UNCASVILLE, CT (November 24, 2021) — Peacock and The Miss America Organization recently announced that this year’s historic event will air live on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 8:00pm ET from the award-winning 10,000 seat Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
This year’s competition will return with a new and enhanced format allowing audiences to stream the event live across all time zones for the first time ever – so Miss America fans on the West Coast will be able to tune in at the same time as fans on the East Coast and find out who the 100th Anniversary Miss America winner is together in real time! The night will feature the Forever Miss Americas pre-show at 7:00pm ET followed by Peacock’s live competition show at 8:00pm ET.
“Mohegan Sun can’t wait for mid-December to arrive when once again our beautiful resort and casino will host so many incredible and impactful women vying to be Miss America 2022,” said Jeff Hamilton, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun. “The excitement and energy reverberated all throughout Mohegan Sun for the 99th Miss America Competition, and we expect this upcoming 100th Anniversary Competition to do that and more, once again. We’re really looking forward to working with our friends with the Miss America Organization and Peacock for a great week of events, beginning on December 12th.”
Miss America’s partnership with Mohegan Sun and Peacock allows them to enter the streaming world this year and provide a modern platform to introduce 51 outstanding individuals to a younger, broader audience. The show will highlight their unique personal stories, while featuring them as role models and community leaders of tomorrow.
Prior to the finals on the 16th, the two nights of preliminary competitions will be available to be streamed on WatchMissAmerica.com Sunday, December 12th and Monday, December 13th at 7:00pm ET. The prelims will take place in Mohegan Sun’s Earth Expo Center.
Tickets for the five-day Centennial Anniversary Miss America Competition are now on sale! Tickets and other purchases help support the candidates and their educational endeavors. For tickets, hotel rooms, and more information, please visit www.missamerica.org/100th-anniversary-competition.
ABOUT THE MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION:
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c) (4), is one of the most recognizable household names in America working to empower young women through education and service. The Miss America Organization is comprised of 51 licensed state organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Miss America candidates contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised more than $17 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. The Miss America Foundation, a 501(c) (3), provides academic, community service, and other scholarships to young women.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.
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