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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alexz Johnson ...  Jude Harrison / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
Tim Rozon ...  Tommy Quincy / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
Kristopher Turner ...  Jamie Andrews / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
Laura Vandervoort ...  Sadie Harrison / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
Wes Williams ...  Darius Mills / ... 42 episodes, 2004-2008
Tyler Kyte ...  Spiederman / ... 41 episodes, 2005-2008
Mark Taylor ...  Kwest 40 episodes, 2005-2008
Simon Reynolds ...  Stuart Harrison 36 episodes, 2004-2008
Ian Blackwood Ian Blackwood ...  Kyle / ... 26 episodes, 2005-2008
Cory Lee ...  Karma 25 episodes, 2007-2008
Christopher Gaudet Christopher Gaudet ...  Wally / ... 25 episodes, 2005-2008
Miku Graham Miku Graham ...  Portia Quincy / ... 24 episodes, 2004-2007
Jane Sowerby 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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Drama | Music

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Official Sites:

CTV [Canada] | Official site | See more »

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ma vie de star See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Production Co:

Epitome Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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

Jamie: Kat, I've been calling you.
Kat Benton: I haven't been answering. I've been deciding what I'm going to say to you. Look, I went into this knowing I was No.2, but I thought maybe some day I'd be No.1. But I was wrong and that hurts so much. I made this for you.
[hands cd]
Kat Benton: I was going to give it to you after today.
[walks away]
Jamie: Kat, Kat wait!
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Referenced in Degrassi: Next Class: #RiseAndGrind (2016) See more »

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Instant Star--a perfect ten
12 August 2005 | by Songgurl4uSee 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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