Chris Harrison Returns As Host Of 2018 Miss America Competition
The Miss America Organization, ABC, and Dick Clark productions have announced that The Bachelor‘s Chris Harrison will once again return to host the 2018 Miss America Competition.
ESPN’s Sage Steele will be joining Harrison as co-host of the competition, which is returning for its 97th year.
Harrison commented on the announcement, “It’s an honor to grace the Miss America stage as host for the 97th time. I’m extremely happy to be sharing the hosting duties once again with my friend Sage Steele. Sage is a true professional whose quick wit and charisma lights up the stage ans the show.”
CEO of the Miss America Competition and Executive Chairman Sam Haskell said “Chris Harrison has been part of our Miss America family for almost a decade. We are thrilled to have him host his ninth Miss America telecast as he is both a great friend and one of our most stalwart Ambassadors!”
The 2018 Miss America Competition will showcase 51 accomplished women who will represent their home states (and the District of Columbia) and compete for the title of Miss America.
The show will air live from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, Sept. 10 on ABC.