The 1st season of Bachelor in Paradise premiered on August 4, 2014 just a week after the season ten finale of The Bachelorette, with the season finale airing on September 8, 2014. Chris Harrison reprised his role from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette as the host of the show.
Former contenders from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" get a second chance at love as they explore new relationships in an isolated Mexican locale. In the opener, eight women and six men arrive on the island. At the first rose ceremony, each man chooses one woman, and the two ladies left without flowers are sent home.
August 11, 2014
A scandalous relationship between a previously ousted contestant and a crew member comes to light. Meanwhile, two new bachelors arrive in Mexico and begin soliciting dates.
August 18, 2014
Two new bachelorettes arrive and cause romantic complications. Meanwhile, an injury gets in the way of an overnight date.
August 25, 2014
A bachelor goes alone on a date for a day of rappelling and swimming. Meanwhile, a bachelorette regrets her decision to go out with a newcomer; and a bachelor is in danger of going home when another moves in on his territory.
August 26, 2014
The rose ceremony continues, leading to the elimination of two bachelors. Meanwhile, a bachelorette becomes seriously ill; and two more women arrive on the island.
September 1, 2014
Two new bachelors arrive on the scene, and one throws a wrench into a blossoming relationship. Meanwhile, a betrayed bachelorette looks to another man for love.
September 8, 2014
In the Season 1 finale, host Chris Harrison presents the couples with an ultimatum: They must leave the island unless they can see their relationships continuing in their daily lives. Later, the final two couples attend the season's last rose ceremony.
Chris and Elise broke up after less than two weeks.
In December 2014, Michelle and Cody announced that they decided to end their relationship, and got back together in June 2015, but later broke up again.
Marcus and Lacy were wed by Chris Harrison on the season premiere of season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise. On June 16, 2016, Marcus confirmed to E! News, that he and Lacy are no longer together and that they never were legally married, because their wedding took place in Mexico.
In July 2016, Marcus started a relationship with Ally Lutar. They got engaged on May 9, 2017. They were married on January 6, 2018.