Watch Bachelor Pad – Pilot – Season 1 Episode 1 Video — Bachelor Pad is a two-hour American reality television dating game show debuting on August 9, 2010 on ABC. The show is hosted by former game show host and news anchor, Chris Harrison and former Bachelor star Melissa Rycroft.
The show stars 11 women and 8 men eliminated from various seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette who compete for a $250,000 prize. It is also marketed as “a second chance at finding love” for those turned down by previous Bachelors and Bachelorettes. The contestants live together in a mansion with Schlage locks and take part in challenges for immunity from elimination and to go on dates with contestants of their choice.
The series begins with 19 of the most unforgettable characters from seasons past living together in the Bachelor Pad mansion. Each week, they’ll square off in head-to-head challenges to compete for immunity and the opportunity to go on a date with the contestant of their choice. The winner of the challenge will then grant immunity to one of his or her dates via the presentation of a rose.
At the end of each episode, the contestants will vote amongst themselves to determine which cast members will be eliminated from the competition. The show offers the 19 now-single contestants a “second chance” at finding love, something that didn’t quite work out the first time around.
The hosts of Bachelor Pad are Chris Harrison (The Bachelor and The Bachelorette) and former Bachelor and Dancing with the Stars contestant Melissa Rycroft.
Executive producers of Bachelor Pad are Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton and Jay Bienstock. The series is from Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.