The show may also represent "a second chance at finding love" for those rejected by previous Bachelors and Bachelorettes.The contestants live together in a mansion and take part in challenges to prevent elimination, go on dates with contestants of their choice, and choose other contestants to eliminate.At the beginning of the season, each contestant privately votes for a person of the opposite sex to be eliminated.
In order to advance to the final eight, the sex with the least number of remaining contestants selects partners for competing as couples.
A ballroom dancing competition, similar to Dancing with the Stars, is the final competition.
Previous Bachelors and Bachelorettes serve as the judges, with the winning couple deciding the couple it will advance to the final vote.
Bachelor Pad is an elimination-style two-hour American reality television game show that debuted on August 9, 2010 on ABC.
The show features contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, who compete for a final cash prize of $250,000.
Former game show host and news anchor Chris Harrison reprises his role from The Bachelor, while Melissa Rycroft served as special guest co-host for the first season.
In March 2013, it was announced that the program would not return for a fourth season.
However, one year later after the show cancelled, it was replaced by Bachelor in Paradise.
The show stars eleven women and eight men eliminated from various seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette who compete for a 0,000 prize.