MANILA, Philippines – Watch the most beautiful day in the universe via satellite on ABS-CBN this Monday (Jan 26) at 10 AM as the most beautiful woman from 88 different countries around the world vies for the crown of “Miss Universe” in Doral-Miami, Florida.
Will the Philippines’ bet Mary Jean Lastimosa finally take home the coveted title? Since 2010, the Philippines has been part of the top five with Venus Raj finishing 4th runner up in the said year, Shamcey Supsup and Ariella Arida clinching 3rd runner up in 2011 and 2013, and Janine Tugonon getting closest to the crown when she finished 1st runner up to 2012 Miss Universe Olivia Culpo.
This year, Filipino fans are hopeful that MJ will become the third Filipina Miss Universe in history being one of the crowd favorites this early in the competition.
Many pageant sites predicted that MJ will make it to the top five. The 27 year old beauty from South Cotabato was also well received during the preliminary judging.
In the end, MJ’s fate lies in the hands of the panel of judges composed of Kristin Cavallari, Lisa Vanderpump, Louise Roe, William Levy, and the Philippines’ very own boxing champ Manny Pacquiao.
The pageant night will be held at the FIU Arena to be hosted by “Today’s” Natalie Morales and MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts. International recording artist Nick Jonas and breakthrough Latin superstar Prince Royce are also slated to perform.
Don’t miss the via satellite telecast of the “63rd Annual Miss Universe” pageant, 10 AM, on ABS-CBN. Lifestyle Network will also air the show on cable television at 9 AM.