The Bachelor (season 14)

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The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 11 (including 3 specials)
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run January 4, 2010 (2010-01-04) – March 1, 2010 (2010-03-01)
Additional information
The Bachelor Jake Pavelka
Season chronology
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Season 13
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Season 15
Season summary
Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi

The Bachelor: Season 14 (also known as The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love) is the 14th season of ABC reality television series The Bachelor. The season premiere aired on January 4, 2010. The show features a previous contestant from The Bachelorette, and a pilot from Dallas, Texas, Jake Pavelka, counting 25 women. It is the first season of The Bachelor to be broadcast in high definition.

Contestants[edit]

Biographical information according to ABC official series site, plus footnoted additions

Name Age Hometown Job Eliminated
Vienna Girardi[1][2] 23 Geneva, Florida Marketing Representative Winner
Tenley Molzahn[1][3] 25 Newberg, Oregon College Admissions Episode 8
Gia Allemand[1][4] 26 New York, New York Swimsuit Model Episode 7
Ali Fedotowsky[1][4] 25 Williamstown, Massachusetts Advertising Account Manager Episode 6 (left)
Corrie Adamson[1] 23 Kissimmee, Florida Wardrobe Consultant Episode 5
Ashleigh Hunt[1] 25 North Potomac, Maryland Account Manager Episode 4
Jessie Sulidis[1] 25 Oakville, Ontario Cosmetic Sales Manager Episode 4
Kathryn Sherlock[5] 25 Lexington, Kentucky Corporate Flight Attendant Episode 4
Ella Nolan[1][4] 30 La Follette, Tennessee Hair Stylist Episode 4
Elizabeth Kitt (NE)[4] 29 Imperial, Nebraska Nanny Episode 3
Valishia Savage[6] 32 San Bernardino, California Homemaker Episode 3
Michelle Kujawa[4] 26 Anaheim, California Office Manager Episode 3
Ashley Elmore[7] 29 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Teacher Episode 2
Christina McCasland[8] 25 San Diego, California Restaurant Manager Episode 2
Rozlyn Papa[4] 28 Richmond, Virginia Model/Make-Up Artist Episode 21
Alexa McAllister[9] 25 Galloway, Ohio Entrepreneur Episode 1
Caitlyn McCabe[10] 24 Winfield, Illinois Spokesmodel Episode 1
Channy Choch[11] 29 Santa Rosa, California Mortgage Loan Officer Episode 1
Elizabeth Kreft (D.C.)[12] 29 Union, Kentucky Captain, Air National Guard Episode 1
Emily Harkins[9] 23 West Chester, Ohio Fitness Model Episode 1
Kimberly Sullivan[13] 24 Norman, Oklahoma NBA Dancer Episode 1
Kirsten Pittman[14] 25 Aurora, Colorado Waitress Episode 1
Sheila Marie Lidner[15] 25 Scottsdale, Arizona Commercial Pilot Episode 1
Stephanie Mueller[13] 24 Morris, Illinois Dance Teacher Episode 1
Tiana Kruzel[16] 31 Calgary, Alberta Medical Technician Episode 1

Call-Out Order[edit]

Jake's Call-Out Order
# Bachelorettes Episodes
1 21 3 4 5 62 7 8
1 Rozlyn Tenley Ali Vienna Gia Tenley Gia Tenley Vienna
2 Emily Ella Elizabeth (NE) Ella Tenley Ali Tenley Vienna Tenley
3 Ali Elizabeth (NE) Vienna Gia Ali Gia Vienna Gia
4 Jessie Ali Gia Corrie Corrie Vienna Ali
5 Tenley Vienna Tenley Tenley Vienna Corrie
6 Ella Christina Ella Ali Ashleigh H.
7 Kathryn Gia Valishia Jessie Jessie
8 Caitlyn Ashley E. Corrie Kathryn Kathryn
9 Elizabeth (D.C.) Rozlyn Jessie Ashleigh H. Ella
10 Alexa Jessie Ashleigh H. Elizabeth (NE)
11 Vienna Corrie Michelle Valishia
12 Corrie Valishia Kathryn Michelle
13 Kimberly Ashleigh H. Ashley E.
14 Valishia Kathryn Christina
15 Gia Michelle Rozlyn
16 Elizabeth (NE) Alexa
17 Channy Caitlyn
18 Ashley E. Channy
19 Tiana Elizabeth (D.C.)
20 Christina Emily
21 Ashleigh H. Kimberly
22 Kirsten Kirsten
23 Stephanie Sheila
24 Sheila Stephanie
25 Michelle Tiana
  1. ^ Rozlyn was disqualified for having an inappropriate relationship with a show's producer.
  2. ^ In episode 6, Ali decided to leave and the rose ceremony was cancelled, the remaining girls are listed in alphabetical order.
     The contestant received a first impression rose.
     The contestant received a rose during the date.
     The contestant was eliminated.
     The contestant was eliminated outside the rose ceremony.
     The contestant quit the competition.
     The contestant was disqualified from the competition.
     The contestant won the competition.

