When does Bachelor in Paradise 2022 start? Release date and how to watch in the US and UK

When does Bachelor in Paradise 2022 start? Here's all you need to know...

When does Bachelor in Paradise 2022 start?
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If you've ever been obsessed with a season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise is the salacious, summery show you need in your life this fall, especially if you're a fan of the likes of Married At First Sight UK and Love Island too. 

The Bachelor and Bachelorette spin-off show follows previous contestants as the show as they descend on a Mexican beach paradise to flirt, date, and potentially fall for each other, with plenty of drama in the mix. 

A brand new season of Bachelor in Paradise is hitting screens this September so here's all you need to know. 

When does Bachelor in Paradise 2022 start and how can you watch? 

Bachelor in Paradise 2022 is set to kick off on September 27, on ABC at 8pm ET, lasting for two hours. 

Episodes will also be available to stream on Hulu the day after they air on TV.

After the premiere on Tuesday, new episodes of Bachelor in Paradise 2022 will hit screens every Monday and Tuesday. 

How to watch Bachelor in Paradise 2022 in the UK

If you're on vacation outside of the US with no access to ABC or Hulu, you can watch Bachelor in Paradise by using a VPN (a Virtual Private Network). A VPN is a popular method of watching TV shows that aren't available to stream in your country. 

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  2. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location to anywhere in the US.
  3. With your VPN installed and server location set to the USA, where you can access Hulu or ABC. 

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Who is hosting Bachelor in Paradise 2022?

Bachelor in Paradise 2022 will be hosted by Canadian TV personality and former football pro, Jesse Palmer. 

It was confirmed back in May that Jesse would be taking on the presenting reigns for the 2022 season of the show, with Wells Adams appearing as the paradise beach's official bar tender. 

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Speaking about his new role on the 'chaotic' show, Jesse old Us Weekly, "It’s insane down here. It’s absolutely crazy. There’s all these people. It is just so much chaos, so much drama and yes, never-before-seen things [are] taking place in Paradise. 

"I’ve been watching this show for years, huge fan of it. And we’ve been switching things up. We’ve been changing things up. It’s hard to keep track of it all, to be honest," he added.