The Bachelorette (season 6)

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The Bachelorette (season 6)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 12 (including 2 specials)
Original network ABC
Original release May 24 (2010-05-24) – August 2, 2010 (2010-08-02)
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Season summary

The Bachelorette 6 is the sixth season of ABC reality television series The Bachelorette. The show premiered on May 24, 2010, featuring Ali Fedotowsky dating 25 men.[1][2] Fedotowsky, a contestant on the fourteenth season of The Bachelor, eliminated herself at one of Jake Pavelka's rose ceremonies because of a work-related ultimatum.

The season concluded on August 2, 2010 in which Roberto Martinez was named the winner, becoming the first Latino contestant in The Bachelorette history and became Fedotowsky's fiancé, the couple had ended the relationship on November 30, 2011.


Name Age Hometown Occupation Outcome Place
Roberto Martinez[3][4] 26 Tampa, Florida Insurance Agent Winner 1
Christopher "Chris" Lambton[3][5] 33 Dennis, Massachusetts Landscaper Runner-up 2
Francis "Frank" Neuschaefer[3][6] 31 Bartlett, Illinois Retail Manager Week 9 3 (DQ)
Kirk DeWindt[3][7] 27 Green Bay, Wisconsin Sales Consultant Week 8 4
Tyrone "Ty" Brown[3][8] 31 Booneville, Mississippi Medical Sales Week 7 5
Craig Robinson[9] 27 Langhorne, Pennsylvania Lawyer Week 6 6
Justin Rego[3][10] 26 Toronto, Ontario Entertainment Wrestler 7 (DQ)
Christian "Chris" Nordhorn[11] 29 Winter Park, Florida Entrepreneur Week 5 8
Kasey Kahl[3] 27 Fresno, California Advertising Account Executive 9
Jesse Beck[3] 24 Peculiar, Missouri General Contractor Week 4 10–11
Jonathan Novack[3] 30 Boston, Massachusetts Weatherman
John Crivello[3] 32 Mukilteo, Washington Hotel Business Development Week 3 12–13
Stephen "Steve" Kocsis[3] 28 Chesterland, Ohio Sales Representative
Hunter Wagner[3] 28 Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas Internet Account Executive 14
Christopher "Chris" Hasek-Watt[3] 27 Campbell River, British Columbia Real Estate Developer Week 2 15–17
Craig McKinnon[12] 34 Sarnia, Ontario Dental Sales
Tyler Vermette[3] 25 Chelsea, Vermont Online Advertising
Derek 28 Warren, Michigan Sales Manager Week 1 18–25
Derrick Schuster 27 Manhattan Beach, California Construction Engineer
Jason Whitehead 27 Johnson City, Tennessee Construction Consultant
Jason "Jay" Resmini[9] 29 Barrington, Rhode Island Lawyer
John Nichols 27 Wichita, Kansas Engineering Software Sales
Kyle Higgins[13] 26 Highlands Ranch, Colorado Outdoorsman
Philip "Phil" Kayden[14] 30 Elmore, Ohio Investment Manager
Tyler Morrow[3] 25 Helena, Montana Catering Manager

Future appearances[edit]

The Bachelor[edit]

Chris Lambton and Ty Brown were offered the roles to be selected as the next bachelor for the fifteenth season of The Bachelor but they turned down the offer due to work obligations.[15]

Bachelor Pad[edit]

Craig McKinnon, Jesse Beck and Jonathan Novack returned in the first season of Bachelor Pad. McKinnon was eliminated in week 2, Beck in week 5, and Novack in week 3.

Justin Rego, Kasey Kahl and Kirk DeWindt returned in the second season of Bachelor Pad. Rego was eliminated in episode 1. DeWindt and his partner Ella Nolan were eliminated in the first part of week 6, finishing 4th. Kahl and his partner Vienna Girardi were eliminated in the second part of week 6, finishing 3rd.

