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The 8th season of Bachelor in Paradise premiered on September 27, 2022 on ABC.

Jesse Palmer was announced as the host in May 2022.


Filming took place in the town of Sayulita, located in Vallarta-Nayarit, Mexico. This marks the first season not to premiere in the usual summer schedule.

Casting and contestants[]

On May 17, 2022, Jesse Palmer became the new host of the series, replacing long-time host Chris Harrison; and Wells Adams was confirmed to be returning as the bartender for the fifth season in a row.

On August 26, 2022, the first 19 contestants were revealed. On August 29, 2022, Victoria Fuller was announced as a contestant during the Bachelorette season 19 Men Tell All special. On September 6, 2022, Johnny DePhillipo was announced as a contestant.


Elimination chart[]

The contestant is male.
The contestant is female.
The contestant went on a date and gave out a rose at the rose ceremony.
The contestant went on a date and got a rose at the rose ceremony.
The contestant gave or received a rose at the rose ceremony, thus remaining in the competition.
The contestant received the last rose.
The contestant went on a date and received the last rose.
The contestant went on a date and was eliminated.
The contestant was eliminated.
The contestant went on a date and was eliminated by production due to aggressive behavior.
The contestant had a date and voluntarily left the show.
The contestant gave out a rose and then voluntarily left the show.
The contestant voluntarily left the show.
The couple broke up and were eliminated.
The couple had a date, then broke up and were eliminated.
The couple decided to stay together and won the competition.
The contestant had to wait before appearing in paradise.
The contestant split before the fantasty suite and started dating again after the show ended.


