Instant Star

CTV (ended 2008)




Episode Guide

    • Unsweet Sixteen
      Unsweet Sixteen
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      G Major is planning Jude the sweet sixteen birthday party of a lifetime – but Jude's even more pleased Shay's coming back from tour… and that she and Tommy Q. are actually getting along for a change. But when Jude overhears someone's startling love confession, her big night is thrown into turmoil.moreless
    • Lose Yourself
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      Jude's life is changing...for the best. Her CD is skyrocketing, and she's become a real star. That is, until the new Instant Star Karma comes in and changes everything...for the worst.
    • The Long and Winding Road
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Jude and Tommy want to produce a hit record so they hit the road to find unique recording locations. As much as Tommy tries to hide it, his past comes bubbling up along with his feelings for Jude.
    • When I Come Around
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Jude's second album is officially finished; however, Darius isn't pleased with the results, which means that Jude and Tommy are back in the studio, where they end up rekindling their relationship. Meanwhile, Spiederman realizes something isn't right with him and Jude.
    • Celebrity Skin
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      Things go bad for Jude when she wears a vest made of real animal fur. Animal rights activists protest against her so she tries to fix it but instead accidentally insults meat eaters. With all of this drama going on, everyone wants to see Jude hurt. Everyone at G Major has to work hard to protect her or else something terrible might happen.moreless
    • Won't Get Fooled Again
      Won't Get Fooled Again
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      After having her heart broken by two different guys in one night, Jude decides to stay close to home. Too bad home isn't quite how she remembers it. Sadie and her dad seem totally at odds, and Jude isn't sure why. Meanwhile, her personal and professional relationship with Tommy is rapidly disintegrating. Just when Jude's sure she's reached the boiling point a new, devastating betrayal is revealed.moreless
    • Hallelujah
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Jude is determined to have a normal, non-famous, non-G-Major-drama seventeenth birthday with her friends and family – minus her former friend and producer. But fate has other plans, and Jude finds herself locked in a most unusual setting with Tommy. Will they tear each other apart – or make beautiful music together?moreless
    • Like a Virgin
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      In an interview, Karma says she's a virgin, and they automatically assume that Jude isn't. Jude and Karma begin to not get along, and Jude ends up flashing her boob to an entire 13th brithday party while performing.
    • Date With The Night
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Jude's life seems too good to be true, with a fabulous record release party in the works and a romance with Tommy a strong possibility, but then something truly terrible happens.
    • 18 (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      After performing the song about her relationship with Tommy, Jude expects everything to be fine and for Tommy to make the announcement with her. They're together! But his reaction isn't as great as she hoped. He embarrasses her in front of cameras and runs off to Sadie. Meanwhile, Jude runs to someone else for comfort.moreless
    • Let It Be
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      Jude usually deals with her own G Major drama, but now she's going to deal with someone else's... Someone who can't speak for herself.
    • Not An Addict
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      After the break-up, Jude keeps the info to herself and throws herself into making her third album the best ever as she spirals into a musical obsession that threatens her career, her relationships and her health.
    • The Jean Genie
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      The stage throbs with the beat of Jude and SME rocking out on Anyone But You and there's definite onstage electricity between Jude and adorable lead guitarist, Spiederman. Spiederman wants Jude to consider the possibility of transforming their sizzling onstage chemistry into an offstage romance, but Jude is running scared.
    • All I Want Is You
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      After finding out Darius and Portia's secret, the people of G Major aren't too happy... It could be the end for Jude's record label, but that really isn't her biggest worry. It turns out she isn't the owner of her own music, and even bigger than that: both Jamie and Tommy want her affections. Both of them have an offer Jude can't refuse, but which one will she accept?moreless
    • Your Time Is Gonna Come
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      Jude has everything she wants but when she realizes how many have come before her, will she be enough for Tommy?
    • Start Me Up
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Jude has to deal with the aftermath of her breast being shown to the public, just as she learns that not only will Karma be doing a cover of her song "Waste My Time" but that Tommy will be producing her album.
    • All Apologies
      All Apologies
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Jude's thrilled to be playing the big music charity do she grew up watching on television, until informed that she'll be dueting with Eden - the Instant Star runner-up, and bleached blond shedevil who stole Shay. Unusually Zen-like Tommy implores Jude to bury the hatchet – that is, until his own nemesis - and former bandmate - shows up pushing a Boyz Attack reunion. With Tommy desperately trying to shake his past, and Jude trying to control her future, this is one charity event that'll be lucky to end in peace…moreless
    • 18 (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      Jude's turning 18; Tommy loves her; life is good. So why won't he let her sing about him on stage at her birthday party? And who's the mysterious dude from Tommy's past that's making him flip out? Jude's 18 now, why isn't everything instantly perfect?!?! Things aren't perfect for Sadie either, and she's wondering if Kwest is the right guy for her. She might doubt it so much that she'll never find out.moreless
    • Personality Crisis
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Jude is thrilled to be nominated for a music award, but what she finds less exciting is the prospect of attending the ceremonies with Spiederman, who hasn't been the ideal boyfriend lately. So it's understandable when Jude agrees to let Mason escort her to the event.
