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Paradise Hotel
Paradise Hotel TV Series FOX Logo.jpg
Created byHoward Davidson & Phil Roberts
Presented by
Narrated byMark Thompson
Theme music composerEddie Money
Opening theme
Country of originUnited States
Original English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes54
Running time45 minutes
Production Mentorn
DistributorPassion Distribution
Original network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseJune 18, 2003 (2003-06-18) -
June 6, 2019 (2019-06-06)
Related showsParadise Hotel (franchise)

Paradise Hotel is an American reality television program. In the show, a group of singles live in a luxurious hotel resort, competing to see who can stay in the hotel the longest. Each week, the contestants pair off into couples, and must share a hotel room together. One person is left over, and he or she must either pair up in the following episode, or leave the hotel to be replaced by a new contestant. The format was created by Mentorn, a British production company, which has produced various versions of the show around the world.[1]

The show premiered on Fox in 2003, and was hosted by Amanda Byram. A second season, also hosted by Byram, was broadcast on MyNetworkTV and Fox Reality Channel in 2008. Fox revived Paradise Hotel in 2019, with new host Kristin Cavallari,[2][3] but Fox cancelled the series again in August 2019.[4]


Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
130June 18, 2003 (2003-06-18)October 1, 2003 (2003-10-01)Fox
216 + 1 specialFebruary 4, 2008 (2008-02-04)May 26, 2008 (2008-05-26)Fox Reality Channel
36May 9, 2019 (2019-05-09)June 6, 2019 (2019-06-06)Fox

Season 1 (2003)

Paradise Hotel
Hosted byAmanda Byram
No. of housemates20
WinnersCharla, Keith
Runner-upsDave, Tara
No. of episodes30
Original networkFox

The first season of Paradise Hotel, hosted by Amanda Byram, aired on Fox from June 18 to October 1, 2003, and consists of thirty episodes.[5][6] The winners of the first season were Charla Pihlstrom and Keith Cuda, with Dave Kerpen and Tara Gerard finishing as runners-up. Charla and Keith had to decide whether to split their $250,000 prize with their respective partners - Keith decided to share his winnings with Tara, while Charla chose to keep the money for herself and give Dave nothing.[7]

No. in
TitleDirected byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
11"Episode 1"Kent WeedJune 18, 2003 (2003-06-18)N/A
22"Episode 2"Kent WeedJune 23, 2003 (2003-06-23)N/A
33"Episode 3"Kent WeedJune 25, 2003 (2003-06-25)N/A
44"Episode 4"Kent WeedJune 30, 2003 (2003-06-30)N/A
55"Episode 5"Kent WeedJuly 2, 2003 (2003-07-02)N/A
66"Episode 6"Kent WeedJuly 7, 2003 (2003-07-07)N/A
77"Episode 7"Kent WeedJuly 9, 2003 (2003-07-09)N/A
88"Episode 8"Kent WeedJuly 14, 2003 (2003-07-14)N/A
99"Episode 9"Kent WeedJuly 16, 2003 (2003-07-16)N/A
1010"Episode 10"Kent WeedJuly 22, 2003 (2003-07-22)N/A
1111"Episode 11"Kent WeedJuly 23, 2003 (2003-07-23)N/A
1212"Episode 12"Kent WeedJuly 29, 2003 (2003-07-29)N/A
1313"Episode 13"Kent WeedJuly 30, 2003 (2003-07-30)N/A
1414"Episode 14"Kent WeedAugust 4, 2003 (2003-08-04)N/A
1515"Episode 15"Kent WeedAugust 11, 2003 (2003-08-11)N/A
1616"Episode 16"Kent WeedAugust 13, 2003 (2003-08-13)N/A
1717"Episode 17"Kent WeedAugust 18, 2003 (2003-08-18)N/A
1818"Episode 18"Kent WeedAugust 20, 2003 (2003-08-20)N/A
1919"Episode 19"Kent WeedAugust 25, 2003 (2003-08-25)N/A
2020"Episode 20"Kent WeedAugust 27, 2003 (2003-08-27)N/A
2121"Episode 21"Kent WeedSeptember 1, 2003 (2003-09-01)N/A
2222"Episode 22"Kent WeedSeptember 3, 2003 (2003-09-03)N/A
2323"Episode 23"Kent WeedSeptember 8, 2003 (2003-09-08)N/A
2424"Episode 24"Kent WeedSeptember 10, 2003 (2003-09-10)N/A
2525"Episode 25"Kent WeedSeptember 15, 2003 (2003-09-15)N/A
2626"Episode 26"Kent WeedSeptember 17, 2003 (2003-09-17)N/A
2727"Episode 27"Kent WeedSeptember 23, 2003 (2003-09-23)N/A
2828"Episode 28"Kent WeedSeptember 23, 2003 (2003-09-23)N/A
2929"Episode 29"Kent WeedOctober 1, 2003 (2003-10-01)N/A
3030"Episode 30"Kent WeedOctober 1, 2003 (2003-10-01)N/A

