Miss America 2018: Chris Harrison returns as co-host

Chris Harrison will return to host.

This will be Harrison's ninth time hosting the show.

Sage Steele, an ESPN host and commentator, will join him as co-host for the second year in a row.

“It's an honor to grace the Miss America stage as host for the ninth time,” Harrison said. “I'm extremely happy to be sharing the hosting duties once again with my friend Sage Steele. Sage is a true professional whose quick wit and charisma lights up the stage and the show.”

The 97th annual Miss America competition will be held in Atlantic City on Sunday, Sept. 10. It will air live on ABC from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT.