The Bachelor

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  • TV-14
  • 2002
  • 26 Seasons
  • 3.1  (7,150)

In this competition series, a young man dates a group of young women and tries to decide which of them she wants to be with long term. Each season features a different male lead and a different set of female contestants. The series has a spinoff called The Bachelorette. The series revolves around a single bachelor who begins with a pool of romantic interests from whom he is expected to select a wife. During the course of the season, the bachelor eliminates candidates each week eventually culminating in a marriage proposal to his final selection. The participants travel to romantic and exotic locations for their dates, and the conflicts in the series, both internal and external, stem from the elimination-style format of the show.

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Seasons
After the Final Rose
12. After the Final Rose
March 15, 2022
After a rollercoaster season like none other, "The Bachelor" himself, Clayton Echard, returns to face the three women he fell in love with. Jesse Palmer will guide emotional conversations throughout the evening as the bombshell conclusion to Clayton's season plays out. What happens next is anyone's guess, but it all goes down LIVE.
Week 10: The Final Rose
11. Week 10: The Final Rose
March 14, 2022
It all comes down to this. After a heartbreaking and unexpected breakup with Susie, Clayton finds himself questioning everything as he heads into the rose ceremony we've all awaited. When Clayton drops devastating news on the final two women, they'll have to ponder their futures with our leading man. Host Jesse Palmer will be joined by a panel of Bachelor Nation fan favorites for a LIVE discussion as the story unfolds.
Week 10
10. Week 10
March 8, 2022
Clayton and the three remaining ladies travel to beautiful Reykjavik, Iceland, where they each enjoy passionate dates filled with all the awe-inspiring landscapes, all the romance the country has to offer, and the opportunity to spend a relationship-changing night together.
Women Tell All
9. Women Tell All
March 7, 2022
Clayton's former flames reunite to hash out their differences, clear up any misunderstandings and apologize -- or not -- for bad behavior; a few special surprises and bloopers.
Week 8
8. Week 8
February 28, 2022
The Bachelor visits the hometowns of his final four women to meet their families.
Week 7
7. Week 7
February 21, 2022
Fresh from her second one-on-one date, Sarah is intent on finding out which of the ladies tried to take her down and the drama from her bitter confrontation threatens to ruin yet another cocktail party. Things seem to cool down when the group makes their way to Vienna, Austria, where the stakes couldn't be higher for Clayton as the realization hits that hometowns are right around the corner. Later, he and the women let their walls down with an intimate couples' therapy session.
Week 6
6. Week 6
February 14, 2022
It's the epic return of the two-on-one date. Continuing from last week's cliffhanger, Clayton must decide between Genevieve and Shanae. Then, the journey to find love heads overseas to Hvar, Croatia, a stunning and romantic destination, where one woman reveals a shocking secret. The rest of the ladies channel their inner gladiators during the group date as they battle each other in knightly challenges for a chance at a rose.
Week 5
5. Week 5
February 7, 2022
Clayton learns the cause of the palpable tension in the house is really one woman.
Week 4
4. Week 4
January 31, 2022
Clayton pulls Shanae and Elizabeth aside to settle their dispute and for the first time in two years, The Bachelor jet sets around the globe on the journey to find love!
Week 3
3. Week 3
January 24, 2022
Clayton confronts one of the women about a shocking rumor involving her; Kaitlyn Bristowe pays a surprise visit, leading an emotional date where Clayton and the women bravely open up about their insecurities; actress Nicole Eggert coaches the ladies.
Week 2
2. Week 2
January 10, 2022
In the group date, Hilary Duff enlists the help of the ladies to throw a dream Beverly Hills birthday party; Amanda Jordan performs for Clayton and his one-on-one date; Ziwe stops by the second group date to help Clayton spot potential red flags.
Week 1
1. Week 1
January 3, 2022
Clayton Echard's journey to find love kicks off! For the first time in two years, 31 women arrive at Bachelor Mansion ready to make their grand entrances and first impressions for the man they hope could be their future husband. New host, Jesse Palmer, returns to the franchise to welcome Clayton and guide him through his first evening full of dramatic ups, downs and everything in between. But before the first limo even arrives, a shocking franchise first will have Clayton clutching a rose and questioning everything.
Description

In this competition series, a young man dates a group of young women and tries to decide which of them she wants to be with long term. Each season features a different male lead and a different set of female contestants. The series has a spinoff called The Bachelorette.

The series revolves around a single bachelor who begins with a pool of romantic interests from whom he is expected to select a wife. During the course of the season, the bachelor eliminates candidates each week eventually culminating in a marriage proposal to his final selection. The participants travel to romantic and exotic locations for their dates, and the conflicts in the series, both internal and external, stem from the elimination-style format of the show.

The Bachelor is a series that is currently running and has 26 seasons (285 episodes). The series first aired on March 25, 2002.

Where to Watch The Bachelor

The Bachelor is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Bachelor on demand at , HBO Max, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, FandangoNow, Google Play, Apple TV, ABC and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    March 25, 2002
  • IMDB Rating
    3.1  (7,150)