Jonathan Bennett, a native of Rossford Ohio, portrayed the dreamy Aaron Samuels in the Lorne Michaels and Tina Fey produced hit "Mean Girls." In that role, he became the object of affection for the "plastics." He went on to become a fan favorite on "Dancing With The Stars" and the MTV competition show "Copycat," leading the way to become a host of several Food Network shows in addition to numerous other film and TV projects. Jonathan is now hosting the new season of "Halloween Wars" on Food Network, which premiers tonight and can be seen Sunday nights at 9:00pm ET. He called The Scott Sands Show to talk about "Halloween Wars," "Mean Girls," and growing up in Northwest Ohio -- click here to listen on our free iHeartRadio app.
NEW SEASON! HALLOWEEN WARS
Airs Sundays at 9:00pm ET/PT, Premiering on September 29th
See how these ghoulish geniuses hone their craft with dreams of victory on the new season of Halloween Wars!Host Jonathan Bennett oversees all the thrills and chills as six teams each made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master battle it out over five episodes to create frighteningly fun Halloween-themed edible displays that are as scary as they are delicious. Their creations are judged by award-winning cake decorator Shinmin Li, horror film special effects master Todd Tucker, and a rotating panel of celebrity guest judges, including Colman Domingo (Fear the Walking Dead), Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things), Jackson Rathbone (Twilight saga), Harley Quinn Smith (Tusk), and Elvira: Mistress of the Dark! The last team standing takes home a grand prize of $50,000.