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Bachelor Pad Premieres Monday, August 9, on Citytv! Two Canadians from Past Seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

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Bachelor Pad Premieres Monday, August 9, on Citytv!
Two Canadians from Past Seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

Join the Competition for a Chance at Love and Money


(Toronto – June 18, 2010) Nineteen of the most memorable participants from the wildly popular Bachelor franchise – including Canadians Craig M. and Jessie S. – come together to compete for a chance at love and a quarter of a million dollars on Bachelor Pad, premiering Monday, August 9, at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT) on Citytv (s/ABC).


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“The Bachelor franchise is a proven fan-favourite year after year,” says Malcolm Dunlop, Executive Vice President Programming, Rogers Media Television. “Reuniting unforgettable participants from past seasons, plus throwing two Canadians in to the mix will make Bachelor Pad must-see television this summer.”


Each week, familiar faces from seasons past go head-to-head in a variety of challenges competing for immunity and the chance to go on a date with the contestant of their choice, all while living together in the Bachelor Pad mansion. The winner of each challenge will present a rose to his or her date, granting them immunity. The contestants will vote amongst each other at the end of each two-hour episode to determine which participant will be eliminated from the competition – and go home empty-handed.



The 19 contestants in alphabetical order are:

Ashley E. (The Bachelor Season 14), Teacher from Fairfax, VA

Ashley once surprised Jake in a flight attendant costume.

Craig M. (The Bachelorette Season 6), Dental Sales from Toronto, Canada

Craig was the “villain” of Ali’s season and Jonathan N.’s (“the weatherman”) biggest rival.

David G. (The Bachelorette Season 5), Entrepreneur from Dayton, OH

David conceived of the “man code” (“certain things you do and you don’t do”) during Jillian’s season.

Elizabeth K. (The Bachelor Season 14), Sales from Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth was labeled “the tease” by Jake. Shortly thereafter, she was eliminated.

Gia A. (The Bachelor Season 14), Swimsuit Model from New York, NY

Gia showcased her “model behavior” by opening up to Jake about her insecurities.

Gwen G. (The Bachelor Season 2), Project Manager from Philadelphia, PA

Gwen was America’s sweetheart, whose heart was broken by Aaron Burge.

Jesse B. (The Bachelorette Season 6), General Contractor from Peculiar, MO

The sexy, strong, silent type.

Jesse K. (The Bachelorette Season 5), Winemaker from Los Angeles, CA
“The wine guy,” Jesse K. melted the ice with Jillian on a glacier in Whistler.

Jessie S. (The Bachelor Season 14), Cosmetics Sales, Ontario, Canada

Jessie S. confronted Rozlyn during the “Women Tell All,” but will her “lose lips” help or impede her chances on Bachelor Pad?

Jonathan N. (The Bachelorette Season 6), Weatherman from Houston, TX

Jonathan “the weatherman” loathes Craig M. and once warned Ali what a “dangerous guy” Craig was.

Juan B. (The Bachelorette Season 5), General Contractor from Los Angeles, CA

Juan butted heads with arch-rival David G., not just over Jillian, but over everything else.

Kiptyn L. (The Bachelorette Season 5), Sales & Operations Mgr. from Encinitas, CA

Those unforgettable washboard abs already make him a winner among women across the nation.

Krisily K. (The Bachelor Season 7), Personal Assistant from Los Angeles, CA

Krisily alienated some of the girls with her candor on the way to becoming runner-up in the quest for Charlie’s heart.


Michelle K. (The Bachelor Season 14), Sales, Anaheim, CA

Michelle’s unsuccessful kiss with Jake sent her home mid-date.


Natalie G. (The Bachelor Season 13) Bartender from Hollywood, CA

Natalie’s famous line – “I like bears” – led to an embarrassing end for her and Jason.


Nikki K. (The Bachelor Season 13), Administrative Assistant from Chicago, IL

Will her romantic past with a fellow contestant work to her advantage this time around?


Peyton W. (The Bachelor Season 10), Cheerleader Apparel Sales, Dallas, TX

Peyton’s sweet nature was not enough to keep Andy interested.



Tenley M. (The Bachelor Season 14), College Admissions, Huntington Beach, CA

Fan-favourite Tenley fell just short of walking down the aisle with Jake.


Wes H. (The Bachelorette Season 5), Country Music Artist from Austin, TX

Wes just may be the most notorious participant in Bachelor history, having admitted to joining The Bachelorette in search of stardom instead of love with Jillian.



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Media Contact: Stephanie Leslie, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3191, Stephanie.leslie@rci.rogers.com


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