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Ben Higgins Officially Named the New Bachelor

August 25, 2015 10:08:49

ABC has announced its next Bachelor. Having been a favorite since the race for "" season 20 began, Ben Higgins who was vying for Kaitlyn Bristowe's attention on "" season 11 is officially cast as the star for the upcoming installment of the reality dating show.

Host Chris Harrison revealed the news during Sunday, August 24 episode of "After Paradise" which featured Nick Viall making a guest appearance. "It's incredible. I think people like me don't get opportunities like this," Ben humbly said of his new gig. "I never would have thought this opportunity would be something I could have, but I'm excited. Everything leading up to this has been incredible."


Report: Ben Higgins Chosen as the Next Bachelor

July 15, 2015 12:07:02

Rumor has it, ABC has found its new Bachelor. Ben Higgins who was recently sent home by Kaitlyn Bristowe on the current season of "" has reportedly been tapped for the next installment of "".

According to E! News, Ben has yet to finalize his contract but he is "pretty much a lock." He is expected to search for his love in the upcoming 20th season this fall. Official announcement usually won't be made until the current season is over.


'The Bachelor' Finale: Chris Soules Proposes to One of the Girls

March 10, 2015 10:03:42

It's a decisive moment in ' life in "" finale which aired on Monday, March 9. Now down to only two girls, Becca and Whitney, the Prince Farming admitted he still couldn't choose between the two.

He weighed what he found attractive about the girls. "She's beautiful, she's genuine, she's smart and she's able to tell me she loves me," he said of Whitney. As for Becca, he said she's "definitely someone I could see myself spending the rest of my life with."


'The Bachelor: Women Tell All' Recap: Kelsey Asks for Forgiveness, Ashley S. Defends 'Crazy' Acts

March 03, 2015 11:03:54

Before the season finale airs, "" reunited the eliminated ladies of season 19 in the "Women Tell All" special. Airing on Monday, March 2, the episode saw the return of Kelsey and Ashley S. who defended their acts on the show.

First, viewers saw Britt taking the seat next to host Chris Harrison. She confronted Carly for bad mouthing her in front of while she thought they were friends. "Why did you pretend to be my friend the whole time?" she asked, to which Carly replied, "It wasn't about you and me. It was about Chris."


'The Bachelor' Recap: Becca Reveals Big Secret

February 24, 2015 01:02:30

"" season 19 continued with taking the remaining three girls to Bali, Indonesia. In the Monday, February 23 episode, he first took Kaitlyn to a temple where they hung out with a bunch of monkeys that jumped all over him to steal his bananas.

They later had a romantic dinner outdoors. Chris handed Kaitlyn the key to his "Fantasy Suite" and they went on to enjoy a rose petal-covered outdoor bath before Kaitlyn finally revealed that she was falling in love with Chris.


'The Bachelor' Recap: Chris Picks Final Three, Jade Drops the Bomb

February 17, 2015 02:02:35

"" is getting closer to finding "the one" for . After the weekend special in which Megan withdrew from the show but ended without a rose ceremony, six girls were awaiting for their fate in the Monday, February 16 episode.

Britt, having a breakdown after she told Chris that she wanted to marry him but he didn't give him a rose, decided it's time for her to leave. Since there wasn't a cocktail party, she pulled Chris aside when he was about to give out roses at the rose ceremony. She apologized for her actions and asked if there was anything he wanted to say.


'The Bachelor' Recap: Chris Soules Dumps Two Girls During a Date

February 10, 2015 11:02:38

"" revealed what happened to Kelsey in its latest episode airing on Monday, February 9 after last week's cliffhanger. Kelsey, who lied on the floor and cried, apparently had a panic attack. The other girls were skeptics though and thought that it was Kelsey's way to get ' attention. Whether it was her plan or not, Kelsey indeed got to spend some alone time with Chris.

Since last week's episode ended with no Rose Ceremony, Chris had to eliminate two girls at the beginning of this week's outing. Mackenzie and Samantha were sent home, leaving nine girls on the competition.


'The Bachelor' Recap: Stalker's Return and Emergency Situation

February 03, 2015 11:02:17

"" returned on Monday, February 2 with a weird date, an unexpected return, and a cliffhanger at the end of the episode. It began with a one-on-one date with Carly. She and met a "Love Guru" who taught them some chanting and deep breathing exercises.

Carly also fed Chris strawberries and chocolate while he was blindfolded and they later removed each other's robes. They also straddled each other and kissed. The pair found it "awkward and weird," as Carly called it the "worst date of my life."


'The Bachelor' Recap: Nudity, Dirt-Covered 'Brides' and Cinderella-Themed Date

January 27, 2015 02:01:30

"" girls know what to do to get attention, though not always in the right way. In the latest episode aired on Monday, January 26 some girls showed a lot of skin during a group date with . For this date, Megan, Kaitlyn, both Ashleys, Juelia, Samantha, Mackenzie and Kelsey were told they were going to "do what feels natural."

They thought they were going to go a day without makeup, but apparently that meant swimming in a lake and then camping near the lake. Kaitlyn jumped into the lake without her bikini bottom, while Ashley I. took her top off and jumped in.


'The Bachelor': Jimmy Kimmel Interrupts a Kiss, Chris Soules Crashes a Wedding

January 20, 2015 12:01:54

brought good humor to "" when he guest hosted the January 19 episode. The comedian introduced an "Amazing Jar". He felt that the word "amazing" was overused on the show, so anyone who said it had to put a dollar in the jar.

Jimmy soon delivered the first dating card of the episode to Kaitlyn. She and went to Costco to get everything they needed for their dinner. When they returned to the house, they made out on a couch, but Jimmy interrupted them. The three had dinner together during which Jimmy asked if Kaitlyn would be okay if Chris "made sweet love" with other girls during the Fantasy Suite date. She said she wouldn't be mad because "it's part of the process. You can't buy a car without test-driving it."


'The Bachelor' Photos: Chris Soules Has Sexy Shower Session With Jimmy Kimmel

January 16, 2015 03:01:53

has a new shower buddy. New photos from the upcoming episode of "" have emerged online, giving a sneak peek at 's guest-hosting stint which apparently will bring good humor to the show.

In the pictures, the eligible bachelor and the funnyman are seen showering together. The "" host rubs the hunky farmer's back in one of the photos, but Chris looks not too excited in the other image.


Jimmy Kimmel Will Guest Host 'The Bachelor', Debuts New Opening for His Talk Show

January 14, 2015 11:01:50

will take over the reins on "" from permanent host Chris Harrison for one episode only. The comedian is set to guest host the January 19 episode of the reality dating series.

True to his comedic root, Jimmy will crash an intimate dinner, play a trick on the bachelor and dance instructor Kaitlyn during their date at a high-end club before ushering Chris and one lucky lady into a hot tub.


'The Bachelor' Recap: Chris Soules Dumps Drinker, Keeps Weird Girls

January 13, 2015 12:01:05

went for what "could be the first date with [his] wife" in the second episode of "" season 19. Eight girls were eliminated in the season premiere, but Kimberly wasn't ready to leave, asking Chris to give her another chance. Much to the other girls' disappointment, he brought Kimberly back to the mansion.

Chris then had the first group date with Ashley I., Jade, Tara, Kimberly, Mackenzie and Tandra. The girls, clad in bikinis, enjoyed a pool party with Chris before having a tractor race. Ashley I. won the race and got to spend some alone time with Chris on the tractor.


'The Bachelor' Season 19 Premiere Recap: Drunk Girls Get a Chance

January 06, 2015 01:01:33

The drama galore began with the 19th season premiere of "" on Monday, January 5. As previewed by in a recent interview, there were some ladies who impressed him during their first meetings and there were some others who drank too much.

The first batch of girls who arrived at the mansion included Britt who came with a paper offering a "free hug." She told him to find her later for an explanation and when Chris met her again, she revealed that she gives out free hugs to strangers.


'The Bachelor' Chris Soules Dishes on Impressive First Meetings on Season Premiere

January 05, 2015 10:01:13

Just a day shy of "" season 19, dishes on what viewers can expect to see on the first night. To PEOPLE, the farmer from Arlington, Iowa, reveals which girls made the biggest impressions of their first meetings.

"Well, there was one girl who sang me a song coming out of the limo. That's pretty impressive and she was a good singer. Another girl rode up in a motorcycle. It was pretty hot," he says. Another girl reminds him of his turn on "" when he became 's secret admirer. "One girl was a secret admirer. She snuck up and they had me turn around and she gave me a note and I had to find her inside so that was creative," he shares.


'The Bachelor' Musical Promo Teases Nudity and Drama

December 30, 2014 10:12:12

"" season 19 will show a lot of skin, if the latest promo is any indication. The cheeky musical promo, which mashes up the dating reality series and ABC's new musical comedy "", sees baring his abs on numerous occasions.

While shirtless Chris seems to be a delight to the eyes of the girls, the "Prince Farming" is stunned when one of the girls strips off her bikini bottom before jumping into the water during a date. There will be also a lot of tears as the girls compete to get Chris' attention.


'The Bachelor' Reveals 30 Ladies Vying for Chris Soules' Heart in Season 19

December 05, 2014 08:12:58

The 30 contestants competing on "" season 19 have been announced. There are Amanda, a ballet teacher who hates to clean and loves to shop, a nanny from Wayne, N.J. named Ashley, and another Ashley from Brooklyn who works as a hair stylist.

Bo, a plus-size model who loves sky diving and kids, a WWE diva-in-training, Brittany, high school soccer coach Kara, sport fishing enthusiast Tara and former NFL cheerleader Nikki are among other girls vying for ' heart on the show.


Girls Fight Over Chris Soules in 'The Bachelor' Promo

November 07, 2014 11:11:00

"" is not returning until 2015, but ABC has teased fans with a promo for the upcoming season 18 starring . The video sees the eligible Bachelor, dressed in suit, looking for love in a cornfield.

"If you're the Bachelor, I'm the one," an unseen girl coos, followed by another who whispers the same line. As more voices join in, the ladies are fighting over Chris and their pitch rises as each claims she's the first to be there.


'The Bachelor' Season 19 Premiere Will Be Broadcast Live

October 30, 2014 02:10:39

ABC plans something big for the upcoming new edition of "". According to TVLine, unlike the previous season openers which were taped, the season 19 premiere will be broadcast live Monday, January 5 starting at 8/7c.

A source tells the site that the three-hour season premiere will feature recorded segments, such as the girls' arrival at the mansion, but most part of the episode will be telecast live, similar to the format of the "After the Final Rose" specials.


Chris Soules 'Flattered' to Be Chosen as the New Bachelor

August 28, 2014 11:08:59

It's official: is the new Bachelor. ABC announced it on Wednesday, August 27 with the farmer from Iowa making an appearance on "". Chris said he was "humbled," "flattered" and "grateful" to be the star of "" season 19.

"I mean, coming from a small town I never really expected to have this opportunity to be on either show let alone to be the lead on 'The Bachelor', so it's been awesome," he said on the morning show.


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