2020 Judges

Adrienne Maloof
Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter is one of Hollywood’s most promising young talents with notable roles both in television and film. Ariel Winter starred on ABC’s critically acclaimed and Emmy® winning hit series, “Modern Family”. The show concluded this past spring, airing it’s 11th and final season. Winter played “Alex Dunphy,” the brainy middle child in the Dunphy family, opposite Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland and Nolan Gould.

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Carlos and Alexa PenaVega
Carlos and Alexa PenaVega

Carlos PenaVega shot to fame and cult status after starring on the highly successful Nickelodeon musical comedy BIG TIME RUSH as “Carlos Garcia”. The band of the same name released 3 albums all which received Gold certifications and took to the road selling out arenas around the Globe. Alexa PenaVega, a Miami native, is an actress and a singer. Her career began as a young girl in 1996, when she starred as Jo Harding in the hit film Twister.

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Danielle Fishel
Danielle Fishel

Danielle Fishel is a television director, actor, and author, best known for her role as Topanga Lawrence-Matthews on Disney Channel’s BOY MEETS WORLD. She starred in and directed episodes of its spin-off, GIRL MEETS WORLD. At 27, Danielle decided to pursue a college education and graduated in 2013, Summa Cum Laude, from California State University Fullerton with a degree in Psychology. She’s incredibly dedicated to her dogs and has an adopted rescue of her own.

Daniel Henney
Daniel Henney

Daniel Henney is an internationally-accomplished film and television actor and model in America and overseas. Henney became a household name in Korea after starring in the hit television drama MY LOVELY SAM-SOON and later went on to star in the Korean series HELLO FRANCESKA, SPRING WALTZ and THE FUGITIVE: PLAN B.

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Erik Estrada
Erik Estrada

Erik Estrada’s career has spanned so far over four decades, yet although, he had worked as an actor for years before his first television series, it was for his dynamic portrayal of Officer Francis ‘Frank’ Poncherello affectionately known as “Ponch” in the hit, ‘CHiPs’, that he became a household name. Raised in New York City’s Spanish Harlem, he learned lessons of honor and integrity that Erik has carried with him throughout his life.

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Jamie Chung
Jamie Chung

Jamie Chung was born and raised in San Francisco, and after graduating from UC Riverside she has continued to work with renowned actors and filmmakers. She can currently be seen starring in the series THE GIFTED, based on Marvel Comics’ X-Men properties. Chung stars as the mutant “Blink”. She can also be seen in the AIDS drama “1985” based on Yen Tan’s short of the same name, which premiered at this year’s SXSW in March.

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Marcus Scribner
Marcus Scribner

Marcus is most notable for playing Anthony Anderson’s son ‘Andre Jr.’ on BLACK-ish, alongside Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Earlier this year and after four consecutive nominations, Marcus scored the NAACP IMAGE AWARD in the category of ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor’ for his work on BLACK-ish. Marcus can also be seen in the most recent season of GROWN-ish for Freeform.

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Wendi Mclendon
Wendi Mclendon

Actor, comedian and producer Wendi Mclendon-Covey is a master of comedy. With perfect timing and an indelible presence both on stage and camera, she has been captivating audiences her entire career. As fan-favorite matriarch Beverly Goldberg on “The Goldbergs,” New York Magazine’s Vulture called her “The Greatest TY Mom of 2015 ” for her performance in the third season. For this role, she has been nominated for two Critics Choice awards. She is now a producer on the show.

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