The 2014 Miss World Pageant will be broadcast live this sunday in 180 countries, with a worldwide viewing audience of 2.5 billion people. Megan Young of the Philippines will crown her successor at the end of the event. 122 contestants from all over the world competed for the crown.
Did you know this ? In 1959, the BBC started broadcasting the competition. The pageant’s popularity grew with the advent of television. During the 1960s and 1970s, Miss World would be among the most watched programmes of the year on British television.
The main-stream broadcasters
E! (United States)
ITV (United Kingdom)
GMA Network (Philippines)