Funding was provided by The Canadian Media Fund, RBC Royal Bank, The Shaw Rocket Fund, The Independent Production Fund: Mountain Cable Program, The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit.
Linda Schuyler, co-creator of the Degrassi franchise and CEO of Epitome Pictures, served as an executive producer with her husband, and President of Epitome Pictures, Stephen Stohn.
Meanwhile, Anya has to come clean to Sav and reveal that Holly J.
talked her into faking a pregnancy in order to make him drop out of the race.
Meanwhile, Anya and Sav face the difficult decision of telling everyone that they faked her pregnancy.
Also, Clare finds out about Jenna's rumor after a rather personal encounter with Wesley.
She now must decide if she's willing to risk Fiona's friendship to get what she wants.
This season depicts the lives of a group of high school sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduates as they deal with some of the challenges and issues that teenagers face such as domestic violence, dysfunctional families, self image, bullying, sexual harassment, gender identity/transsexualism, teenage pregnancy, online predators, homophobia, school violence, divorce, religion, kidney failure, self-harm, alcoholism, sexual identity, financial difficulties, running away and relationships.
This season doubled the order of episodes, and switched to a telenovela/soap opera format, with the show airing new episodes four days a week, for the first 24 episodes. This was the first season not to air on broadcast television.
Feeling alone, she is left with a difficult decision. enlists Anya to fake a pregnancy in order to make Sav quit the election.
However, Sav uses it to his benefit and vows to Anya that he will be there for her while she's "carrying" his child.
Also, Dave makes a list of the hottest Degrassi girls to impress Alli, but there is an error in the computer programming, and Alli is ranked low.