Love will soon be in the air. ABC has announced that season 24 of The Bachelor will kick off on Monday, January 6th, at 8:00 PM. Airline pilot Peter Weber will be at the center of the dating series.
Here’s ABC’s announcement and a video teaser:
NEW SEASON OF ‘THE BACHELOR’ TAKES FLIGHT MONDAY, JAN. 6, ON ABC
Peter Weber’s Romantic Journey Begins With a Dramatic Three-Hour Premiere Event Featuring First Romantic Dates of the Season and a Special Surprise Visitor
It’s the night Bachelor Nation has been waiting for!
Airline pilot Peter Weber flew into the hearts of women everywhere and left all of America shocked and heartbroken when Hannah Brown decided to end their relationship. Now Peter is back and ready to once again capture hearts across the nation when he returns for another shot at love as the star of the 24th season of ABC’s hit romance reality series “The Bachelor,” premiering MONDAY, JAN. 6 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Episodes can also be viewed the next day on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu.
Peter’s search for his soul mate takes off to new heights on premiere day when a few women earn their wings on a daring group date plus other romantic dates – a first ever on a bachelor premiere – and will feature a special surprise visitor who has everyone talking!
This year, “The Bachelor” delivered a whopping 4.3 rating among Adults 18-49 across all platforms after 35 days of delayed viewing, marking an impressive 19% gain versus the prior year. In addition, “The Bachelor” grew by more than 1 million viewers year over year, averaging 12.5 million Total Viewers in MP+35 during its most recent run. The show was Monday night’s top-rated series among Adults 18-49 on each of its 10 telecasts of the season.
A native of Westlake Village, California, Peter, 28, grew up just minutes from “The Bachelor” mansion. He was raised with a strong example of the marriage he wants by his loving parents. Having met while working on the same flight over 30 years ago, Peter’s parents have set the perfect example of lasting love. He and his brother, Jack, followed in their parents’ footsteps, developing a passion for aviation. At 23, Peter was working as a pilot; and by 25, he landed his dream job as captain for a major commercial airline. All that is missing now is someone with whom Peter can share his life.
Hosted by Chris Harrison, “The Bachelor” is a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton, Nicole Woods, Bennett Graebner, Peter Gust, Tim Warner, Louis Caric and Peter Geist are the executive producers.
What do you think? Are you a fan of The Bachelor series and franchise? Do you think that Peter weber is a good choice? Will you be rooting for him?