The Latest Buzz

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  • TV-G
  • 2007
  • 3 Seasons
  • 5.8  (925)

The Latest Buzz was a Canadian television sitcom that aired on Family Channel from September 2007 to April 2010. The show followed the lives of five high school students who worked as reporters for the school's newspaper, The Buzz. The main protagonist was Rebecca Harper, played by Zoë Belkin, who was the editor-in-chief.

Rebecca was a determined, hardworking, and ambitious teenager who was always looking for the next big story. She was smart, resourceful, and empathetic, which made her a great leader and a trusted friend. Her three best friends were Michael Davies (played by Munro Chambers), Amanda Pierce (played by Demetrius Joyette), and Noah Jackson (played by Justin Kelly). They all had different personalities and interests, but they shared a love for journalism and a desire to make a difference.

The fifth member of The Buzz was Wilder Wilder (played by Nathan Stephenson), who was the school's resident slacker and troublemaker. Wilder was lazy, sarcastic, and always up to no good, but he had a hidden talent for creativity and often came up with the best ideas for stories.

Together, the five members of The Buzz covered a wide range of topics, from school dances and sports events to hard-hitting investigations and social issues. They also had to deal with the challenges of being teenagers, such as relationships, peer pressure, and self-discovery. The show addressed these issues in a realistic and relatable way, without being preachy or condescending.

One of the strengths of The Latest Buzz was its diverse cast of characters. The show was set in a multicultural school in Toronto, and the characters came from different backgrounds and had different ethnicities and religions. This diversity was represented in the stories they covered, which tackled issues such as racism, discrimination, and cultural differences.

Another strength of the show was its humor. The Latest Buzz was a comedy, and it had a lighthearted tone that was perfect for its target audience of pre-teens and teens. The humor was often silly and exaggerated, but it never felt forced or out of place. The actors had great chemistry with each other, and their performances were natural and authentic.

The Latest Buzz was also known for its catchy theme song, which was performed by the cast. The song, called "The Latest Buzz", had a pop-rock vibe that reflected the show's upbeat and energetic spirit. It became an instant hit among fans and helped to establish the show's identity.

Over the course of its three-season run, The Latest Buzz gained a loyal following and received positive reviews from critics. It was praised for its engaging characters, witty dialogue, and relevant storylines. The show was also recognized for its commitment to promoting journalism and media literacy among young people. The Latest Buzz was nominated for several awards, including a Gemini Award for Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series.

In conclusion, The Latest Buzz was a fun and entertaining show that combined humor, heart, and social relevance. It had a talented cast, a great concept, and a positive message that resonated with its audience. Although it ended its run in 2010, it remains a beloved show among those who grew up watching it.

The Latest Buzz is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (66 episodes). The series first aired on September 1, 2007.