Episodes (dates)[edit]

Week 1[edit]

Original airdate: January 4, 2010

There were no dates during the first week. Jake starts his quest for finding love in Los Angeles. Memorable moments include Ashley's stewardess costume. Jillian and Ed of The Bachelorette came to the mansion prior to the rose ceremony answering questions for the ladies. Tenley received the first impression rose and 10 ladies were sent home in the first rose ceremony.

Week 2[edit]

Original airdate: January 11, 2010

Group: Corrie, Christina, Valishia, Gia, Rozlyn, and Ashleigh. They took part in an InStyle magazine photo shoot. At the party, they were sent to Shangri-La Hotel in Santa Monica. Rozlyn receives a rose.

One-on-one: Ali. Jake takes her in a private airplane to Palm Springs and drives them to an open field having a dinner and dancing to music performed by Chicago. She receives a rose.

Group: Elizabeth (NE), Vienna, Ashley, Kathryn, and Jessie. The night before the date, Michelle threatened to leave the mansion since her name has not been on the date list, displaying bad behavior and she got very upset. The next day, they were taken to Six Flags Magic Mountain to have their fun at the amusement park. Elizabeth (NE) got a rose and watched fireworks with Jake.

Other developments: During in the middle of the cocktail party, Chris asks Rozlyn to talk outside. It was brought to Chris's attention that Rozlyn had an inappropriate relationship with one of the show's staffers and told her the staffer has been fired. The remainder of the cocktail party was cut short, ending during Jake's conversation with Christina. Rozlyn gives her rose back with only now two safe roses (Ali and Elizabeth (NE)). During "The Women Tell All" episode, she explained that she had trouble contacting her child and the staffer had supported her and allowed her to use his phone.

Week 3[edit]

Original airdate: January 18, 2010

One-on-one: Vienna. They take on a helicopter to San Gabriel Mountains for a bungee jump off the bridge. She receives a rose.

Group: Corrie, Elizabeth (NE), Ali, Jessie, Michelle, Ashleigh, Tenley and Kathryn. They visit the comedy club in Hollywood. Jon Lovitz is asked to perform for the Bachelorettes a stand up comedy routine. Michelle is eliminated before the date is over, Jake not agreeing that her behavior wasn't acceptable.

One-on-one: Ella. They go on a helicopter ride San Diego SeaWorld and she receives a pleasant surprise – her son, because Ella celebrated her birthday. Jake, Ella and her son spend the day together. She receives a rose.

Cocktail party: All of the ladies. Elizabeth (NE) backstabbed Vienna her see a rose being given during a 1 on 1 date.

Week 4[edit]

Original airdate: January 25, 2010

At the start of the episode, Chris Harrison tells the remaining ladies that they will be living in RV for their trip across the coast.

One-on-one: Gia. They are taken to a beautiful winery in Santa Ynez. She receives a rose.

Group: Corrie, Ali, Ashleigh, Jessie, Tenley and Vienna. They traveled to Pismo Beach for a wild day of dune buggying and sandsurfing. Jake talks Tenley about her relationship with her ex-husband and she receives the rose.

Two-on-one: Ella and Kathryn. They take travel to Big Sur for an outdoor dinner. Neither got a rose and both of them were sent home, this has been the first time in The Bachelor history that no one receives a rose during a two-on-one date.

Other developments: The rose ceremony's location at Villa Montalvo in Saratoga. Jake has a shocking difficult decision to eliminate only one person after already eliminated two people during a two-on-one date. Like the previous season, the Bachelorette eliminated two people at the rose ceremony instead of one with one rose taken away. As a result, the leading man eliminated Jessie and Ashleigh with Vienna given the last rose.

Week 5[edit]

Original airdate: February 1, 2010

One-on-one: Tenley. They went to Chinatown, and wrote messages on fortune cookies. Then, they had dinner at the top of Coit Tower. Tenley made it clear that she had traditional values about marriage and that she had only slept with her ex-husband. Tenley's previous marriage was obviously still affecting her during this date.

Two-on-one: Gia and Vienna. They went to Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley for an overnight stay and they had dinner together. After they went to their separate rooms, Vienna snuck into Jake's room to spend some extra time with him.

One-on-one: Corrie. They went to Golden Gate Park and California Academy of Sciences. Jake discovered that Corrie was a virgin.

One-on-one: Ali. Since Ali was from San Francisco took charge and she showed him the entire city of San Francisco.

