" src="/images/stories/0/2015/03/10/000/215/295/gallery_5_3.jpg"THE BACHELOR, season 13: Jason Mesnick and Melissa Rycroft Engaged, though Jason later regretted his decision and called off the engagement. He and Molly got engaged and were wed in a televised ABC ceremony.Engaged and happily married in a televised ABC ceremony.After last airing on February 28, 2005, the series returned to ABC during the spring of 2008, following an absence of three years.All of the rules are adopted from the rules of The Bachelor, its parent show.During the first live final rose ceremony, Schefft chose Ferris, an art gallery director, over Meritt.Ferris proposed to Schefft, but she rejected his proposal, stating that the chemistry was not there.All eleven seasons of The Bachelorette have ended with a proposal which the Bachelorette either accepted or declined.
In the second episode, the men chose Bristowe to be the Bachelorette.
The series revolves around a single bachelorette (deemed eligible), who is usually a reject from the previous Bachelor season, and a pool of romantic interests (typically 25; 30 in season 5), which could include a potential husband for the bachelorette.
The show starts with the bachelorette standing infront of the mansion and greets each male contestant individually when they walk out of the limo.
The weddings of the former two were broadcast on ABC.
Season 11 was the first season to feature a twist in casting.