The Bachelor (season 11)

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The Bachelor (season 11)
The Bachelor S11 poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Starring Stephen Bradley Womack
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 10
Original network ABC
Original release September 24 (2007-09-24) – November 20, 2007 (2007-11-20)
Season chronology
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The Bachelor 11 is the 11th season of ABC reality television series The Bachelor. The season premiere aired on September 24, 2007. The show features the winemaker from Austin, Texas, Stephen Bradley Womack, courting 25 women. On November 19, 2007, during the final rose ceremony, Brad Womack became the first bachelor in the history of the show to reject all of the bachelorettes.


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

Name Age Hometown Occupation Eliminated
Deanna Pappas[1] 25 Newnan, Georgia Realtor Week 8
Jennifer "Jenni" Croft 27 Wichita, Kansas Phoenix Suns Cheerleader Week 8
Bettina Bell[2] 27 Washington, D.C. Realtor Week 7
Sheena Stewart[3] 23 Walnut Creek, California Internet marketing executive Week 6
Hillary Reisinger[4] 27 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Registered nurse Week 5
Kristy Katzmann[5] 29 Gurnee, Illinois Acupuncturist Week 5
Estefania "Stephy" Kootz 26 Atlanta, Georgia Executive assistant Week 4
Jade Beazley[6] 24 Nashville, Tennessee Boutique sales worker Week 4
McCarten Delaney[7][8] 26 Lemon Grove, California Account manager Week 4
Lindsey Hawkins 25 Livonia, Michigan Model Week 3
Sarah Newlon 23 O'Fallon, Illinois Bar manager Week 3
Solisa Shoop[9] 25 Georgetown, Texas Esthetician Week 3
Michele Leavy[10] 30 South Brunswick, New Jersey Realtor Week 2
Mallory Simons 24 Honolulu, Hawaii Nanny Week 2
Erin Gardner 25 Tampa, Florida Publishing sales executive Week 2
Jessica Kiss 27 Lady Lake, Florida News anchor Week 1
Julia "Juli" Gilliam 24 Chicago, Illinois Law student Week 1
Kimberly "Kim" Orville 31 Woodbridge, Connecticut Realtor Week 1
Lori Langley[11] 33 Annapolis, Maryland Biology teacher Week 1
Melissa Buschel[12] 28 Westchester, New York Event planner Week 1
Morgan Becker 24 Tempe, Arizona Graduate student Week 1
Natalie Velasco 25 Duncanville, Texas Law student Week 1
Regina Doringa 31 San Diego, California Account representative Week 1
Tauni Nessler [11] 31 St. Louis Park, Minnesota Emergency room nurse Week 1
Susanne "Susan" Stein 35 St. Charles, Illinois Project analyst Week 1

Future appearances[edit]

The Bachelorette[edit]

DeAnna Pappas was chosen in the fourth season of The Bachelorette, while Jenni Croft made an appearance in that season as well.

The Bachelor[edit]

In 2010, Womack returned for the second time as the bachelor in the fifteenth season of The Bachelor to be aired the following year.

Bachelor Pad[edit]

In 2012, Sarah Newlon returned for the third season of Bachelor Pad. She and her partner, Chris Bukowski, were eliminated in week 8, finishing in 3rd/4th place.

Call-Out Order[edit]

# Bachelorettes Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 DeAnna Jenni DeAnna Stephy Jenni DeAnna DeAnna Jenni DeAnna
2 Jenni Jade Sarah Hilary Bettina Jenni Jenni DeAnna Jenni
3 Bettina Bettina Kristy Kristy DeAnna Sheena Bettina Bettina
4 Sheena McCarten Bettina Sheena Kristy Bettina Sheena
5 Hilary Hilary Hilary McCarten Sheena Hilary
6 Kristy DeAnna Stephy Jenni Hilary
7 McCarten Michele Sheena Jade McCarten
8 Stephy Sheena McCarten DeAnna
9 Jade Stephy Jenni Bettina Jade
10 Lindsey Erin Lindsey Lindsey
11 Sarah Solisa Jade
12 Solisa Lindsey Solisa
13 Erin Sarah Erin
14 Mallory Mallory
15 Michele Kristy
16 Jessica Jessica
17 Juli
18 Kim
19 Lori
20 Melissa
21 Morgan
22 Natalie
23 Regina
24 Susan
25 Tauni
     The contestant received the first impression rose
     The contestant received a rose on a group date
     The contestant received a rose on a one-on-one date
     The contestant was eliminated in a rose ceremony
     The contestant was eliminated on a two-on-one date
     The contestant received a rose on a two-on-one date

Episodes (dates)[edit]

Week 1[edit]

Week 2[edit]

Week 3[edit]

Week 4[edit]

Week 5[edit]

Week 6[edit]

Week 7[edit]

Week 8[edit]

Week 9[edit]

Original airdate: November 19, 2007

Brad took two women to meet his family; his mom Shelley, his younger brother Wesley and his identical twin Chad. DeAnna was first to arrive at his door. He forewarned them that she's a strong independent woman from Atlanta, Georgia. Brad joked about having his future wife as an employee because she used to be a bartender when she was just college-aged. It went very well. His mom talked to her about family values, relationship values and her feelings for him. Shelly stated she could see that Brad really like DeAnna. He kept holding her waist and gazing at her. The brothers think she's a great catch. DeAnna felt awesome because Brad was just his old confident, playful self with his folks. They were hanging out by the pool fooling around. DeAnna revealed that they are kind, friendly, warm and put her at ease. After she left, the family discussed his situation while waiting for Jenni. DeAnna had made such a great impression that it's gonna be a high stake for Jenni to make them change their mind about whom they think would complement Brad.

Jenni arrived later. His mom asked her about where they are at, she admitted she hadn't dropped the L word yet. Not that she's scared to be vulnerable but she just wanted it to say it when the time felt right. She, too, felt stronger for him each day and wanted to be with him. She then went out to play catch with his brothers. They're both wonderful, eligible women. Brad told his mom that he thinks about DeAnna when he's with Jenni and vice versa. He loves them both. One possesses the appeal that the other didn't.

He tries to make up his mind. He felt slightly stronger for DeAnna. But in the end, when DeAnna really thought that they'll be in a monogamous relationship because she's the last one standing, he told her that he couldn't marry her. He had a reason that he sent Jenni home but he couldn't find a reason for DeAnna. He only told her that he wasn't sure if their relationship was going to last, he's not fully there with her. He was not that deeply into either of them.

He fell for 23-year-old Sarah Newlon more deeply than anybody else in the beginning but she was disqualified for not recognizing his twin brother. That incident made him think she isn't into him as much as he's into her and he was so hurt; he wasn't willing to compromise. Neither of these two ladies was the ultimate frontrunner. Both ladies went home heartbroken.

Week 10 (Finale)[edit]


# Air Date Rating Share 18-49 (Rating/Share) Viewers (m) Weekly Rank
1 September 24, 2007 6.6 11 3.5/9 9.57 #41
2 October 1, 2007 6.8 11 3.6/9 9.58 #39
3 October 8, 2007 6.9 10 3.3/8 9.92 #37
4 October 15, 2007 6.7 11 3.4/9 9.30 #41
5 October 22, 2007 6.6 11 3.4/8 9.20 #43
6 October 29, 2007 7.5 12 3.9/10 10.59
7 November 5, 2007 7.7 12 4.0/10 10.85
8 November 12, 2007 6.5 11 3.4/9 9.17
9 November 19, 2007 8.1 13 4.3/10 11.61


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