How to Watch Miss America 2018: Live-Stream Beauty Pageant Competition and Crowning

A new beauty queen will be named Sunday night at the Miss America pageant as 2017 winner Savvy Shields passes on her crown.

The 2018 Miss America Competition will take place at Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall—where the annual beauty pageant first started some 97 years ago. There, 57 American beauties will be judged in a number of categories, including lifestyle and fitness, evening wear, talent, interview and onstage questions.

Chris Harrison and Sage Steele are back to host the evening of glamour, while the judges are Thomas Rhett, Molly Sims, Jordin Sparks, Jess Cagel, Tara Lipinski, Maria Menounos and former Miss America Nina Davuluri, who became the first contestant of Indian descent to win the competition in 2014.

Preliminary rounds of the competition kicked off on Wednesday, but the final night of judging, which will air live on ABC, begins Sunday. ABC’s coverage of the event will air on the network at 9 p.m., while “Miss America Red Carpet Live” can be seen at 6:40 p.m. on the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Facebook page. The nonprofit will be the recipient of the beauty pageant’s charity donation, which it raises during the four-day event each year.

For folks who want to catch all the glitz and glam but don’t have access to a TV, ABC will be live-streaming the pageant online. The show can also be viewed on a mobile device or tablet via the ABC app. To stream from ABC’s website, viewers will need their cable provider’s login information to access the show. Viewers with Sling TV and Hulu Live also can stream the pageant.

Although Miss America’s Facebook page won’t be streaming the entire pageant, highlights, clips and behind-the-scenes activity from the evening will also be uploaded throughout the night. Viewers can also follow along with all the Miss America action by keeping up with the organization’s Snapchat and on Twitter with the hashtag #MissAmerica.

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