New York, NY- May 18, 2012—NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announce today that Kelly Osbourne of E!’s “Fashion Police” and Jeannie Mai of Style Network’s “How Do I Look?” will serve as commentators for the 61ST Annual MISS USA® Competition, which will be broadcast live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m. ET.
Kelly Osbourne is a television personality, singer, actress, author, fashion designer, model and currently one of the hosts of E!’s “Fashion Police.” During the telecast, she will serve as roving commentator giving the viewers access to moments backstage, the judges and contestants.
Jeannie Mai is a style expert and TV personality. She is most known for her work as the host of Style Network’s “How Do I Look?” and has recently appeared as the Digital Fashionista on NBC’s “Fashion Star.” Mai will provide skybox color commentary during the two-hour telecast.
Throughout the Miss USA competition, each contestant representing the 50 United States and the District of Columbia competes in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The telecast concludes with Miss USA 2011 Alyssa Campanella crowning her successor.
Fans have also been able to vote their favorite contestant into the semifinals at the 2012 MISS USA® Competition. Voting is taking place now through June 2 by logging on to www.missusa.com or www.NBC.com.
Tickets to the Miss USA Preliminary and Finals competitions at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com and at (800) 745-3000.