It’s time for Leila Lopes of Angola to pass her crown to the next Miss Universe. The “2012 Miss Universe® Competition” will broadcast live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., tonight Wednesday, December 19 (8-10 p.m. ET) on NBC with a Spanish simulcast on Telemundo.
The celebrity panel of judges include:
• CeeLo Green, singer-songwriter and musician coach of NBC’s “The Voice”
• Pablo Sandoval, two-time World Series champion and Most Valuable Player (MVP) with the San Francisco Giants
• Nigel Barker, photographer and host of Oxygen’s new series “The Face”
• Diego Boneta, singer and actor best known for starring role in “Rock of Ages” feature film
• Scott Disick, TV personality from the E! Network
• Brad Goreski, celebrity stylist and star of Bravo’s “It’s a Brad, Brad World”
• Chef Masaharu Morimoto, award-winning chef and star of “Iron Chef”
• Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe 2010, and face of L’Oreal
• Kerri Walsh Jennings, three-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist in beach volleyball
• Lisa Vanderpump, star on Bravo’s hit series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and new series “Vanderpump Rules”
Special musical guest is TRAIN.