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(X) "MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT"
12/19/2012 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : The 61st Annual Miss Universe Competition, hosted by Andy Cohen (Bravo) and Giuliana Rancic ("E! News"), will air live on NBC from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino' s Theatre for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. Contestants from more than 80 countries around the world will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview as they vie for the coveted title of Miss Universe 2012. The Miss Universe telecast is televised in approximately 190 countries and was the #1 social media trending topic during last year's telecast. This also marks the first time that the Miss Universe telecast is part of NBC's holiday line-up.