Bachelor in Paradise

Bachelor in Paradise

Summer lovin’ is sure to happen fast as the hit series Bachelor in Paradise returns for season five. Breakout fan favorites from The Bachelor franchise are back and ready for a second (or third) chance at finding love. For anyone wondering where Paradise could lead them, newly engaged Ashley and Jared have proven that anything is possible when it comes to true love.
Summer lovin’ is sure to happen fast as the hit series Bachelor in Paradise returns for season five. Breakout fan favorites from The Bachelor franchise are back and ready for a second (or third) chance at finding love. For anyone wondering where Paradise could lead them, newly engaged Ashley and Jared have proven that anything is possible when it comes to true love.

Season 5 (11 episodes)

  • 1. Episode 1

    Original air date: 08/07/2018 Runtime: 84:44 min.

    Original air date: 08/07/2018 Runtime: 84:44 min. In the premiere episode of what promises to be another wild ride of Bachelor in Paradise, our favorite members of Bachelor Nation begin their journey for another chance at finding love at a luxurious Mexico resort. Host and keeper of the keys Chris Harrison is there to greet the men and women that are hoping to find true love on the beach like Carly and Evan or Jade and Tanner, who found each other in previous seasons, and have since married and started families. Later this season, these two happy couples will return to make an appearance in Paradise in addition to more Bachelor Nation twosomes and fan favorites, including Ashley I. and Jared, Raven and Adam, Arie and Lauren B., Ben Higgins, Becca Kufrin and Amanda Stanton.

  • 2. Episode 2

    Original air date: 08/13/2018 Runtime: 84:43 min.

    Original air date: 08/13/2018 Runtime: 84:43 min. Big surprises lead to shocking reactions in an unexpectedly moving new episode of Bachelor in Paradise. The drama begins as a noncommittal single returns from his date with a former flame and unwanted confrontation awaits him back on the beach. Meanwhile, the next date card goes to a professional wrestler who steals one lively lady away from a handsome firefighter who was courting her just the night before. With all the mixing and matching going on, it’s anyone’s guess who will stay and who will go, and it’s left up to the women at the first rose ceremony of the season. After pressure from her girlfriends, one frustrated friend-without-benefits tells her guy with cold feet to be all in with her or she’s moving on. So, when the former NFL player decides to explore his options, his rival for her affection sees an opportunity to score major points. Who will ultimately be rewarded with this bachelorette’s rose and who will say goodbye to Paradise?

  • 3. Episode 3

    Original air date: 08/14/2018 Runtime: 84:50 min.

    Original air date: 08/14/2018 Runtime: 84:50 min. In the next rollercoaster ride of an episode, Becca Kufrin is still in Paradise and on her way to talk to an emotional bachelor from her season. Will he get the closure he needs? And will he stay in Paradise? Elsewhere, one specific romantic hopeful already imagines leaving Paradise engaged, but she’s blindsided by a new arrival. Later, a nerdy computer programmer is surprisingly a hot commodity, and a single dad gets put in the friend zone. Finally, a feisty female and a smooth talker share a kiss, but his loose lips leave her feeling deceived.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Original air date: 08/20/2018 Runtime: 84:02 min.

    Original air date: 08/20/2018 Runtime: 84:02 min. A distressed damsel confronts the man that deceived her by kissing another woman, and the shocked bachelorette realizes that she still hopes that her original love interest will prove to be her guy. With four women potentially going home at the rose ceremony, a popular single dad has a decision to make. Creating more controversy at the cocktail party, an unabashed pot-stirrer’s actions lead to a spectacle that upsets one woman in particular.

  • 5. Episode 5

    Original air date: 08/21/2018 Runtime: 84:43 min.

    Original air date: 08/21/2018 Runtime: 84:43 min. A hunky ladies’ man asks out a fair-haired beauty, and to everybody’s surprise, including her concerned beach beau, she says yes. A date card would certainly help in his love and war effort, but when the next one arrives, it has another guy’s name on it. Hoping to return from the date with an established relationship, she is shocked when her old friend from home stuns her with a tearful warning about her date’s intentions. Love is in the air on a third date when a new arrival asks out a newly available blonde who is over her boyfriend’s behavior at the last cocktail party. Which guy can this fickle female trust to protect her heart forever?

  • 6. Episode 6

    Original air date: 08/27/2018 Runtime: 84:44 min.

    Original air date: 08/27/2018 Runtime: 84:44 min. With one fickle female bouncing back and forth between the well-groomed male model and the well-accented French Canadian, someone’s heart is bound to be broken. Speaking of love triangles, one new arrival refuses to take no for an answer when he is turned down for a date by a girl who had been waiting for him but found herself falling for his friend before he could get there. Meanwhile, when one bachelor leaves Paradise early, a distraught woman left behind is desperate to find another man who would want all the love that she has to offer.

  • 7. Episode 7

    Original air date: 08/28/2018 Runtime: 84:43 min.

    Original air date: 08/28/2018 Runtime: 84:43 min. Just when one guy is feeling reassured about his relationship, his free-spirited girlfriend kisses yet another man. Meanwhile, a face-off that almost comes to blows leads to a hasty departure out of Paradise. The early exit of this misguided young man still leaves four candidates campaigning for the rose of the only independent woman. A new week brings the roses and the decision-making to the men, along with fresh female arrivals. When a trustworthy fellow goes on a date with a newcomer, the ladies are shaken to the core.

  • 8. Episode 8

    Original air date: 09/04/2018 Runtime: 126:01 min.

    Original air date: 09/04/2018 Runtime: 126:01 min. An overconfident bachelorette is devastated when her man tells her that he can’t give her the future that she deserves. Later, things shake up yet again with the arrival of two women at the same time. Meanwhile, Chris Harrison shows up with two beloved Bachelor alumni from seasons past who left Paradise twice and found love with each other. Everyone is thrilled for them except for one guy who is forced to watch his ex get engaged to another man. With the men handing out the roses, everyone thinks four women will be going home, until Chris Harrison provides another shock to the group with a last-minute arrival from New Zealand.

  • 9. Episode 9

    Original air date: 09/04/2018 Runtime: 84:33 min.

    Original air date: 09/04/2018 Runtime: 84:33 min. Chris Harrison shows up with two couples from Paradise’s past who choose who to send on what is promised to be the most spectacular date in Bachelor in Paradise history. Meanwhile, the happy families inspire another couple to take their relationship to the next level. Elsewhere, things aren’t going as well for another couple and the conflicted fellow finds himself emotionally drained from saying farewell to his previous love and unable to be the romantic partner that his new interest deserves. Later, a confused girl turns down a date with the man who saved her at the last rose ceremony because she can’t accept that her first interest in Paradise has chosen to be with somebody else.

  • 10. Episode 10

    Original air date: 09/10/2018 Runtime: 84:13 min.

    Original air date: 09/10/2018 Runtime: 84:13 min. The first couple to come into focus enjoy a romantic date, until the woman is asked to change into a wedding dress, which rattles her more than she anticipated. Will the bride-to-maybe become a runaway or will her intended groom sweet-talk her into staying in Paradise? The next date card shows up in the hand of a new arrival who is remembered for his shady past, and a woman bewitched by his good looks accepts a date with him. Meanwhile, a confused and lovesick suitor shows up for the rose ceremony still reeling from a disappointing conversation with his girlfriend the previous night. Finally, romantic overnight dates in the fantasy suites are reserved for those couples who are ready to take that next step.

  • 11. Episode 11

    Original air date: 09/11/2018 Runtime: 81:19 min.

    Original air date: 09/11/2018 Runtime: 81:19 min. For one couple, the woman has been ready to get engaged from the moment they met, while his love-at-first-sight hasn’t been moving quite as fast. For another couple, the journey hasn’t been easy with others attempting to come between them. The final couple is surely in love but has a lot of doubts, stemming from troubled family situations growing up. Later, all questions will be answered when the cast reunites to catch everyone up on life since Paradise, including former couples that face one another for the first time after their devastating breakups.