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'Bachelor in Paradise' finale: How to watch the final episode of Season 9, release date

After weeks of sparks, chemistry, love triangles and heartbreaks, it almost time for the final episode of Season 9 of "Bachelor in Paradise."

"With limited time left on the sands of Mexico, will the remaining couples finish out Paradise with an engagement or will their connections crumble like sandcastles?" says ABC about the finale.

The network has also teased the first-ever "Paradise" wedding during the season finale.

A spin-off of the "The Bachelor," "Bachelor in Paradise" takes contestants from previous seasons of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” and gives them another chance at finding love on the small screen.

Contestants, a lot of them "Bachelor" nation fan-favorites, are invited to a beachfront villa in Mexico, where they spend about three weeks dating each other in search of their perfect matches.

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Here's everything you need to know about the ninth season of "Bachelor in Paradise," including where and when you can watch it.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 9 finale release date

The three-hour finale will air at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, Dec. 7 on ABC and will be available to stream on Hulu the next day. The previous nine episodes are also available to stream on the platform.

How to watch: Click here for information on a Hulu subscription

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Which contestants are part of the 'Bachelor In Paradise' Season 9 finale?

The list of those currently on the beach is below:

  • Michael Barber of “The Bachelorette” Season 20

  • Aaron Bryant of “The Bachelorette” Season 20

  • Peter Cappio of “The Bachelorette” Season 20

  • Tanner Courtad of “The Bachelorette” Season 20

  • Aven Jones of “The Bachelorette” Season 19

  • John Henry Spurlock of “The Bachelorette” Season 20

  • Jordan Vandergriff of “The Bachelorette” Season 19

  • Jessica “Jess” Girod of “The Bachelor” Season 27

  • Eliza Isichei of “The Bachelor” Season 26 and "Bachelor in Paradise" Season 8

  • Katherine “Kat” Izzo of “The Bachelor” Season 27

  • Olivia Lewis of “The Bachelor” Season 27

  • Mercedes Northup of “The Bachelor” Season 27

  • Sam Picco of “Bachelor in Paradise Canada” Season 2

  • Kylee Russell of “The Bachelor” Season 27

Who is the host of 'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 9?

The show is hosted by Jesse Palmer.

Where was 'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 9 filmed?

Like Seasons 7 and 8, the ninth season of the reality TV series is set at the Playa Escondida resort in Mexican town of Sayulita, Mexico.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 9 trailer

Saman Shafiq is a trending news reporter for USA TODAY. Reach her at and follow her on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter @saman_shafiq7.

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