‘Bachelor in Paradise’ is an American reality competition that is a spin-off of successful game shows, ‘The Bachelor‘ and ‘The Bachelorette‘. It airs on ABC and first premiered on August 4, 2014. The series is presented by Chris Harrison.
The contestants of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ are picked from the previous seasons of ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette’ and are given a new chance to fall in love. The only difference is that this time, love can bloom in an exotic location. If you are a fan of the original shows, you will definitely want to check out the spin-off. After all, the drama, the anticipation, the love, and all in exciting and exotic places – this show has it all!
Naturally, fans have taken a liking to it, as its popularity has grown over the seasons, and critics too have praised the show. Notably, it has also led to a regular weekly live after-show titled ‘Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise’ which stars a celebrity fan and one of the cast members of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’.
Bachelor in Paradise Cast: Who is in it?
The main cast of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ includes the presenter and the various contestants from ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette’ who keep showing up as the season progresses. Chris Harrison will obviously return once again as the presenter in season 6 of the show.
On June 17, 2019, ABC announced the cast members for Bachelor in Paradise Season 6. The first batch of stars include three high-profile runner-ups: Blake Horstmann, of Becca Kufrin’s 2018 The Bachelorette; and Tayshia Adams and Hannah Godwin, of Colton Underwood’s recent The Bachelor.
The other familiar faces include Caelynn Miller-Keyes, Demi Burnett, Katie Morton, Sydney Lotuaco, Jane Averbukh, Onyeka Ehie and Nicole Lopez-Alvar, from Underwood’s season; Wills Reid and Clay Harbor, from Kufrin’s season; and Annalise Puccini and Bibiana Julian, from Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Bachelor season and past Paradise seasons. Derek Peth hails back from JoJo Fletcher’s Bachelorette season, as well as past Paradise cycles; and Chris Bukowski, from Emily Maynard’s Bachelorette season, will return to make his record sixth appearance on the franchise. Joining those stars are newcomers Cam Ayala, Kevin Fortenberry and John Paul Jones, from the currently airing season of The Bachelorette with Hannah Brown.