Chris Harrison to Return as Host of 2018 Miss America Competition

Sage Steele and Chris Harrison
Courtesy of Dick Clark Productions

Sage Steele and Chris Harrison

On Monday (July 24), the Miss America Organization, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced that TV personality Chris Harrison will return as the host of the 97th annual Miss America Competition. 

Harrison will be joined by ESPN host and lead commentator Sage Steele of SportsCenter on the Road and SportsCenter: AM.

This will be Harrison’s ninth time hosting the pageant and Steele’s second year co-hosting.

The 2018 Miss America Competition will be held Sunday, Sept. 10, at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, airing live on ABC at 9 p.m. ET/PT.


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