A. J. McLean worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. A regular on the awards show circuit, he made an appearance on "16th Annual Genesis Awards" (). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Backstreet Boys in Concert" (1998-99) and "Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life" (2000-01). In the early 2000s and the 2010s, McLean devoted his time to various credits, such as "MTV Cribs" (MTV, 2000-08), "Olive Juice" with Leighanne Wallace (2000), "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" (2001) starring Frank Welker, "The 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards" (MTV, 2004-05) and the Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel blockbuster "This Is The End" (2013). McLean most recently appeared in "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of" (2015).