Where to Watch The Bachelorette Season 17

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The Bachelorette Season 17
The Bachelorette Season 17

One of the most popular reality Tv shows in America at the moment can easily be said to be The Bachelorette. And The Bachelorette season 17 has now arrived. This dating game show debuted on ABC on Jan 8th, 2003. The show is a spin-off of the show The Bachelor. Which is also an important part of the Bachelor’s Franchise. The first season featured Trista Rehn who is the runner-up for season one of The Bachelor. She was offered the opportunity to choose a husband among 25 bachelors. In the 2004 season of the show, The Bachelorette once again picked up their Runner Up from the Past season of the Bachelor. After the 2005 season, the show returned on the channel after a break of three years in 2008.

But since then the show has been an annual occurrence on the channel for the network’s summer programming. The rules of the show are adapted from the parent show but in a gender-reversed version. And the Bachelorette is selected from the runner-ups from the parent show. The show commences with 25 contestants as the potential husbands for the bachelorette. the shoe starts when the bachelorette first greats each and every contestant personally in the rose ceremony. And the contestants who do not get the rose are eliminated. And this elimination process continues for each round. At the last, there are only two contestants left. And then the bachelorette has to decide between the final two contestants.

The 17th and the latest season of The Bachelorette aired on the 7th of June 2021. The season features the stunning 30-year-old Katie Thurston who is a bank market manager from Lynnwood city in Washington. Thurston completed the 25th season of the parent show on 25th rank.

The Bachelorette Season 17 Production and Cast

The Bachelorette Season 17
The Bachelorette Season 17 Katie Thrutson

In this season the cast will include  Katie Thruston as the bachelorette. She was announced for this role by Emmanuel Acho after the final rose episode. in the 25th season. Some of the well-known contestants include Andrew Spencer who is also the cousin of season 14 contestant Clay Harbor. The start of the series was in the traditional way in summer after the sixteenth season ended. But it was then delayed to October 2020 because of the Covid 19 pandemic. Initially, this season was set to be filmed in Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta, Canada. But due to the pandemic, there were restrictions on traveling in Canada. The production was later relocated from there to another location in early February of 2021.

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All this amidst covid and travel restrictions. The new location for the shooting of this season was decided to be the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, located in New Mexico. The team gave up on the idea of filming this season domestically just like in the last two American Bachelor Nation editions. Another change for this season is that Chris Harrison was not hosting this season. This was because of the racial insensitivity comments. To replace him the former Bachelorettes Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe are co-hosts for the show instead.

Is The Bachelorette available on Netflix?

There is no question in the matter that the show is available on Netflix. Currently, Netflix is one of the most popular OTT platforms in the world. So it is obvious that the platform features this show. But to the viewer’s surprise, there is only one season of this show available on Netflix. That is the 6th season that premiered in the year 2010. This season featured Ali Fedotowsky. There is no official reason yet why the platform has not streamed the other sixteen seasons of this reality show that is so in demand from the viewers. The Bachelorette is a very popular show and is highly demanded by the viewers so we hope that the platform soon ads the other season as well. But till then the viewers can enjoy some other similar shows on the platform.

Is The Bachelorette available on Amazon Prime?

After Netflix, the second platform where people go to find their favorite shows is Amazon Prime. And the audience can also view the show on this platform. But only after season six. Those who are looking to enjoy the show from season one will once again face disappointment. As the platform has only released the seasons after the sixth one. This also includes the latest, The Bachelorette season 17. But there is an exception for the subscription of this season for this OTT platform. Viewers can either buy particular episodes or the whole season that they wish to watch. One episode costs around 2.99 dollars while a whole season will cost you around 19.99 dollars. For those who wish to enjoy all the episodes in a season buying the whole thing together will be a better alternative. Instead of purchasing individual episodes.

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Is The Bachelorette available on Hulu?

The Bachelorette Season 17
The Bachelorette Season 17 Katie Thrutson

After Netflix and Amazon Prime, the next stop to find this show is Hulu. This OTT platform streams almost all American Television shows.  So there is no chance that they have missed this reality romance-Drama show. But like all the other OTT platforms even Hulu streams only a certain number of seasons for the show. They are seasons 5, 10,12, and 17. Apart from the Hulu app, they can also view this from the Hulu live Tv. There are various monthly plans that viewers can choose from. They range from 5 dollars to 64.4 dollars. There is also a seven-day free trial on the platform. But this will only last you for one episode. So it is better to purchase the pass to watch the show without any interruptions.

Where to Watch The Bachelorette online?

There are many ways to watch The Bachelorette online without using any of the above-mentioned streaming platforms. This is possible with the help of VPNs You can not watch the show outside of the US without using a VPN. This is because all the ABC shows are license-restricted for the TV. And this is why you can not watch it outside of the US. When you first visit any of the streaming sites that broadcast ABC channels and you are logged in via any other country’s IP address. It will automatically be blocked after which you can not watch the show if you are traveling or reside in any other country. But using VPNs can solve these problems. Some of the famous VPNs that one can use. The first one is Express VPN.

It has a number of features that will make your streaming experience even more interesting and worthwhile. It has blazing fast speed and does not buffer and pause your video experiences. Another one that can be used efficiently is the Cyberghost. The VPN has multiple servers and was specially designed for streaming on services. There are some other free VPNs available but they are not recommended to each this show. As there many hindrances while watching the videos in them. And on top of that, they add to your track and there is also a concern about your privacy.

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Where Can You Watch The Bachelorette Season 17 for Free?

Now there are many users who may not have any of the streaming services or VPNs to stream The Bachelorette Season 17. And there are constantly questions from the viewers that where can they watch the show for free. There are some alternatives for that But none of it can be as effective as the paid ones. First of all, You can watch the episodes for free on Amazon’s 30-day trial or Hulu’s 7-day trial. But these are not going to serve as a permanent solution for their needs.

There are also a few free VPNs that provide the viewers with the latest episodes for the show. One of them is the ABC- USTVGO.TV which has almost all the new episodes of The bachelorette. The step for this is very simple. Just search the name on your web browser and it will direct you to the site. Click on the site and voila. You have all the all-new episodes of your favorite show. But this method is also quite inefficient and risky.

By Bhumi Patel

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