Miss USA Pageant Heads to the CW in First Broadcast Airing Since 2019

The 72nd Miss USA Pageant will air live on the CW on Sept. 29. This will be the pageant’s first broadcast airing since 2019.

Additionally, Miss Teen USA will stream on the CW’s app and website on the same day. Hosts and judges for both pageants are yet to be announced.

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Both Miss USA and Miss Teen USA will take place at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. Titleholders from each state will compete for the national titles, which will be crowned by Miss USA 2022 Morgan Romano of North Carolina and Miss Teen USA 2022 Faron Medhi of Nebraska, respectively. 2023’s Miss USA titleholder will go on to represent the U.S. at the Miss Universe 2023 competition later this year.

“The Miss USA Pageant and Miss Teen USA Pageants are time-honored traditions,” said Heather Olander, head of unscripted programming at the CW. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Laylah Rose and Renato Basile for what is sure to be a night of exciting entertainment.”

“I am incredibly excited about the collaboration with the CW for the broadcast of the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants,” said the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA’s president and CEO. “We are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to present viewers with a modern and progressive approach to a 70-year-old tradition, and we’re looking forward to the moment when this year’s deserving champions are crowned.”

“I am excited to be working side by side with the Miss USA/Miss Teen franchise and its new owner Laylah Rose,” said executive producer Renato Basile. “Bringing together our unique A-list teams is going to make for an exhilarating production.”

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