There’s no predicting Paradise. And as the weather starts to warm up, Citytv is cranking up the heat for another quintessentially Canadian season of love – this time, in an all-new location. Today, the network revealed the full roster of fresh faces and fan favourites looking for their happily ever after on Season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise Canada. Featuring a mix of 13 Canadian and U.S. Bachelor alumni and 14 of Canada’s most eligible #BachelorNation singles, the spicy new season of love officially gets underway Monday, May 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Citytv, Citytv.com and Citytv+.
Ranging in age from 22 to 34 – and hailing from all over Canada and the United States – this season’s romantic hopefuls are a diverse collection of character, energy, and background, with one thing in common – their search for that special someone. Beginning today, fans can learn more about each romantic hopeful at Citytv.com.
Canadian Bachelor Alumni
Ana Cruz, 27, Bachelor in Paradise Canada 1, Montreal, QC
Joey Kirchner, 32, Bachelor in Paradise Canada 1, Redcliff, AB
Josh Guvi, 29, Bachelor in Paradise Canada 1, Vancouver, B.C.
Lisa Mancini, 29, The Bachelor Canada 3 (Chris Leroux), St. Catherines, ON
Maria Garcia-Sanchez, 30, Bachelor in Paradise Canada 1, Toronto, ON/Cartagena, Columbia
U.S. Bachelor Alumni
Austin Tinsley, 26, The Bachelorette 17 U.S. (Katie Thurston), Orange Country, CA
Chelsea Vaughn, 29, The Bachelor 25 U.S. (Matt James), Brooklyn, NY
Connor Brennan, 30, The Bachelorette 17 U.S. (Katie Thurston), Nashville, TN
Edward Naranjo, 28, The Bachelorette 18 U.S. (Michelle Young), Los Angeles, CA
Garrett Aida, 34, The Bachelorette 18 U.S. (Michelle Young), Salt Lake City, UT
Rianna Hockaday, 27, The Bachelor 26 U.S. (Clayton Echard), Mount Pleasant, TX
Tessa Tookes, 26, The Bachelor 26 U.S. (Clayton Echard), Brooklyn, NY
Quartney Mixon, 27, The Bachelorette 17 U.S. (Katie Thurston), Dallas, TX
Céline Paquette, 25, Winnipeg, MB
Cole Medders, 29, Los Angeles, CA (appeared on Survivor 35)
Godfrey Mangwiza, 29, Toronto, ON (appeared on Big Brother Canada 3)
Jake Ondrus, 22, Toronto, ON
Juan Osario, 32, Toronto, ON
Krissy Kennedy, 27, Vancouver, B.C.
Linda Charlie, 22, Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Matia Marcantuoni, 28, Toronto, ON
Marilyn Smith, 26, Toronto, ON
Meagan Morris, 28, Vancouver, B.C.
Nithisha Ketheeswaran, 26, Stouffville, ON
Paige Allan, 31, Toronto, ON
Samantha Picco, 33, St. John’s, NL (appeared on Big Brother Canada 7)
Shazeeda Gafoor, 24, Toronto, ON
Hosted by Sharleen Joynt and featuring Bachelor alum Kevin Wendt as bartender, Bachelor in Paradise Canada follows some of North America’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes as they explore new relationships in a luxurious beachfront resort, where their only job is to soak up the sun, cozy up by the bonfire, take long romantic canoe rides under the vast Canadian star-filled sky… and fall in love. Plus, Season 2 features special guest appearances by Bachelor alumni Demi Burnett, Abigail Heringer and Noah Erb, and Astrid Loch, Canadian singer-songwriters Lindsay Ell and Tyler Shaw, and Canadian drag superstar The Queen Priyanka.
Brand partnerships for Season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise Canada include Diabolica Wines, Muskoka Spirits, BetRivers Casino & Sportsbook and Ring Come True. Each of the sponsors will receive variations in multiplatform sponsorship integration across Rogers Sports & Media’s entertainment brands, including television, radio, and digital. Activations also entail in-show content, brand sell opportunities, co-branded promotions, and in-store extensions.
Bachelor in Paradise Canada is the Canadian version of the perennially successful Bachelor in Paradise franchise, which recently concluded its 8th season on Citytv. This 10-episode, original reality series is produced by Good Human Productions Inc., with Claire Freeland serving as Executive Producer, Keely Booth as Showrunner and Michael Margolis as Series Director.
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