Bachelor in Paradise[edit]

In 2015, DeWindt returned to compete for the third time in the second season of Bachelor in Paradise but did not find love.

Call-out order[edit]

Order Bachelors Week
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Chris H. Roberto Frank Roberto Chris L. Kirk Ty Chris L. Roberto Chris L.
2 Jesse Justin Ty Kirk Kirk Ty Frank Frank Chris L. Chris L.
3 Chris L. Jesse Jesse Chris L. Frank Justin Roberto Roberto Frank Frank[a]
4 Ty Ty Kasey Jesse Craig R. Frank Chris L. Kirk Kirk
5 Frank Craig R. Hunter Chris N. Chris N. Chris L. Kirk Ty
6 Justin Tyler V. Roberto Ty Roberto Roberto Craig R.
7 Jay Frank Chris L. Kasey Justin Craig R. Justin[b]
8 Chris N. Steve Justin Craig R. Ty Chris N.
9 Kasey Chris L. Steve Frank Kasey Kasey
10 Kyle Kirk Kirk Jonathan Jesse
11 Roberto John C. John C. Justin
12 Craig M. Chris N. Craig R. John C.
13 John N. Chris H. Chris N.
14 Tyler V. Hunter Jonathan Hunter
15 John C. Craig M. Chris H.
Craig M.
Tyler V.
16 Jonathan Jonathan
17 Craig R. Kasey
18 Steve Derek
John N.
Tyler M.
19 Kirk
20 Tyler M.
21 Hunter
22 Derek
23 Phil
24 Derrick
25 Jason
     The contestant received the first impression rose.
     The contestant was voted off by the other contestants but got a rose instead.
     The contestant received a rose during a date.
     The contestant was eliminated.
     The contestant was eliminated during a date.
     The contestant was disqualified from the show.
     The contestant received the final rose of the show.
  1. ^ In episode 9, Frank removed himself from the competition after being still in love with his girlfriend back at home. As a result, neither a contestant was sent home.
  2. ^ In episode 6, Justin removed himself from the competition after it was discovered that he was still in love with his girlfriend back at home.

Episodes (dates)[edit]

Week 1[edit]

Original airdate: May 24, 2010

There were no dates during the first week. Roberto got the first impression rose, while Justin was cast by a vote-off and got a rose instead. Derrick, Derek, Jason, Jay, John N., Kyle, Phil and Tyler M. were all sent home in the first rose ceremony.

Week 2[edit]

Original airdate: May 31, 2010

One-on-one: Frank. Frank and Ali took off in a vintage convertible. The car broke down on the freeway but they still made it to Hollywood Boulevard where they encountered paparazzi and fans. They posed for photos before heading up into the hills to have a picnic at the "Hollywood" sign. He received a rose.

Group: Ty, Jonathan, Chris H-Watt., Kirk, Hunter, Tyler V., Steve, Craig R., Chris N., Kasey, Craig M., and Justin. Ali took the guys to Malibu Beach to do a photo shoot for a "celebrity" calendar charity project. They posed in swimsuits and Jonathan and Craig R. wore Speedo suits. Ty played his guitar and sang a song to Ali. He got the rose.

One-on-one: Jesse. Ali and Jesse flew in a private jet to Las Vegas, Nevada for a fancy dinner and private concert with Jamie Callum, one of Ali's favorite artists. He received a rose.

Cocktail party: Jonathan and Craig M. continued their bickering about who is the better match for Ali.

Week 3[edit]

Original airdate: June 7, 2010

One-on-one: Roberto. Ali and Roberto go on a helicopter ride over Los Angeles and land on the roof of a 20-story building. Ali, who is afraid of both flying and heights, wanted to overcome these fears with Roberto. While walking across a high wire strung to an adjacent building, Ali and Roberto stop and share a romantic kiss. After dinner, Ali and Roberto cuddle in the candlelight.

