Madison is a Canadian television teen drama series produced by Forefront Entertainment Group in Vancouver and broadcast in 88 countries worldwide. After first run of 65 episodes on Global TV Network 1993 - 1998, it continued to air on Showcase and YTV in Canada 1998 - 2002. Madison was a hard-hitting teen drama of 30 minute episodes. The series tackled teens' serious life crises with realistic resolutions. The series was created originally for classrooms as a learning aid under the title of "Working It Out at Madison", but networks fell in love with its gritty story lines and impressive acting. The producers were nominated for Best Dramatic Series at Canada's Gemini Awards for outstanding television in 1995, 96 and 1997.