressed post-Holly-J (Charlotte Arnold) break-up, but a flirtatious encounter with a beautiful stranger perks him up when she tells him to meet her at Kekeâ€™s show.
Though Drew’s (Luke Bilyk) mom is keeping him on a short leash, he and Bianca (Alicia Josipovic) are growing closer until her ex-boyfriend Anson comes back into the picture. Meanwhile, Fiona (Annie Clark) meets a gorgeous figure model at Holly J’s art class.
During premiere week, TeenNick will have a special that will feature exclusive cast interviews as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 11th season.
Degrassi premieres Monday, July 18 @ 9PM ET/PT on TeenNick.