Group: John C., Chris N., Kirk, Jonathon, Craig R., Jesse, Frank, Justin, and Chris L. Ali took the guys to hear the Barenaked Ladies perform and the guys have a chance to be in their new video. Each guy is paired with Ali for a scene in the video. Kirk and Chris L. starred in particularly romantic scenes. They end the day with a swim in a rooftop pool. Kirk kisses Ali in the pool and gets the rose.

One-on-one: Hunter. Ali and Hunter have a casual barbecue in her backyard. Ali does not give him a rose and Hunter goes home.

Cocktail Party/Rose Ceremony: Steve set up a date in the front of the mansion for him and Ali. Justin walked in on all the guys talking about him and got upset. Ali tells Roberto that Justin visited her at her house and he tells the guys. Ty and Kasey confront him about it and they all get into an argument. John C and Steve go home.

Week 4[edit]

Original airdate: June 14, 2010

One-on-one: Kasey. Kasey and Ali took a helicopter tour of New York City and stopped at American Museum of Natural History. Later, after his date with Ali, Kasey got a tattoo on his forearm to represent his commitment to Ali.

Group: Jesse, Kirk, Craig R., Roberto, Jonathan, Ty and Frank. They traveled to Times Square where they saw an electronic billboard message referring to the concrete jungle. They auditioned for the musical play, The Lion King. Roberto won the right to perform with Ali and dance on the stage.

One-on-one: Chris L. Chris L. and Ali went to a private concert featuring Joshua Radin along with the Harlem Boys choir. He received a rose.

Week 5[edit]

Original airdate: June 21, 2010

One-on-one: Kirk. Prior to the start of the date, the remaining bachelors wrote a love poem in Icelandic and only one of them would be chosen for the date. Kirk was chosen, and he and Ali picked up matching fair isle sweaters. He got the rose for second time in a row.

Group: Frank, Chris N., Chris L., Craig R., Ty and Roberto. They met Ali on a cave for a horse ride on a hill and spelunking. Then, they were all invited to Blue Lagoon for a dip. Ty got the rose.

Two-on-one: Kasey and Justin. The day before the date, Justin went to the local hospital to remove a cast on his left foot. They flew to Eyjafjallajökull volcano and all the way to the glacier. Kasey finally showed Ali his tattoo. Justin got the rose and Kasey was sent home. (The volcano would erupt few days later.)

Week 6[edit]

Original airdate: June 28, 2010

Prologue: When the seven remaining bachelors arrived in Turkey, Chris Harrison visited Ali in her hotel room and called Jessie Sulidis, Ali's castmate from Jake's season of The Bachelor. Jessie told Ali that Justin had a girlfriend back in his hometown. Ali was really upset to learn about Justin's behavior and he left the show. During "The Men Tell All" episode, it was revealed Justin has a girlfriend at home and they are remain close. This was confirmed by Jessie before filming of The Bachelorette began.[16]

One-on-one: Ty. Ty and Ali went to a bathhouse for a relaxing day. They ate dinner in a park while listening to Turkish music. He got the rose.

Group: Craig R., Chris L., Roberto and Kirk. They took part in an oil wrestling on Rumeli Fortress with professional oil wrestlers. The fight began with Chris L. vs. Craig R. and Kirk vs. Roberto for the first round; the final round was Craig R. vs. Roberto. Craig R. won the match and got to spend time with Ali. They went out on a boat to an island on the Bosphorus strait and watched fireworks.

One-on-one: Frank. Frank and Ali went to Grand Bazaar and have to shop, they later ate dinner on Basilica Cistern. He got the rose.

Week 7[edit]

Original airdate: July 5, 2010

One-on-one: Roberto. Roberto and Ali tour the entire city of Lisbon.

Two-on-one: Ty and Frank. They took a helicopter ride and had a tour of a medieval castle, where they ate dinner.

One-on-one: Kirk. Kirk and Ali ride a horse and carriage to a castle.

One-on-one: Chris L. Chris L. and Ali took a moped ride and went to a winery on the outskirts of Lisbon.

