Jesse Palmer To Host ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26 In 2022 On ABC

Jesse Palmer To Host ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26 In 2022 On ABC
Jesse Palmer, who was the fifth Bachelor in 2004, is returning to the ABC reality franchise as host for the upcoming 26th season, set to air in early 2022. The assignment is expanding Palmer’s responsibilities at Disney. An ESPN analyst since 2007, he has also signed an extension and will continue his studio role with the network during the 2021-2022 college football season, the Disney sports network said Tuesday.

Palmer succeeds Chris Harrison, who left The Bachelor at the end of last season amid controversy. Emmanuel Acho stepped in to host the After the Rose special. Harrison eventually exited the entire Bachelor franchise.

In bringing in a former Bachelor as host, ABC and Warner Bros are following the same blueprint they used for The Bachelorette, currently hosted by former leads Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe, who succeeded Harrison.

“For more than 20 years, The Bachelor has brought the world dozens of unforgettable love stories,
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