The Bachelor (season 12)
|The Bachelor (season 12)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||9 (including 1 special)|
|Original release||March 17– May 12, 2008|
The Bachelor (season 12) (also known as The Bachelor: London Calling) is the twelfth season of ABC reality television series The Bachelor. The season premiere aired on March 17, 2008. The show features British bachelor, Matt Grant and making the first bachelor outside of North America, counting 25 women from the United States.
This was the final season to be aired in 90 minutes.
Biographical information according to ABC official series site, plus footnoted additions
|Shayne Lamas||22||Malibu, California||Actress||Winner||1|
|Chelsea Wanstrath||25||Durango, Colorado||Pharmaceutical sales rep.||Runner-up||2|
|Amanda Rantuccio||27||Niceville, Florida||Account Executive||Week 7||3|
|Noelle Drake||26||Loveland, Colorado||Photographer||Week 6||4|
|Marshana Ritchie||27||Brooklyn, New York||Fashion designer||Week 5||5–6|
|Robin Canfield||22||Holland, Michigan||Advertising coordinator|
|Ashlee Williss||22||Jacksonville Beach, Florida||Singer-songwriter||Week 4||7–8|
|Kelly Duncan||25||Hollywood, California||Medical sales rep.|
|Holly Durst||24||Suffield, Ohio||Children's book author||9|
|Amy||22||Stockton, California||Nanny||Week 3||10–12|
|Erin Storm||33||Venice, California||Hot-dog vendor|
|Kristine Heffelfinger||33||Dillsburg, Pennsylvania||Personal trainer|
|Carri Perrier||25||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||Church marketing rep.||Week 2||13–15|
|Erin Harper||25||Seattle, Washington||Event planner|
|Michelle P.||28||Syracuse, New York||Administrative assistant|
|Alyssa||24||Boise, Idaho||Biology student||Week 1||16–25|
|Amanda Petterman||26||LaFollette, Tennessee||Law student|
|Denise||30||Washington, D.C||Attorney and former White House aide|
|Devon||24||Austin, Texas||Makeup artist|
|Lesley Geyer||23||Tampa, Florida||Youth minister|
|Michele R.||33||Laguna Niguel, California||Interior designer|
|Stacey Elza||26||Chicago, Illinois||Graduate student|
|Tamara||23||Beverly Hills, California||Cocktail waitress|
|Tiffany||33||San Francisco, California||Real estate marketing rep.|
Holly Durst returned in the second season of Bachelor Pad, and won that season alongside Bachelor Nation alumnus Michael Stagliano.
Erin Storm, a hot dog vendor, later became a pilot. She died in an airplane crash at Hawthorne Airport in Los Angeles in 2016.
|1||Amanda R.||Amanda R.||Ashlee||Holly||Chelsea||Shayne||Shayne||Shayne||Shayne|
|2||Amy||Chelsea||Chelsea||Robin||Amanda R.||Noelle||Amanda R.||Chelsea||Chelsea|
|4||Kristine||Michelle P.||Holly||Amanda R.||Shayne||Amanda R.||Noelle|
|6||Erin H.||Ashlee||Amanda R.||Kelly||Noelle||Robin|
|10||Erin S.||Kristine||Marshana||Erin S.|
|15||Shayne||Erin H.||Michelle P.|
|17||Amanda P.||Amanda P.|
- The contestant received the first impression rose.
- The contestant was eliminated at the rose ceremony.
- The contestant received a rose on a one-on-one date.
- The contestant received a rose on a group date.
- The contestant was on a group date.
- The contestant went on a group date and was eliminated at the rose ceremony.
- The contestant received a rose on a two-on-one date.
- The contestant was eliminated on a two-on-one date.
- The contestant was on a one-on-one date.
- The contestant won the competition.
Week 8 (Finale)
He was an English financier and business development manager from London and worked at Lombard Asset Finance (RBS) in Cambridge for three years before moving to London. Grant received a B.A. in modern history and politics from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.
- Last name per Reality TV World,"Matt Grant dishes on upcoming 'The Bachelor: London Calling' finale" by Christopher Rocchio, May 6, 2008
- Rocchio, Christopher (April 25, 2008). "Exclusive: Noelle Drake talks about 'The Bachelor: London Calling'". RealityTVWorld.com. Retrieved 2008-05-11.
- Reality TV World: "'The Bachelor' star Matt Grant cuts Robin Canfield, Marshana Ritchie", by Christopher Rocchio, April 15, 2008
- Reality TV World: "Ousted Ashlee Williss: 'The Bachelor' star Matt Grant wasted my time", by Christopher Rocchio, 04/10/2008
- Dawidziak, Mark. "Akron native on 'The Bachelor'". The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio), March 13, 2008, via Cleveland.com
- Reality TV World: "Exclusive: Holly Durst dishes about 'The Bachelor: London Calling'", by Christopher Rocchio, 04/10/2008
- Charlotte.com '"Bachelor' contestant tells all"
- Blogger: User Profile: Carri Perrier
- Reality TV World: "Carri Perrier unsure why 'The Bachelor' star Matt Grant rejected her", by Christopher Rocchio, 03/27/2008
- Sitt, Pamela, "Girl About Town", The Seattle Times, March 25, 2008 (cached page)
- Erin Harper, Vegas HotBodies Convention, Tradeshow, Fashion Model
- Cape native hopes to win over 'Bachelor
- "Youth Minister's Latest Calling Takes Her To Malibu To Compete On 'The Bachelor'" by Walt Belcher, The Tampa Tribune, March 13, 2008, via The Bachelor at JokersUpdate.com
- Reality TV World: "Stacey Elza talks about 'The Bachelor: London Calling', Pantygate", by Christopher Rocchio, 03/20/2008
- The Bachelor official website