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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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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1 July 2005 (USA)  »

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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 »

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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 perfect ten
12 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I found Instant Star's main character, Jude, to be positively likable. She's just like every other teenage girl (and I would know, as I am one), only she's dealing with sudden fame. Yet Jude, somehow, manages to stay down to earth and that, to me, makes her all the more endearing. The other characters are wonderful, as well. All are fun to watch; all add to the story and tie it together neatly. From the beginning, I knew I was hooked. Jude's guy problems are just like every other girl's, and same goes for her home life. It was nice to see that portrayed on television. I, for one,think that Instant Star is a perfect ten.


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