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‘The Bachelorette’ Will Not Air Tonight and Yes, You Can Blame COVID-19

Sorry, Bachelor Nation. The Bachelorette won’t be airing at its often scheduled Monday evening time slot this season.

The COVID-19 pandemic halted the leisure business in its tracks for months, suspending the discharge of so many new exhibits and flicks initially scheduled to be launched this fall. Clare Crawley’s season was initially slated for a Could 18 premiere date however has now been postponed to Oct. 13.

Why is The Bachelorette airing on Tuesdays this season?

Why is ‘The Bachelorette’ airing on Tuesdays?

Sadly, as a result of Clare’s season was briefly postponed by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, its new premiere date interferes with a few of ABC’s different often scheduled fall programming. In an effort to not delay the season any additional, but additionally not stop the community’s different exhibits from airing, The Bachelorette will compromise on their common air time.

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Usually, a brand new season of The Bachelorette airs beginning in Could, working by the summer season and previous the brand new Bachelor in Paradise season. As manufacturing for Clare’s season was halted mere days earlier than it was scheduled to start, her season’s premiere date is far later than it was initially anticipated to be, interfering with the community’s common fall programming schedule.

The autumn programming cycle is usually void of Bachelor content material, with Bachelor in Paradise typically wrapping up its season by mid-September. On condition that this season solely completed filming weeks earlier than its Oct. 13 premiere date, its Monday evening slot is already taken.

As an alternative, Dancing With the Stars will proceed to air on Monday nights at eight p.m. ET on ABC, whereas The Bachelorette is bumped to Tuesday nights as a substitute. The Connors has additionally been moved to Wednesday nights to accommodate this new schedule.

This premiere date was additionally in jeopardy because of the NBA playoffs. Had the Los Angeles Lakers not secured a win throughout their sport on Oct. 11, The Bachelorette premiere date would’ve been postponed additional to air Sport 7 instead. Fortunately, the NBA finals are over, which means we will watch the drama because it begins to unfold on Oct. 13 as deliberate.

Here is the best way to watch ‘The Bachelorette’ reside.

For these of you with cable, watching The Bachelorette the evening of the premiere is simple. Simply tune in to ABC at eight p.m. ET on Oct. 13. For these of us, although, who reduce that wire a very long time in the past, there are nonetheless loads of methods to look at the premiere. If in case you have a Hulu + Reside TV subscription, you may also tune in to look at the season reside.

If you do not have a reside TV service of any variety, although, you will have to attend till the day after the premiere to catch the episode. Each Hulu and ABC.com will provide the episodes to stream the day after they premiere, which means the primary episode of the season might be accessible on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Tune in to the season premiere of The Bachelorette on Oct. 13 at eight p.m. ET on ABC.

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