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The Bachelor Finale: Who 'Won'? Why Was Juan Pablo Glum? And Who's the New Bachelorette?

JUAN PABLO GALAVIS

So you opted not to watch The Bachelor ever/this season/tonight? Good call!

That doesn’t mean you won’t want a little water-cooler ammo come Tuesday morning when the topic turns to who received Juan Pablo’s final rose; why, during a live “After the Final Rose” special, said woman looked about as happy as a bride who spills …READ MORE


The Bachelorette Photo Diary: 25 Memorable Moments from Monday's Insane Finale!

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Another season of The Bachelorette has come to an end, and yes, our heroine Desiree Hartsock got her fairytale ending. Well, that is if your idea of a “fairytale ending” involves reality TV cameras, a live studio audience and two tear-soaked break-ups right before your wedding proposal. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS


Ratings: Bachelorette Finale Down Versus Last Year, Yet Dings Dome

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ABC’s The Bachelorette: Lesser of Two Evils finale drew 8.84 million total viewers and a 2.6 demo rating on Monday night, veritably matching the audience for last summer’s question-popping while dropping 16 percent in the demo.

The After the Rose post-mortem …READ MORE


The Bachelorette Season Finale: Desiree Chooses [Spoiler]! — Plus: Meet the Next Bachelor

The Bachelorette Desiree Chooses

“Will Desiree’s dream of finding love be crushed forever?”

That was the most dramatic question looming over the most dramatic season finale of The Bachelorette of all time ever in perpetuity for infinity (at least until next season, anyhow, mmmkay?). READ MORE


The Bachelorette: Become Fluent in the Desiree-Brooks Saga With 15 Wacky Screengrabs

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Here’s a dilemma for quality TV lovers with active social schedules: You’d rather brush your teeth with steel wool than spend two hours of your life watching The Bachelorette. Nevertheless, with ABC billing the show’s latest two-part finale (Part 1 aired last Monday; Part 2 airs this Monday, 8/7c) as “the television event of the summer,” chances are you’ll be hearing the names “Desiree” and “Brooks” and possibly even “Drew” at …READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS


Ratings: Bachelorette Opener Drops Vs. 2012, HBO's Liberace Hits High Notes, Longmire Strong

THE BACHELORETTE - On the premiere, "Episode 901," Desiree begins her Cinderella journey when Chris Harrison welcomes her to her new home, a cliffside Malibu estate, and gives her the keys to a brand new Bentley convertible. Her transformation is complete as she slips into a stunning silvery confection of a gown fit for a princess. At the mansion, Desiree's anxiety falls away as her 25 eager suitors catch their first glimpse of her: One nervous guy tries to sweep her off her feet with a romantic dance move, but falls flat; a sleight-of-hand artist makes something special magically appear for Desiree; a hunky oil rig worker puts his amazing abs on display straight off; still another hopeful Prince Charming goes to the other extreme, showing up in a medieval suit of armor. But the one who steals her heart is the youngest bachelor ever to step out of a limo -- a four-year-old boy who is followed by his proud, single dad, in the ninth edition of "The Bachelorette," the female version of ABC's hit romance reality series, premiering MONDAY, MAY 27 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Rick Rowell)
MICAH, DESIREE HARTSOCK

The season premiere of The Bachelorette: Desiree Edition drew 5.9 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating on Monday night, down 27 percent from the dating show’s year-ago opener — which aired during sweeps and followed a DWTS final dance-off — to hit an all-time low.

A special 20/20: Royal Babies Are Royally Magical* led out of that with a …READ MORE


ABC Reveals Summer Premiere Dates for Rookie Blue, Wipeout, New Drama Motive and More

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ABC is getting a jump on summer with the announcement of return dates for Rookie Blue, Wipeout and Celebrity Wife Swap. Plus, the new Alyssa Milano soap Mistresses has been delayed by a week. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Sherlock Season 4 (?!) Scoop, New Bachelorette Named, 24 Movie Setback and More!

“Sherlock” – A fast-paced, witty take on the legendary Sherlock Holmes crime novels, now set in present day London and starring Benedict Cumberbatch (The Last Enemy) as the Baker Street sleuth and Martin Freeman (The Office UK) as his loyal sidekick Doctor Watson. Shown: Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes

God bless Benedict Cumberbatch‘s loose lips.

In an interview with Radio Times, the Sherlock actor confirmed that he and co-star Martin Freeman have signed on for …READ MORE


TVLine Items: Mistresses, Bachelorette, Teen Wolf Debut Dates, Boardwalk Adds Sex Alum and More

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ABC is finally making room in its lineup for Mistresses.

The sultry new soap — which stars Alyssa Milano (Charmed), Yunjin Kim (Lost), Rochelle Aytes (Work It) and newcomer Jes Macallan …READ MORE


Court Dismisses Bachelor Discrimination Suit

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ABC’s The Bachelor and The Bachelorette may be guilty of many things… but discrimination isn’t one of them.

A U.S. District Court in Tennessee Monday …READ MORE