Will The First ‘Golden Bachelorette’ Be Announced Tonight?

'Bachelorette' Logo/Credit: YouTube

Will the first Golden Bachelorette lead be announced tonight? Keep reading to find out why Bachelor Nation fans are getting their hopes up.

How To Watch The Golden Bachelor Finale

Season 1 of The Golden Bachelor comes to a dramatic conclusion tonight when Gerry Turner sends one last woman home. The retiree started with 22 potential love interests, and now he’s down to just two.

Viewers are divided over whether he should choose Leslie Fhima or Theresa Nist. But first, they have to pass another test by meeting his family.

Leslie Fhima and Theresa Nist/Credit: ABC YouTube
Leslie Fhima and Theresa Nist/Credit: ABC YouTube

Throughout the season, the senior Bachelor spinoff has aired for only an hour every week. But the finale is super-sized with a live After The Final Rose special.

The Golden Bachelor starts at its regular 8 PM Eastern time slot but continues until 10 PM, making the finale two hours. A new episode of Bachelor In Paradise airs directly following the finale.

The show airs on ABC, and viewers can either watch through their cable provider or live online streaming plans, such as Hulu, Sling, or Direct TV.

If you don’t have Hulu Live, you’ll have to wait until tomorrow for the latest episode to drop on the streaming giant.

Will The First Golden Bachelorette Be Announced Tonight?

In addition to finding out who Gerry Turner chooses, some Bachelor Nations fans are expecting a Golden Bachelorette reveal. After all, Season 28 Bachelor Joey Graziadei was introduced at the After the Final Rose special in August following Charity Lawson’s season of The Bachelorette.

ABC has yet to even confirm the spinoff is happening, but the live special would be the perfect place to confirm it.

What prompted Bachelor Nation viewers to think an announcement was coming? Susan Noles posted on her Instagram that she was headed to L.A. for the final episode.

Credit: Susan Noles Instagram
Credit: Susan Noles Instagram

Her followers flooded the comments with mentions of Golden Bachelorette.

  • Susan for golden bachelorette!!
  • next golden bachelorette šŸ„‚šŸŒ¹
  • They should make you the Golden Bachlorette!!!
  • Iā€™m petitioning for you to be the first Golden Bachelorette
However, she may not be the only one in the running. One person commented on the post that Kathy Swarts was also heading to L.A.

Fan Suggests Bravo Star As Golden Bachelorette

Other than fan speculation, there’s no indication of a Golden Bachelorette announcement tonight. Based on previous leads, it seems likely that Leslie Fhima or Theresa Nist will nab the role, depending Gerry Turner’s choice tonight.

But one social media user has a nominee outside of the Bachelor show. They proposed Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Sutton Stracke as Golden Bachelorette.

Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

On a recent episode of RHOBH, Stracke hired a matchmaker after a series of failed dates.

Do you think ABC might announce the first Golden Bachelorette tonight? Share your thoughts in the comments.

Don’t miss the Golden Bachelor season finale starting at 8 PM Eastern on ABC.

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