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First Air Date: August 4th, 2014
Last Air Date: September 11th, 2018
Created By: ---
Star Casts: Chris Harrison
Aired On: ABC
Episode Runtime: 60 minutes
Total Seasons: 5 Seasons
Total Episodes: 50 Episodes
Type: Reality
Status: Returning Series
Homepage: ABC - Bachelor in Paradise

Last Updated: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 03:15:55 +0000

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Bachelor in Paradise

Some of The Bachelor's biggest stars and villains are back. They all left The Bachelor or The Bachelorette with broken hearts, but now they know what it really takes to find love, and on Bachelor in Paradise they'll get a second chance to find their soul mates. Contestants will live together in an isolated romantic paradise in Mexico and we'll follow these former bachelors and bachelorettes as they explore new romantic relationships. America will watch as they fall in love or go through renewed heartbreak.

Seasons and Episodes

Season 1 (7 Episodes)

1: Episode 1 - Aired: 2014-08-04

Former contenders from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" get a second chance at love as they explore new relationships in an isolated Mexican locale. In the opener, eight women and six men arrive on the island. At the first rose ceremony, each man chooses one woman, and the two ladies left without flowers are sent home.

2: Episode 2 - Aired: 2014-08-11

A scandalous relationship between a previously ousted contestant and a crew member comes to light. Meanwhile, two new bachelors arrive in Mexico and begin soliciting dates.

3: Episode 3 - Aired: 2014-08-18

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4: Episode 4 - Aired: 2014-08-25

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5: Episode 5 - Aired: 2014-09-01

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6: Episode 6 - Aired: 2014-09-08

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7: Episode 7 - Aired: 2014-09-15

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Season 2 (12 Episodes)

1: Episode 1 - Aired: 2015-08-02

Season 2 begins with the cast arriving on the shores of Playa Escondida in Mexico and getting acquainted at a cocktail party. But their revelry is soon interrupted by a mystery woman. Later, Clare Crawley from Season 1 shows up and shakes things up; and one lady becomes ill and must be taken by ambulance to a hospital. Also: the wedding of 2014 cast members Lacy Faddoul and Marcus Grodd.

2: Episode 2 - Aired: 2015-08-03

Clare receives a date card and goes on a mission to find herself a man. Later, Ashley S. gets a date card and chooses Dan to accompany her. On the date, the two discuss her infamous crazy girl reputation. At the rose ceremony, the men hand out roses and one woman is forced to leave paradise.

3: Episode 3 - Aired: 2015-08-09

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4: Episode 4 - Aired: 2015-08-10

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5: Episode 5 - Aired: 2015-08-16

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6: Episode 6 - Aired: 2015-08-17

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7: Episode 7 - Aired: 2015-08-23

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8: Episode 8 - Aired: 2015-08-24

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9: Season 2, Episode 9 - Aired: 2015-08-30

Samantha decides to cancel a date with Justin to go back to Joe. Justin takes Amber out instead and they find out about the sexy art of salsa dancing.

10: Episode 10 - Aired: 2015-08-31

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11: Episode 11 - Aired: 2015-09-06

Ashley I. whisks Jared away to a luxurious hotel to give their romantic connection one last chance. After agreeing to stay the night together in the fantasy suite, Ashley I. may finally have her Princess Jasmine dreams come true.

12: Episode 12 - Aired: 2015-09-07

The cast is reeling from a shocking break up that left everyone questioning the stability of their own relationships. Connections are put to the test as each couple hits the town for their final fantasy suite dates to help them determine whether or not their relationships can last outside of Paradise. While some couples enter their fantasy suite excited to move their relationship forward, others enter with reservations.

Season 3 (11 Episodes)

1: Week 1: Season Premiere - Aired: 2016-08-02

The hopefuls gather at their first cocktail party on the beach. Vinny and Izzy share their first kiss. Jubilee takes Jared on a date. Back at the house, one contestant's out of control behavior offends everyone.

