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“YOU BE THE JUDGE” (BY HIGH 5 GAMES)
MISS UNIVERSE® FANS CAN LOG ON TO RATE CONTESTANTS IN REAL TIME DURING THE 62ND MISS UNIVERSE® COMPETITION NOVEMBER 9TH at 9pm ET
New York, NY–November 4, 2013—Fans are encouraged to log onto http://www.MissUniverse.com during the 62nd Annual MISS UNIVERSE® pageant to rate contestants in real time as part of the new interactive “You Be the Judge” application. Fans will be able to rate contestants on a 1-10 scale during the Swimsuit Competition, Evening Gown Competition and the Final Question. Once viewers lock in their scores, they will be able to compare their scores against other fans. Additionally, only with the “You Be the Judge” application, viewers will get an exclusive look at the official 2013 MISS UNIVERSE finals judges’ scores. Viewers will also have the opportunity to have their opinions on polling questions appear on screen throughout the telecast. The program, sponsored by High 5 Games, was created to make watching the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on November 9 at 9pm ET, an interactive experience. The application is for entertainment purposes only and the votes do not affect the actual results of the show.
A panel of 8 judges including Steven Tyler, Chef Nobu, Tara Lipinski, Carol Alt, Anne V, Farouk Shami, Italo Fontana, and Philip Kirkorov will be at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia judging contestants from 86 countries in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview.
Prior to the pageant, fans will also have the opportunity to vote their favorite contestants into the semifinals through the MISS UNIVERSE Fan Vote, also sponsored by High 5 Games. Voting will take place now through November 8 by logging on to http://www.missuniverse.com or http://www.telemundo.com.
On November 7th, “Crowning Moment” will debut exclusively on High 5 Casino at http://www.facebook.com/high5casino as the first slot game venture with the Miss Universe Organization. This Super Stacks game will feature real images and videos of the crowning moments from prior MISS UNIVERSE® Competitions, as well as a mystery symbol to represent the 2013 titleholder, which will be updated to include Miss Universe 2013 shortly after her crowning moment.
MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCES SPONSOR LINE-UP AND OFFICIAL PARTNERS FOR THE 62ND ANNUAL MISS UNIVERSE® COMPETITION
New York, NY – November 2, 2013 – The Miss Universe Organization is proud to announce its sponsors and partners for the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition, set to air on NBC November 9th at 9 p.m. ET from Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.
Official Sponsors and Partners:
o CHI (Official Hair Care and Title Sponsor)
o Diamond Nexus (Official Jewelry Sponsor)
o Sherri Hill (Official Fashion Sponsor)
o Chinese Laundry (Official Footwear Sponsor)
o High 5 Games (Official Sponsor of 2013 Miss Universe Fan Vote)
o Yamamay (Official Swimwear Sponsor)
o IMAGE Skin Care (Official Skin Care Sponsor)
o OPI Products, Inc. (Official Nail Care Sponsor)
o New York Film Academy (Official Scholarship Sponsor)
o MONE (Official Partner)
o Mercedes-Benz Russia (Official Partner)
o Sberbank (Official Partner)
o Russian Standard (Official Partner)
The 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition will showcase all of the spectacular things that the city of Moscow has to offer. The contestants will tour various sites and attend special events with transportation provided by Mercedes-Benz Russia while staying at Crowne Plaza Moscow World Trade Centre. The coveted crown that the 2013 Miss Universe contestants compete for is created by Diamond Nexus and will sit upon hair styled by Farouk Systems, the makers of CHI. IMAGE Skin Care has provided the contestants with a healthy skin care routine leading up to the competition and MONE will apply a picture perfect finish. Throughout the show, contestants will compete in Yamamay swimsuits and fashions provided by designer, Sherri Hill while walking the stage in Chinese Laundry Shoes. This polished look will be brought together with a fresh manicure using OPI nail products as one winner will wave to the crowd for the first time as Miss Universe 2013. Upon arriving to New York City, Miss Universe will receive full tuition to the New York Film Academy.
The 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition will feature 86 contestants from around the world. They will be judged in three categories including swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The telecast will conclude with one contestant ultimately being crowned Miss Universe 2013.
For the third year in a row, fans can vote online at http://www.missuniverse.com or http://www.telemundo.com for their favorite contestant through the Miss Universe Fan Vote presented by High 5 Games through November 8.
STEVEN TYLER, CHEF NOBU, TARA LIPINSKI, CAROL ALT,
ANNE V, FAROUK SHAMI, ITALO FONTANA, PHILIP KIRKOROV
TO JUDGE THE 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® COMPETITION ON NOVEMBER 9TH
STEVEN TYLER SET TO PERFORM IN ADDITION TO JUDGING DUTIES
MILLION DOLLAR SWIMSUIT TO BE UNVEILED DURING THE TELECAST
New York, NY–November 1, 2013—NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today the roster of celebrities and experts who will judge the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition, airing Saturday, Nov. 9 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) from Crocus City Hall in Moscow.
The panel of judges includes:
· Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s front man and lead singer
· Chef Nobu, Acclaimed chef proprietor of Nobu and Matsuhisa restaurants
· Tara Lipinski, Gold medal figure skater and 2014 Winter Olympics figure skating analyst for NBC Olympics’ multi-platform coverage
· Carol Alt, TV personality, star of Fox News Channel’s ‘A HEALTHY YOU AND CAROL ALT’, international supermodel, actress, author, entrepreneur and raw-food enthusiast
· Anne V, Supermodel, actress, philanthropist and mentor on Oxygen’s upcoming season of “The Face” with nine consecutive appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.
· Farouk Shami, Founder of Farouk Systems, Inc. makers of CHI and presenting hair care sponsor of the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition
· Italo Fontana, Pioneering designer of U-BOAT Watches
· Philip Kirkorov, iconic Russian pop-star
In addition to his judging duties, Steven Tyler will take the stage for a special performance. Tyler and the celebrity judges join an exciting broadcast that includes performances by Grammy-nominated band Panic! At The Disco and international recording artist EMIN. As previously announced, Thomas Roberts, anchor of (“MSNBC Live”) and Melanie Brown, best known to audiences as Mel B (“America’s Got Talent”), will co-host the pageant. Jeannie Mai, recognized for her fashion segments on NBC’s “Today,” will serve as commentator.
Throughout the MISS UNIVERSE Competition, contestants representing 86 countries will compete in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The telecast concludes with Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo crowning her successor.
Italian swimwear and lingerie designer Yamamay will unveil their official Miss Universe collection during the worldwide telecast by featuring a one-of-a-kind emerald, ruby and diamond swimsuit valued at one million dollars. The new Miss Universe will be photographed in the million dollar suit the day after the event.
Fans can vote their favorite contestant into the semifinals through the Miss Universe Fan Vote sponsored by High 5 Games. Voting will take place now through November 8 by logging on to http://www.missuniverse.com or http://www.telemundo.com.
On October 29, 2013, The Miss Universe Organization announced the 7 preliminary judges for the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition that will be held on November 5th at 10pm MSK. The Preliminary Competition showcases each of the 86 Miss Universe Contestants as they compete in Swimwear and Eveningwear. The event will be streamed LIVE on http://www.missuniverse.com from Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.
Remember to rate your favorite contestant; the winner will move on to the semifinals. Click here to vote.