The Bachelor

The Bachelor

The Bachelor Information

The Bachelor
Format Competitive reality show
Created by Mike Fleiss
Starring Chris Harrison (host)
List of Bachelors section
Narrated by Chris Harrison
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 104 (approx) (As of March 14, 2011)
Executiveproducer(s) Mike Fleiss
Lisa Levenson
Running time 120 minutes
Productioncompany(s) Next Entertainment
Telepictures Productions
Original channel ABC
Original run March 25, 2002 – Present
Related shows The Bachelorette
Bachelor Pad

The Bachelor Seasons

Season Premiered Bachelor Profile Winner Runner(s)-Up Proposal
1 March 25, 2002 Alex Michel Management consultant Amanda Marsh Trista Rehn No
2 September 25, 2002 Aaron Buerge Vice President of a chain of family-owned banks Helene Eksterowicz Brooke Smith Yes
3 March 24, 2003 Andrew Firestone Sales manager of Firestone Family estates Jen Schefft Kristen Baschbucher Yes
4 September 24, 2003 Bob Guiney Creator of a mortgage company and former suitor on The Bachelorette Estella Gardinier Kelly Jo Kuharski No
5 April 7, 2004 Jesse Palmer Canadian American college football player Jessica Bowlin Tara Huckeby No
6 September 22, 2004 Byron Velvick Pro bass fisherman and divorced father Mary Delgado Tanya Michel Yes
7 March 28, 2005 Charlie O'Connell Actor Sarah Brice Krisily Kennedy No
8 January 9, 2006 Travis Lane Stork Medical doctor Sarah Stone Moana Dixon No
9 October 3, 2006 Prince Lorenzo Borghese Cosmetics entrepreneur Jennifer Wilson Sadie Murray No
10 April 2, 2007 Andrew Baldwin US Naval Officer Tessa Horst Bevin Nicole Powers Yes
11 September 24, 2007 Brad Womack Bar owner None DeAnna Pappas and Jenni Croft No
12 March 17, 2008 Matt Grant Global financier Shayne Lamas Chelsea Wanstrath Yes
13 January 5, 2009 Jason Mesnick Account executive, single father, and former suitor on The Bachelorette Melissa Rycroft Molly Malaney Yes
14 January 4, 2010 Jake Pavelka Commercial pilot and former suitor on The Bachelorette Vienna Girardi Tenley Molzahn Yes
15 January 3, 2011 Brad Womack Returning Bachelor (see above) Emily Maynard Chantal O'Brien Yes


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