The Bachelor

The Bachelor

  • TV-14
  • 2002
  • 25 Seasons
  • 3.2  (6,462)

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
The Final Rose
11. The Final Rose
March 15, 2021
As the landmark 25th season comes to a close, the two final women will meet Matt's family and enjoy one last date before he hands out the final rose. After all this, Matt's mind seems made up, but a shocking last-minute development threatens to alter the course of his entire journey.
Week 10
10. Week 10
March 8, 2021
It's time for fantasy suites. Matt and his three remaining women each enjoy romantic and perfectly tailored one-on-one dates.But before he can truly consider moving forward in a relationship, Matt must first address the one that has previously held him back.
Women Tell All
9. Women Tell All
March 1, 2021
Fifteen women return to relive the romance and rehash the rivalries from their journeys to find love. Some may seek forgiveness while others take a stand, but everyone will have the opportunity to speak their piece, including the Bachelor himself, Matt James.
Week 8
8. Week 8
February 22, 2021
It's time to meet the families. Though Matt and his final four won't be leaving the resort, their loved ones have safely arrived and are ready to get to know the man that has stolen these women's hearts.
Week 7
7. Week 7
February 15, 2021
With hometowns on the horizon, Matt and the remaining women all take a serious look at their potential future together, resulting in more than a few difficult decisions. Former cast member Heather Martin isn't the only source of drama during this jam-packed week that includes two one-on-one dates, a group date, two rose ceremonies and a performance by Aloe Blacc.
Week 6
6. Week 6
February 8, 2021
Rivals come face-to-face.
Week 5
5. Week 5
February 1, 2021
One woman finds herself deep in denial.
Week 4
4. Week 4
January 25, 2021
Still reeling from Sarah's sudden departure, Matt fights his tendency to put up walls as his journey continues with the 18 remaining women vying for his heart.
Week 3
3. Week 3
January 18, 2021
Sarah is at the center of an emotional firestorm that envelops Matt and the other women as the rose ceremony continues. A steamy group date, featuring Bachelor Nation favorite Ashley Iaconetti Haibon, offers the women a chance to write their own hot love scenes with Matt and read them to him in front of a live audience.
Week 2
2. Week 2
January 11, 2021
Eighteen women go on the group date.
Week 1
1. Week 1
January 4, 2021
Matt James, will hand out the roses for its momentous 25th season. After meeting Matt as a prospective suitor for "The Bachelorette," Bachelor Nation swooned when they learned he would take on the role as the lead of his own love story.
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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 25 seasons (272 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 Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, FandangoNow, Google Play, Apple TV, ABC, Tubi TV and IMDb TV.

  • Premiere Date
    March 25, 2002
  • IMDB Rating
    3.2  (6,462)