    • Sympathy for The Devil
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      Jude is still dealing with recently getting attacked while finding time to plan a party for Darius. Jude and Jamie also try to fix Sadie's love life by trying to get Sadie and Kwest back together. Meanwhile, Tommy tries to fix his life but some secrets may be holding him back.moreless
    • Nowhere To Run
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      An MTV crew is supposed to be filming the production of Jude's new single. With Tommy producing, everything goes wrong and Jude ends up producing it herself. Also, Speed is keeping a secret from the band.
    • Come As You Are
      Come As You Are
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Jude loses the cover of a major music magazine to Eden, the snotty push-up-bra’d runner-up in the Instant Star songwriting contest. So Tommy Q. takes Jude -- and her increasingly resentful older sister Sadie -- to a wild hip- hop party being thrown by the magazine’s publisher -- someone with whom Tommy has a very complicated history. Jude tries to “play the game” and one-up Eden with disastrous results. Ultimately it’s Jude’s genuine connection with someone unexpected that saves the day…moreless
    • We Belong
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      When Tommy is called out of town, Jude wonders why he's being so mysterious. Is their relationship on the rocks?
    • Train In Vain
      Train In Vain
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Jude's about to finish her album, and she should be ecstatic. But she's too preoccupied about losing Tommy - who's just announced he doesn't think he'll produce her next album. Jude thinks she might be able to change his mind if she can just help Tommy relaunch his own solo career - but it will require Jude to make a sacrifice that will compromise her own success...moreless
    • No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn (2)
      No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn (2)
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Jude is forced to face the repercussions of going against Darius, who threatens to release her from G Major Records if she doesn't “play ball” and perform the cover song he has selected for her. Meanwhile, Jamie receives disappointing news about his future as Spiederman's band manager; and Sadie's still smarting from her brush-off by Tommy.moreless
    • Kiss Me Deadly
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Jude's great at a lot of things, but dancing ain't one of them…which is unfortunate since that's the general theme of her first video -- the one that's going to showcase her hot hot duet with Shay. Too bad the one thing that's not quite hot hot enough for Jude is her relationship with her co- star. Still, she's floored when he breaks up with her…the day before their scheduled on-screen kiss. How's a girl to make nice onscreen with the boy that just broke her heart off camera?moreless
    • Us and Them
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      After Jude and Tommy have a close encounter with the paparazzi, Darius decides it is time for them to go public. After Jude goes on about her love for Tommy on a talk show, the public reaction does more than surprise her.
    • Should I Stay Or Should I Go
      Should I Stay Or Should I Go
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      What a long strange trip it's been for Jude Harrison, Instant Star. And it's about to get even stranger as she prepares for her summer tour. What's a girl to do when faced with a shocking offer from ex-boyfriend Shay, the surprising news that her producer is dating her sister, and a romantic ultimatum from Jamie? Does being a rock n' roll superstar really have to mean always going it alone?moreless
    • I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
      I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Jude's landed her first official boyfriend…and it doesn't hurt that he's an uber-famous rapper! But she can't keep him separate from the rest of her world forever. So Jude invites Shay to the school dance…and dinner with the family. As if that wasn't awkward enough, Tommy shows up, determined to prove to Jude that Shay is NOT the guy she thinks he is. Jude wants to defend her boyfriend, but she has doubts…especially when he starts flirting with her high school nemesis…moreless
    • Stranger in the House
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Sadie's relationship with Tommy is on the rocks because of his lies. Jude initially tries to patch things up between the two but then has second thoughts. Jude and Sadie decide to throw a party. Jamie sees another side to Liam after he starts working with Patsy in the studio.
    • My Hometown
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      Jude follows Tommy to his hometown despite his objections and discovers some things about his past.
    • 2/13/05
      Jude's finally starting to feel comfortable at G Major -- and more than comfortable with Tommy -- when her world and her producer are yanked out from under her, thanks to the arrival of seventeen year-old hip-hop sensation Shay. But Jude's determined not to give up her musical territory without a fight. When Jude goes too far and is forced to apologize at Shay's big concert, she's shocked when her would-be enemy serenades her with a love song. After all, she'd NEVER fall for such a spoiled, arrogant jerk…would she?!moreless
    • Miss World
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Jude's efforts to make a second album get stalled by Darius and Liam, who demand she cough up some major money for studio time. Jude comes up with a way to make some fast cash, but unfortunately her idea creates more friction between her parents.
    • Mother's Little Helper
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Sadie is unhappy about Jude and Tommy working so closely together, and both of the Harrison sisters are upset with their mom's surprise decision to sell their childhood home. Jude realizes some of her money is missing and wonders if it could have been stolen.
