The show is a spin-off of The Bachelor and the staple part of The Bachelor franchise. The first season featured Trista Rehn , the runner-up from the first season of The Bachelor , offering the opportunity for Rehn to choose a husband among 25 bachelors. The season of The Bachelorette again took a runner-up from the previous season of The Bachelor. After last airing on February 28, , the series returned to ABC during the spring of , following an absence of three years. On August 5, , the series was renewed for a sixteenth season. All of the rules are adapted from the rules of The Bachelor— its parent show.
Skip navigation! Story from The Bachelorette. Kaitlyn's season happened the year that both women from Chris Soules' Bachelor season were invited on The Bachelorette , and the contestants got to vote on who they'd rather keep dating for the season. The problematic premise angered some fans, but after Kaitlyn won and her season quickly became known for even bigger controversies, things turned out okay for Britt in the real world.
The eleventh season of The Bachelorette features, for the first time ever, two Bachelorettes during the first episode. Kaitlyn Bristowe is a year-old spin-class instructor  from Leduc, Alberta , and Britt Nilsson is a year-old waitress from Michigan , living in California. This season premiered on May 18, and concluded on July 27, in which year-old personal trainer Shawn Booth was named the winner.