Get ready, folks, it's the time of the year: The Bachelorette is back tonight in its fourteenth season!
As always, I'll celebrate by grabbing my favorite iridescent wine glass, getting my favorite sweats, and getting my phone out for non-stop live tweets when the drama gets too much. (If you already know the basics, I suggest you read mytoo!)
How to See Becca Bachelorette Season
ABC airs all Bachelor Nation (that is , The Bachelor and The Bachelorette) shows specials and features on a pretty cranky timeline. Seriously, the schedule of bachelorette ventilation is sheer mess. You can watch it live on TV, in the ABC streaming app, on the ABC website and on Hulu.
This season you can witness the premiere of tonight on May 28th at 8pm. ET / PT (check your local listings just in case!). Most seasons are 1
To help you plan, note the episode lengths and types:
- Monday, 2-Hour Episodes: The One Where We Find Out How Much Drama To Expect. Typically the ep, where we find out what the date situation is and who is angry after the last rose ceremony.
- Tuesdays, 2-hour episodes (sometimes): Solo Date Nights, Rose Ceremony
- Wednesdays, 2-Hour Episodes (Sometimes): Historically, Wednesday is when the Reunion Show airs at the end of the season. Well, that or when a sporting event of a Tuesday or Monday episode gets in the way.
It's really easy to follow other viewers on Twitter as everyone in Bachelor Nation uses the hashtag #TheBachelette. Throughout the season, more is likely to crop up, and if we get a rogue candidate, their name will be everywhere (and a hashtag of some sort.)
How to invest in Bachelorette
I've * watched all things * Bachelor Nation for six years. My sister made me addicted to college, and to be honest, I do not regret it for a moment. Now that I am (almost) grown up, I have a very serious routine that I want to share, so you too can watchfall in love with your squad.
Step 1: Forget about hiring your Bachelorette Fantasy lineup. Then tell your group chat (aptly TEAM BECCA?) That it's good because you've won the first year, so you do not have to prove your skills anymore.
Step 2: Go out to dinner.
Step 3: Have a glass of white wine, your fully charged phone, glasses and blanket.
Step 4: Drag the troops into the family room. Start the show exactly 20 minutes late, so you can fast forward through commercials.
Step 5: Share every thought you have on Twitter. #sorrynotsorry
Step 6: Answer any question your less informed family members have about the show.
Step 7: Share snarky comments with those in the room. Repeat because some people could not hear.
Step 8: Share the same comments on Twitter. Laugh at how funny you are.
Step 9: Fight with the family via the fast-forward protocol during the show when skipping key scenes.
Step 10: Do not care if there is no rose ceremony – if the candidates are eliminated. Share anger on Twitter with the world.
Step 11: Repeat until the end of the season. Emotionally prepare for the next season of The Bachelor.
Or just watch it when it is broadcast and tweet about it. That's fine too. ¯ _ (ツ) _ / ¯
OK, take your favorite drink now and prepare for the new season with me, because to look alone is the worst thing and nobody should have to. Let's do the damn thing!
This piece was originally released on May 26th and is being updated throughout the season.
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