[11/01/13 - 01:30 PM]
Steven Tyler, Chef Nobu, Tara Lipinski, Carol Alt, Anne V Among Judges Set for the 2013 Miss Universe(R) Competition
As previously announced, Thomas Roberts and Mel B will co-host the competition, airing Saturday, November 9 on NBC.

[via press release from NBC]


Aerosmith Lead Singer and Rock Icon Also Set to Perform During Telecast on NBC Nov. 9 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT)

NEW YORK, NY - Nov. 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(R) Competition, which airs 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 the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

· Farouk Shami, Founder of Farouk Systems, Inc. makers of CHI and presenting hair care sponsor of the 2013 Miss Universe(R) Competition

· Italo Fontana, Pioneering designer of U-Boat Watches

· Philip Kirkorov, Iconic Russian pop-star

In addition to his judging duties, 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 ("MSNBC Live") and Mel B ("America's Got Talent") will co-host the competition. Jeannie Mai, recognized for her fashion segments on NBC's "Today," will serve as commentator.

Throughout the Miss Universe(R) 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.

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 www.missuniverse.com or www.telemundo.com.

For more information, visit: www.nbc.com or www.missuniverse.com. Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/nbc and follow us on Twitter: @NBC


NBC Entertainment develops and schedules programming for the network's primetime, late-night, and daytime schedules. NBC's quality programs and balanced lineup have earned the network critical acclaim, numerous awards and ratings success. NBC has earned more Emmy Awards than any network in television history. NBC's roster of popular scripted series includes the critically acclaimed "Parks and Recreation" and "Community," as well as new comedies "The Michael J. Fox Show," "Sean Saves the World" and "About a Boy." NBC's drama slate is highlighted by the buzzworthy new series "The Blacklist" and "Crisis," veteran series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Parenthood" and "Grimm," and the acclaimed recent additions "Chicago Fire" and "Revolution." Unscripted series for NBC include the vocal competition hit and 2013 Emmy winner "The Voice," "The Biggest Loser" and the perennial #1 most-watched summer series, "America's Got Talent."

In late-night, NBC regularly delivers #1 broadcast results with "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Last Call with Carson Daly" and "Saturday Night Live." NBC Daytime's "Days of our Lives" consistently ranks among daytime's top programs in the valuable women 18-34 category. The five-time, Emmy Award-winning NBC.com streams full episodes and provides original content for NBC entertainment shows online and through apps for mobile and tablet devices. NBC recently launched NBC Kids, a new Saturday morning programming block designed specifically to address the developmental needs of preschool-aged children. Programmed by the kids' experts at Sprout, the nation's first 24-hour preschool television channel, this new three-hour block will feature educational series that promote active, healthy lifestyles for younger children.


The Miss Universe Organization, a Donald J. Trump and NBCUniversal joint venture, is a global community empowering role models of beauty, health and leadership for young women of today. The organization is dedicated to partnering with charities around the world, and to increasing HIV/AIDS awareness by focusing on women's health issues. For more information, visit: www.missuniverse.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialmissuniverse; Twitter and Instagram: @MissUniverse.

  [november 2013]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/24/15 - 04:45 PM]
Video: First Promo for "Grease: Live" to Air During "Scream Queens" Tonight
Get your first look at the upcoming promo for the much-ballyhooed live event.

[11/24/15 - 02:44 PM]
Michigan State at Ohio State: Highest-Rated Game of Season across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:40 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash/Arrow" Crossover by Four Minutes
Lead outs "iZombie" and "Supernatural" will air in their entirety following said event.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.