Why Isn’t The Bachelorette On Tonight (Sep. 12) & When Is The Finale


The Bachelorette finale will not air Monday, Sep. 12, and fans are curious why it isn’t airing tonight. This season has been taking its time to wrap up, with an upcoming shocking two-night finale that host Jesse Palmer said will change the lives of the two leads, Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia, forever. When is that life-changing moment going to occur? Fans will have to be patient to find out.

Last week’s two-part episode included plenty of heartbreak of heartwarming moments. Gabby saw her number of men diminish from three to one when Johnny DePhillipo and Jason Alabaster both decided they weren’t ready to get engaged. Her final man, Erich Schwer, upset Gabby when he told her how much it would hurt him if she slept with someone else. Still, Gabby decided he was worth it and told him she loved him. Rachel, on the other hand, had three men who were ready to get engaged and had each expressed that they were either falling or in love with her. She told Aven Jones she was falling in love with him and expressed to Tino Franco she was in love with him. In Zach Shallcross’ case, Rachel didn’t reveal any feelings of love. Instead, she allegedly pressed him about his age and readiness for marriage during their off-camera time, despite their age being almost the same.

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Fans will have to wait a little longer to find out how Rachel and Gabby’s love stories play out, as the final two episodes will air Tuesday, Sep. 13 and Sep. 20. This is due to the fact that the Emmy’s is on ABC tonight. This is not the first time that The Bachelorette has been relegated to Tuesday nights in favor of either an awards show or Monday Night Football, as Clare Crawley and Tayshia Adams’ season, in addition to Michelle Young’s season, both aired in part during the fall.

While there may be some frustration from viewers who are ready to see how this season wraps up, they can at least share in the excitement that Bachelor In Paradise will begin the following week without a break in action. There are still many storylines to resolve, including Zach’s confrontation with Rachel, as well as Rachel deciding which of the final men she wants to get engaged to. In addition, Gabby and Erich have to decide if they will get engaged on the show.

The finale could easily have gone with one less episode instead of dragging out the drama for a few more weeks. But the franchise understands that its best moments often come at the very end of the season, and they are trying to milk these emotional scenes for all they’re worth.

The Bachelorette two-part finale airs Tuesdays, Sep. 13 and 20 at 8pm EST on ABC.

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