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The Final Issue
26. The Final Issue
April 19, 2010
When Bossman announces that the Buzz staff will be replaced with a new wave of recruits, Rebecca tries to fight to get everyone to stay and can't believe that Noah doesn't care.
The Meet the Wilders Issue
25. The Meet the Wilders Issue
April 12, 2010
Noah discovers Wilder's sister Roxy is skimming cash from a charity event they're working on together. Rebecca and Michael join the drama club together - and Michael's oblivious that Rebecca's much better at acting than he is.
The You're Toast Issue
24. The You're Toast Issue
April 5, 2010
Amanda and Wilder try to coach their parents as they negotiate a business deal, with disastrous results. Noah and Michael fight over a piece of toast that looks like a superstar.
The Hip Hop Issue
23. The Hip Hop Issue
January 25, 2010
At the school dance, Wilder's challenged when Amanda brings a prince who looks exactly like Wilder as her date! Michael poses as DeeJay Beat Boogaloo, to impress a girl and Noah tries to tell Rebecca he loves her.
The Live from Teen Buzz Issue
22. The Live from Teen Buzz Issue
January 15, 2010
While the gang attempts to practice a song they've written for DJ and Mr. Shepherd's engagement party, Wilder announces he's leaving Buzz, so Noah traps him in a box till he agrees to stay.
The Switcheroo Issue
21. The Switcheroo Issue
January 14, 2010
Amanda turns into Rebecca when Wilder tells her a cute boy she's interested in likes brainy girls. DJ switches Noah and Michael's beat, which causes Noah to act like Michael - and not want to switch back!
The Issue Issue
20. The Issue Issue
January 13, 2010
Rebecca's forced to realize that Michael's growing up after he doesn't want to do a silly routine with her for her story on friendship. Noah gets a great interview with one of his idols, who then retracts the whole thing!
The Comeback Issue
19. The Comeback Issue
January 12, 2010
Michael ruins Supermodel Karina's career with an expose, then has to help her regain her celebrity status. Noah and Amanda start reading the morning announcements - but go overboard with their jabs and jokes.
The Plan B Issue
18. The Plan B Issue
January 11, 2010
DJ discovers that Amanda's new recording contract was bought for her by her father. Noah and Wilder try to break the world record for balloon bouncing.
The Third Wheel Issue
17. The Third Wheel Issue
January 8, 2010
Rebecca, Noah and Wilder all end up being a third wheel as the trio try to balance their friendship to make it through a classic movie.
The Mum's the Word Issue
16. The Mum's the Word Issue
January 7, 2010
DJ hires Michael's mom to help organize the Buzz office, which drives everyone up the wall. Wilder tries to help Amanda with her impending big sister role by getting her to supervise a baby simulator.
The Extreme Shakespeare Issue
15. The Extreme Shakespeare Issue
January 6, 2010
To help Wilder with his book report, Michael tells him the story of "The Taming of the Shrew" - with the Buzz cast playing the familiar roles. Rebecca and Noah need to find a date for Amanda the Shrew so they can go to the ball.
The Buzz Club Issue
14. The Buzz Club Issue
January 5, 2010
With the entire gang stuck in "Buzz Detention" for the day, Noah accidentally tells Rebecca the bracelet he gave her was originally bought for Zuzu Moon; Wilder masterminds a plan to get Mr. Shepherd home.
The Into the Future Issue
13. The Into the Future Issue
January 4, 2010
The gang gets a glimpse of what their lives might look like in 20 years - a fat Wilder owns the Buzz Empire and wants to beam issues of Buzz into space. His lackey assistant Noah discovers this will trigger an alien attack!
The Career Day Issue
12. The Career Day Issue
December 14, 2009
Rebecca competes with Amanda for the attention of young journalists at the Buzz Open House. Snowboarder Crispin Lipscombe ticks off his old friend Wilder, when he steals Wilder's "awestruck" catch-phrase.
The Truth Hurts Issue
11. The Truth Hurts Issue
December 7, 2009
When Noah's dad tells him he and Noah's mom are splitting up, Noah tries to out-lawyer his Dad to prove that his parents should stay together.
The Bollywood Issue
10. The Bollywood Issue
October 26, 2009
Noah falls for a visiting Bollywood leading lady, leading him to learn about Indian culture to impress her. Michael and Wilder team up to help Shepherd win teacher of the year. Rebecca gets way too into a student investing market.
The Double Trouble Issue
9. The Double Trouble Issue
October 19, 2009
Michael and Noah plan fake modeling auditions to meet girls, but end up with two double-dates at the same time. Amanda's shocked to discover that her stepmom is pregnant! Wilder tries to convince Rebecca that aliens exist.
The Bully Issue
8. The Bully Issue
November 20, 2009
Yolanda is completely controlling in her relationship with Michael. Noah goes overboard taking charge when he directs a music video for Amanda. Rebecca gets frustrated when Wilder keeps badly beating her at video games.
The Date Night Issue
7. The Date Night Issue
October 12, 2009
When Wilder learns Michael and Amanda are going on a date, he purposefully brings Yolanda Farquhar along to sabotage their big night. Rebecca and DJ bond while answering reader letters - one of which gets personal for Rebecca.
The Love Triangle Issue
6. The Love Triangle Issue
October 5, 2009
An unknowing Wilder plays Cyrano for Michael and Amanda. Rebecca hasn't told her Dad yet that she and Noah have broken up - a feat made harder when Noah and her Dad become "best buds".
The Just Friends Issue
5. The Just Friends Issue
May 18, 2009
Elliot, the boy Rebecca kissed over the summer, visits. Everyone loves him, but Noah suspects he's got ulterior motives. Wilder helps Amanda when she's failing home ec, but he's such a good teacher, she starts to outshine him.
The Weekend Issue
4. The Weekend Issue
May 11, 2009
Noah, Michael and Wilder's weekend plans to attend the carnival are kyboshed when they're forced to babysit Noah's precocious little sister. Amanda overdoes it when redecorating Rebecca's room.
The Love Me, Love Me Not Issue
3. The Love Me, Love Me Not Issue
May 4, 2009
Zuzu Moon guest edits Buzz for the week, befriending Rebecca and stalking Noah. Michael, Amanda and Wilder make a bet to not use their cell phones. DJ and Shepherd's romance fails when they're way too nice to each other.
The Hot or Not Issue
2. The Hot or Not Issue
April 27, 2009
Rebecca plans to write an expose article on the annual "Ernie C Hot List", but then she's on it. A downtrodden Michael and Amanda plan to throw the world's biggest pity for themselves.
The Back to School Issue
1. The Back to School Issue
April 20, 2009
Rebecca accidentally blurts to Noah that she kissed a boy on top of the Eiffel tower under a full moon in Paris over the summer.
Where to Watch The Latest Buzz
The Latest Buzz is available for streaming on the Family Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Latest Buzz on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 1, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (925)