Bachelor in Paradise

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 9 Seasons
  • 5.4  (2,036)

Bachelor in Paradise is an American reality television show, which premiered on August 4, 2014, on ABC. The show is a spin-off of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette and is hosted by Chris Harrison, with Wells Adams and Carly Waddell serving as bartenders. The show features contestants who didn't find love on their respective seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, as well as former cast members from previous seasons of Bachelor in Paradise. These contestants are brought together at a tropical resort in Mexico, where they have the opportunity to form new relationships and explore romance with one another.

The format of Bachelor in Paradise is different from other dating reality shows in that there is no set end goal for the contestants. Rather than competing for a proposal and an engagement like on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, the contestants of Bachelor in Paradise are simply hoping to make a connection with someone and explore a relationship with them.

Throughout the course of the season, new contestants arrive at the resort and are given the opportunity to ask someone on a date. This often leads to drama and tension between the cast members, as someone may be interested in someone who is already in a relationship with someone else.

The cast members also participate in group dates and individual dates, which are designed to help them get to know one another and build their relationships. The dates often involve exotic locations and extravagant activities, such as helicopter rides, private concerts, and zip-lining.

One of the unique aspects of Bachelor in Paradise is the role of the bartenders, Chris Harrison, Wells Adams, and Carly Waddell. The bartenders listen to the contestants' confessions and offer advice and support when needed. They also mix some of the show's signature drinks, such as the Bachelor Margarita and the Paradise Punch.

While Bachelor in Paradise is primarily focused on romance and relationships, it does touch on other themes as well. Mental health and self-care are addressed in several episodes, with the show providing resources for contestants who are struggling emotionally.

Overall, Bachelor in Paradise offers a unique and entertaining take on the dating reality show genre. With its tropical setting, diverse cast of characters, and dramatic storylines, it has become a popular summer staple for fans of the Bachelor franchise.

Bachelor in Paradise is a series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (101 episodes). The series first aired on August 4, 2014.

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Finale: Part 2
10. Finale: Part 2
December 7, 2023
In the Season 9 finale, relationships continue to be tested, with more couples considering leaving the beach while love also continues to blossom at the first-ever Paradise wedding.
Finale: Part 1
9. Finale: Part 1
November 30, 2023
With only one rose ceremony standing between the remaining couples and the end of paradise, the beachgoers feel extra pressure to lock in their connections.
Week 8
8. Week 8
November 16, 2023
A new wave of arrivals turn up the heat in Paradise; Blake's former flame Katie Thurston arrives.
Week 7
7. Week 7
November 9, 2023
With the men handing out roses this week, tensions are higher than ever. Several women are vying for one man's heart; a love triangle is set for shipwreck while surprising departures and arrivals rock the beach.
Week 6
6. Week 6
November 2, 2023
After the fiesta fiasco, Kat and Tanner discuss their future while Blake and Jess are left to navigate uncharted waters. Later, new love triangles are formed, and a warning from a former Bachelorette could be the end of one couple's happy ending.
Week 5
5. Week 5
October 26, 2023
With a rose ceremony looming over the beach, a new bombshell's arrival rocks the sands of Paradise; Kat's birthday goes awry; a raunchy game of truth or dare tests the couples' strength.
Week 4
4. Week 4
October 19, 2023
The arrival of John Henry and John B rocks the beach, potentially leading to the downfall of one or more solid couples. Meanwhile, the Paradise Truth Box is introduced, and Sam tries to push through recovery from her urgent medical issue.
Week 3
3. Week 3
October 12, 2023
The women hand out roses and couples solidify; when Tyler and Tanner arrive on the beach, all bets are off; Sam must bypass her urgent medical issue or she'll have to leave the beach.
Week 2: Part 1
2. Week 2: Part 1
October 5, 2023
With connections already starting to sizzle, Aven's highly anticipated arrival is sure to shake things up on the beaches of paradise; early relationships are tested; another former Bachelorette, Hannah Brown, arrives.
Week 1: Season Premiere
1. Week 1: Season Premiere
September 28, 2023
Extended Logline: It's almost paradise! Nearly a year since the last tropical rendezvous, "Bachelor in Paradise" returns with a cast of standouts and fan favorites from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette." With Jesse Palmer as host and Wells Adams returning to the bar, the latest group of singles are ready to take another shot at love and make waves.
Where to Watch Bachelor in Paradise
Bachelor in Paradise is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bachelor in Paradise on demand at Max, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and ABC.
  • Premiere Date
    August 4, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (2,036)