ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A "Desperate Housewives" producer and writer; a former Green Bay Packers star, a supermodel and a retired Army general are among the judges for this year's Miss America pageant.

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TV writer and producer Marc Cherry; former Packers receiver Donald Driver; model Kathy Ireland; Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson; General Anne Macdonald; Miss America 1955 Lee Meriwether and Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, will judge the competition.

The finale night will be nationally televised on Sept. 14.

Chris Harrison and Lara Spencer will co-host the broadcast on ABC.

The pageant returned to Atlantic City last September after several years in Las Vegas.

 

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