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2010-03-08 15:49:00

NEW YORK and UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC has renewed its exclusive agreement with Donald Trump and the Miss Universe Organization to broadcast the "Miss Universe" and "Miss USA" pageants on the network for three additional years effective in 2011. Telemundo is also on board to continue its hugely successful Spanish language simulcast of "Miss Universe" as well as its top-rated pageant lead-in special, "Camino a la Corona." The announcement was made today by Donald...

2010-02-01 14:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC and Paula M. Shugart, President of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today that the "2010 MISS USA Pageant" will air on Sunday, May 16th (7-9 p.m. ET) from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas at the Theatre for the Performing Arts. The evening will be a "Trump" night as the live pageant will lead in to NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," which airs immediately following the telecast (9-11 p.m. ET). "Las Vegas has become our home...

2009-12-08 10:45:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, December 8 /PRNewswire/ -- International beauty contests tend to go down to the wire in deliciously fought competitive entertainment. But results often prove that those left towering above their pageant rivals are, more often than not, of the breathtaking Latina variety. Spawned from first-rate gene-pools derived from a historic blend of nationalities, Latin American women are gifted with astonishing natural beauty, exquisite features and unique animal magnetism. It's...

2009-11-02 10:45:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, November 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 60 years fans of international beauty pageants have been electrified by the sight of intoxicatingly beautiful contestants modeling swimwear and svelte evening gowns in a cornucopia of divine talent. And an overwhelming theme of the big four grand slam competitions- Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth - has been the strong showing of winners from Latin America. Almost a third of all international beauty...

2009-09-22 15:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases is proud to announce a new partnership with the Miss Universe Organization aimed at educating millions across Latin America and the Caribbean about the need to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases across the region. Miss Universe titleholders will spend time in their home countries participating in education and mass drug distribution campaigns aimed at protecting people from NTDs, and...

2009-08-27 16:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, from 9 to 11 p.m. (ET), viewers from around the world tuned in to the 2009 Miss Universe competition, including 6.0 million in the U.S. for NBC's coverage, making it No. 1 in total viewers among the broadcast networks in the time period. The show topped all NBC non-sports programming in this time period in total viewers and among audiences ages 18 to 49 since the May 10, 2009 finale of "Celebrity Apprentice," also an NBC/Donald...

2009-08-24 08:48:17

Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, was crowned Miss Universe 2009 at the pageant in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. The 18-year-old Fernandez is the sixth Venezuelan to win the title. The first runner-up, Miss Dominican Republic, Ada Aimee De La Cruz, will assume the duties of Miss Universe if the titleholder for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities. The pageant's second runner-up is Miss Kosovo, Gona Dragusha. Rounding out the Top 10 are Miss Australia, Rachael Finch; Miss...

2009-08-23 22:59:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This evening, during one of the year's most exciting live international television events, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, as MISS UNIVERSE(R) 2009 live from Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, is 18-years-old and she is interested in International Relations. The judging panel for the 2009 Miss Universe Pageant included: Dean Cain, actor and producer best known for his TV...

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2009-08-17 20:56:31

Dean Cain, Colin Cowie and Gerry DeVeaux have agreed to serve as judges of the 2009 Miss Universe Pageant in the Bahamas, organizers said. Also slated to help decide the winner of Sunday's beauty contest at Atlantis, Paradise Island, are Farouk, Heather Kerzner, Richard Lefrak, George Maloof Jr., Valeria Mazza, Matthew Rolston, Andre Leon Talley, Tamara Tunie and Keisha Whitaker. The list of celebrity judges was announced Monday by NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the...

2009-08-17 10:45:00

BANGOR, Maine, August 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - Premiere Dating Portal Does the World's Men a Solid Beauty contests abound in today's world and are populated by the most stunning and talented women to walk the earth. From the largest scale productions...Miss Universe and Miss World, to national and local contests, men for years have gazed upon wave after wonderful wave of contestants only dreaming of what could be. How in their wildest dreams could the regular guy down the block even...


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