Niecy Nash, Perez Hilton and former football star Emmitt Smith have been set as judges for the Miss Universe competition, to air Sunday on Fox.
The live telecast originates from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. It marks the first pageant to air since IMG acquired the franchise from Donald Trump’s Trump Organization in September.
The 2012 Miss Universe competition winner, Olivia Culpo, will also join the judges panel. And viewers will be encouraged to cast their votes via the Miss Universe website.
Steve Harvey will host the three-hour telecast.
The Band Perry, Seal and Charlie Puth will be featured performers.