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The 23rd season of The Bachelor premiered on January 7, 2019. It featured 26-year-old Colton Underwood, a former NFL player.

He was previously rejected by Becca Kufrin on the 14th season of The Bachelorette.

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.

Colton met the first three contestants, Sydney, Annie and Katie, while appearing on The Ellen Show. The women took part in a segment known as "Know or Go".

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.

Future appearances[]

Hannah Brown was chosen as the Bachelorette for the 15th season of The Bachelorette.

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.

Tayshia Adams replaced Clare Crawley as the lead role on the 16th season of The Bachelorette.

Call-Out Order[]

Order Bachelorettes Episode
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Demi Hannah G Elyse Caelynn Tayshia Heather Hannah G. Tayshia Hannah G. Hannah G. Cassie
2 Tayshia Caelynn Hannah B Elyse Demi Hannah B. Tayshia Caelynn Tayshia Tayshia
3 Heather Katie Heather Nicole Caelynn Cassie Kirpa Hannah G. Cassie Cassie
4 Nicole Alex B. Tayshia Hannah G. Hannah G. Caelynn Cassie Cassie Caelynn
5 Caelynn Hannah B. Cassie Tayshia Heather Tayshia Caelynn Kirpa
6 Sydney Onyeka Caelynn Katie Kirpa Kirpa Cassie Heather
7 Elyse Caitlin Courtney Cassie Hannah B. Demi Heather Hannah B.
8 Tahzjuan Annie Demi Kirpa Katie Hannah G. Katie
9 Cassie Kirpa Nicole Sydney Elyse Katie Demi
10 Kirpa Heather Kirpa Demi Sydney Sydney Sydney
11 Caitlin Elyse Hannah G. Tracy Cassie Nicole
12 Courtney Tayshia Catherine Courtney Nicole
13 Katie Courtney Bri Heather Onyeka Elyse
14 Alex D. Cassie Sydney Onyeka Courtney
15 Onyeka Demi Onyeka Hannah B.
16 Erika Nina Katie Bri
17 Hannah B. Erika Caitlin
18 Tracy Sydney Nina
19 Angelique Bri Tracy Caitlin
20 Devin Angelique Alex B.
21 Revian Tracy
22 Nina Nicole
23 Alex B. Catherine
24 Bri Alex D.
25 Laura
26 Hannah G.
27 Annie
28 Jane
29 Catherine
30 Erin
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?[]

Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph pursued a relationship off-camera, but announced on their Instagram accounts on May 29, 2020 that they have split.

Hannah Goodwin got engaged to Dylan Barbour whom she met on the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise.

Caelynn Miller-Keyes is dating Dean Unglert whom she met on the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise.

Hannah Brown got engaged to Jed Wyatt on the 15th season of The Bachelorette. They ended their engagement before the show stopped airing when Jed revealed that he already had a girlfriend.

Katie Morton got engaged to Chris Bukowski whom she met on the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise. They announced their split on December 10, 2019.

Demi Burnett got engaged to a woman named Kristian Haggerty, only to call it off months later.

Nicole Lopez-Alvar was briefly in a relationship with Clay Harbor whom she met on the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise.

Tayshia Adams was announced as the new Bachelorette and replacement for Clare Crawley on the 16th season of The Bachelorette on November 5, 2020.

The Ring[]

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.

Promotional gallery[]


The Women[]