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BACHELOR, THE
Air Date: Monday, February 10, 2014
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#1806) "Episode 1806"
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JUAN PABLO GETS CLOSER TO THE REMAINING EIGHT WOMEN IN NEW ZEALAND, BUT THE TENSION RAMPS UP AS RELATIONSHIPS HANG IN THE BALANCE, ON ABC'S "THE BACHELOR"

"Episode 1806" - Love blooms in the lush island country of New Zealand as Juan Pablo's adventure continues with the eight remaining women. Andi, desperate to get alone time with the Bachelor, claims the week's first one-on-on date, but will she be able to let her guard down and allow their relationship to grow? A group date for six bachelorettes takes them on a wild ride on the Ogo - a New Zealand extreme sport that has the women zig zagging down a course in giant clear inflatable balls. After they catch their breath, the after party takes place on the set of the Academy Award-winning film "The Hobbit." Clare is still trying to repair her relationship with Juan Pablo, but what will be the outcome? Finally, it is not just the Bachelor with decisions to make, which results in one of the most tension-filled rose ceremonies so far, on "The Bachelor," MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

Andi is over the moon when she gets the first individual date in New Zealand. After a thrilling speedboat ride through Tutukau Gorge, Andi and Juan Pablo arrive at a mysterious location called "The Squeeze." Now, she must trust the Bachelor to lead her through a cold, murky waterway sandwiched between tight crevices which will lead them to a magical waterfall. Here, the river is heated by the red hot magma below the surface. Juan Pablo plans a romantic dinner for the two of them with bubbling geysers as a backdrop, but when their sexual tension is interrupted by a poorly timed geyser, will their connection fizzle?

Six of the ladies get to experience the Ogo as Juan Pablo surprises them by taking them to a remote pasture for this adrenaline rush date. One homesick bachelorette finally rises to the top and makes her presence known to the Bachelor, but will that matter in the face of the pressure from the five other women? The after party proves a special treat as the group explores the fictional wonderland created for the hit movie Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit." A conflicted bachelorette who is looking for reassurance is hoping for the rose on the group date. But the women are shocked by a turn of events that leaves one beautiful bachelorette totally devastated.

An outspoken Clare does her best to mend her connection with Juan Pablo after her tearful confrontation with him during last week's cocktail party in Vietnam. The two meet for a private picnic near a beautiful river running through the New Zealand countryside. Will Clare be successful or will she be headed home?

Juan Pablo is torn between so many remarkable women and the rose ceremonies are becoming more difficult. However, the drama isn't just all on the Bachelor's side, as one bachelorette comes to an important emotional decision about her blossoming relationship with Juan Pablo.

Six women will move on to join the dashing Bachelor in his hometown of Miami as the women's hometown dates loom.

The eight remaining women are:
Andi, 26, assistant district attorney, Atlanta, GA
Cassandra, 21, former NBA dancer, Rochester Hills, MI
Chelsie, 24, science educator, Columbus, OH
Clare, 32, hairstylist, Sacramento, CA
Kat, 29, medical sales rep, Scottsdale, AZ
Nikki, 26, pediatric nurse, Kansas City, MO
Renee, 32, real estate agent, Sarasota, FL
Sharleen, 29, opera singer, Heidelberg, Germany

Hosted by Chris Harrison, "The Bachelor" is a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television. Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton and Alycia Rossiter are the executive producers. "The Bachelor" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 stereo surround sound.

For more information on "The Bachelor" please visit ABC.com.

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BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/25/02 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
18 (10 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its 18th season on 3/10/14; has yet to be renewed for a 19th season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, November 2013) Juan Pablo Galavis, the sexy single father from Miami, Florida, is ready to find love. He'll have his own opportunity to find his wife and stepmother to his daughter when he stars in the 18th edition of "The Bachelor." With his Spanish accent, good looks, salsa moves and undying devotion for his daughter, Juan Pablo, 32, was a fan favorite on the ninth edition of "The Bachelorette." Sadly, Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock couldn't see a future with Juan Pablo and sent him home from Barcelona. Although he was blindsided by not getting a rose, the experience of being on "The Bachelorette" opened his eyes to the possibility of finding a real, everlasting love. He witnessed firsthand how it worked with Desiree, and has decided that he can't give up on love and on giving his daughter, Camila, what she wants more than anything else in the world - a brother and a sister to complete their family. Juan Pablo is ready and hopeful that he'll find love and the missing puzzle piece to fulfill his family here on "The Bachelor." Hosted by Chris Harrison, "The Bachelor" is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television. Mike Fleiss and Martin Hilton are the executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chris Harrison as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Martin Hilton as EP
· Mike Fleiss as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Next Entertainment
· Warner Horizon Television