Carly's teacher, Ms. Briggs puts her in charge of the school talent show. After Freddie uploads the auditions, hosted by Carly and Sam, to the Internet, it becomes a huge sensation. So Carly and her friends decide to create a weekly variety show.
After Jake, Carly's crush, agrees to sing a song on the webcast, Carly gets extremely excited. But, it is soon discovered that Jake is a terrible singer, so Carly asks Freddie to digitally enhance Jake's performance.
A television programming director realizes that iCarly is funnier than anything his network currently has available for the upcoming fall lineup. Unfortunatley, upon acquiring the show, the network takes it further and further away from Carly's original vision, and exploits and torments Freddie more than Sam and his mother combined.