Instant Star (2004–2008)

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Based on a song she wrote and performed, a young girl wins a national contest for a recording contract. Now she must balance the life of a normal teenager with that of a rising star in the music industry.

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 Jude Harrison / ... (53 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Tommy Quincy / ... (53 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Jamie Andrews / ... (53 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Sadie Harrison / ... (53 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Darius Mills / ... (42 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Spiederman / ... (41 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Kwest (40 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Stuart Harrison (36 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Kyle / ... (26 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Karma (25 episodes, 2007-2008)
Christopher Gaudet ...
 Wally / ... (25 episodes, 2005-2008)
Miku Graham ...
 Portia Quincy / ... (24 episodes, 2004-2007)
Jane Sowerby ...
 Victoria Harrison (23 episodes, 2004-2006)
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Based on a song she wrote and performed, a young girl wins a national contest for a recording contract. Now she must balance the life of a normal teenager with that of a rising star in the music industry.

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Being famous rocks!

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Ma vie de star  »

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Several songs written specifically for the show have been covered by famous artists. The most notable example is the Backstreet Boys' cover of "There's Us" which appeared on the season 2 soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Quincy: All summer, I've been dying to get back in the studio with you. I missed working with you.
[he pauses]
Tommy Quincy: I'm just gonna say it flat out... I missed *you.*
[Tommy looks over to see that Jude has fallen asleep. He smiles]
Tommy Quincy: Okay.
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Instant Star *A-
14 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Instant Star is a great TV show for teenagers. The lead actors/actresses Alexz Johnson and Tim Rozon are great at portraying their characters, making you feel what they feel. This TV show is about 16 year old Jude (Alexz) who won a talent contest and is sky-rocketed into fame. Her producer Tommy Q (Tim) is 21 and has feelings toward Jude which he ignores knowing her age. Jude also likes Tommy but despite her attempts, he reminds her she's too young.

Another dilemma is that Jude tries hard to stay original, with original music, but finds it difficult as the music industry is trying to turn her into a more mainstream artist. Also, she has trouble with jealousy because people at her school and even her friends become sick of the constant hype about her.

This show deals with fame, teen crushes/relationships, friendships, and other emotions. Really wonderful show for ages 12-17 Rating: A- Definitely a must see.


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