ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry’s new Atlanta studio will host the 2019 Miss Universe competition, a major showcase for the sprawling complex built on a former Confederate army base.

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Tyler Perry Studios will host the televised competition in which women from more than 90 countries compete for the crown of Miss Universe. The three-hour show, hosted by Steve Harvey for the fifth year, will be broadcast live on Fox on Dec. 8.

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The show will end with reigning champion Catriona Gray of the Philippines crowning her successor.

Perry opened his 330-acreearlier this month. Its 12 soundstages are each named after seminal black actors and actresses.

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