The Bachelor

Only one Canadian will feature on the new season of The Bachelorette, starting this month on Citytv.

Gibbons native Chris Malhomme will be the only contestant flying the Canadian flag on the reality dating show which features bachelorette Ashley Herbert.

Malhomme, president of JVR Construction, will compete along with 24 other men for the heart of Herbert, who was a finalist on the previous season of The Bachelor with Brad Womack.

Malhomme lists his three best attributes on his official bio as “smart, funny and fearless” and cites his mom as the person he admires the most.

“She had to raise two kids in a grain elevator with no money,” his bio reads. “She made it and has done well.”

Catch The Bachelorette on Citytv starting May 23.

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The Bachelor’s Jake Pavelka and The Hills’ Heidi Montag are said to be teaming up for a new reality project.

It has been reported that the unlikely pair will be joined by formr real Housewives of New Jersey cast member Danielle Staub on the project.

No official details have been revealed regarding the show, but on Twitter Montag said: “Filming’s been great so far. Can’t wait to show you all the new show! People keep asking what my new show is about. I say – imagine if Chekhov & Tolstoy wrote for reality TV.”

Other rumours suggest Ashley Dupre and Three 6 Mafia memebrs DJ Paul Kom and Juicy J will also feature.

Source: Digital Spy

The Bachelorette franchise has its newest recruit with news that Ashley Herbert will search for love on the show’s upcoming season.

Herbert, who made it to the finale few on Brad Womack’s recent season of The Bachelor, was confirmed as the new Bachelorette on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night.

“My family is so excited, they really are,” the dental student said . “They’re so supportive. Everyone in my life has been really great through this whole process.”

Herbert was “sworn in” as the new Bachelorette by Kimmel on the show last night, before being presented with a wheelbarrow full of roses.

The Bachelorette will begin on May 23 on Citytv.

Source: Digital Spy

Brad Womack has made his decision on the finale of The Bachelor tonight.

Find out who he picked after the jump.

Womack has chosen Emily Maynard to receive the final rose over Chantal O’Brien.

Monday, March 14 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT) on Citytv

“After the Final Rose”

With Brad’s search for his soul mate over, emotions run high as he talks to Chris Harrison about both Chantal and Emily, taking us back to those final days in South Africa. Three couples who have found their own soul mates on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette – Ali and Roberto, Jason and Molly and Trista and Ryan – return to share the very distinct ways in which they have found lasting happiness. Then the woman who received Brad’s final rose joins him for the first time in public as a couple. It’s the emotional ending to Brad’s heartfelt journey to finally find true love.

Monday, March 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 11MT)***SEASON FINALE*** on Citytv

In the dramatic season finale, Brad, who came back for a second chance at love, prepares to make one of the most difficult choices of this life. His search for love is narrowed down to two very different women – Chantal and Emily – and he is falling in love with both of them. As Brad prepares to make the decision, he reunites with his family who will meet the final two women and, hopefully, will be able to offer him some valuable advice. Chantal arrives first and immediately professes her love for Brad.

She assures the family that she has learned from her divorce and now knows exactly whom she wants in her life. Chantal has set the bar high for Emily, and when she arrives, she is filled with anxiety. The tension escalates when Brad reveals to his family that Emily has a daughter. Brad’s family is concerned about whether he’s really ready to step into fatherhood. Brad came to find love as a changed man, ready to open himself up to love as he never had before. Will he complete his search with a proposal? If he does, will the woman say yes?

The Bachelor and The Bachelorette will both return after being renewed for more seasons by ABC.

The former will chalk up its 16th season at the beginning of next year while the latter will return for season number seven in May of this year.

With the finale of The Bachelor taking place tonight, a new Bachelorette will also be announced for the upcoming season.

Catch the finale tonight on Citytv at 8pm ET/PT.

Jimmy Kimmel Live will have the announcement.

Source: Digital Spy

Monday, March 7 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) on Citytv

It’s an explosive reunion viewers won’t want to miss, as Alli, Ashley H., Ashley S., Britt, Jackie, Madison, Melissa, Michelle, Raichel and other memorable bachelorettes from this season return to confront each other – and Brad! – one last time on national television. Michelle is a target for the women’s wrath, and the bachelorettes confront her about her whole approach to dating Brad. A tearful Michelle admits that her behavior is a defense mechanism and that she feels guilty for leaving her daughter. Sarah, Jackie and Stacey pile on, with Michelle becoming hysterical. When a distraught Ashley H. takes the hot seat, she admits that she didn’t really hear Brad when he tried to tell her how he felt about her the whole time, and that her retracting from him in the end was a way of protecting herself. Plus, get a sneak peek of the season finale and the final two bachelorettes, Chantal and Emily.

Monday, February 21 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) on Citytv

The stakes are high for Brad as he leaves on an exciting, emotionally charged trip across the country to visit the final four women’s hometowns. His first stop is Seattle, the home of Chantal, the feisty bachelorette who has taken him on an emotional roller coaster ride. Next Brad flies across the country to Madawaska, Maine, where Ashley H. couldn’t be more thrilled to show off where she’s from. The spookiest hometown date awaits Brad in Chico, California, where he meets up with Shawntel at the mortuary where she works. Brad’s final hometown date is with Emily in Charlotte, North Carolina. When Brad and the women meet in New York for a dramatic rose ceremony, the Bachelor has a difficult goodbye for one heartbroken bachelorette. With three women remaining, the group heads off for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to South Africa.

Monday, February 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) on Citytv

As Brad and the remaining six bachelorettes continue their adventurous trip around the world to the romantic Caribbean island of Anguilla, the pressure is mounting as Brad struggles to decide which four women he will escort home to meet their families. Brad takes Emily on a helicopter tour of the panoramic island scenery for their one on one date. The next day, Brad and Shawntel bicycle through the streets of Anguilla. The other women look on green with envy as Brad takes Britt to a luxury yacht for her first one-on-one date. Later, the Bachelor cancels the cocktail party and, at the rose ceremony, he narrows the field to the four lucky bachelorettes who will take him to their hometowns to meet their families.