The Bachelor

The Bachelor

The Bachelor celebrates its 20th season with more fireworks, surprises and drama than ever. This season’s Bachelor is Ben Higgins, the handsome software salesman sent home by Kaitlyn Bristowe last season on The Bachelorette. Ben must choose from a bevy of beautiful and charming women, including two familiar faces from a past season. Destinations include Chicago, Mexico City, Jamaica and more. (SD Only)
The Bachelor celebrates its 20th season with more fireworks, surprises and drama than ever. This season’s Bachelor is Ben Higgins, the handsome software salesman sent home by Kaitlyn Bristowe last season on The Bachelorette. Ben must choose from a bevy of beautiful and charming women, including two familiar faces from a past season. Destinations include Chicago, Mexico City, Jamaica and more. (SD Only)

Season 20 (12 episodes)

  • 1. 2001

    Original air date: 01/04/2016 Runtime: 83:33 min.

    Original air date: 01/04/2016 Runtime: 83:33 min. Ben Higgins, 26, a handsome and charming small-town guy from Indiana, meets 28 potential soul mates as he starts his search for love in the landmark 20th edition of The Bachelor. (SD Only)

  • 2. 2002

    Original air date: 01/11/2016 Runtime: 84:59 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2016 Runtime: 84:59 min. Ben “schools” 10 lucky ladies on a date filled with laughs and romance. ICE CUBE and KEVIN HART help plan a one-on-one date. Plus, Love Lab tests who is the best match for Ben.

  • 3. 2003

    Original air date: 01/18/2016 Runtime: 84:49 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2016 Runtime: 84:49 min. Ben and Lauren B. soar to new heights; World Cup soccer champions ALEX MORGAN and KELLEY O’HARA coach 12 women to bring the heat; and Jubilee and Ben’s relationship intensifies.

  • 4. 2004

    Original air date: 01/25/2016 Runtime: 84:51 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2016 Runtime: 84:51 min. JoJo and Ben tour the Las Vegas strip by helicopter, Becca gets a wedding dress and intriguing proposal, the twins get a special date and talents are revealed with TERRY FATOR.

  • 5. 2005

    Original air date: 02/01/2016 Runtime: 84:55 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2016 Runtime: 84:55 min. Ben and the 11 bachelorettes left visit Mexico City, where they’re exposed to food and fashion by industry experts. Amanda and Lauren H. get one-on-one dates. Ben confronts Olivia.

  • 6. 2006

    Original air date: 02/08/2016 Runtime: 83:45 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2016 Runtime: 83:45 min. After a chat with Olivia and the rose ceremony, Ben and the remaining women go to the Bahamas, where a group date will swim with pigs, and the dreaded two-on-one date takes place.

  • 7. 2007

    Original air date: 02/15/2016 Runtime: 84:31 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2016 Runtime: 84:31 min. Six bachelorettes battle for four hometown dates, as Ben welcomes them to his hometown of Warsaw, Indiana. Plus, a date at Wrigley Field in Chicago and Emily meets Ben’s parents.

  • 8. 2008

    Original air date: 02/22/2016 Runtime: 84:49 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2016 Runtime: 84:49 min. Ben joins Amanda, Caila, JoJo and Lauren B. in their hometowns, only to have their families — and an unexpected surprise — question all intentions. Ben must make a tough decision.

  • 9. 2009

    Original air date: 02/29/2016 Runtime: 84:50 min.

    Original air date: 02/29/2016 Runtime: 84:50 min. As Ben and the final three women travel to Jamaica, Ben makes Bachelor history by telling two women he loves them, sparking indecision as he nears the end of his journey.

  • 10. The Women Tell All

    Original air date: 03/07/2016 Runtime: 83:51 min.

    Original air date: 03/07/2016 Runtime: 83:51 min. Ben faces the women he rejected; sparks fly and the claws come out. Caila, Jubilee, Lace and Olivia are among the bachelorettes in the hot seat. Plus, a sneak peek at the finale.

  • 11. 2010

    Original air date: 03/14/2016 Runtime: 84:59 min.

    Original air date: 03/14/2016 Runtime: 84:59 min. America watches along with a live studio audience as Ben Higgin’s journey to find love comes to its astonishing conclusion. The Bachelor prepares to make one of the most difficult choices of his life. He has narrowed down the field to two women - JoJo and Lauren B. - and has told both of them that he loves them. After much soul-searching, who does Ben see as his future wife?

  • 12. After the Final Rose

    Original air date: 03/14/2016 Runtime: 39:26 min.

    Original air date: 03/14/2016 Runtime: 39:26 min. Immediately following the exciting season finale, Ben, JoJo and Lauren look back at the dramatic ending to their journey to find love. Plus, the new Bachelorette will be revealed.