He ultimately chose to pursue a relationship with Cassie Randolph.
Filming and development
Casting and contestants
Colton was announced as the Bachelor on September 4, 2018.
The remaining contestants were revealed on December 6, 2018, via Facebook Live.
This season featured a visit in Singapore. Besides Singapore, this season also included visits in Thailand, Vietnam, Portugal and the Bachelor's hometown of Denver, Colorado. The season also had special appearances from husband and wife comedians Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, actor and comedian Billy Eichner, actor and former professional football player Terry Crews, and The Bachelor Vietnam host Khôi Trần.
The season began with 30 contestants.
Caelynn Miller-Keyes, Demi Burnett, Hannah Goodwin, Jane Averbukh, Katie Morton, Nicole Lopez-Alvar, Onyeka Ehie, Sydney Lotuaco, Tayshia Adams, Caitlin Clemmens, Tahzjuan Hawkins, Bri Barnes, and Revian Chang competed in the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise.
|Demi||Hannah G||Elyse||Caelynn||Tayshia||Heather||Hannah G.||Tayshia||Hannah G.||Hannah G.||Cassie|
|Tayshia||Caelynn||Hannah B||Elyse||Demi||Hannah B.||Tayshia||Caelynn||Tayshia||Tayshia|
|Nicole||Alex B.||Tayshia||Hannah G.||Hannah G.||Caelynn||Cassie||Cassie||Caelynn|
|Elyse||Caitlin||Courtney||Cassie||Hannah B.||Demi||Heather||Hannah B.|
|The contestant received a first impression rose.|
|The contestant received a rose during the date.|
|The contestant was eliminated.|
|The contestant was eliminated outside the rose ceremony.|
|The contestant was eliminated during the date.|
|The contestant quit the competition.|
|The contestant quit the competition, but re-entered and won.|
|No. in season||Title||Original air date|
|1||"Week 1: Limo arrivals"||January 7, 2019|
|The Season 23 premiere features Colton Underwood. Among the women vying for his affection: a pageant star who calls herself the "hot-mess express"; a confident Nigerian beauty with a loud-and-proud personality; a deceptively bubbly spitfire who is hiding a dark family secret; and a California beach blonde who has a secret that ironically may make her a perfect match for Underwood.|
|2||"Week 2: First dates"||January 14, 2019|
|Colton's search for love starts with laughs, surprises and intense face-offs between the women. The first date of the season has eight hopeful bachelorettes sharing personal stories about their "firsts" and coached by happily married masters of comedy Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace") and Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation"). Hannah B. scores the first one-on-one date on her birthday, including dinner on The Queen Mary.|
|3||"Week 3"||January 21, 2019|
|Eight women arrive at the arena that showcases the swashbuckling show "Pirates Dinner Adventure." Capt. Colton greets them in full pirate regalia and introduces them to the professional performers, who dress the ladies appropriately from head to toe and then supports them through a challenging pirate tutorial. But it is nothing compared to Caelynn and Tracy competing for the position of Colton's "first soul mate," as the cheering crowd urges them on.|
|4||"Week 4: Singapore"||January 28, 2019|
|The group travels to Singapore; Tayisha and Colton bungee jump; Colton takes Caelynn shopping. The pressure starts getting to some of the girls, as others finally open up to Colton.|
|5||"Week 5: Thailand"||February 4, 2019|
|Colton's search for his soulmate moves on to the tropical paradise of Khao Lak, Thailand. Thirteen determined women see this lush destination as a great opportunity to advance their individual love stories with the Bachelor. Heather is the lucky woman to get Colton's first one-on-one date: a scenic boat ride along Thailand's coast, which lands them at the "floating city" of Ko Panyi.|
|6||"Week 6: Vietnam"||February 11, 2019|
|Oneyka and Nicole's shattering showdown continues as Colton tries to find an escape from the ordeal. After the rose ceremony, the remaining bachelorettes travel to the lush, tropical paradise of Vietnam's Cam Ranh coast. The first one-on-one date is captured by a woman, who has magic chemistry with Colton. Their spa date reignites their passion, but deeper issues need resolving. A group date at the historic Hai Thai Ancient House proves to be an adrenaline rush for the women.|
|7||"Week 7: Denver, Colorado"||February 18, 2019|
|The pressure mounts as Colton and the seven remaining women return to the U.S. and his hometown of Denver. He meets with popular Bachelor Ben Higgins for his advice, sharing his fear of being blindsided by a bachelorette who is not as serious as he is. Tayshia and Colton escape to explore Denver, and she shares earthshattering news that shakes his world. Caelynn meets Colton on the ski slopes; and country music star Brett Young builds the romance with a surprise concert for the couple.|
|8||"Week 8: Hometowns"||February 25, 2019|
|Colton made it through an extremely challenging week, questioning which women were really ready for commitment. In the end, he found four amazing bachelorettes he cares about who have his confidence: Caelynn, Cassie, Hannah G. and Tayshia. A visit to Caelynn's hometown of Fredericksburg, Va., turns emotional as her protective family needs convincing that Colton is serious about his desire to be married.|
|9||"Week 9"||March 4, 2019|
|Colton and the three remaining women embark on a journey to the Algarve region of Portugal. It's a trip full of major surprises, high anticipation and extreme anxiety.|
|10||"The Women Tell All"||March 5, 2019|
|Twenty of the most unforgettable women this season will return to confront each other and Colton and offer the lowdown on their quarrels and personal hostilities as they battled to capture Colton's heart.|
|11||"Finale, Part 1"||March 11, 2019|
|What happened to Colton after he fled upon learning that Cassie dropped out of the competition. Also: What happened to Hannah G. and Tayshia.|
|12||"Finale, Part 2 / After the Final Rose"||March 12, 2019|
|In the Season 23 finale, Colton explains what was going through his mind and heart during the final days of his journey to find love. Demi, Onyeka, Sydney, Jason Tartick and Chris Randone also reflect on the extraordinary conclusion.|
Where are they now?
Demi Burnett got engaged to a woman named Kristian Haggerty, only to call it off months later.
Colton didn't propose to Cassie and was therefor not offered a ring from Neil Lane. However, when the new couple made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Jimmy Kimmel had reached out to the jewelry designer and convinced him to give the couple a ring. They where also given the opportunity to choose a different ring, if they didn't like the one that was chosen for them.