Season 2 (2008)

Paradise Hotel
Hosted byAmanda Byram
No. of housemates17
WinnerZack, Stephanie
Runner-upsTidisha, Ryan
No. of episodes16 + 1 special
Original network

A second season, titled Paradise Hotel 2, began airing on February 4, 2008, on the Fox-owned networks MyNetworkTV and Fox Reality Channel. It consists of sixteen episodes[8] and a reunion special.[9] Amanda Byram returned as host, and Mark Thompson returned as announcer.

New episodes aired on MyNetworkTV Monday nights at 9 p.m., and repeated Saturday nights at 9 p.m. Fox Reality Channel aired more explicit, TV-MA versions of the episodes, at 1 a.m. on the same night that they premiered on MyNetworkTV, and repeated these episodes throughout the following week.[10]

Stephanie and Zack were the winners, but the runners-up, Tidisha and Ryan, were given the responsibility of choosing only one member of the winning couple to claim the "ultimate prize". They chose Zack, who was awarded $200,000. He chose to share $20,000 with Tidisha and $90,000 with Stephanie, keeping the remaining $90,000 for himself.[11]

No. in
TitleDirected byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
311"The Return of Paradise Hotel"Stephen LentiniFebruary 4, 2008 (2008-02-04)N/A
322"The First Elimination Ceremony"Stephen LentiniFebruary 11, 2008 (2008-02-11)N/A
333"The First New Guest"Stephen LentiniFebruary 18, 2008 (2008-02-18)N/A
344"Finger Painting"Stephen LentiniFebruary 25, 2008 (2008-02-25)N/A
355"The Blonde Bombshell"Stephen LentiniMarch 3, 2008 (2008-03-03)N/A
366"Pandora's Box Blows Up"Stephen LentiniMarch 10, 2008 (2008-03-10)N/A
377"The Secretary of Defense"Stephen LentiniMarch 17, 2008 (2008-03-17)N/A
388"Are You Calling Me a Liar?"Stephen LentiniMarch 24, 2008 (2008-03-24)N/A
399"Paradise Confidential"Stephen LentiniMarch 31, 2008 (2008-03-31)N/A
4010"A Tearful Farewell"Stephen LentiniApril 7, 2008 (2008-04-07)N/A
4111"Blast From The Past"Stephen LentiniApril 14, 2008 (2008-04-14)N/A
4212"High Stakes in Paradise"Stephen LentiniApril 21, 2008 (2008-04-21)N/A
4313"The Return of Raheim"Stephen LentiniApril 28, 2008 (2008-04-28)N/A
4414"Odd Man Out"Stephen LentiniMay 5, 2008 (2008-05-05)N/A
4515"The Ultimate Power"Stephen LentiniMay 12, 2008 (2008-05-12)N/A
4616"Season Finale"Stephen LentiniMay 19, 2008 (2008-05-19)N/A
47Special"Reunion"Stephen LentiniMay 26, 2008 (2008-05-26)N/A

Season 3 (2019)

Paradise Hotel
Hosted byKristin Cavallari
No. of housemates17
WinnerBobby Ray, Tatum
Runner-upsCarlos, Kaitlin
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes7
Original networkFox
Original releaseMay 9 (2019-05-09) -
June 6, 2019 (2019-06-06)

