‘So You Think You Can Dance’ News: Maddie Ziegler Sets Record As The Youngest Reality Show Judge

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ News: Maddie Ziegler Sets Record As The Youngest Reality Show Judge
Sia’s Chandelier Featuring Maddie Ziegler (screengrab from her video)
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Maddie Ziegler surprised the “So You Think You Can Dance” finalists when she sat as one of the judges of the show. She made history as the youngest judge on “So You Think You Can Dance.”


At her young age, the teenager was already able to work with several famous entertainers.  Among them were Jason Derulo, Paula Abdul and Nigel Lythgoe. She gave wise pointers and assessments to the ten finalists.

Maddie Ziegler can boast of her achievements as a dancer. She was one of the highly successful students of the reality show “Dance Moms.” She was featured several times in Sia’s music videos, as reported by Hall of Fame Magazine.

Her former reality show made her as one of the industry’s successful dancers. The show made her not only a successful performer but also a teenage role model.

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Maddie Ziegler The Final Hurdle

The finalists that will pass through her hands are Tate McRae, Kathryn McCormick, Sasha Mallory, Ruby Castro, Jordan Wandick, Paul Karmiryan, Jenna Johnson, Jake Monreal, Kida and Fik-shun.

Her colorful stint on “Dance Moms” taught her to be disciplined, respect mentors and to polish her craft.

According to Movie News Guide, although the show is experiencing trying times at present because of coach Abby Lee Miller’s cases, it will continue with the remaining cast.

While the show has good ratings, at present it is waiting for the result of Miller’s prison terms. For the meantime, a replacement for the beleaguered coach is being eyed.

Kalani Hilliker and Erin Babbs can do Miller’s role on the show. Hilliker has taught the Mini Elite team in one of their routines. The show is set to run successfully despite huge portion of its income has been smuggled into the US by the former coach.

Watch Maddie Ziegler perform her act as a judge. “So You Think You Can Dance” is showing on the small screen every Monday at 8pm ET on Fox.

Also Read: ‘Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller Deserves Jail Sentence, Co-Stars Say