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‘Bachelorette’ Stars Gabby Windey, Rachel Recchia on Finale Frustrations, “Devastating” Blackface Photo and Franchise Diversity Concerns

Another season of ABC’s long-running The Bachelorette is in the books, and this one was just about as unpredictable as they come, including an unprecedented format change, a shocking cheating scandal and no shortage of off-camera controversies. After their shared heartbreak as two of the final three women on Clayton Echard’s season of The Bachelor […]

TV Ratings: ‘Monarch’ Tumbles While ‘FBI’ Stays Solid

CBS’ FBI had a solid start to its fifth season Tuesday, drawing more viewers than any other primetime show. The Bachelorette ended on a season high for ABC, but Fox’s Monarch fell off considerably from its NFL-aided premiere. FBI brought in 6.81 million viewers and a 0.64 rating among adults 18-49, holding up fairly well […]

ABC Announces Next ‘Bachelor’ Lead During Tense ‘Bachelorette’ Finale

[This story includes spoilers from the season finale of ABC’s The Bachelorette.] ABC’s Bachelor franchise looked forward to the future on the same night it gave closure to its recent storylines involving The Bachelorette co-leads Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia. During the three-hour season finale of The Bachelorette that aired Tuesday, Zach Shallcross — who […]

‘Bachelorette’ Stars Gabby Windey, Rachel Recchia on Why Criticism of Their Season Is “Missing the Point”

[This story contains spoilers for ABC’s The Bachelorette.] Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey are handling a season of ABC’s The Bachelorette that is truly unique and provides its own thorny moments. After both ending up heartbroken on Clayton Echard’s previous season of The Bachelor, Recchia and Windey were announced as co-Bachelorettes in a surprising format […]

‘The Bachelorette’ Stars on Double Lead Twist Season: “I Hope It’s Refreshing”

Ahead of its Monday night premiere, The Bachelorette set sail on Friday evening in celebration of the show’s groundbreaking 19th season, which will feature two female leads for the first time ever. Aboard the FantaSea One yacht in Marina Del Rey, stars Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia hit the red carpet prior to the yacht’s […]

This Week in TV: ‘Better Call Saul’s’ Final Run, ‘What We Do in the Shadows,’ ‘Bachelorette’

Summer TV arrives in force in the next seven days, with more than 20 shows premiering on broadcast and cable outlets and a half-dozen more on streaming services. They include the first of Better Call Saul’s final episodes, a new season of FX’s cult favorite What We Do in the Shadows and summer staples including […]

‘Bachelorette’ Stars Michelle Young and Nayte Olukoya End Engagement

The Bachelorette’s Michelle Young and Nayte Olukoya have ended their engagement after the pair’s romance was featured on the ABC dating show’s most recent season. Both stars took to social media Friday to announce their breakup following Olukoya proposing to Young in the season finale that aired Dec. 21, 2021. “I’m struggling to say that […]

TBS Dating Show ‘The Big D’ Canceled Weeks Before Premiere

TBS will no longer air dating series The Big D, with the decision coming just weeks prior to the scheduled premiere. The unscripted show, hosted by The Bachelorette alums JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers, has been cut despite having been scheduled to debut July 7, a network representative told The Hollywood Reporter. “We’re assessing our […]

‘Bachelorette’ Couple JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers Marry Six Years After TV Proposal

A couple who are among the Bachelor franchise’s longtime success stories have made things official. JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers, who got engaged at the end of her season of ABC’s The Bachelorette that aired in 2016, tied the knot Saturday at the Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California, Fletcher told People. “It feels so […]

Michelle Young to Co-Host ‘Bachelor Happy Hour’ Podcast

Michelle Young is taking a seat at the podcasting table. The 2021 star of ABC’s The Bachelorette is joining the franchise-produced podcast Bachelor Happy Hour as co-host alongside Becca Kufrin. Young, who found love with fiancé Nayte Olukoya in her recent stint on the reality dating series, steps into the co-hosting seat that has been […]

‘The Bachelor’: Clayton Echard and Susie Evans Reveal Biggest Regret, Intimacy Discussions and “Complicated” Path

Clayton Echard‘s journey to find love on The Bachelor was filled with surprises, but perhaps none was bigger than when he and Susie Evans confessed they were giving their romance another chance following their dramatic parting of ways in Iceland. After Evans left Echard devastated when she decided to exit the ABC show upon learning […]

ABC Reveals Bachelorette Twist During ‘Bachelor’ Finale

[This story contains spoilers for The Bachelor’s season finale.] Fans of the Bachelor franchise are finally getting closure to a particularly chaotic season. During Tuesday’s conclusion to the two-part finale for Clayton Echard’s season, ABC revealed that both Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia will share rose-giving responsibilities as co-stars on The Bachelorette season 19, set […]