How To Watch Louisville Reporter And Miss USA Elle Smith Compete In Miss Universe This Weekend

Louisville’s own Elle Smith, a reporter at WHAS11, recently brought home a very regal award: the title of Miss USA.  Today, she starts competing in the preliminaries of the Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel.



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The pageant’s Preliminary Competition airs today at 11:45 a.m. on the official Miss Universe YouTube channel. Click here to watch it.

Later today, there’s also the National Costume Show, which airs today at 2:15 p.m. on the YouTube channel as well. 

The “big” competition, which will be hosted by Steve Harvey, will air on FOX and Telemundo on Sunday, Dec. 12, from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

You can click here to vote for Elle Smith to advance into the semifinals, but know that votes cost money (3 for $1, 20 for $4.99, etc.) Your first vote is free on the Miss Universe app.

There are about 80 women representing their home countries at Miss Universe this weekend. Click here for a full list of all the contestants.

Smith represented Louisville at the Miss USA pageant in November by dressing up as a Derby jockey adorned with a garland of roses.

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