Telemundo Stars Carlos Ponce and Jacky Bracamontes to Host the 68th Edition of MISS UNIVERSE®, Live and Exclusively in Spanish, from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia

As a Prelude to the Highly-Anticipated International Event, the Network Will Present “Suelta la Sopa Edición Especial: Rumbo a la Corona” and “Celebrando Nuestras Reinas,” Closing Out the Night with “Celebrando La Corona”


MIAMI, November 20, 2019 – Telemundo, the official Spanish-language home of MISS UNIVERSE® in the United States, announced Carlos Ponce and Jacky Bracamontes as hosts of the 68th edition of the MISS UNIVERSE® Competition, live and exclusively in Spanish from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. The live simulcast, airing on Sunday, December 8 at 7pm/6C, will bring together 90 representatives from countries and territories around the world.

In preparation for the main event, Telemundo will also present the following original programming throughout the day:

  • The celebration kicks off at 3 pm/2C with “Suelta la Sopa Edición Especial: Rumbo a la Corona” (Suelta La Sopa Special Edition: En Route to the Crown), a two-hour special program highlighting the preparations leading up to the pageant in which experts will offer details on the contestants from Latin countries, including Spain and Brazil, as well as this year’s jurors, the preliminary events and the famous National Costume show, among others.
  • “Celebrando Nuestras Reinas” (Celebrating Our Queens), a celebration of Latin American countries that serves as a prelude to the pageant introducing the Latina contestants who will compete this year, will air live at 6pm/5C. Viewers will be able to enjoy folk dances from around Latin America, as well as get to know the Latina contestants through interviews and special reports highlighting their human qualities, beauty and how they are influencing women today. “Celebrando Nuestras Reinas” will also feature live coverage from the competition headquarters, as well as reactions from the Latina contestants’ families and fans.
  • Immediately after the new queen is crowned, Telemundo will present "Celebrando La Corona" (Celebrating the Crown) at 10pm/9C. The live special program will offer in-depth analysis of the renowned international pageant, as well as showcase the first images of the new queen and reactions from her fans and those at the celebration.

As the exclusive Spanish-language home of MISS UNIVERSE® in the U.S., Telemundo will also feature complete coverage of all the preliminary events preceding the competition on “Un Nuevo Día,” “Noticias Mediodía,” “Suelta La Sopa,” “Al Rojo Vivo,” “Titulares y Más” and the local “Acceso Total” and newscasts. Fans will also be able to enjoy behind-the-scenes interviews and experience the excitement backstage from the international event, with special emphasis on the Latina delegates via Telemundo’s digital platforms, including, and the network’s official social media accounts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter via @Telemundo.

MISS UNIVERSE® is a production of Endeavor Content’s non-scripted group.

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