The Bachelor Season 22: Premiere Date and Time, Spoilers, and More!

Season 22 of the Bachelor will debut on ABC in January 2018. In The Bachelor season 22, 29 women will compete for the affetctions of race car driver Arie Luyendyk, Jr.

Get Ready For The Bachelor Season 22 On ABC

Reality TV fans and hopeless romantics will have yet another reason to celebrate in January 2018, when The Bachelor season 22 premieres on ABC. As reality TV shows go, The Bachelor has remarkable longevity. The Bachelor season 22 is all about reality TV veteran Arie Luyendyk, Jr., who will choose one out of the 29 women who hope for a chance at romance, or at least fifteen minutes of fame. You can find out more about The Bachelor season 22 by watching this promotional trailer.

About Arie, The Star Of The Bachelor Season 22

The protagonist of The Bachelor season 22 is Arie Luyendyk, Jr. He is not new to reality television; in fact, this is not even his first time appearing on reality TV in the role of a bachelor. He was previously a contestant on The Bachelorette, but despite his popularity with the ladies in the audience, the bachelorette did not choose him. Therefore, Arie is still single, and this time it is his turn to choose an eligible bachelorette.

Looking for love while the cameras roll is not for the faint of heart, and it takes even more courage to do it twice. Before his career as a TV bachelor, Arie has been involved in other lines of work that require ironclad nerves. He spent most of his twenties as a professional auto racing driver. His father, Arie Luyendyk, Sr. won the Indianapolis 500.

The younger Arie was born in the Netherlands but has lived in Arizona for most of his life. He has an older sister and two younger brothers. His first time being a contestant on a reality TV show was when he competed on The Bachelorette season 8. He also appeared on an episode of The Bachelorette season 17, but not as a contestant.

The Ladies Of The Bachelor Season 22

What about the ladies who will try to win Arie's heart on The Bachelor season 22? At the beginning of the season, there will be 29 of them; all of their first names and most of their last names have been published. They range in age from 23 to 33, which meanns that all of them are at least a little bit younger than Arie, who is 36. They come from many different states in the U.S., and one contestant, Jessica, is from Canada. A wide variety of careers is represented among the bachelorettes on The Bachelor season 22. Ashley, Caroline, Chelsea, and Seinne work in the real estate industry. Nysha and Tia work in health care, as a nurse and a physical therapist, respectively.

Other Things We Know About The Bachelor Season 22

One of the most fun things about watching shows like The Bachelor is getting to see all the exotic travel destinations where Arie will get to know the contestants. This season, they will visit Miami, Lake Tahoe, and Paris, among other places. Arie was once a celebrity guest on The Bachelor, and this season, celebrity guests will visit him. This season's celebrity guests include race car drivers, wrestlers, and musicians. It is sure to be a season full of glamour and adventures, even for the 28 ladies who do not get to go on a second date with Arie Luyendyk, Jr.