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The New Bachelor is Ready to Start His Search

“The Bachelor” is back and premieres on Monday, January 1st. Talk about bringing in the New Year with some entertaining romance.

ABC has chosen Arie Luyendyk Jr to be the newest Bachelor. He will meet 29 Bachelorettes who will all try to capture Arie’s heart.

Luyendyk is a 36 year old race car driver who will meet all these bachelorettes in the 22nd edition of ABC’s hit romance reality tv series.

Here’s a little sneak peek to look at the ladies vying to win Arie’s heart. Annaliese, appears wearing a mask saying that she is a “kissing bandit.” Maquel, is an enterprising bachelorette stuns the group by driving up in a miniature Formula One race car. Then there is Becca, a brunette who has Arie down on one knee before the cocktail party even began.

There are so many more and you can be assured there will be much drama and tons of entertainment in the 22nd edition of The Bachelor.

Here’s something fun, fans can go to and the ESPN Fantasy App to play, “The Bachelor Fantasy League,” which allows players to challenge their family and friends by predicting weekly events.

We have a ton of photos from the first Bachelor episode. See all the 29 Bachelorettes and scenes from the first show airing on ABC at 8 pm EST – 10 pm EST on January 1, 2018.