The Bachelor

The Bachelor

Nick Viall was devastated when Bachelorette Andi Dorfman said goodbye just as he was preparing to pick out a ring, and he was equally crushed when Kaitlyn Bristowe sent him home with an engagement ring in his pocket. Now, the sensitive Midwestern salesman is back and stronger than ever as he begins his search for true love on the 21st season of the hit romance reality series, The Bachelor.
Nick Viall was devastated when Bachelorette Andi Dorfman said goodbye just as he was preparing to pick out a ring, and he was equally crushed when Kaitlyn Bristowe sent him home with an engagement ring in his pocket. Now, the sensitive Midwestern salesman is back and stronger than ever as he begins his search for true love on the 21st season of the hit romance reality series, The Bachelor.

Season 21 (14 episodes)

  • 1. Countdown to Nick

    Original air date: 01/01/2017 Runtime: 41:51 min.

    Original air date: 01/01/2017 Runtime: 41:51 min. An in-depth look at the newest bachelor, Nick Viall; bachelorette profiles; memorable arrival moments from the show's history.

  • 2. Episode 1

    Original air date: 01/02/2017 Runtime: 84:56 min.

    Original air date: 01/02/2017 Runtime: 84:56 min. A trio of popular former Bachelors – Sean Lowe, Chris Soules and Ben Higgins –offer their support and encouragement to Nick, who will face all new pressures and responsibilities on the highly anticipated 21st season premiere.

  • 3. Episode 2

    Original air date: 01/09/2017 Runtime: 84:08 min.

    Original air date: 01/09/2017 Runtime: 84:08 min. Technology salesman Nick Viall, 35, begins his search for true love; former bachelors Sean Lowe, Chris Soules and Ben Higgins offer support and encouragement.

  • 4. Episode 3

    Original air date: 01/16/2017 Runtime: 84:44 min.

    Original air date: 01/16/2017 Runtime: 84:44 min. After Nick reveals his past with Liz, he’s anxious some of the women will leave. Three women question why they were sent home and The Backstreet Boys visit the Bachelor Mansion.

  • 5. Episode 4

    Original air date: 01/23/2017 Runtime: 84:48 min.

    Original air date: 01/23/2017 Runtime: 84:48 min. Vanessa confronts Nick about Corinne and two unsuspecting women are sent home. Nick then brings the remaining bachelorettes to his hometown and a feud erupts at the cocktail party.

  • 6. Episode 5

    Original air date: 01/30/2017 Runtime: 83:25 min.

    Original air date: 01/30/2017 Runtime: 83:25 min. The ‘Big Easy’ tantalizes nick and the women with music, dance, culinary delights and voodoo magic, but proves challenging when it comes to romance.

  • 7. Episode 6

    Original air date: 02/06/2017 Runtime: 84:48 min.

    Original air date: 02/06/2017 Runtime: 84:48 min. A devastating group date and a stunning outcome to a two-on-one date leave Nick confused and defeated.

  • 8. Episode 7

    Original air date: 02/13/2017 Runtime: 84:30 min.

    Original air date: 02/13/2017 Runtime: 84:30 min. After suffering through an intense volleyball group date last week, a tearful Nick is unsure about the process. He leaves the bachelorettes and walks out on his chance to find his soul mate. The women are dumbfounded by Nick’s exit, as all of his relationships are called into question.

  • 9. Episode 8

    Original air date: 02/20/2017 Runtime: 85:30 min.

    Original air date: 02/20/2017 Runtime: 85:30 min. Corinne, Rachel, Raven and Vanessa are left in Bimini, still shocked that Nick sent Kristina home before the rose ceremony. They wonder if they still will get a coveted hometown date from the unpredictable Bachelor. But with the stakes being so high, Nick will go on an emotionally charged journey to visit these final four women’s hometowns. Raven meets him in Hoxie, Arkansas, and then, it is on to Dallas where Rachel and Nick confront the challenges that might meet an interracial couple. Corinne is waiting in Miami and finally, Nick travels to Montreal to reunite with Vanessa. Just as Nick gets ready to make the gut-wrenching decision to send one woman home, he gets a surprise visitor, who could change everything.

  • 10. Episode 9

    Original air date: 02/27/2017 Runtime: 42:12 min.

    Original air date: 02/27/2017 Runtime: 42:12 min. What is Andi Dorfman doing at Nick’s hotel door? He just finished visiting the families of the final four women, and Andi shares a bombshell suggestion with Nick about the fantasy suite. After a painful rose ceremony, Nick rejoices with the final three bachelorettes as they head to the snow-capped winter wonderland of Lapland, Finland.

  • 11. Episode 10

    Original air date: 03/06/2017 Runtime: 43:55 min.

    Original air date: 03/06/2017 Runtime: 43:55 min. The fantasy overnight dates continue with Rachel and Vanessa looking into the future with Nick, but not even he is sure who the final two women will be.

  • 12. Women Tell All

    Original air date: 03/06/2017 Runtime: 81:48 min.

    Original air date: 03/06/2017 Runtime: 81:48 min. Tempers flare and there are plenty of fireworks, as 19 of the most memorable women this season are back to confront Nick and tell their side of the story. There were highs and lows during Nick’s unforgettable season – and then there was Corinne, the most controversial bachelorette of the group. The very self-confident Corinne, who has been the woman viewers and the other bachelorettes have loved to hate, returns to have her chance to defend herself. Rachel, the recently announced new Bachelorette, shares some insight into how she plans to handle her search for love. Danielle L. and Kristina attempt to get some closure to their sudden and heart-wrenching break-ups. Then, take a sneak peek at the dramatic season finale and Nick’s final two women.

  • 13. Episode 11

    Original air date: 03/13/2017 Runtime: 83:14 min.

    Original air date: 03/13/2017 Runtime: 83:14 min. After his dreams of finding love were cut short when both bachelorettes Andi Dorfman and Kaitlyn Bristowe left him heartbroken, Nick has narrowed down the field of 30 bachelorettes to two captivating women – Raven and Vanessa – both of whom he is falling for. Who does Nick, after much soul-searching, see as his future wife? It is no surprise that he is anxious, conflicted and fearful of being rejected again.

  • 14. After the Final Rose

    Original air date: 03/13/2017 Runtime: 41:16 min.

    Original air date: 03/13/2017 Runtime: 41:16 min. Immediately following the dramatic season finale, emotions run high as Nick sits down with Chris Harrison – live – to discuss his final two women of the season: Raven, the beautiful Southern belle, and Vanessa, the passionate special-needs teacher. The Bachelor takes us back to the snow-capped winter wonderland of Finland where he spent the emotional last days of his journey. Both ladies are back to sit with Nick to talk about the sensational outcome and their relationships with him. It’s the live, unpredictable ending to his adventure to find everlasting true love, live, on The Bachelor: After the Final Rose.