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The Bachelor Season 26 Episodes

12 Episodes 2021 -

Episode 1

Week 1

Mon, Jan 3, 2022 60 mins

Clayton Echard's journey to find love kicks off. For the first time in two years, 31 women arrive at Bachelor Mansion ready to make their grand entrances and first impressions for the man they hope could be their future husband. New host, Jesse Palmer, returns to the franchise to welcome Clayton and guide him through his first evening full of dramatic ups, downs and everything in between.

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Episode 2

Week 2

Mon, Jan 10, 2022 60 mins

Clayton moves forward in his journey to find love with the 22 incredible women who remain. After moving into the Bachelor Mansion for the first time since the pandemic began, these eligible singles are ready to kick off a week of dates. On the season's first group date, celebrity guest Hilary Duff enlists the help of the ladies to throw a dream Beverly Hills birthday party.

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Episode 3

Week 3

Mon, Jan 24, 2022 60 mins

Clayton confronts one of the women about a shocking rumor involving her. Later, Kaitlyn Bristowe pays a surprise visit, leading an emotional date where Clayton and the women bravely open up about their insecurities. Becca Kufrin stops by to plan an extreme scavenger hunt for the one-on-one date in downtown Los Angeles; and back at the mansion, one of the ladies unknowingly sets off a new set of drama dominoes when she cooks the house a shrimp snack.

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Episode 4

Week 4

Mon, Jan 31, 2022 60 mins

Shrimp-gate boils over into another week. Clayton takes it upon himself to pull Shanae and Elizabeth aside in an attempt to settle their dispute, but when the two become heated, frustration mounts and he cancels the cocktail party.

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Episode 5

Week 5

Mon, Feb 7, 2022 60 mins

Week five starts off with a splash when Clayton and one lucky woman head to Galveston, Texas, for a high-stakes date all about pleasure. Later, at the cocktail party, Clayton learns the cause of the palpable tension in the house is really one woman; but when confronted, she gives an award-worthy apology performance that might just be enough to keep her around. Then, it's time to go international.

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Episode 6

Week 6

Mon, Feb 14, 2022 60 mins

It's the epic return of the two-on-one date. Continuing from last week's cliffhanger, Clayton must decide between Genevieve and Shanae. Then, the journey to find love heads overseas to Hvar, Croatia, a stunning and romantic destination, where one woman reveals a shocking secret. The rest of the ladies channel their inner gladiators during the group date as they battle each other in knightly challenges for a chance at a rose.

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Episode 7

Week 7

Mon, Feb 21, 2022 60 mins

Fresh from her second one-on-one date, Sarah is intent on finding out which of the ladies tried to take her down and the drama from her bitter confrontation threatens to ruin yet another cocktail party. Things seem to cool down when the group makes their way to Vienna, Austria, where the stakes couldn't be higher for Clayton as the realization hits that hometowns are right around the corner. Later, he and the women let their walls down with an intimate couples' therapy session.

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Episode 8

Week 8: Hometowns

Mon, Feb 28, 2022 60 mins

It's time for hometowns. For the first time in two years, the Bachelor will visit the hometowns of his final four women to meet their families and immerse himself in each of the ladies' lives. On dates led by the women, Clayton will learn jiu-jitsu, go kayaking, hike in the Rockies and free-fall 80 feet, but the real adventure still lies ahead.

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Episode 9

The Women Tell All

Mon, Mar 7, 2022 60 mins

Get ready for a night of drama, laughter and maybe even a few tears when Clayton's former flames reunite for the first time. Seventeen women will come together to hash out their differences, clear up any misunderstandings and apologize (or not) for bad behavior.

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Episode 10

Week 9: Fantasy Suites

Tue, Mar 8, 2022 60 mins

Clayton and the three remaining ladies travel to beautiful Reykjavik, Iceland, where they each enjoy passionate dates filled with all the awe-inspiring landscapes, all the romance the country has to offer, and the opportunity to spend a relationship-changing night together.

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Episode 11

Week 10 Part 1: Season Finale

Mon, Mar 14, 2022 60 mins

It all comes down to this. After a heartbreaking and unexpected breakup with Susie, Clayton finds himself questioning everything as he heads into the rose ceremony we've all awaited. When Clayton drops devastating news on the final two women, they'll have to ponder their futures with our leading man. Host Jesse Palmer will be joined by a panel of Bachelor Nation fan favorites for a LIVE discussion as the story unfolds.

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Episode 12

Week 10 Part 2: After the Final Rose

Tue, Mar 15, 2022 60 mins

After a rollercoaster season like none other, "The Bachelor" himself, Clayton Echard, returns to face the three women he fell in love with. Jesse Palmer will guide emotional conversations throughout the evening as the bombshell conclusion to Clayton's season plays out. What happens next is anyone's guess, but it all goes down LIVE.

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