Alex was “depressed” after the show. The Bachelor, Alex Michel, tells Cindy Adams, “after we actually taped the final show…I literally couldn’t even pack a suitcase, that’s how depressed I became.”
Alex selects Amanda, doesn’t propose; 18 million watched the finale. Alex Michel selected Amanda Marsh, 23, over Trista Rehn, 29, on last night’s finale of The Bachelor–but he did not propose to her. Instead, he asked her to move to California with him so they could get to know each other better. Early ratings showed… continue reading
Bachelor finale airs tonight. Who will Alex choose–Amanda or Trista? If you care, find out tonight as The Bachelor concludes, preceded by a reunion of the women Alex kicked to the curb. Entertainment Weekly offers odds for the final two contenders for Alex’s love. The reunion starts at 8 p.m. ET–directly opposite a little show… continue reading
Alex is “a bully” and “an egotistic, goofy-looking, inauthentic player.” The Bachelor, Alex Michel, is “a bully” and “an egotistic, goofy-looking, inauthentic player” who asks “banal and empty-headed questions”–and that’s according to a guy writing in PopPolitics who presents “a male critique” of Alex. Bob Batchelor also writes that “Alex enjoys manipulating the women and… continue reading
Bachelor chooses Trista, Amanda. And they’re down to two. On the second-to-last episode of The Bachelor, Alex selected Trista and Amanda as the final two contenders for his everlasting love. Starting at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, ABC will air “The Women Tell All,” a reunion special, followed by the one-hour series finale.
The Bachelor: “I’m certainly not gay.” Responding to rumors about his sexual orientation, The Bachelor himself, Alex Michel, told the New York Post, “I’m certainly not gay and, as far as I know, there haven’t been any tabloid stories about that.” There’s a regular episode of the show tonight, and then on Thursday, a reunion… continue reading
will we ever see The Bachelorette? It’s unlikely that we’ll ever see a version of The Bachelor wherein one woman selects from 25 male suitors, The National Post’s Lisa Gabriele argues. She says “[w]omen … will go to any end to debase themselves in front of millions of people for an engagement ring,” whereas “the… continue reading
Bachelor 2, reunion planned. ABC “is expected to order a second round of” The Bachelor, according to the New York Post. The casting page for a second season has been up for a while. In addition, ABC will air a reunion episode of the show’s women right before the finale airs on April 25.
is the bachelor gay? Is the man seeking a woman on The Bachelor gay? Jeannette Walls reports on the rumors, saying, “viewers have been having a heated debate on ABC’s Web site as to the bachelor’s sexual orientation.” The debates are occuring on ABC’s message board for the show and elsewhere. An ABC spokesperson told… continue reading
The Mole herself, Kathryn Price, helped find women for The Bachelor. Kathryn Price, best known as the mole from the first season of The Mole is now contributing to another ABC show: The Bachelor. She’s “a television publicist,” according to The Wichita Eagle, who discovered contestant Amanda, who the bachelor picked as one of the… continue reading
The Bachelor’s ratings place it in “a surprising second” place. ABC’s The Bachelor performed well for ABC; it’s 9.2 million viewers in the first half hour and 10.3 million in the second half hour. The ratings were “the second highest numbers in the time period for non-‘Monday Night Football’ programming.” + also: columnist says The… continue reading
The Bachelor debuts tonight. ABC’s The Bachelor debuts tonight at 8 p.m. ET, following 31-year-old management consultant Alex Michel’s six-episode quest to find a possible bride from a group of 15 women. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Alex found the process “brutal,” and says that “the women range from the professional…to the downright skanky.”… continue reading
ABC casting for The Bachelor, Rivals. ABC is looking for cast members for two upcoming reality TV shows: The Bachelor, “in which one handsome, successful, and likeable, single man searches for the woman of his dreams,” and Rivals, “in which contestants will square off in a series of fun, daring and extreme physical challenges for… continue reading