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‘The Bachelorette’ Star Opens Up About Being a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Katie Thurston opened up about being a survivor of sexual assault on Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette. During a group date focused on honesty with several of her contestants, which was led…

Wells Adams Returns to ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ in Larger Role (Exclusive)

Wells Adams is headed back to the Bachelor in Paradise beach. The resident bartender of the Bachelor franchise’s summer spinoff series will return for season seven in an expanded role, The Hollywoo…

How Chris Harrison Was “Iced Out” of the ‘Bachelor’ Franchise

On March 4, nearly a month after taking an unplanned hiatus from The Bachelor, Chris Harrison returned to TV to say that he wasn’t going anywhere. “I plan to be back and I want to be back,” the…

“We Want to Be a Part of the Change”: Why Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe Stepped in to Save ‘The Bachelorette’

Tayshia Adams already stepped in once to save The Bachelor franchise. Midway through production on the 2020 season of The Bachelorette, the franchise alum fielded a call from producers to take…

Chris Harrison Exits ‘The Bachelor’ Franchise After 19 Years

Chris Harrison has officially parted ways with the Bachelor franchise. After stepping aside during the controversial 2021 season of The Bachelor, the host and producer — who has served as the…

Why Katie Thurston Said Yes to ‘The Bachelorette’ Amid ‘The Bachelor’ Chaos

As Katie Thurston stands at the top of the driveway waiting for the usual parade of contestant limos to greet her, the Bachelorette star nervously takes in a few deep breaths. “I’m going to…

2020-21 TV Ratings: Overachievers, Bottom Feeders and the Most Average Shows

The broadcast networks didn’t have a very good year in 2020-21, and that’s reflected in the rankings for individual shows as well. Within that context, however, a handful of series managed…

This Week in TV: ‘Loki,’ ‘The Bachelorette,’ ‘Sweet Tooth’

The third Marvel live-action series on Disney+ rolls out in the coming week with the debut of Loki. The next seven days also brings a new Bachelorette, a winning comic book adaptation and…

Rachel Lindsay Calls Out ‘The Bachelorette’ Over the Casting on Her Season

Rachel Lindsay, who has distanced herself from the Bachelor franchise in recent months, is continuing to pull back the reality TV curtain on her role as the first Black Bachelorette. Lindsay…

Rachel Lindsay Exits ‘Bachelor’ Podcast, Parting Ways With Franchise

The show's first Black female lead, and vocal advocate for inclusivity among the reality series, is leaving the 'Bachelor Happy Hour' show after 100 episodes and a disappointing 2021 season: "For me…

ABC Sets Return Dates for ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Bachelor in Paradise’

Katie Thurston's cycle premieres in June while the summer spinoff, which hasn't aired since 2019, comes back in August.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How ‘The Bachelor’ Went Off the Rails Dealing With Racism

A season meant to be historic with the first-ever Black Bachelor instead highlighted the need to "remain vigilant to the clueless enablers who allow racism to thrive," writes The Hollywood Reporter's…