No. in season Title Original air date
1 "Episode 1: Season Premiere" September 27, 2022
It’s almost paradise! Nearly a year after the last rose was handed out on the beach, “Bachelor in Paradise” returns with the largest ever cast of fan-favorites from “The Bachelor” franchise. With Jesse Palmer as host and Wells Adams returning to the bar, the latest group of hopeful hotties and a few sexy surprises are ready to make waves and catch feelings this fall when the eighth season of the hit series returns.
2 "Episode 2" October 3, 2022
The beachgoers are settling in and sunblocking up, but it won’t be long before another bombshell hits the beach. Victoria F. has arrived and she’s ready to make waves! This week, the men hold the roses so the pressure is on for the ladies to secure their partners, but when a mysterious suitcase appears, it seems like there may be even more competition than they anticipated. All that, plus a steamy love triangle emerges, an ultimatum is handed out and one man’s indecision sets off a Shakespearian chain reaction.
3 "Episode 3" October 4, 2022
The cocktail party continues! As the rose ceremony approaches, the previously confident guys are realizing that holding the roses may not mean they have the advantage they expected. Once all is said and done, nine new couples begin a new day in the sun ready to move their relationships forward, but it wouldn’t be Paradise without a slew of new singles making their way to the beach! Best buds Aaron and James arrive ready to double-date their way to true love, and lovable hottie Rodney shows up with hearts in his eyes, putting the ladies’ jaws on the floor.
4 "Episode 4" October 10, 2022
After Teddi’s exit sends shockwaves through the beach, a flock of single ladies races to make the first move on the hottest new arrival, Rodney; but Genevieve has eyes for another new guy, which sends her existing relationship into rocky waters. Meanwhile, it’s nothing but smooth sailing for lovebirds Serene and Brandon, whose relationship only grows after they receive a much-anticipated date card. Later, Ashley and Jared attempt to turn up the heat in their own romance, but will their night end with a bang?
5 "Episode 5" October 11, 2022
With the rose ceremony fast approaching, the remaining single men begin to question how many days they have left in Paradise; but it’s not long before new drama takes center stage. That’s right, Salley has arrived, finally ready to hit the beach and two daring women jump at the opportunity to confront her right away about her intentions. Then, Shanae faces double trouble as she sorts out her feelings for two suitors, and Ashley and Jared make the most out of their last night on the beach. Later, during a full moon, one newly formed couple has a romantic breakthrough and reveals it all.
6 "Episode 6" October 17, 2022
The tropical heat is on as 12 men find themselves vying for only seven roses. While some beachy bros do everything they can to woo the women who’ve caught their eye, others may not make it to the rose ceremony at all; and one will find an unexpected spark in a new arrival. Once the sand has settled and the newly formed couples are feeling their love bloom, Jesse Palmer arrives to drop a bombshell announcement that divides the beach like never before. Will these connections be able to weather the storm?
7 "Episode 7" October 18, 2022
Paradise, uprooted! As the women pack their bags and prepare for an uncertain future, five new beach babes dive right in to get to know the men. Later, a wet-and-wild pool party kicks off the first night at the beach; but elsewhere in Mexico, the original women won’t be left alone to worry for long because five new hopeful hunks have made their way to the air-conditioned estate ready to find love. The next morning, a wave of dates will send sparks flying for some while others fan their former flames, but who will stay faithful and who will stray?
8 "Episode 8" October 24, 2022
The Split continues to shake up the shores of Paradise. As Lace’s surprise visit continues, Rodney confesses to having found a better match; and the men are left shocked to learn a new wave of guys has crashed the ladies’ estate. Meanwhile, Logan, torn between several women, declares himself a resident of “Geometry Beach” and a lovestruck Johnny escapes all temptation. Back at the hotel, emotions are higher than ever as Jesse shares some unexpected news which causes some of the women to spiral as they contemplate their relationship status, but Victoria takes advantage of a well-timed date card to explore her options with a hunky new guy.
9 "Episode 9" October 25, 2022
It’s finally time to go back to the beach! Paradise’s original couples reunite on the sand, where each learns if their relationship survived the week apart. Later that same night, the new guys make their grand, rocky entrance to the beach, stirring up more drama. Which couples are safe and who will pack their bags?
10 "Episode 10" October 31, 2022
It’s a new day in Paradise! While some couples are waking up feeling stronger than ever, for others it feels like all but a fresh start. A rose ceremony with the women in charge has several men rethinking their place on the beach; and a series of dates between new, established and even some unlikely pairings shakes things up even more. Plus, a storm is brewing for more than one formerly sturdy couple; will it blow over or break things apart for the lovebirds?
11 "Episode 11" November 1, 2022
A wave of new arrivals are ready to turn on the charm and turn up the heat in Paradise! As these fresh-faced men hand out date cards, more than one couple will find themselves questioning everything. Elsewhere, some of the strongest bonds on the beach will be put to the test; but can they talk things out or will mixed messages spell the end for the troubled pairs?
12 "Episode 12" November 7, 2022
After returning from her date with Hayden, Kate weighs her options with Logan and decides which relationship to pursue. During the cocktail party, Aaron and Genevieve take the next step in their relationship; and, despite Eliza growing closer to Justin, Rodney is determined to win her back before the rose ceremony. The next morning, Eliza is full of regret and makes a risky move to follow her heart, but will it pay off?
13 "Episode 13" November 14, 2022
It’s a somber day in Paradise with everyone reeling from Rodney and Eliza’s emotional departures, but three new beachgoers arrive hoping to turn things around. First up, Mara heads out on a saucy date with one of the twins; then, Ency and Lindsey select two lucky guys for a double date, which doesn’t go to plan. Later, the couples get some much-needed one-on-one time to discuss their futures as the end of Paradise and the possibility of engagement draw near.
14 "Episode 14" November 15, 2022
Engagements are right around the corner in Paradise, but just as the seemingly stable remaining couples are feeling the romance, a series of surprise visits shake things up on the beach. First up, Bachelorettes Gabby and Rachel have arrived, ready to spill all the tea on their former flames to their new ladies. Then, Becca and Thomas arrive to share an exciting announcement – the beach is getting its first-ever Sadie Hawkins dance! Will the ‘90s-themed evening be a fun night out for the tropical lovebirds or is heartbreak on the horizon?
15 "Season Finale: Part 1" November 21, 2022
After a season full of twists, turns and romance like never before, it all comes down to this. With only one rose ceremony standing between the eight remaining couples (and one single gal) and the end of paradise, Jesse Palmer drops an unexpected bombshell that will have everyone questioning where they stand. Later, once the roses have been handed out, the remaining couples have an important decision to make — will they stay until the end in hopes of an engagement, or will they leave and pursue a relationship away from the sands of Mexico?
16 "Season Finale: Part 2" November 22, 2022
It’s a night full of shocking confessions, surprises and special guests, as the cast reunites for the first time since Paradise to rehash this season’s most dramatic moments. After addressing the controversies of split week and the most tumultuous love triangles on the beach, Jesse Palmer provides a look back at the remaining couples’ final days in Paradise. Will their journeys end in engagement or heartbreak? And where do they stand today?

Where are they now?[]

Brandon Jones and Serene Russell announced their split on May 8, 2023.

Johnny DePhillipo and Victoria Fuller ended their engagement due to Victoria's relationship with Greg Grippo.

Michael Allio and Danielle Maltby ended their relationship in June 2023.

Tyler Norris and Brittany Galvin ended their relationship in August 2022.

The Rings[]