Bachelorette Jillian Harris swore she'd never do television again, but as soon as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Sun, 8/7c, ABC) came knocking, she immediately went back on her word. As a restaurant designer, Harris fit right in with the crew, hanging up pictures and even digging out trenches. The now-engaged former Bachelorette spoke to TVGuide.com about how EM:HE revitalized her spirit, what it was like to see ex Jason Mesnick marry, how her own wedding plans are coming along, and what she really thinks about current Bachelor Jake choosing Vienna.
TVGuide.com: How did you get involved with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition?
Jillian Harris: When I got done with The Bachelorette, it was back to the grindstone, back to my design business. Ed [Swiderski] and I were starting to plan our lives and I got a call asking if I wanted to do an appearance on the show. I flipped out. That is when you literally hold your chest and think how can I be so lucky to get an opportunity like this? I filmed the show in October and here we are.
The Bachelor - Jason Mesnick
If you've always wanted to win the heart of the Bachelor or Bachelorette, now's your chance — well, in the video-game world.
The Bachelor: The Videogame, which is scheduled to hit shelves by summer for Nintendo Wii and DS, will feature an avatar of host Chris Harrison and the likeness of past stars including Jason Mesnick.
VIDEO: Jason Mesnick's wedding photos
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The Bachelor - Jake Pavelka, Vienna
While Jake Pavelka's proposal to Vienna on Monday night's Bachelor season finale wasn't the outcome viewers may have hoped for, host Chris Harrison wants people to be "happy for them." Harrison also spoke to TVGuide.com about what he thinks of the 32-year-old pilot competing on Dancing with the Stars and Ali as the new Bachelorette, and what the best part of Jason and Molly's wedding was.
TVGuide.com: Looking back to Day 1, could you have guessed Jake would choose Vienna?
Chris Harrison: Not in a million years — Jake couldn't have guessed it...
SPOILER ALERT: The following story contains information about the winner of The Bachelor.
The Bachelor's Jake Pavelka gave out his final rose Monday night, proposing to a woman who was the least popular among TVGuide.com users.
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Culminating a season of twists and surprising exits, the 32-year-old pilot picked...
This season of The Bachelor is almost over, but the new season of The Bachelorette is just getting started.
The star of The Bachelorette's new season will be revealed Monday during the...
Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney
Bachelor star Jason Mesnick is set to marry former contestant Molly Malaney Saturday, according to People.
The ceremony will air as a two-hour special, The Bachelor: Jason and Molly's Wedding, March 8 on ABC. The couple will wed in an outdoor ceremony in...
Chris Harrison, The Bachelor
After a season of shocking exits and surprising choices, The Bachelor is down to its final two women: Vienna, the 23-year-old who butted heads with the rest of the women, and Tenley, the 25-year-old divorced girl-next-door. Although Ali made a plea to win back Jake after she chose to leave the show for her job, Jake made it clear he had moved on. So will Ali become the next star of The Bachelorette and was the fact that Gia was unable to tell Jake she was in love with him the reason for being sent home from St. Lucia? Host Chris Harrison weighs in.
TVGuide.com: Were you shocked that Jake told Ali not to come back?
Chris Harrison: I was. I didn't think he would have it in him to do that. I know that he was falling in love with her and I know it crushed him. I was proud of the fact that he stood up and was like, "No, you made the choice to leave and these other women haven't. I'm also falling for them and I've moved on and you need to do so as well."
Dating in the Dark
Dating in the Dark, the reality series that follows couples meeting in the — you guessed it — dark, has been renewed by ABC, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Dating will kick off its second season...
Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney
Bachelor couple Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney will walk down the aisle on ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The two-hour special, The Bachelor: Jason and Molly's Wedding, on March 8 will include the bride's...
Jake Pavelka, just announced as the newest Bachelor Tuesday, may already be getting competition from on-screen rival and fellow Bachelorette contestant Wes Hayden.
"I've actually got something going on...