In 2019, Fox ordered a revival of the series. Casting began in January, and Kristin Cavallari was chosen as the new host.[12] The third season[a] premiered on May 9, 2019. The revival's season was truncated,[15] with its season finale airing on June 6, 2019.[16] The winners as chosen by a jury of the other former contestants were Bobby Ray and Tatum, beating Carlos and Kaitlin, but in the final twist Bobby Ray chose to keep $200,000 of the prize for himself, leaving Tatum with nothing.[17][18] The revival was officially canceled by Fox in August 2019.[4]

No. in
Title [8]Original air date [8]Prod.
code [8]
U.S. viewers
481"Episode 1"May 9, 2019 (2019-05-09)101/1021.41[19]
492"Episode 2"May 13, 2019 (2019-05-13)1031.19[20]
503"Episode 3"May 15, 2019 (2019-05-15)1041.09[21]
514"Episode 4"May 16, 2019 (2019-05-16)105/1061.11[22]
525"Episode 5"May 23, 2019 (2019-05-23)107/1081.25[23]
536"Episode 6"May 30, 2019 (2019-05-30)109/1101.47[24]
547"Episode 7"June 6, 2019 (2019-06-06)111/1121.29[25]

International versions

Despite being only a modest success in the United States, the Paradise Hotel franchise has been described as "an international hit",[26] spawning versions in eighteen countries.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Fox, calling this season a "reinvention" of the series,[13] designates it "Season 1".[14]


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  2. ^ "Kristin Cavallari Will 'Stir the Pot' as Paradise Hotel Host". E! News. March 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (March 22, 2019). "Kristin Cavallari To Host 'Paradise Hotel' Revival Series On Fox; Premiere Date Set". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2019.
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  10. ^ "'Paradise Hotel 2' Sizzles this Winter on MyNetWorkTV and Fox Reality Channel" (Press release). Fox Reality Channel. December 4, 2007. Retrieved 2019 – via The Futon Critic.
  11. ^ Dehnart, Andy (May 20, 2008). "Rejects Zach and Thing 2 win Flavor of Love 3 and Paradise Hotel 2". Reality Blurred. Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ Otterson, Joe (January 8, 2019). "Fox Orders New Installment of Unscripted Series 'Paradise Hotel'". Variety.
  13. ^ "Breaking News - Kristin Cavallari to Host Paradise Hotel, Premiering with a Two-Hour Event Thursday, May 9, on FOX" (Press release). Fox Broadcasting. March 22, 2019. Retrieved 2019 – via The Futon Critic.
  14. ^ "Paradise Hotel". Fox Broadcasting. Retrieved 2019.
  15. ^ "'Paradise Hotel': Fox Reduces Number of Episodes in Season". May 23, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  16. ^ "Paradise Hotel Finale 2019 Schedule & Predictions". May 30, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  17. ^ Grant, Tamara (June 7, 2019). "Paradise Hotel: Who Won the $250,000 Grand Prize in Shocking Twist". Showbiz Cheat Sheet. Retrieved 2019.
  18. ^ Odom, Julia (June 8, 2019). "Paradise Hotel Season 1 Finale Sends One Winner Home Empty-Handed". Screen Rant. Retrieved 2019.
  19. ^ Rejent, Joseph (May 10, 2019). "'Grey's Anatomy,' 'The Big Bang Theory' adjust up, 'In the Dark' adjusts down: Thursday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  20. ^ Rejent, Joseph (May 14, 2019). "'The Voice' adjusts down: Monday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  21. ^ Welch, Alex (May 16, 2019). "'Chicago Fire' adjusts up: Wednesday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  22. ^ Rejent, Joseph (May 17, 2019). "'Paradise Hotel,' 'The Big Bang Theory' finale adjust up, 'Young Sheldon' adjusts down: Thursday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  23. ^ Rejent, Joseph (May 24, 2019). "'This Is Farah Fawcett,' 'Elementary,' all others hold: Thursday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  24. ^ Welch, Alex (June 3, 2019). "NBA Finals, 'Paradise Hotel' adjust up, 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night' adjusts down: Thursday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  25. ^ Rejent, Joseph (June 7, 2019). "The Stanley Cup Finals adjust up: Thursday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  26. ^ "Fox Reviving 'Paradise Hotel' With SallyAnn Salsano". The Hollywood Reporter. January 8, 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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