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What hooks us in are the conflicts and the dramas, and the ongoing rejection of the unsuccessful candidates. The Rose Ceremonies are the key to the success of the Bachelor. They are as theatrical as the producers can manage, complete with the close ups of the quivering lips of the losers, and their post-humiliation debriefs to the camera.
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Each rejection is a mini-drama, and the final rejection of each series the highlight. And of course, if there is off screen drama this is even better. Married at First Sight, whilst different in formula, is similar in appeal. At the time of airing of the second series, one couple from the first series remain together, which is heartwarming and lovely. But far more column space and social media coverage is given to Lachlan and Clare, who split shortly after the series aired and proceeded to bitch about each other to the media.
But the audience are far less excited about the compatibility of certain couples than they are about the dismay of others. And producers know this.
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Each preview gives us what we are looking for — crying brides, angry grooms, dejected looking couples. We watch the show for the disasters. Not what you ordered??? She aint a meal and you are not all that and a nag of snacks! They move on together.
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Barbra and Bob are next. Barbra asks Carl to be her partner, and Carl accepts, so Barbra and Carl move on together.
Bob asks Connie to be his partner, and Connie refuses. Bob moves to the Singles Area. Connie may now choose between asking Doug or Bob to partner with her despite having already rejected Bob.
Connie asks Doug to be her partner, and Doug accepts. Connie and Doug move on.
Daisy and Bob are the final two unmatched contestants, and are eliminated. Daisy and Doug would then each choose to either stay together or ask Bob or Connie to partner up. If Daisy and Doug then both chose to stay together, Daisy and Doug would move on despite finishing last in the challenge, and Bob and Connie would be eliminated.
If there are more than two contestants in the Singles Area after all couples have chosen, the single contestants in the order of their arrival in the Singles Area may attempt again to create a partnership with one of the other singles. If all the single contestants continue to decline any partnerships with each other, they will all be eliminated. This feature resulted in the double elimination of Season 1, Episode 6, when the four remaining Singles Area competitors were unable to form any couples.
The show format gives a strong advantage to loyal couples, as they are guaranteed to move ahead as long as they do not finish last in a challenge. Even then, they will advance if there is anyone in the singles area.