(LINWOOD, N.J.) Oct. 9 /The Miss America Organization (MAO) announced yesterday that Rush Limbaugh has been named as one of the national judges for the 2010 Miss America Pageant. The pageant will be held at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 30 and broadcast live on TLC.
Limbaugh will be one of a panel of seven judges that will help decide which of the 53 contestants will capture the Miss America 2010 title and serve as the Goodwill Ambassador for the Children's Miracle Network, as well as introduce the first Go Green platform for MAO.
The Rush Limbaugh Program is in its 22nd year. Starting in 1988 on 56 radio stations and 256,000 listeners, the Rush Limbaugh Program continues its streak as the most listened to radio talk show in America, with nearly 600 radio stations and an audience of 20 million.
"We are thrilled to have Rush join us for our pageant this year," said MAO President and CEO, Art McMaster. "We know that the 2010 Miss America Pageant will be filled with new twists and exciting opportunities with him as one of our national judges."