Picks and Pans Review: The Miss Universe Pageant

updated 07/23/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/23/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (9 p.m. ET)

Bob Barker takes his shtik to Perth, Australia for the beauty Olympics. Mary Therese Friel, of Pittsford, N.Y., is the U.S. contender. Donny Osmond sings, Helen O'Connell commentates and Jayne (NFL Today) Kennedy adds computerized scoring analysis. The 28th pageant ought to be science if not art.


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