The host of The Bachelor franchise will be hosting the Miss America broadcast scheduled to air live on Sunday, September 13 from 9-11PM ET/PT on ABC.
"It is an honor to be back as host of Miss America for the seventh time," Harrison said in a statement. "This is a special event that has become near and dear to my heart. I'm proud to say I'm one of the longest running hosts in the competition's iconic 95 year history."
The 2016 Miss America Competition will be taking place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Harrison will be lending his talent to the competition for the seventh year. He will be joined on the judging panel by previously-announced celebrities Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya Coleman.
Harrison's co-host will be announced in the coming weeks as well as additional talent. The 2016 Miss America Competition is being produced by dick clark productions.