Jessi Cruickshank is one of Canada’s most beloved TV personalities and has been hailed as “the funniest women on TV today, period.” [The Province]. CSA nominated as the host of CBC’s hit series Canada’s Smartest Person, Jessi is also the LA correspondent for CTV’s eTalk and she is launching a new daytime talk show on CBC this fall. Cruickshank grew up in Vancouver where she broke into comedy as the only girl in an all-male improv troupe alongside Seth Rogan. She soon became a household name as the face of MTV Canada, hosting the daily comedy show MTV Live and smash hit The Hills After Show. The After Show became an international phenomenon, syndicated in over 10 countries and generating record-breaking ratings in Canada and the U.S.
Cruickshank’s self-deprecating humour, irreverent interview style and eclectic flair for fashion quickly made her a fan-favourite. She’s gone on to star in the nightly talk-show The After Show and has since hosted Live from E!, Jerseylicious, Jessi Cruickshank’s Real Hollywood Survival Guide and Olympic Morning. She has also travelled the world as the Canadian Ambassador for Free The Children.
Cruickshank splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles, where she can be seen on The CW series Oh Sit!, TV Land’s sitcom Kirstie, and CBS’ sitcom The Odd Couple.