Who says that the elder crowd can’t get a shot at love? For ABC, whose knack for spinning off The Bachelor and The Bachelorette has made them catch a large audience and following across the years, it is time for a handsome older man to get his chance at love in the Bachelor style.
That’s right, the gist of The Golden Bachelor, where Gerry, our debut and aspiring Bachelor, seeks to find the love of his life and give that lucky lady his rose.
Following a similar structure to The Bachelor, The Golden Bachelor is the most recent addition to that franchise on behalf of the executives from ABC, hosted by Jesse Palmer, we’ll see how this senior man will have a chance to date several women his age to see if he can find a lucky significant other.
After the premiere, we present you with the details from the season’s debut and a few other details that make this show unique.
The Golden Bachelor Episode 1 Recap
The Golden Bachelor presents us with Gerry in his quest to find true love in the sense and style of the Bachelor; as the show’s motto goes, it is never too late to fall in love. In this episode, we are presented with 22 aspiring women in their golden years from all walks of life who are willing to date this handsome senior.
We meet April, a therapist from Florida; she’s 65. Christina from California, 73, and a retired manager. Edith, 60, also from California and a retired realtor; Ellen from Florida, 71, and a retired school teacher. Faith, who’s also a retired teacher from Washington, is 61.
Jeanie is from Tennessee; she’s 61 and a retired manager. Joan is sixty; she quickly catches Gerry’s eye. She’s a private school admin, and she’s 65. Kathy is a Texas girl with lots of sass and worked in education. As we meet the women, we wonder if Gerry has a knack for administrators.
After that, we meet Leslie from Minnesota; she’s 64 and is a fitness instructor with a rocking body that cleverly masks her age.
Marina is from California, 60, and she’s —yeah, you guessed it, another teacher!—, Nancy is a retired interior decorator from Virginia. Sanda is 75 and a former executive from Georgia; you can’t miss her Southern accent.
Natascha is from New York, and she’s a motivational coach and is 60. Peggy is 69 years old, a dental hygienist from Connecticut, and Anna is a retired nutritionist from New Jersey; she’s 61. Maria is 60, also from New Jersey, and is a Health and Wellness director. Pamela is 75, and she owns a salon in Illinois.
Patty is 70 years old; she’s from North Carolina and has worked for decades in the Real Estate Business. Renee is 67, from Wisconsin, a book author; lastly, Sylvia is from Los Angeles; she’s 64 and a public affairs consultant.
All these women from different walks of life meet and greet and are met and greeted by host Jesse Palmer. Now, the show begins as Gerry must choose whom to take a date with first; after a few talks and dates here and there, Anna, Maria, Pamela, Renee, and Sylvia think that Gerry isn’t ideal for them, and they are out. The first rose went for Faith.
The Golden Bachelor Episode 2 Release Date
The Golden Bachelor Episode 2 will be broadcast by ABC networks on Thursday, October 5th, 2023, at 20:00 hrs Eastern Time, United States. Each episode lasts around one hour. In the following list, you’ll find this program’s regional time release schedules.
- Pacific Time (PT): 18:00 hrs (6:00 PM) PT
- Central Time (CT): 20:00 hrs (8:00 PM) CT
- Mountain Time (MT): 19:00 hrs (7:00 PM) MT
- British Summer Time (BST): 02:00 hrs (2:00 AM) BST on October 6th
- Central European Summer Time (CEST): 03:00 AM CEST on October 6th
- Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST): 11:00 AM AEST on October 6th
- Sydney Time (Australia): 12:00 PM on October 6th
- Melbourne Time (Australia): 12:00 PM on October 6th
- Brisbane Time (Australia): 11:00 AM on October 6th
- India Standard Time (IST): 06:30 hrs (6:30 AM) IST on October 6th
- Singapore Time (SGT): 09:00 AM SGT on October 6th
- New Zealand Standard Time (NZST): 01:00 PM NZST on October 6th
The Golden Bachelor Official Trailer
The Golden Bachelor Episode Guide
The Golden Bachelor’s debut season will begin its ABC broadcast in early October for an eight-episode run. Consult our episode guide, mark your calendar, and don’t miss a moment of the action.
- Episode 1: “Premiere” – Thursday, September 28th 2023
- Episode 2: “TBA” – Thursday, October 5th 2023
- Episode 3: “TBA” – Thursday, October 12th 2023
- Episode 4: “TBA” – Thursday, October 19th 2023
- Episode 5: “TBA” – Thursday, October 26th 2023
- Episode 6: “TBA” – Thursday, November 2nd 2023
- Episode 7: “TBA” – Thursday, November 9th 2023
- Episode 8: “TBA” – Thursday, November 16th 2023
Where To Watch The Golden Bachelor Episodes?
Watch the newest episodes of The Golden Bachelor via ABC on Thursday nights at the times and dates described above. You can stream the show online with your cable credentials from ABC’s website or app if you have cable.
Hulu is a great place to watch The Golden Bachelor and everything related to The Bachelor/The Bachelorette and all spin-offs because Hulu distributes all of ABC’s content and filial networks like FX and Fox.
This platform is globally available, is owned by Disney, and offers you a wide array of subscription plans that you can choose from. Starting from $6,99 a month with ads up to a bundle offering live TV, ESPN, and Disney Plus for $76,99.
Lastly, since The Golden Bachelor is an ongoing season, live TV streaming platforms like YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Directv Streaming, Spectrum on Demand, Sling, Philo, and Fubo TV will stream the show during its broadcast times.