Dancer and choreographer of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke, will host for the first time along with returning co-host Thomas Roberts (of MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts), a veteran of both the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.
The first group of celebrities to join the Miss USA judging panel includes NFL superstar, all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith, Property Brothers host Jonathon Scott, former Miss Universe (2006) Zuleyka Rivera, E! News anchor Terrence Jenkins, and celebrity country singer Jessie James Decker.
Jeannie Mai, co-host of the daytime talk show The Real (also a fashion correspondent for NBC’s TODAY) will be broadcasting from backstage with exclusive behind-the-scenes commentary.
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Cherie Wimberly is a top model, writer, and author of the Ultimate Pageant Notebook. Her articles on beauty and fashion can be found all over the web and in her National Modeling column at Examiner.com.