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The Miss Universe Organization has announced that its 2015 Miss Universe Pageant will be televised on the FOX Network December 20, live from Las Vegas.
The production is returning to Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, where the worldwide event has been held several times previously.
New pageant owners IMG have an agreement with FOX that will allow them to also broadcast the Miss USA Pageant.
Will you be watching?
Going once, going twice... sold! In the boldest move of the year (bigger than announcing his presidential run)Donald Trump has sold Miss Universe Organization to superstar agents WME - IMG.
Get the details: Donald Trump sells the Miss Universe Organization
While many pageant fans are shocked, there are several Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss Universe hopefuls out there who are breathing a sigh of relief after this year's fiasco with the live national telecast of the Miss USA 2015 pageant being axed by NBC at the final hour. So what do the new owners have in store?
For those new to the talent industry, WME-IMG stands for William Morris Endeavor and IMG Talent, a partnership of one of the largest and most well respected talent agencies in the industry and a leading modeling agency. This entity has long been working with the Miss Universe Org and the Trumpster to bring beauties like the reigning Miss USA Olivia Jordan (pictured here last spring as Miss Oklahoma at NYFW) to the runways of Fashion Week shows nationwide.
WME represents many famous celebrities, with their talent roster including top model Cara Delevingne. Bottom line - this change could bring even more opportunities for pageant titleholders worldwide to expand their horizons in the fashion and entertainment industry. You go, girls!
The Miss Teen USA Pageant took place on August 22nd at the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas. Miss Louisiana Teen USA Katherine Haik was crowned the winner.
In case you missed it, the Miss Teen USA Organization has posted the pageant in its entirety to YouTube, where you can watch the 2015 Miss Teen USA Pageant for free!
Think you have what it takes to be the next Miss Teen USA? State pageants are now taking applications nationwide. Visit the Miss Teen USA official website for details.
You may recognize her from the hundreds of live web interviews she has conducted with titleholders including Miss USA, Miss Universe, Miss Teen USA, Miss World and pageant queens from across the globe.
Now as a correspondent with The Pageant Planet, Stephanie McGrane hosts two segments geared just for pageant people. Stephanie took time out from her busy schedule to give us the scoop on her newest projects.
Read my exclusive interview with Stephanie McGrane
Before she became a "Real Housewife" of Atlanta, Kenya Moore was Miss USA 1993.
Kenya Moore recently starred in Celebrity Apprentice and is currently working on a sitcom based loosely on her own life experiences.
Moore gave fans an update on the progress of her new show "Life Twirls On" in a recent post on Instagram. See the full story here
Lizzie Rovsek, star of The Real Housewives of Orange County, has announced her company Sun Kitten Swimwear by Lizzie will be providing the swimwear for the upcoming Miss USA 2015 Pageant.
You may remember her as Lizzie Arnold, Miss Kentucky Teen USA 1998 (shown left) and Miss Kentucky USA 2002. Read more
Miss Universe 2014 is Paulina Vega! That's right, the year is 2014. Well, in the world of Miss Universe anyway. The next Miss Universe 2015 will be crowned at the end of this year on a date TBD, but rumored to be sometime in December.
Read the full story
This year's Miss Universe Pageant was not without its controversy. Miss USA has been criticized for her answer to a judge's question, and Miss Jamaica won the fan vote on Twitter.
But one of the biggest Miss Universe stories to go viral this year centered around the sport of hockey. Miss Canada's national costume gained notoriety from critics who clearly didn't know that a horror film costume designer made thecostume for Miss Canada.
Speaking of stories, have you heard what happened at the 2015 Miss Amazonas Pageant? Aka the Miss Amazon Pageant, this event brought some attention to pageants as one disgruntled runner-up had a complete meltdown on stage and did the UNTHINKABLE. Read about how a crown was ripped from a pageant queen's head.
Cherie Wimberly is a top model and a writer. Her articles on beauty and fashion can be found all over the web and on her National Modeling column at Examiner.com.