Original air date: 05/22/2017 Runtime: 84:43 min. Accomplished Texas attorney Rachel Lindsay takes a recess from the courtroom to start her search for happily ever after in the 13th edition of The Bachelorette. After opening herself up to finding love with Nick Viall last season on The Bachelor, this hopeful, down-to-earth woman will embark on her own journey to find her soul mate, meeting a record 31 bachelors who are all eager to win her heart and the final rose.
Original air date: 05/29/2017 Runtime: 84:47 min. Twenty-three men look to get their love story with Rachel off to a good start as they move into the mansion. Eight lucky bachelors get an amazing surprise when they learn that celebrity power couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are there to judge the guys’ performance in a “husband material obstacle course.” Peter gets the first one-on-one date, as he, Rachel and her beloved dog Copper attend “Bark Fest” in Palm Springs. Ten men are astounded to find themselves in the company of NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar for a day of basketball.
Original air date: 06/05/2017 Runtime: 85:45 min. When Rachel’s duplicitous suitor, DeMario, confronts her and pleads for a second chance, will she be able to forgive and forget? The Bachelorette lets three men go at the rose ceremony, but two of them do not take the news gracefully and argue noisily outside the mansion after their ejection. Six of the remaining lucky men are off on a group date to The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Rachel takes one bachelor for a horseback ride down famed Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills for an unusual shopping spree. Alexis, Corinne, Jasmine and Raven surprise Rachel by setting up a mud wrestling competition between eight of the bachelors in front of a boisterous crowd with some surprising results. A heated argument erupts among the men who attempt to warn Rachel about one guy they are convinced is not there for the “right reasons.”
Original air date: 06/19/2017 Runtime: 83:53 min. The contentious cocktail party continues, as a frustrated Eric implores the rest of bachelors to stop talking about him to Rachel. While most of the men are perfectly content to skip the drama, one calculating guy, Lee, deceptively steals Rachel away from Kenny for a second conversation. The two bachelors’ confrontation sets off a heated argument, totally distracting Rachel as she attempts to better acquaint herself with the other men. So she makes a decision that surprises all of the bachelors. After the rose ceremony, the remaining men leave the mansion to travel to beautiful, peaceful Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, where Rachel hopes to get a fresh start.
Original air date: 06/26/2017 Runtime: 84:44 min. Kenny and Lee continue their compelling and impassioned confrontation during the spelling-bee group date after-party, but Rachel sends a message by what man she rewards the coveted group date rose. The oyster culture of Bluffton, South Carolina, provides Rachel and Jack Stone with a romantic backdrop for their one-on-one date that ends in a surprise. A distraught Bachelorette goes straight to her rose ceremony and while the past week has been tough for her, it has brought her clarity. The lucky remaining men will begin the international leg of their journey as they head off to picturesque Oslo, Norway.
Original air date: 06/27/2017 Runtime: 84:43 min. As the two-on-one date between Kenny and Lee amps up, Kenny, the fierce professional wrestler, meets Lee head on about the accusations he made to a stunned Rachel. The Bachelorette is left to pick between the truths and lies and choose the man who is really there for her. Can the drama be alleviated? Will Rachel send one or both men home? The rose ceremony will reveal relationships that have failed to advance and those that have progressed. The remaining suitors are thrilled to learn that they will be traveling to romantic Copenhagen, Denmark, on the finale of the special two-night event.
Original air date: 07/10/2017 Runtime: 84:42 min. Rachel has a surprise for the six remaining men, Adam, Bryan, Dean, Eric, Matt and Peter, who have now traveled to the romantic crossroads of the world – Geneva, Switzerland. Four roses will be handed out this week on three one-on-one dates and a group date. There will not be a rose ceremony, and those four lucky men will be the ones to bring Rachel home with them to visit their families.
Original air date: 07/17/2017 Runtime: 84:47 min. Rachel has traveled to romantic locations around the globe in her search to find her soul mate. Now, after adventures in Copenhagen, Oslo and Geneva, she returns to the United States to more uncharted territories: the four hometowns of Eric, Bryan, Peter and Dean. Her spirit and resilience is about to be tested by the men and their loved ones, as she tries to figure out how and why she is falling in love with more than one man at a time. Are all these bachelors marriage material? Rachel will try to find out from the people who know them best, as she moves closer to making her fairytale come true.