Original air date: 05/23/2016 Runtime: 83:58 min. Fan-favorite JoJo Fletcher, 25, gets a second chance at “happily ever after,” as the season begins with her meeting 26 handsome bachelors. Will one of them be her Prince Charming? Before the evening begins, former Bachelorettes Kaitlyn Bristowe, Desiree Hartsock Siegfried and Ali Fedotowsky offer their support and advice. And it wouldn’t be a first rose ceremony without a surprise! Before the ceremony can even begin, an unexpected visitor from the past arrives and pulls the shocked Bachelorette aside, as the other men wonder if this man is new competition for JoJo’s heart. At the end of the night, 20 men continue on in the hopes of winning JoJo’s heart.
Original air date: 05/30/2016 Runtime: 84:43 min. Twenty anxious men hope to get their love story with JoJo off to a good start. The first group date gives 10 lucky bachelors a chance to see sparks fly when they head to a firefighting training facility, where one of the guys might need saving himself. JoJo and Derek get to pick their own adventure, and they choose a romantic picnic by the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Six bachelors get a dream date to ESPN’s popular show SportsNation, with hosts Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. The hosts are sure they will be able to help JoJo find a perfect match, but Chad seems determined to “shock and awe” all the way up to the rose ceremony.
Original air date: 06/06/2016 Runtime: 84:21 min. The men are still in shock after Chad stays as part of the group of 17 remaining men - despite his aggressive behavior - and begin to feel the pressure as the competition heats up. Chase and JoJo go to a hot yoga class during the day, which ends with a surprise performance by country star CHARLES KELLY. Plus, a group of unsuspecting bachelors is about to come clean about their sexual experiences - in public! Meanwhile, Chad has reverted back to his hot-head ways, almost leading to fisticuffs. James Taylor is treated to a good old-fashioned date with swing dancing, topped off by a trip to “Lover’s lane.” An impromptu pool party replaces the cocktail party, and the drama begins as one man calls out Chad for his bullying behavior, and Chris Harrison takes matters into his own hands. Will this be the end of the road for Chad?
Original air date: 06/07/2016 Runtime: 84:50 min. Chris Harrison faces off with Chad about his bad behavior, letting him know that violence is unacceptable, but will Chad make amends with the rest of the men? The pool party continues, but JoJo can’t help notice the guys are distracted by the house drama. After the rose ceremony, 14 men leave Los Angeles and begin their worldwide journey to find love, traveling first to the beautiful Laurel Highlands of Southwestern, Pennsylvania. One lucky man and JoJo escape to a surprising romantic date deep in the woods.
Original air date: 07/18/2016 Runtime: 84:53 min. JoJo’s world tour returns to the United States and travels across the country to visit Chase, Jordan, Luke and Robby. Her resilience is about to be tested by the men and their loved ones, as she tries to figure out from the people who know them best if these bachelors are ready to be married.