Week 6[edit]

Original airdate: February 8, 2010

  • Located in: Hometowns (dates) and Los Angeles (rose ceremony)
# Bachelorette Hometown
1 Gia New York, New York
2 Ali Williamstown, Massachusetts
3 Tenley Newberg, Oregon
4 Vienna Sanford, Florida

Gia and Jake toured New York City where they look pictures of sight-seeing locations together, including the Statue of Liberty and modeling poses. Ali and Jake visited her deceased grandmother's home. Tenley took Jake to the dance academy where she first learned how to dance. Vienna and Jake took a boat ride on a swampy river.

At the turn of the dramatic events, there was no rose ceremony and Ali left the competition early so she would not lose her job.

Week 7[edit]

Original airdate: February 15, 2010

Jake spends a night in the 'fantasy suite' with each of the final three contestants. Presumably he has intercourse with each of them which may have made it difficult for viewers to maintain friendly feelings towards Jake (especially as he asks Gia to leave at the rose ceremony and Tenley had only ever slept with her ex-husband). Gia and Jake go to a groove on Saint Lucia streets, Tenley and Jake took a helicopter ride on overlooking the island and have a plunge. Vienna and Jake rode a ship famously from Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Before the rose ceremony, Ali received a phone call and asked Jake to give another chance with him and Jake declined the offer. At the rose ceremony, Jake gives the roses to Tenley and Vienna, eliminating Gia.

Week 8 (Finale)[edit]

Original airdate: March 1, 2010

  • Located in: Saint Lucia

Jake introduces Tenley and Vienna to his family at Jalousie Bay, they meet with Jake's parents, two brothers and sisters-in-law. Having only one last chance date to select one to be his wife. Jake's family likes Vienna, with his mom and sisters-in-law, both approving of Tenley and Vienna. Jake and Vienna frolicking the mud at the hot springs. While Jake and Tenley snorkeled on a charter boat. Jake comes on his decision: he selects Vienna and leaving Tenley heartbroken.

Post-show[edit]

After the Final Rose[edit]

This is the special episode which airs after every finale. In season 14's segment, Jake told Chris Harrison about Bachelor Pad, Ali was chosen as the next bachelorette in the sixth season of The Bachelorette. Jake and Vienna were seen in a public appearance as a couple, Jeffrey Osborne sang "On the Wings of Love" at the closing of the show.

In June 2010, several months after their engagement, it was announced that Jake and Vienna Girardi had split.[17]

Bachelor Pad/Bachelor in Paradise[edit]

Bachelorette Previous Finish Bachelor Pad Bachelor in Paradise Final Result
Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Season 1
Vienna Girardi 1st N/A Green tickY N/A N/A 5th
Tenley Molzahn 2nd Green tickY N/A N/A N/A 3rd
Gia Allemand 3rd Green tickY Green tickY N/A N/A 14th (1), 16th (2)
Ella Nolan 7th N/A Green tickY N/A N/A 7th
Jessie Sulidis 8th Green tickY N/A N/A N/A 15th
Elizabeth Kitt 10th Green tickY N/A N/A N/A 5th
Michelle Kujawa 11th Green tickY N/A N/A Green tickY 17th
Ashley Elmore 13th Green tickY N/A N/A N/A 9th

Death of Gia Allemand[edit]

On August 14, 2013, third-place contestant Gia Allemand died after a reported suicide attempt. Several contestants as well as Pavelka expressed their condolesces via Twitter, with Pavelka saying, "I am in complete shock and devastated to hear the news about Gia. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever known. And a very dear friend. My heart goes out to her family during this very difficult time. We have lost an angel today. I miss you Gia...".[18][19][20]

Ratings[edit]

U.S. Nielsen Ratings[edit]

Episode First Air Date Rating
(18–49)
Share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
Rank
(timeslot)
Rank
(night)
1 January 4, 2010 3.3 8 9.50 N/A N/A
2 January 11, 2010 3.6 9 10.50 N/A N/A
3 January 18, 2010 3.8 9 10.66 N/A N/A
4 January 25, 2010 3.9 10 11.47 N/A N/A
5 February 1, 2010 4.1 10 11.73 N7A N/A
6 February 8, 2010 4.1 10 12.35 N/A N/A
7 February 15, 2010 4.1 10 11.53 N/A N/A
8 February 22, 2010 3.9 10 11.27 N/A N/A
9 March 1, 2010 5.3 14 15.15 N/A N/A
10 March 1, 2010 5.3 13 13.91 N/A N/A
  • Episode 8, The Women Tell All Special.
  • Episode 10, After the Final Rose Special is down comparable to last year.

Jake Pavelka[edit]

Main article: Jake Pavelka

Jake Pavelka grew up in Denton, Texas, and attended University of North Texas and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In his free time, he takes dancing lessons, woodworking, and has fun flying acrobatic planes and he is also a former child actor. Pavelka is an airline pilot, and took his first flying lessons at 12 years old. He also became a certified flight instructor when he was 23 years old.[21]

Pavelka became a member of an ABC reality show for the third time when he appeared as a celebrity contestant on the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Chelsie Hightower was the fifth competitor eliminated on April 27, 2010.

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