    • Problem Child
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Jude’s never been a stellar student, but when she fails music, she’s stunned. Sent to visit an elementary school to do emergency publicity damage, Jude faces down her biggest fans. But when she gives one budding songwriter some questionable advice, Jude can’t help but wonder…is it possible to be both a terrible student and an awful teacher?moreless
    • Lose This Skin
      Lose This Skin
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Vulnerable and lonely since her parents' breakup, Jude turns to Jamie, the one person who's never let her down. Jamie figures Jude can't handle any more unpleasant "surprises", so he spills the beans about his relationship with Kat. Jude plays like she's cool with her two best friends dating, but soon realizes…she wants the boy-next-door all to herself. So much for unpleasant surprises…moreless
    • Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      While Tommy and the rest of the G Major gang take a not-so-relaxing trip to the spa, Jude is held hostage in her own basement by a crazed Megan.
    • Changes
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      Jude attempts to repair her friendship with Jamie. Sadie tries to figure out a way to ask Jude if Kwest can move in. Meanwhile, a dare causes Jude and Sadie's house party to take a serious turn.
    • Viciousness
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Kat sets out to hurt Jude because she is jealous of Jude's successes and she can't seem to find her place in her best friend's life. Tommy suffers a crisis of confidence, feeling that he can't measure up to Liam, his more experienced coworker. Jude's song is set to premiere in a horror movie called Viciousness.moreless
    • Even Better Than the Real Thing
      Even Better Than the Real Thing
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      And the first ever Instant Star is.... Jude Harrison! With a record contract up her sleeve, will she make it on her own or will she be forced to change by her record company? What will her new life be like?
    • No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn (1)
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Jude is back from a summer tour with her band SME and comes home to find a very different G Major. The record label is now run by media mogul Darius Mills and the fur flies when Jude doesn't play by his rules at a music showcase. Meanwhile, Tommy is busy trying to appease Darius and has no time for Sadie when she returns from Europe.moreless
    • I Fought the Law
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      An interview with a radio shock jock leaves Jude feeling humiliated and down on herself. Unsupported by SME, Jude loses her "voice". Meeting free-spirited Patsy gives Jude a boost but at the same time gets her into some trouble.
    • Helter Skelter
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Patsy's burning out fast, and Jude's not sure she can stop her- or if Patsy even wants her to.
    • She Walks On Me
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      Jude is accused of selling out when she agrees to do a Japanese commercial to raise cash to remix her album.
    • Heart Of Gold
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Jude is planning a major event dedicated to Patsy, who would be turning 23 if it hadn't been for her untimely death. She really needs Sadie to help, but when Jude dumps a little to much responsibility on her, Sadie drops the bomb... Sadie's sick of being the help and plans on moving to New York so she can live her own life. Meanwhile, Jamie sets his sights on signing a new act on the G-Major label.moreless
    • Hey Sister
      Hey Sister
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      The record company freaks out when Jude plays her new song for the radio powers-that-be and gets some very negative reactions. Tommy's so disappointed in himself that he even threatens to quit. Desperate to keep her number one producer (and crush) in the picture, Jude hatches the perfect plan –insisting that she and Tommy just need to "get away" with nothing but a guitar and four-track to perfect Jude's sound. Things get complicated when the isolated mentor and his student find themselves connecting over more than just the music…and things get downright messy when Jude's hot sister Sadie shows up.moreless
    • Every Breath You Take
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      Karma's reality show premieres, and she isn't thrilled with what she sees.
    • Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind
      Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Jude is suddenly given a first-class ticket to popularity central when her publicist arranges for her to perform her first single in front of the entire school. Jude allows herself to get swept up in all the attention until she is hit with two unexpected and painful truths: Some of the students are planning anti-Jude walkout during the televised concert, and, more importantly, her best friend Jamie hates her new song.moreless
    • She Drives Me Crazy
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      With the reality TV cameras rolling, Karma's desire for fame grows as Karma and Spiederman's wedding approachs.
    • Instant Star: Backstage Pass
      This special, hosted by Wes "Maestro" Williams, includes an original performance by Alexz Johnson singing some of her songs from the first season. Also, she will be performing some of her new songs for the new season. Cast interviews by Tim Rozon, Kristopher Turner, and Laura Vandervoort, a tour of the Instant Star set, and a sneek peek at the new season will be featured too. It will air on CTV and The-N.moreless
    • Possession
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      Tommy avoids Jude when he returns to town, prompting Megan to help Jude get over him.
    • Brilliant Mistake
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      A distraught Jude asks Megan for help when her third album bombs.
    • London Calling
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      In the series finale, Jude is faced with a tough decision when she's offered a recording contract in London just as her relationship with Tommy is heating up again.
    • No Sleep Til Brooklyn Part Two
      Season 2 - Episode 2