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.
Christopher Bryan "Chris" Harrison (born July 26, 1971) is an American television host, most certainly best known for his role as host of the ABC reality television dating show, The Bachelor since 2002, and its spin-offs The Bachelorette since 2003 and Bachelor Pad in 2010. He is also the co-host of Hollywood 411 on TV Guide Network and host of Designers' Challenge on HGTV and host of Mall Masters on Game Show Network. He first hosted the Miss America 2005 pageant. Since 2012, he has served as Miss America's co-host first with Brooke Burke and now currently with Lara Spencer. Harrison is from Dallas, Texas.