Deadline Hollywood: Miss Universe Pageant Produced by InventTV Watch on Roku and Telemundo

November 18th 2023

Live on ROKU & Telemundo

The 72nd annual competition will be hosted by former Extra host Maria Menounos alongside returning hosts Olivia Culpo and Jeannie Mai.

Culpo and Mai hosted the competition last year, replacing Steve Harvey, who had previously hosted the show for a number of years.

Menounos is the host of the Heal Squad podcast and has hosted on E! News as well as was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. She also won the title of Miss Teen Massachusetts in 1995.

The competition, which will air on Roku and Telemundo in the U.S., will take place in El Salvador on November 18 2023.

Miss Universe began airing on CBS in 1960. After it was acquired by Donald Trump in 1996, it began airing on NBC in 2003 and remained there until 2014. It aired on Fox between 2015 and 2019, before moving to FYI and Telemundo briefly before airing on Fox in 2021.

The 2023 show will be produced by exec produced Sergio Alfaro and his LA-based production company InventTV, as well as Paula Shugart and Anne Jakrajutatip for Miss Universe.

The Miss Universe Organization is now owned by Thailand’s JKN Global Group.

The show will also feature two backstage correspondents: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Zuri Hall, co-host of Access Hollywood and NBC’s American Ninja Warrior.

For the Spanish-language telecast, Telemundo will feature TV personalities Jacqueline Bracamontes and Danilo Carrera. Joining them are Andrea Meza, Carlos Adyan, and Julia Gama.

President of MOU Paula Shugart said, “I’m so glad to be working with such a talented, funny, and knowledgeable group of women presenters. Our hosts this year exemplify the best of the Miss Universe family, and this is going to be a fantastic show.”

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