Week 8[edit]

Original airdate: July 12, 2010

  • Located in: Hometowns (dates) and Los Angeles (rose ceremony)
# Bachelor Hometown
1 Roberto Tampa, Florida
2 Chris L. Cape Cod, Massachusetts
3 Kirk Green Bay, Wisconsin
4 Frank Chicago and Geneva, Illinois

Roberto and Ali traveled to a baseball stadium in his hometown of Tampa, Florida. Roberto showed Ali his baseball card from when he was a star player in college.

Chris L. took Ali on a beach and brought his dog.

Kirk showed Ali his dad's animal collection.

Frank and Ali took a boat tour of the city.

Roberto got the first rose, followed by Chris L. Frank and Kirk were in the bottom two. Kirk was eliminated and Frank received the last rose.

Week 9[edit]

Original airdate: July 19, 2010

Overnight Dates

Before they left for Tahiti, Frank went back to Chicago to visit his former girlfriend. He thinks that he may still in love with his ex.

Ali and the three men arrived in Tahiti. Roberto and Ali went to a heart-shaped island for their date. Roberto and Ali kissed and appeared to have a strong connection. Chris L. and Ali went sailing, where he reveals he hasn't dated since his mother's death. Frank told Chris Harrison about his ex-girlfriend and declared that he is now in love with her. Ali came to Frank's villa and they talked about his feelings for his ex-girlfriend. He left before the rose ceremony, leaving Ali heartbroken in tears.[17]

Ali gave roses to Roberto and Chris L.

Week 10 (Finale)[edit]

Original airdate: August 2, 2010

  • Located in: Tahiti

Final Dates and Final Rose Ceremony

Ali introduced the two men to her family in Bora Bora. Roberto taught Ali's mom salsa dancing and Spanish language. Then, he asked Ali's dad to give him permission to marry Ali. Chris L. also had a close connection with Ali's family and they had a lot in common as they are both from Massachusetts.

Ali and Roberto went on a date. They jet-skied on a lagoon and spent a night at a beach house (dubbed as "Mi Casa" by Roberto). The day before the rose ceremony, Ali told Chris L. that she fell in love more with Roberto than she did with him. Chris L. was heartbroken and sad, although later he praised Ali for her kindness in sending him home first and sparing him future heartbreak. Chris felt more assured after watching a rainbow appear before him symbolizing his mother congratulating him in spirit. At the rose ceremony, Roberto declared that he was in love with Ali and proposed to her. Ali said yes.


After the Final Rose[edit]

This special episode aired right after the finale. Ali recaps the season finale in Tahiti, including Frank's dramatic exit on his relationship back at home. Frank was supposed to come on the show, but did not come last minute. Ali and Chris L. reunite since Chris L.'s emotional leave before the rose ceremony, and the two have talked while Chris L. has not given up on his relationship with Ali. Roberto talked with Chris Harrison on his post-engagement with Ali and the couple discussed their post-show plans, including their move to San Diego which Roberto could start on his life and his new job there. At the end of the special episode, they were given a helicopter ride to Catalina Island for a pre-honeymoon vacation.

Just a year and a half after the engagement, Ali and Roberto officially broke up after numerous wedding delays.[18][19]


U.S. Nielsen ratings[edit]

Episode First Air Dates Rating
1 May 24, 2010 2.8 9.08[20]
2 May 31, 2010 2.5 7.64[21]
3 June 7, 2010 2.6 7.91[22]
4 June 14, 2010 2.6 8.40[23]
5 June 21, 2010 2.7 8.25[24]
6 June 28, 2010 3.2 9.76[25]
7 July 5, 2010 2.8 9.14[26]
8 July 12, 2010 3.1 9.63[27]
9 July 19, 2010 3.4 10.06[28]
MTA July 26, 2010 2.9 8.87[29]
10 August 2, 2010 3.8 11.73[30]
AFR August 2, 2010 3.8 11.32[30]


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