The two-hour competition, hosted by Andy Cohen and Natalie Morales, will air live from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and feature contestants from more than 80 countries around the world competing in swimsuit, evening gown and interview categories.
Other pageant judges include race car driver and former "Dancing with the Stars" champion Helio Castroneves, television newscaster Connie Chung, model Isabeli Fontana, actress Vivica A. Fox, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast member Adrienne Maloof and former Miss Universe Amelia Vega.
Salonga won a Tony Award in 1991 for her performance in Miss Saigon. She has also appeared on Broadway in Flower Drum Song and Les Miserables.
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