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Back to The Bach

“Back to The Bach” is a live interview recording of former contestants from ABC’s The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Our guests have just seen an improvised parody of The Bachelor based on their own love journey. They then sit down for a Q&A session with our cast and audience, so that we can hear the real story of what happened on the show.

  • 13:50
    We're joined this week by "Windy City LIVE!"'s Ryan Chiaverini! We talk about his friendship with the original Bachelorette winner Ryan Sutter, sing parts of his pump-up "theme song", and take our picks for this season's Bachelorette winner (spoiler alert: we think Robby sucks). Check it out!
  • 12:26
    This week, we have VERY special guest Ali Barthwell (aka @wtflanksteak) to discuss her Bachelorette recaps from this season on Vulture.com, "watch" her demonstrate the funky penguin (sorry podcast listeners), and ponder at the value of an ED doctor - we're looking at you, Evan. You definitely won't want to miss it!
  • 10:22
    This week, we talk to Bachelorette Season 11 contestant Justin Reich about his experiences on the show, what kinds of craft services were available behind the scenes, and what he would rather do before going on the show again (hint: it involves a blender and a specific body part).
  • 11:32
    This week, we catch up with our friend Ed Swiderski, Season 5 Bachelorette winner, with his beautiful bride and Fox News host Natalie Bomke. They fill us in on their first dates together, and their romantic plans for their first anniversary!
  • 10:07
    This week The Bachelorette Season 11 contestant Tony “The Healer” Harris graces us with his realness. He shares why he decided to leave the show, why he was portrayed so extremely on the show, and listen close for a preview of his “bedroom” grunts.
  • 10:42
    This week we talk to Season 19 and 20 legend Amber James. She sits down with us to talk about her time on two seasons of The Bachelor, what living with the other contestants were really like, and how she’s taking her time in the public eye to do something positive in Chicago.
  • 11:27
    This week, we talk to Season 19 winner Whitney Bischoff. She tells us about her life after winning The Bachelor, her relationship with her boyfriend Ricky, how much she actually spent on her outfits for the show, and participates in an exciting round of “Kill/Bone/Marry”. You won’t want to miss it.
  • 11:13
    This week we sit down with The Bachelorette Season 11 contestant Jonathan Halloway. Jonathan drove all the way from Michigan to talk to us about what aspects of reality shows are real and what are not-so real, his first kiss, and what his son enjoyed most about watching his dad on TV (spoiler alert: it’s seeing himself on the screen).
  • 13:55
    This week we get to know The Bachelorette Season 5 winner Ed Swiderski. Ed was kind enough to spend his Valentine’s Day with us to chat about how he got picked to be on The Bachelorette, the joys of marriage with TV anchor Natalie Bomke, and why things really didn’t work out with Bachelorette Jillian Harris.