The Bachelor
Season 1
Broadcast from: January 4, 2016 to April 17, 2016
Starring Darren McCann
Country of origin United States
No. of Episodes 15
Network ABC
Next Season 2017

The first season of The Bachelor premiered January 4, 2016. This season featured 30 year-old Darren McCann, a personal banker from New York, NY.

The season concluded on April 17, 2016 in which 30 year-old Maia Murray was named the winner of the season and ultimately becoming McCann's fiancee. McCann and Murray announced their breakup in October of 2016, after six months of engagement.

Filming and developmentEdit

Casting and contestantsEdit

The cast includes former Miss Washington 2012 Christina Clarke, as well as former Miss Florida 2010 Jaclyn Raulerson.


The season traveled to many places including Seattle, WA, Miami, FL, Ontario, Canada, San Paolo, Brazil.


The season began with 25 contestants.

Name Age Hometown Outcome Place
Maia Murray 30 Chino, CA Winner 1
Avery Morse 27 Dallas, TX Runner-up 2
Jocelyn McLaughlin 25 Sacramento, CA Week 14 3
Caitlyn Orre 29 Whiting, NJ Week 13 4
Emma Murphy 29 Abilene, TX Week 12 5-6
Naima Alvarez 34 Seattle, WA
Kristin Rogers 25 Daly City, CA Week 11 7
Eliza Levine 29 Raleigh, NC Week 10 8
Kailey Stafford 29 Sioux City, SD 9
Christina Clarke 26 Snohomish, WA Week 9 10
Jaclyn Raulerson 26 Plant City, FL Week 8 11
Edith Williams 32 Milwaukee, WI Week 7 12
Selina Kelly 27 Sacramento, CA Week 6 13
Chloe Meyers 33 Stebbins, AK 14
Giselle Carpenter 28 Portland, OR Week 5 15-16
Kate Richard 26 Phoenix, AZ
Aryana Farrell 25 Maramec, OK Week 4 17-18
Jazlene Holmes 31 Centennial, CO
Katie Bridges 29 Dalton, GA Week 3 19-20
Natalie Valencia 34 Los Angeles, CA
Devyn Johnson 23 Dayton, OH Week 2 21-22
Marianna Vaughn 28 Davenport, NY
Adalynn Higgins 25 Little Rock, AR Week 1 23-25
Danica Lambert 33 Augusta, SC
Lilah Berg 28 Miami, FL

Future appearancesEdit

Jocelyn McLaughlin went on to star in the first season of The Bachelorette.

Call-out orderEdit

Order Bachelorettes Episode / Week
101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1 Avery Emma Maia Caitlyn Naima Avery Emma Maia Jocelyn Eliza Naima Naima Jocelyn Maia Avery Maia
2 Maia Selina Kailey Chloe Avery Kailey Jocelyn Kailey Kristin Maia Maia Emma Caitlyn Avery Maia Avery
3 Christina Jocelyn Natalie Kristin Emma Christina Eliza Avery Avery Emma Emma Jocelyn Avery Jocelyn Jocelyn
4 Eliza Naima Aryana Selina Kate Selina Jaclyn Kristin Naima Caitlyn Avery Maia Maia Caitlyn
5 Adalynn Edith Caitlyn Jocelyn Jaclyn Jocelyn Maia Caitlyn Christina Kailey Caitlyn Caitlyn Emma
6 Edith Avery Emma Naima Edith Chloe Kristin Christina Caitlyn Jocelyn Jocelyn Avery
7 Danica Kate Christina Emma Kristin Maia Edith Eliza Emma Naima Kristin Kristin
8 Giselle Devyn Kate Edith Maia Emma Caitlyn Naima Kailey Avery Eliza
9 Selina Marianna Avery Eliza Selina Caitlyn Naima Jocelyn Eliza Kristin Kailey
10 Jazlene Katie Giselle Avery Giselle Kristin Kailey Jaclyn Maia Christina
11 Aryana Christina Katie Giselle Caitlyn Eliza Avery Emma Jaclyn
12 Natalie Jazlene Jaclyn Jazlene Eliza Edith Christina Edith
13 Kate Kristin Kristin Aryana Jocelyn Jaclyn Selina
14 Lilah Kailey Jocelyn Jaclyn Chloe Naima Chloe
15 Emma Aryana Edith Kate Christina Giselle
16 Devyn Natalie Chloe Christina Kailey
17 Jaclyn Jaclyn Jazlene Maia Aryana
18 Caitlyn Eliza Naima Kailey
19 Naima Giselle Selina Katie
20 Chloe Caitlyn Eliza
21 Jocelyn Maia Devyn
22 Kailey Chloe
23 Kristin Adalynn
24 Marianna
25 Katie
     The contestant received a first impression rose
     The contestant received a rose during the date
     The contestant was eliminated
     The contestant was eliminated during the date
     The contestant was eliminated outside the rose ceremony
     The contestant quit the competition
     The contestant won the competition