October 28, 2015 – IMG (International Management Group own by William Morris Endeavor) and The Miss Universe Organization today announced “THE 64th ANNUAL MISS UNIVERSE® PAGEANT” has been picked up by Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX).
The three-hour annual event will air live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, in Las Vegas, NV 89109 on Sunday, Dec. 20 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. As part of IMG’s agreement with FOX to broadcast MISS UNIVERSE®, the network will also have domestic rights to air MISS USA®.
As previously announced, WME | IMG wholly acquired The Miss Universe Organization in September 2015, expanding the company’s portfolio of global events and media properties across entertainment and live events. Prior to the acquisition, IMG had produced a number of pageants for The Miss Universe Organization and will continue to do so with this year’s MISS UNIVERSE® telecast.
You can now purchase your tickets for the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant that will air LIVE on FOX on Sunday, December 20th. The show will take place at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, NV starting at 4pm PT. Click here to purchase your tickets now!
UPDATE 11-10-2015: Emmy Award winner Steve Harvey will host “2015 MISS UNIVERSE®,” it was announced today by The Miss Universe Organization and FOX.
Source: Diversity News Magazine