The Next Step is a Canadian teen drama series created by Frank van Keeken, and produced by Temple Street Productions. Family Channel premiered the series on March 8, 2013. The series premiere had the largest audience of any series on the channel since its launch in 1988, with 574,500 P2+ AMA viewers, and over one million P2+ viewers.
Shot in a dramatic mockumentary style, the series focuses on a group of dancers who attend The Next Step Dance Studio. They have won Regionals, Nationals, and Internationals.
The Next Step follows the lives of the dancers in A-Troupe at The Next Step dance studio, the highest ranked team in the world since their win at Internationals in the finale of Season 3.