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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Series cast summary:
...  Jude Harrison / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
...  Tommy Quincy / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
...  Jamie Andrews / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
...  Sadie Harrison / ... 53 episodes, 2004-2008
...  Darius Mills / ... 42 episodes, 2004-2008
...  Spiederman / ... 41 episodes, 2005-2008
...  Kwest 40 episodes, 2005-2008
...  Stuart Harrison 36 episodes, 2004-2008
...  Kyle / ... 26 episodes, 2005-2008
...  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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Tim Rozon (Tommy Quincy) and Kristopher Turner (Jamie Andrews) have both worked with actress Melanie Scrofano in different TV shows: Tim and Melanie worked together in 'Wynonna Earp', playing Doc Holliday and Wynonna Earp respectively; Jamie and Melanie worked together in 'Being Erica', playing Jordan and Rebecca respectively. See more »

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Jamie: I never kid about jambalaya; I'm not that kind of guy.
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Referenced in Degrassi: Next Class: #RiseAndGrind (2016) See more »

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Instant Success
23 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

At first, I wasn't sure about the show, I thought it was another high-school-drama T.V. program. Turns out it is great, from the very first note from her guitar to the last monologue on the show, you get INSTANTly hooked! Instant Star is about Jude Harrison (Alexz Johnson) a talented young girl that wins an American Idol alike show. The show revolves around her, she sings pretty much all the songs from it (except for a few due to some label issues) and let me just her voice is stunning. Tommy Q (Tim Rozon) is her producer and they have a "thing" going on. Watching how this develops is just so refreshing. The other characters play a great role in Jude's life, but just to mention some: Jamie, Sadie, Darius, etc.

During the last seasons of IS, you've seen Jude grow and become a mature and great looking young woman, showing how the music business is like. Her relationship with boys and her passion for music and lyrics.

Alexz Johnson is by far one of the best singers I've ever heard, and a great actress you like to see on screen.If you want to find some great music, acting and have a great time watching TV, don't miss it, Instant Star is the show for you.


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