Bachelor Pad Preview: New Bachelor Spin-Off

If you’re a fan of The Bachelor/Bachelorette and you were thinking your Monday nights would be free after this week, think again as there’s another spinoff headed to ABC. Details and clips from Bachelor Pad ahead!

What’s better (or worse, depending on your feelings on this reality TV franchise) than another season of The Bachelor or Bachelorette? How about a spinoff that features a bunch of former contestants as they face off in various challenges in an attempt to win some cash or maybe finally find the person of their dreams? The series premieres next Monday, which will fill the gap left by The Bachelorette after tomorrow night’s finale.

Below is ABC’s description for the series and further down are some clips.

Fan-favorites, arch-rivals, villains and the sexiest participants from the hugely successful Bachelor franchise reunite under one roof in a competitive reality series to compete for $250,000 and perhaps a "second chance" at love, on ABC's Bachelor Pad. 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 contestants 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 hosts of Bachelor Pad are Chris Harrison (The Bachelor and The Bachelorette) and former The Bachelor and Dancing with the Stars contestant Melissa Rycroft.

Bachelor Pad premieres Monday, August 9, 8:00-10:00 p.m., ET on ABC.

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