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About Jessie Wiki
This wiki is all about the the Disney Channel comedy Jessie starring the ended Suite Life on Deck's Debby Ryan.
Jessie is an upcoming American sitcom that is slated to premiere on September 30, 2011 on Disney Channel. The series stars Debby Ryan, formerly of The Suite Life on Deck. The series was created and executive produced by Pamela Eells O'Connell, a former writer and executive producer on The Suite Life on Deck.
The sitcom "Jessie," starring 18-year-old actress and fan-favorite Debby Ryan ("The Suite Life on Deck," "16 Wishes"), follows a starry-eyed teen named from rural Texas named, Jessie, who moves to New York City to explore life outside her small town. She soon finds herself living in a multi-million dollar penthouse as nanny to a high-profile couple's four children (Emma, Ravi, Luke, and Zuri), one of their imaginary friends and a pet capybara. As she navigates life in the big city, Jessie finds allies in the frosty butler, Bertram, and the 20-year-old doorman, Tony. The pilot was written by Pamela Eells O'Connell ("Family Matters," "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," "The Suite Life on Deck"), who will serve as the series executive producer. It is from It's a Laugh Productions, Inc.
Cast and Characters
- Jessie (played by Debby Ryan) is an idealistic teen from rural Texas who moves to New York City.
- Emma (played by Peyton List) is a brilliant but cynical 13-year-old and the only biological child in the bunch.
- Ravi (played by Karan Brar) is a 10-year-old adoptee imbued with his Eastern culture, but thrilled with his new life in America.
- Luke (played by Cameron Boyce) is a 12-year-old adopted son who is exploding with mischief and is a videogame addict.
- Zuri (played by Skai Jackson) is an adorable 7-year-old girl adopted from Africa who is highly imaginative and fanciful.
- Bertram (played by Kevin Chamberlin) is the frosty butler.
- Tony (played by Chris Galya) is the building's 20-year-old doorman.
- Morgan (played by Charles Esten) is the kids' father. He's a high-budget movie director.
- Christina (played by Christina Moore) is the kids' mother. She is a former model turned business magnate.
Skai Jackson was born and raised in New York City
Luke Ross (Cameron Boyce) was one of the dancers on Shake it Up on one of the episodes
Cameron made an appearance in Willow Smith's infamous "Whip My Hair" music video!
Skai Jackson was in a Band-Aid commercial before
Peyton has two siblings: A younger brother named Phoenix, and Spencer -- her twin bro!
Cameron started modeling at the age of 7, and started appearing in Disney Store catalogs. Coincidentally, he'd end up a Disney star just 5 years later.
Both Karan and Peyton starred opposite each other in this year's Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules!
Jessie skipped the pilot phase and was directly put into production by Disney Channel. The show is filmed at Hollywood Centers Studios along with many other Disney Channel and Disney XD show such as, ANT Farm, Kickin It etc. Jessie takes place in New York City. It was announced on June 9, 2011 that production had begun on the series. On July 22, 2011, while the first season was still in production, Disney announced that that the original 13-episode order was given 7 extra episodes, bumping the order up to 20.
Follow The Cast's Twitters
A lot of the cast members have their own twitter account so make sure you follow them!