Today, October 29, the Miss Universe Organization has formally announced to the public something that most of the grapevine already knew. The organization has officially revealed that the Miss Universe 2015 pageant will be held in the city of Las Vegas in the state of Nevada on December 20, 2015.
The official Facebook account of Miss Universe posted the following:
We are very excited to announce that the 2015 #MissUniverse Pageant will air on Sunday, December 20th on FOX at 7/6c. The pageant is being hosted by the fabulous Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The three-hour event will feature the most beautiful women from around the world, however only one can take home the crown
👑! Who do you think will be the next Miss Universe?!
NOTICIAS: El concurso de #MissUniverso 2015 está programado para el domingo 20 de diciembre a las 7/6c en FOX VIVO desde Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino! Quién va a ganar?
Michael Antinoro, IMG’s SVP of original content said in a statement that this partership with FOX “marks a new era” for the MUO, adding that it is “the perfect partner as we look to implement new and exciting changes to this show and the franchise.”
As part of IMG’s agreement with FOX to broadcast Miss Universe, the network will also have domestic rights to air Miss USA.
“The Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants are iconic television events loved by generations of viewers around the world,” David Madden, entertainment president at Fox Broadcasting Company, said. “We are very excited to partner with IMG and the Miss Universe Organization to infuse a fresh new energy into these perennial broadcast favorites.”
As previously announced, WME | IMG wholly acquired MUO in September 2015, expanding the company’s portfolio of global events and media properties across entertainment and live events.