Juan Pablo Galavis, the former Venezuelan soccer player, begins his search for his soul mate.ABC
Galavis will chose from among 27 beautiful bachelorettes in the 18th edition "The Bachelor."ABC
“The Bachelor” is back in full force—get the DVR ready.
The show’s highly anticipated “Juan-uary” edition (get it?) kicked off Sunday night with the first of four specials, which will air each Sunday in January—in addition to the regular episodes each Monday night.
In a twist from silly to sad, the special included an emotional tribute to Gia Allemand, the former “Bachelor” and “Bachelor Pad” contestant who tragically hanged herself last August.
“Gia was much loved by Bachelor fans,” host Chris Harrison said, adding that she had remained close friends with her fellow cast members and the show’s producers after her season ended. “We miss her. Please allow us to take a moment to remember our friend.”
A series of videos showed contestants sharing memories and old testimonials of Gia weighing in on love and friendship.