The Bachelor

The Bachelor

One lucky man gets the opportunity to find the woman of his dreams, and hopefully his bride-to-be, in this reality series. The Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey meeting 25 women, then selecting 15 as potential mates. He continues to narrow the field, ultimately to one woman to whom he proposes marriage in the series' dramatic finale.
One lucky man gets the opportunity to find the woman of his dreams, and hopefully his bride-to-be, in this reality series. The Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey meeting 25 women, then selecting 15 as potential mates. He continues to narrow the field, ultimately to one woman to whom he proposes marriage in the series' dramatic finale.

Season 23 (12 episodes)

  • 1. Episode 1

    Original air date: 01/07/2019 Runtime: 126:11 min.

    Original air date: 01/07/2019 Runtime: 126:11 min. Colton Underwood burst onto the scene during season 14 of The Bachelorette. It was his good looks, love for dogs and vulnerability that charmed not only Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, but all of Bachelor Nation. This former NFL player made a play for Becca’s heart but was sadly sent home after professing he had fallen in love. Now Colton is back and ready to capture hearts across America yet again when he returns for another shot at love.

  • 2. Episode 2

    Original air date: 01/14/2019 Runtime: 84:47 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2019 Runtime: 84:47 min. Colton’s search for love starts with laughs, surprises and intense face-offs between the women. The first date of the season has eight hopeful bachelorettes sharing personal stories about their “firsts” – with Colton and a live audience – and coached by happily married masters of comedy Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation). Hannah B. scores the first one-on-one date on her birthday, including dinner on The Queen Mary. Twelve eager women attend “Camp Bachelor” with a decidedly unorthodox camp counselor, actor and comedian Billy Eichner, who oversees three challenging contests.

  • 3. Episode 3

    Original air date: 01/21/2019 Runtime: 85:25 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/2019 Runtime: 85:25 min. Yo, ho, ho and avast, matey! Eight bachelorettes perform in a spectacular live “Pirates Dinner Adventure” show, spilling over into an intense competition between two women, to capture Colton’s attention and affection. Elyse travels to San Diego with the Bachelor on what she thinks will be a romantic one-on-one date to the historic amusement park, Belmont Park. Actor and former NFL football player Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and his wife, Rebecca King-Crews, coach a group of the women preparing for the “Bachelor’s Strongest Woman” competition, while Chris Harrison and iconic comedian Fred Willard offer their colorful play-by-play on the daunting athletic contest. The week ends with a pool party instead of a cocktail party, which reignites the cat fight between two enemies.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Original air date: 01/28/2019 Runtime: 84:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2019 Runtime: 84:35 min. A spectacular international trip awaits the 15 remaining bachelorettes beginning with Singapore, a booming multicultural metropolis, mixing big city luxury with fascinating Chinese heritage. Tayshia and Colton take on their fears when they decide to throw caution to the wind and bungee jump, but she also must face her apprehension about revealing a past failure in her private life. Thirteen excited bachelorettes jump at the opportunity to explore the city’s colorful street markets, however, thrills turn to chills when they stop at a leech therapy center and taste various exotic dishes. Colton treats Caelynn, one of his favorites, to a posh designer shopping spree; but before their relationship can progress any further, a serious discussion needs to take place. Meanwhile, a new rivalry springs up this week.

  • 5. Episode 5

    Original air date: 02/04/2019 Runtime: 84:43 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2019 Runtime: 84:43 min. Colton’s continuing search for his soulmate moves on to the tropical paradise of Khao Lak, Thailand. Thirteen determined women see this lush destination as a great opportunity to advance their individual love stories with the Bachelor. Heather is the lucky woman to get Colton’s first one-on-one date: a scenic boat ride along Thailand’s coast, which lands them at the “floating city” of Ko Panyi. Elyse’s surprise late-night visit to Colton leads to a game-changing bombshell. Colton and 10 women trek through the wild Thai jungle, navigating the inhospitable environment, but the Bachelor sneaks away with one smitten bachelorette for some steamy alone time. Cassie scores the final one-on-one date and the couple is left to their own devices on a deserted island. The cocktail party quickly turns hostile, and Colton, caught again in the middle of a firestorm between two women, takes drastic measures.

  • 6. Episode 6

    Original air date: 02/11/2019 Runtime: 84:45 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2019 Runtime: 84:45 min. Oneyka and Nicole’s shattering showdown continues as Colton tries to find an escape from the ordeal. After the rose ceremony, the remaining bachelorettes travel to the lush, tropical paradise of Vietnam’s Cam Ranh coast. The first one-on-one date is captured by a woman, who has magic chemistry with Colton. Their spa date reignites their passion, but deeper issues need resolving. A group date at the historic Hai Thai Ancient House proves to be an adrenaline rush for the women, as they are trained in the Vietnamese martial art of Vovinam and then fight for love in a series of intense sparring matches. The last one-on-one date leads to an awkward, but honest conversation, and one woman dramatically declares her growing feelings to Colton in a late-night tryst. However, Colton’s ever-present fear about picking someone who is not ready for a proposal continues to hang over him.

  • 7. Episode 7

    Original air date: 02/18/2019 Runtime: 84:47 min.

    Original air date: 02/18/2019 Runtime: 84:47 min. The pressure mounts as Colton and the seven remaining women return to the U.S. and his hometown of Denver. He decides to meet with popular Bachelor Ben Higgins for advice, sharing his fear of being blindsided by a bachelorette who is not as serious as he is. Tayshia and Colton escape to explore Denver, but she shares some earthshattering news with him that shakes his world. Caelynn meets Colton on the ski slopes for a day of fun. Country music star Brett Young builds the romance with a surprise concert for the couple. Colton and Hannah B. look into the future by going house hunting and meet up with Colton’s parents at the last stop. The four women who are left travel to a cozy rest stop in the mountains with the Bachelor, but a shaken Colton is faced with deciding which women he can trust for this next important step of visiting their hometowns. One woman throws another under the bus as everyone’s emotions run high, and it is left to Colton to make his toughest decision yet.

  • 8. Episode 8

    Original air date: 02/25/2019 Runtime: 84:11 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/2019 Runtime: 84:11 min. Colton joins the four remaining bachelorettes in their hometowns, including Fredericksburg, Virginia, Birmingham, Alabama, Santa Ana, California, and Huntington Beach, California. One woman will suffer a devastating exit, as the other three bachelorettes look forward to the highly anticipated Fantasy Suites. But in another shocking turn, Colton leaves the room with Chris Harrison for a conversation that could change everything.

  • 9. Episode 9

    Original air date: 03/04/2019 Runtime: 84:16 min.

    Original air date: 03/04/2019 Runtime: 84:16 min. Overwhelmed by having just sent Caelynn home and nervously anticipating the Fantasy Suites that lie ahead, the virgin Bachelor is about to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the Algarve region of Portugal. Colton and Tayshia take a breathtaking helicopter ride to Cape St. Vincent and later, Colton and Cassie’s date is interrupted by a bombshell surprise. What Colton does next not only changes his journey but everyone else’s.

  • 10. The Women Tell All

    Original air date: 03/05/2019 Runtime: 84:13 min.

    Original air date: 03/05/2019 Runtime: 84:13 min. Twenty women return to confront one another and Colton as they offer the lowdown on their quarrels.

  • 11. Episode 10

    Original air date: 03/11/2019 Runtime: 84:29 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2019 Runtime: 84:29 min. Colton’s much-anticipated Fantasy Suite dates turned into a nightmare when Cassie took herself out of the running. After the most shocking meltdown in Bachelor history, Colton needs to discuss his options with Chris. Will he be alone at the end of his journey? Colton appears live on night one to explain how he has handled this heartbreaking challenge.

  • 12. After the Final Rose

    Original air date: 03/12/2019 Runtime: 81:52 min.

    Original air date: 03/12/2019 Runtime: 81:52 min. America watched live on Monday night as a devastated and extremely emotional Colton finally decided what would be best for him. He put everything on the line, but what will happen to him and the remaining women? Find out on night two.