2: Week 2, Night 1 - Aired: 2016-08-08

One cast member is forced to exit Playa Escondida early and insults Chris Harrison and his cast mates on his way out! Back at the house, everyone celebrates that the human hurricane has left the building, and they can now get back on track to finding love...

3: Week 2, Night 2 - Aired: 2016-08-09

An adventurous date ends with a kiss by a waterfall. A bachelor learns a woman he likes doesn't have mutual feelings. The twins play a prank on a new arrival.

4: Week 3, Night 1 - Aired: 2016-08-15

A newly single bachelor tries for the heart of an unavailable woman. The cast members prepare for a cocktail party. Two undecided bachelorettes contemplate their options. Two fun-loving couples go on a double date.

5: Week 3, Night 2 - Aired: 2016-08-16

The arrival of an infamous bachelorette shocks the remaining cast members. A couple spend the day at a Mexican hospital. A bachelor worries about the presence of his possessive ex and its possible effect on his fledgling relationship.

6: Week 4, Night 1 - Aired: 2016-08-22

A bachelor deals with his ex's inability to move on. Two new men cause a stir among the bachelorettes. Two couples go out on a party boat. A pair ride horses out to a waterfall.

7: Week 4, Night 2 - Aired: 2016-08-23

A bachelor decides to leave after realizing the lack of balance in his relationship. A popular couple show up, hoping to restore everyone's belief in finding love. A date in a temazcal sweat lodge leads to an open discussion about feelings.

8: Week 5, Night 1 - Aired: 2016-08-29

A new bachelor arrives. One bachelor's temper gets the best of him. A shocking announcement is made at the rose ceremony. A jealous bachelorette has difficulty letting go of old feelings.

9: Week 5, Night 2 - Aired: 2016-08-30

One bachelorette decides to leave early, resulting in an emotional confrontation. Two new faces arrive with a double-date card. The single mother gets away from the house on a date with her man and gets to know who he really is.

10: Week 6, Night 1 - Aired: 2016-09-05

One bachelor capitalizes on a new arrival's lack of options. A woman is heartbroken after a cold conversation with a disinterested bachelor. Five bachelors hand out their roses while one makes a surprising decision. Couples go on their final dates.

11: Week 6, Night 2 - Aired: 2016-09-06

A panicked bachelor explains himself to a devastated bachelorette. One bachelorette is worried that her quiet man might not reciprocate her feelings of love. Couples arrive at the final rose ceremony.

Season 4 (9 Episodes)

1: Season 4 Premiere: Week 1, Part 1 - Aired: 2017-08-14

The cast of former fan favorites and controversial characters from "The Bachelor" franchise arrives one by one to their own private paradise in the gorgeous town of Sayulita, in Vallarta-Nayarit, Mexico.

2: Season 4 Premiere: Week 1, Part 2 - Aired: 2017-08-15

Alumni Carly and Evan Tie the knot in paradise. Later, one desperate and lonely lady wants a date card to help her get something new started, but is disappointed when it goes to someone she thinks doesn't need it.

3: Week 2, Part 1 - Aired: 2017-08-21

A guy from Rachel's season shows up with a date card, and the other men grow jealous; one female who's unsure of where she stands with her man sets her sights on the newcomer; one couple stumble upon some dancers and join in on the dancing.

4: Week 2, Part 2 - Aired: 2017-08-22

A cast-off member from Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette" arrives, putting couples at odds. Later, a cocktail party leads to the first rose ceremony of the season.New arrivals bring sex, jealousy, and deceit to Paradise. Plus, Chris Harrison has an in-studio interview with DeMario Jackson about the incident that led to the production shutdown and the media frenzy that followed.

5: Week 3, Part 1 - Aired: 2017-08-28

Tonight’s wild episode begins, ironically, with the arrival of a virgin with a date card. Although her “friend” from Nick’s season of “The Bachelor” warns the virgin that her man would be a “waste of time” asking, he lets her know that, despite what she might have heard, he would love to go on a date with her. And so he does.

