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Miss Universe going to the Big Easy! The 71st annual Miss Universe pageant kicks off in New Orleans this weekend with new hosts and a new network.
“The City of New Orleans and the Miss Universe Organization share common values of celebrating inclusion, culture and the empowerment of women,” New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said in a statement announces NOLA as the location for this year’s competition.
Keep reading for details on how to watch and stream Miss Universe 2023 anywhere.
When is Miss Universe 2023? Broadcast date, time
The Miss Universe 2023 pageant will take place on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8pm ET/7pm CT. The big event will be broadcast live from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
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How to watch Miss Universe 2023 on TV and stream online
In previous years, the Miss Universe pageant aired on Fox with Steve Harvey as host. This year the competition is moving to Roku channel.
How do you watch the Roku channel? You can access the channel on Roku.com, Roku TVs, Roku Streaming Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K or similar devices, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Samsung TV (stream on both Android and iOS devices with the Roku app).
The contest will be broadcast in Spanish on Telemundo at 8pm ET/7pm CT. If you don’t have cable, there are a few ways to watch the 2023 Miss Universe pageant online. For example, you can stream with a free trial from platforms like FuboTV and DirecTV Stream (use ExpressVPN to stream internationally).
Do you mind paying in advance? Telemundo is also available on Hulu + Live TV along with 75+ channels including ESPN, CNN, A&E, MTV, BET, ABC, CBS and Fox.
Miss Universe 2023 preliminary competition will live stream on Miss Universe YouTube Channel Wednesday (January 11) at 20 ET/19 CT. The national costume competition starts at 10pm ET/9pm CT. on Wednesday.
Miss Universe 2022 Host, Performers, Contestants
Jeannie Mai Jenkins and former Miss Universe and reality star Olivia Culpo are hosting the 2023 Miss Universe pageant.
Performing for the Miss Universe pageant include Big Freedia, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Amanda Shaw, Yolanda Adams and Tank and the Bangas.
Who is the reigning Miss Universe?
The reigning Miss Universe is from India Harnzaaz Sandhu. The 22-year-old beauty queen will crown her successor on Saturday among more than 75 hopefuls from around the world.
This year’s pageant will feature Miss Universe representatives from the United States, Bahrain, Panama, Belgium, Poland, Russia, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela, Nigeria, Spain, Nepal, Myanmar, Namibia, Mexico, Kosova, Korea and other countries.
The contestants will compete in a preliminary round on Wednesday and the semi-finalists will be announced during the live broadcast. The women will then compete across the traditional swimsuit, evening gown and interview rounds before Miss Universe 2023 is crowned.