The Bachelor start time, channel
The Bachelor season 25 episode 2 starts tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT (Monday, Jan. 11). It’s on ABC.
Get a vibratory, queen and a ton of drama when you watch The Bachelor 2021 live. You don’t even need cable to tune in. ABC’s dating show features its first Black Bachelor in season 25. Matt James got the role via one of the more interesting routes — he was first cast on The Bachelorette 2020 to romance Clare Crawley. But now he’s the one giving out roses.
In The Bachelor season 25 episode 1, Matt goes on his first one-on-one date and group date. And there may be a surprise in store for fans — one that could completely upend the cast.
Matt James is a real estate broker, entrepreneur and community organization founder from New York City. He’s also best friends with Tyler Cameron, the runner-up from Hannah Brown’s The Bachelorette season 15. Matt was set to appear in Clare’s edition until filming was delayed to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Before production resumed, ABC announced that Matt would be the new Bachelor and the first Black Bachelor in franchise history.
The Bachelor season 25 follows the Bachelorette’s lead in filming entirely in one location. Matt and the cast of 32 women are in a bubble with host Chris Harrison and the crew at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Pennsylvania.
Here is everything to know about how to watch The Bachelor live online, even if you don’t have cable. Plus, check out the teaser trailer:
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How to watch The Bachelor from anywhere on Earth
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How to watch The Bachelor live in the US
American Bachelor Nation members can watch The Bachelor season 25 premiere Monday, January 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
The broadcast network can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.
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How to watch The Bachelor live in the UK
Bad news, Brits. The Bachelor 2021 isn’t currently scheduled to air on any UK channels.
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How to watch The Bachelor live in Canada
Bachelor Nation extends to the Great North, so Canadians can watch The Bachelor 2020 on the same day and time as their American counterparts. It’s on Citytv, which requires a cable subscription.
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