Carson Kressley by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage.com
The CW has set a date for the launch of its new reality series Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants. The mother/daughter competition will begin Dec. 12 at 9 pm/ET after the season finale of America's Next Top Model. The remaining seven episodes will air Wednesdays at 8 as the CW plans to keep Gossip Girl running at 9.

Carson Kressley, former Miss USA Shanna Moakler and Cynthia Barrett are the judges for Crowned, which the CW is calling a "no-holds-barred beauty pageant." - Reporting by Stephen Battaglio