ABC's The Bachelor 2015 with Chris Soules premieres on January 5th, and now fans can look forward to a jam-packed evening of romance and drama. The network has just revealed that the first night of Season 19 will be a three-hour event and they're even touting that it's live.
An eliminated bachelorette attempts to convince Chris to give her a second chance. Six women join Chris for a pool party.
Guest host Jimmy Kimmel tries to help guide Chris' search for love.
Chris' three sisters will pick the lucky bachelorette to go on a special one-on-one date with their brother. A beautiful beach day at Lake Piru in the mountains of Southern California turns up the heat at a group date, as one woman jumps in without her bikini top and - not to be outdone - another takes off her bikini bottom. The day at the lake turns into camping out and spending the night there. One aggressive woman shares some surprising news with Chris, but will it make a difference in how he views her as a potential soul mate? Chris gets "down and dirty" with six bachelorettes as they travel to San Francisco to participate in a grueling mud run - in wedding dresses. The cocktail party leads to more revelations and confrontations, as one woman questions Chris' motives for being here and he, in return, delivers a blunt message to the rest of the bachelorettes.
Chris takes the 11 remaining women to Sante Fe, N.M. While there, one bachelorette meets a "love guru" and nine ladies go rafting on the Rio Grande River. At a party, a woman from Chris' past makes an unwelcome visit; and Chris takes a leading contender on a hot air balloon ride.
Nine women join Chris in Deadwood, S.D.; the women call Kelsey out on her behavior.
Chris talks about memorable women and moments whilst Kelsey opens up about her panic attack.
Chris takes Jade to Arlington, Iowa, for a date that includes attending a high school football game.
After one bachelorette makes a shocking announcement, the other women question her motives; Chris visits the women in their hometowns; one woman is eliminated.
Chris and the final three ladies travel to the island of Bali in Indonesia where secrets are revealed in the fantasy suite. At the rose ceremony, Chris sends one unsuspecting woman home in tears.
Chris is confronted by women he rejected; a preview of the final days of Chris' search for love.
Chris brings the women to meet his family in hope it will make the answer more clear.
Chris and his fiance Whitney will give interviews, plus an announcement of the next two Bachelorettes who are Kaitlyn and Britt.