6: Week 3, Part 2 - Aired: 2017-08-29

Members of the cast join host Chris Harrison in a special studio session, plus a drama queen and her would-be king discuss their rocky relationship. Finally, Corinne returns to tell her side of the story in her first public appearance since the shocking events that started it all.

7: Week 4, Part 1 - Aired: 2017-09-04

A new, hot arrival has an easy time getting a date. Elsewhere, an eager suitor takes a cautious single mom to a Mexican town fair, where he tells her that he's falling for her. Meanwhile, another man decides it's time to end things with one of the bachelorettes.

8: Week 4, Part 2 - Aired: 2017-09-05

A new female arrival doubles her odds by liking both sexes. Hopeful heartbreakers return to Paradise and target other women's men. A double-dater bails out to spend more time with the woman he's serious about. Two bachelorettes storm out, cursing the close-knit couples who caused their downfall.

9: Week 5, Part 1 - Aired: 2017-09-11

The couples' time in Paradise comes to an end.

Season 5 (11 Episodes)

1: Week 1 - Aired: 2018-08-07

In the Season 5 premiere, “Bachelor Nation” members begin their journey for another chance at love at a luxurious Mexican resort. The first bachelorette arrives on the beach with her—literal and emotional—baggage in tow; and a feisty female is thrilled that a cute grocer wasn’t chosen for the first date, but isn’t happy when he shows interest in her nemesis.

2: Week 2, Part 1 - Aired: 2018-08-13

A noncommittal single returns from a date to an unwanted confrontation; a man learns last season's Bachelorette is there to visit her friends, causing him a major breakdown.

3: Week 2, Part 2 - Aired: 2018-08-14

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4: Week 3, Part 1 - Aired: 2018-08-20

A desperate woman confronts the man who cheated on her by kissing another woman; a bachelorette realizes she is still interested in a former flame; a man gifts a birthday girl with a giant stuffed dog to get under the skin of her jealous suitor.

5: Week 3, Part 2 - Aired: 2018-08-21

The women are handing out the roses, and they are ready for some new options. A hunky ladies’ man walks into Paradise with his long locks flowing and asks out another fair-haired beauty, even though she is seemingly part of a happy couple with everybody’s favorite grocer. To everybody’s surprise, including her concerned beach beau, she says yes, and goes out with the would-be Fabio.

6: Week 4, Part 1 - Aired: 2018-08-27

A fickle female bounces back and forth between the male model and the French-Canadian; a new arrival refuses to take no for an answer when he’s turned down for a date by a woman who fell for his friend before he could get there; a bachelor leaves Paradise early, leaving behind a woman who is desperate to find another man looking for all the love she has to offer, and a newcomer may fit that description.

7: Week 4, Part 2 - Aired: 2018-08-28

A guy is hurt when his girlfriend kisses another man; four men battle over one bachelorette; a new arrival shakes things up.

8: Week 5, Part 1 - Aired: 2018-09-03

A bachelorette is devastated when her man tells her he can’t give her the future that she deserves. Everyone is shocked when they discover that this couple that seemed so stable has split up and split for the States, separately. Later, things shake up yet again with the arrival of two women at the same time, leading to two more couples threatened when the new ladies take off on a double date with previously spoken-for guys.

9: Week 5, Part 2 - Aired: 2018-09-04

Host Chris Harrison shows up with two couples from Paradise's past, to choose which couple to send on what is promised to be the most spectacular date in Bachelor in Paradise history.

10: Week 6: Season Finale - Aired: 2018-09-10

The first couple to come into focus enjoy a romantic date, which may be a dress rehearsal for their future, as a professional photographer takes potential engagement photos. Things go well until the female model is asked to change into a wedding dress, which rattles her more than she anticipated.

11: After Paradise - Aired: 2018-09-11

For one couple, the woman has been ready to get engaged from the moment they met, while her love-at-first-sight hasn’t been moving quite as fast. However, he seems eager to catch up so only time will tell if his feelings will get there in time to give her a storybook ending. For another couple, the journey hasn’t been easy with others attempting to come between them. Despite temptation, they haven’t given up yet. The final couple is surely in love but has a lot of doubts.