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The Bachelor at 20, a new Valentine’s Day special

If you find yourself in front of the TV this Valentine’s Day, host Chris Harrison will be officiating the wedding of Jade and Tanner. Also attending are Ben Higgins and other fan favorites like Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth, Trista and Ryan Sutter, Chris Soules, Jason Mesnick, Andrew Firestone, Bob Guiney, Andi Dorfman, Ali Fedotowsky, Deanna Stagliano and Jillian Harris.

There will also be a special musical performance by R&B and Soul Chartbuster Seal. The special will be taking a look back at 20 seasons of “The Bachelor,” including both the ups-and-downs of previous couples.

Viewers will have the chance to catch up with some of their favorite Bachelors and Bachelor couples of all time and discover how these love stories have continued long after their final rose ceremonies. The event will air on Valentine’s Day at 8pm.

Harrison will talk to Kaitlyn and Shawn about their unique love story, but this night of romance is just getting started. As we mentioned earlier, there will also be the wedding of Jade and Tanner at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. As familiar faces, including Nick Viall, Jared Haibon, Sarah Herron, Ashley and Lauren Iaconetti, Juellia Kinney, JJ Lane, Michelle Money and Ben Zorn, arrive to celebrate with the happy couple, Harrison reveals the top three “Most Dramatic,” “Biggest Scandals,” “Steamiest Hot Tubs,” “People We Love to Hate” and “Best Man-Cries” moments over 20 seasons, and the best bloopers in Bachelor history.

Trista and Ryan Sutter, Ashley and JP Rosenbaum and their son, Fordham, Sean and Catherine Lowe, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Desiree and Chris  Siegfried, and Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth offer updates from their hometowns on their lives and families.  Harrison also checks in with Ben Higgins about how his journey to find love is progressing.

As the wedding gets closer, Jade and Tanner let viewers in on all the exciting festivities involved in planning for the big day, including ring shopping at Neil Lane and, of course, how Jade selected her beautiful dress by Galia Lahav.

The ceremony, which took place January 24, begins with Harrison officiating, and after exchanging vows, the newly minted husband and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Tolbert, kiss. Matt Nathanson, a favorite singer of the couple, will serenade them at the ceremony. Then, the celebration moves to the blow-out reception as we watch the couple’s first dance and cake cutting and hear the well wishes from the other “Bachelor” cast members.  For one last huge surprise, smash British R&B/soul  sensation Seal sings his hit song “Kiss from a Rose” for the couple’s first dance, making their first minutes together even more electric. Then from his new album, he sings “Every Time I’m With You,” inviting all the “Bachelor” alumni to the dance floor.

Hosted by Chris Harrison, “The Bachelor at 20: A Celebration of Love” is a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television. Mike Fleiss, Nicole Woods, Peter Scalettar, Elan Gale and Bennett Graebner are the executive producers.

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