‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2021 Schedule: Everything You Need to Know About New Season 7 Episodes

It’s time to mark your calendars, everyone. Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 has quite the schedule in 2021. Following the premiere, the ABC reality series revealed the next few episodes will air on Monday and Tuesday nights. But what about the rest of the Bachelor in Paradise schedule? Here’s everything we know about the summer spinoff so far.

What time is ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ on ABC tonight and tomorrow? How long are new episodes?

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Following the Bachelor in Paradise 2021 premiere, ABC confirmed the schedule for the next four episodes in August. The network will drop a new episode tonight, Aug. 23, and tomorrow, Aug. 24. They will also be released at 8 p.m. ET. Fans should also set aside some time for the episodes, as they are both two hours long. So get ready for four hours of Paradise this week.

It also seems like Bachelor Nation will be jam-packed for the next few weeks. ABC revealed episodes 4 and 5 of Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 will be released next week on Monday, Aug. 30, and Tuesday, Aug. 31. The new BIP episodes will also start at 8 p.m. ET and end at 10 p.m. ET.

Update 9/13: ABC confirmed Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 will not drop a new episode tonight, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. ET. But episode 8 will be released in the usual time slot tomorrow, Sept. 14. The episode will be two hours long and end at 10 p.m. ET. Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 will only air on Tuesday nights starting Sept. 14.

ABC shares the ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7 schedule in 2021

Group shot of the ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2021 cast
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7 cast | Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images

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While ABC has confirmed two episodes of Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 per week for the rest of August, many fans have been wondering whether this schedule will continue into September. 

According to the network’s calendar, new BIP episodes will air on Sept. 6 and 7. However, the reality series will lose its Monday night time slot on Sept. 13 due to Monday Night Football. Then Dancing with the Stars Season 30 will claim the Monday night spot starting on Sept. 20. So Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 will move to Tuesday nights on Sept. 14. Here is the schedule so far, according to The Futon Critic:

  • Season 7, Episode 1 — Monday, Aug. 16 
  • Season 7, Episode 2 — Monday, Aug. 23 
  • Season 7, Episode 3 — Tuesday, Aug. 24 
  • Season 7, Episode 4 — Monday, Aug. 30
  • Season 7, Episode 5 — Tuesday, Aug. 31
  • Season 7, Episode 6 — Monday, Sept. 6
  • Season 7, Episode 7 — Tuesday, Sept. 7
  • Season 7, Episode 8 — Tuesday, Sept. 14
  • Season 7, Episode 9 — Tuesday, Sept. 21
  • Season 7, Episode 10 — Tuesday, Sept. 28
  • Season 7, Episode 11 — Tuesday, Oct. 5 (Season Finale)

When does ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 18 with Michelle Young start?

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For now, Bachelor in Paradise fans must wait and see when the season 7 finale airs on ABC. So stay tuned for updates. But the network has already confirmed the next installment of the franchise this year. 

The Bachelorette Season 18 with Michelle Young will begin on Oct. 19, 2021. The new season will also claim the 8 p.m. ET time slot on Tuesday nights. As mentioned, Dancing with the Stars will air on Mondays this fall. 

Meanwhile, Michelle’s season of The Bachelorette is currently filming in Minneapolis. So hopefully, ABC will release some teasers sooner than later. 

New episodes of Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 air on Mondays and Tuesdays this summer. Michelle Young’s season of The Bachelorette will start on Tuesday, Oct. 19.