Be sure to tune in to the one-hour special, Miss America: Behind the Curtain on Friday, January 29 at 10:00 p.m. on TLC. And watch live as a new Miss America is crowned at the 2010 Miss America Pageant airing live on TLC, Saturday, January 30, at 8 p.m. EST and 7 p.m. Central. The 2010 Miss America Pageant will be tape delayed to air at 8 p.m. PST and 9 p.m. Mountain.
As the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women and one of the nation's leading achievement programs, the Miss America Organization last year made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. The Miss America Organization provides young women with a vehicle to further their personal and professional goals and instills a spirit of community service through a variety of nationwide community-based programs.
Additional information about the Miss America Organization can be found at www.MissAmerica.org.
For up-to-the-minute competition news and information, as well as downloadable high-resolution images of Miss America 2009 Katie Stam and the 2010 contestants, visit the 24-hour online pressroom at www.MissAmericaPressRoom.com.
To download photos of tonight's preliminary winners, go to www.missamerica.org. Photos will be available for download, starting at 9:00am ET the morning following the preliminary competition.
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