How to Watch the 2023 Miss Universe Pageant Online Without Cable

The 72nd annual Miss Universe pageant is heading to El Savador. Taking place Saturday at the José Adolfo Pineda Arena in San Salvador, the international beauty pageant will see over 80 women from around the world compete for the crown.

This year makes history with the first trans women, Miss Portugal Marina Machete and Miss Netherlands Rikkie Kollé, to join the event, while Pakistan will also debut in the pageant. Olivia Culpo and Jeannie Mai Jenkins will host the event, and John Legend will perform. This year’s judges will include model and activist Halima Aden, singer Mario Bautista, Telemundo host Giselle Blondet, influencer Avani Gregg, original Queer Eye star Carson Kressley and former White House physician Dr. Connie Mariano.

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Below, keep reading for more details on how to watch Miss Universe online, with and without cable.

How to Watch Miss Universe 2023 Online: Air Date, Time

The 2023 Miss Universe pageant will air live on Saturday at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on the Roku channel, which is available at, on Roku and Samsung TVs, and on devices that support the Roku app, including the Roku Streaming Stick, Amazon’s Fire TV Stick and others.

The event will also be broadcast on cable in Spanish on Telemundo, which is carried on live TV streaming platforms. Some of the best on-demand online cable services that offer Telemundo in their package are Fubo and Hulu + Live TV, while DirecTV Stream has an Español add-on with the channel.

If you have an existing streaming subscription and are located outside of the U.S., you can use a virtual private network (VPN) such as ExpressVPN to watch Miss Universe from almost anywhere in the world. (The service is currently offering a Black Friday deal of three extra months for free for new subscribers.)

You can also watch Telemundo live online when you log in with your cable TV provider credentials at

Learn more about the ways to stream Miss Universe without cable.

How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free
How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free


DirecTV Stream

Packages from $64.99 per month

get directv free trial

Watch 2023 Miss Universe pageant for free through DirecTV Stream’s seven-day trial with the Español add-on, which costs an additional $15 per month and includes Telemundo and 14 more Spanish-language channels. The live TV streaming service’s packages start at $64.99 monthly (guaranteed for the first two years) for the Entertainment tier, and offer online TV, on-demand content and more than 75 other channels, including CNN, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, AMC and others. Other plans offer over 105-150 channels, with prices ranging from $83.99 to $154.99 per month.

For a limited time, new subscribers can also earn up to a $400 Visa gift card; learn more here.

How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free
How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free



Packages from $74.99 per month

Get Fubo free trial

Watch Telemundo and more than 170 other news, entertainment and sports channels with a subscription to Fubo, which starts at $74.99 per month. You can record over 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies, games and more (including Monday, Thursday and Sunday night football) and watch later on your smartphone, tablet or TV.

Other plans include the Elite package (254 channels for $84.99 monthly) and the Ultimate tier that comes with 298 channels, NFL RedZone, Showtime and 4K quality for $100 monthly. The online TV streaming service offers a five-day trial for new subscribers, so you can technically watch the Miss Universe pageant online for free during that period.

How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free
How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free


Hulu + Live TV

Packages from $76.99

Get Hulu + live TV

Hulu + Live TV comes bundled with Disney+ and ESPN+ and includes Telemundo, NBC and 75 other major cable news, entertainment and sports channels for $76.99-$89.99 per month (packages available with or without ads). You’ll also get access to live streaming and events on ESPN+, like UFC Fight Night, PGA golf, soccer and baseball.

Hulu + Live TV does not currently offer a free trial.

How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free
How to Stream the Miss Universe 2023 Pageant Online for Free



Packages on sale from $22.50 per month

Get 50% off Sling

If you want to watch the 2023 Miss Universe pageant with one of Sling‘s live TV streaming plans ($45-$60 per month), you’ll need to connect a compatible antenna to access your local channels (including Telemundo) for free. Sling’s packages let you watch more than 40 other local broadcast channels, and you can record up to 50 hours of content and stream on up to three devices

Sling is currently offering a deal that gets new subscribers half off their first month, bringing the price down to $22.50-$30 for the individual Orange and Blue plans, as well as the combined Orange & Blue plan; get more details here.

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