Miss Universe pageant: The Philippines’ Catriona Gray will crown her successor at the 2019 edition of the Miss Universe competition on December 9 (Manila time).
Philippine bet Gazini Ganados is looking to pull a back-to-back victory for the country as she competes against 89 other representatives at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States.
The pageant kicks off on Saturday, December 7 (Manila time) with the Preliminary and National Costume Competition at Marriott Marquis in Atlanta where the Miss Universe beauties will compete for a spot in the Top 20.
This year’s selection committee will be composed of actress Gaby Espino, Miss USA 2008 Crystle Stewart Sebrechts, businesswonab Bozoma Saint John, Miss Universe 2014 Paulina Vega, beauty blogger Sazan Hendrix and Miss America 2018 Cara Mund.
PhilStar.com will bring you the much-awaited beauty competition with videos and live updates on the candidates, preliminary competition, and coronation night slated December 9, 8 a.m
This exclusive broadcast in Spanish will be hosted by television actor, singer and host Carlos Ponce and television personality and host Jacqueline Bracamontes, while the English simulcast on Fox will be hosted by veteran host Steve Harvey.
Following the Miss Universe pageant Telemundo will present a special program titled “Celebrando La Corona” (Celebrating the Crown) offering in-depth analysis of the pageant as well as a showcase of images of the new queen and reactions from her fans and those at the celebration.
Fans will also be able to enjoy behind-the-scenes interviews and experience the excitement backstage from the international event, with special emphasis on the Latina delegates via Telemundo digital platforms, including Telemundo.com/missuniverso, and the network’s official social media accounts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter via @Telemundo.