Miss America competition announces return to NBC

Miss America competition announces return to NBC
The Miss America competition aired on NBC for two decades.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The 2020 Miss America Competition returns to NBC. The announcement was made Wednesday and it appears the competition will be leaving the boardwalk in Atlantic City. The date and location will be announced soon.

Miss America 2019, Nia Imani Franklin won the title last September in Atlantic City. (Source: Miss America)
Miss America 2019, Nia Imani Franklin won the title last September in Atlantic City. (Source: Miss America)

NBC was the network for Miss America for two decades. It will be a two hour telecast with 51 candidates including Miss Mississippi. The New Miss Mississippi will be crowned next month in Vicksburg.

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