The Great Canadian Baking Show

Daniel Levy: Host

'I'm not gonna lie: 90 per cent of the reason I'm here is to taste the baked goods.'

'90 per cent of the reason I'm here is to taste the baked goods.'

(Great Canadian Baking Show)

Daniel Levy began his television career as co-host of MTV Canada's flagship show MTV Live and later co-wrote, co-hosted and co-produced the critically-acclaimed ratings hit The After Show. Levy also wrote, produced and starred in his own Christmas special for MTV, Daniel Levy's Holi-Do's & Don'ts and co-hosted the MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet, the X-Factor pre-show, and national coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Games for CTV.

In 2013, Levy formed Not A Real Company Productions (with his father Eugene Levy and principals Andrew Barnsley and Fred Levy) to produce Schitt's Creek, a half-hour comedy for CBC/ITV. 

Levy is the co-creator, executive producer and writer of Schitt's Creek and stars alongside Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Annie Murphy and Chris Elliott. In March 2016, Levy won the Best Writing in a Comedy Series award at the Canadian Screen Awards (CSA) and, as Executive Producer, shared the CSA for Best Comedy.  He was also nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy. Schitt's Creek swept the Canadian Screen Awards, winning nine of a possible 10 categories, including Lead Actress in a Comedy (Catherine O'Hara); Lead Actor in a Comedy (Eugene Levy); Best Direction in a Comedy (Paul Fox); Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy (Chris Elliott); and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy (Emily Hampshire).