Jessie (television) Half-hour live-action comedy series on Disney Channel, premiering on September 30, 2011. Jessie Prescott, a small-town girl leaves behind her Texas roots and finds a job in New York City as a nanny to a high-flying couple’s four precocious kids—Emma, Ravi, Luke, and Zuri. While Jessie’s new big city life is full of opportunity and excitement, she quickly discovers how much she relies on the support and advice of the kids in her care, along with Bertram, the family’s butler, and Tony, the building’s doorman. Stars Debby Ryan (Jessie), Kevin Chamberlain (Bertram), Peyton List (Emma), Karan Brar (Ravi), Cameron Boyce (Luke), Skai Jackson (Zuri), Chris Galya (Tony). From It’s a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel.