Firstly premiered on March 25, 2002, “The Bachelor” is an American reality show about dating and relationships. The bachelor is one of the hugest successes in TV reality show history. It has achieved a milestone and has created a special place in the hearts of its viewers. The show’s popularity led to the premiere of 25 seasons one after the other in nineteen years.
Now, its 26th season is on the way. The popularity of this show has also spawned a slew of spin-offs which includes the shows like; Bachelor Pad, The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise, The Bachelor Presents: Listen to your Heart, The Bachelor Winter Games, etc.
Premiere: ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26
The popular American reality show’s seasons are some of the most awaited series seasons. So, the 26th season of The Bachelor is also important for its fans. According to different sources, the season will be aired on January 3, 2022, (i.e., Monday) on the ABC Network.
Cast: ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26
Clayton Echard (a former football player) is going to be the bachelor for the season, as confirmed by the ABC network in September 2021. Echard’s age is 28, and he has been a participant in the eighteenth season of ‘The Bachelorette.’ The cast will also include 31 contestants who will compete with each other to be the bachelor’s companions. We’re here with a full list of the participants with their cities and their ages:
- Cassidy from California (age 26)
- Clair from Virginia (age 28)
- Daria from Connecticut (age 24)
- Eliza from Germany (age 25)
- Elizabeth from Colorado (age 32)
- Ency from California (age 28)
- Gabby from Colorado (age 30)
- Genevive from California (age 26)
- Hailey from Florida (age 26)
- Hunter from North Carolina (age 28)
- Ivana from New York (age 31)
- Jane from California (age 22)
- Jill from Rhode Island (age 26)
- Kate from California (age 32)
- Kira from Pennsylvania (age 32)
- Lindsay D from Florida (age 27)
- Lyndsey W from Texas (age 28)
- Mara from New Jersey (age 32)
- Marlena from Florida (age 30)
- Melina from California (age 27)
- Rachel from Florida (age 25)
- Rianna from Texas (age 26)
- Salley from Virginia (age 26)
- Samantha from California (age 26)
- Sarah from New York (age 23)
- Serene from Ohio (age 26)
- Shanae from Ohio (age 29)
- Sierra from Texas (age 26)
- Susie from Virginia (age 28)
- Teddi from California (age 24)
- Tessa from New York (age 26)
Precap: ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26
In the ‘Men Tell All’ (Eighteenth episode of ‘The Bachelorette’), a new trailer of the twenty-sixth season of ‘The Bachelor’ was dropped. The trailer begins with a normal modern date in picturesque places. Later, it showed Clayton claiming to be in love with three women and to have had intimacy with at least two of them.
Recap: ‘The Bachelor’ Season 25
Last season was led by the 28 years old Matt James, who was the first black male to lead the show. The show had Forty-three contestants in total. After trying on several ladies, Matt James stopped on Rachel Kirkconnel, a 24 years old girl.