On Sunday, the Miss USA 2013 Competition will be LIVE on NBC at 9:00 p.m. ET. It will be broadcast from the Planet Hollywood Resort Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch tonight, and see some of America’s most beautiful women compete for the opportunity to become Miss USA 2013!
The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® pageants are a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture. The MISS USA telecast is televised in approximately 90 countries and territories around the world. The president of the Miss Universe Organization is Paula M. Shugart.
“We have a great show in store for our fans and a diverse lineup of judges to select our next Miss USA,” said Shugart. “We like to bring a mix of talent to the judging panel. It reflects who we are as a country and creates an interesting outcome for the competition.”
Joining the musical lineup for the MISS USA telecast is Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, one of the world’s most sought after DJs, who will bring the electronic dance music phenomenon to the stage. Currently holding DJ residencies in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Pauly’s eclectic track selection, incomparable style and charismatic personality continues to captivate crowds around the globe leaving them fist pumping all night.
Also, the Jonas Brothers will perform during the swimsuit part of the competition.
The judges for this year’s competition include Bob Harper, Health and Fitness Expert, Author and Star on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”; Betsey Johnson, Legendary Fashion Designer and Star of Style Network’s “XOX Betsey Johnson”; NeNe Leakes, Actress “Glee,” Bravo star of “Real Housewives Atlanta” and “I Dream of NeNe”; Wendie Malick, Actress, Star of TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland”; Jessica Robertson, Reality TV Personality on A&E’s “Duck Dynasty”; Larry Fitzgerald, MVP Wide Receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, Seven-time Pro Bowl Selection; Nikki Bella, Former WWE® Diva Champion and TV Personality on E!’s “Total Divas”; Mo Rocca, Correspondent, “Sunday Morning” with Charles Osgood, Host of Cooking Channel’s “My Grandmother’s Ravioli”; and, last but not least, Christina Milian, American Actress, Singer-songwriter, Social Media Correspondent on NBC’s “The Voice”.
The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) works internationally to showcase the world’s most glamorous, poised and stunning women to provide them with an opportunity to serve as spokeswomen for various cause alliances. Millions of viewers from around the world tune-in each year to see who will win the coveted crown and have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to serve as an icon for women across the globe. During their reign, these women are given the tools to be personally and professionally enriched through work with the organization’s valued professionals, helping to cultivate personal career goals, humanitarian fellowship and a constructive voice to affect positive change in the world.
Miss USA will be provided with all of the necessary tools to serve her role during her year-long reign. She will be immediately relocated to New York City where she will work closely with her cause alliances. Although these respective roles involve long hours and hard work, titleholders achieve celebrity status while attending red carpet events, movie premieres, VIP galas, fashion and beauty casting calls, and traveling all corners of the world. Titleholders have gone on to high-profile careers in government, business, finance, broadcasting, as well as film and television. The Miss Universe Organization continues to set the bar for beauty pageants of its kind, and will continue to spotlight the most accomplished women for generations to come!
Tune in to NBC at 9:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 16. The Miss USA 2013 Competition is sure to be one of the most entertaining ones yet.
Written by: Douglas Cobb