Six years ago, Arie Luyendyk Jr. was in love and a day away from proposing to the woman of his dreams. And then, she broke his heart. Emily Maynard (now Emily Maynard Johnson) may not have been Arie's future wife, but he hasn't been able to find a love like hers since. Now Arie is back and ready to race into America's heart yet again when he returns for a second shot at love, starring in the 22nd season of ABC's hit romance reality series The Bachelor, returning to ABC in January 2018.
Brad Womack must face the two women he rejected at the end of his first stint on the show; the bachelor selects a group of 20 women from a pool of 30.
Brad and a date get closer while at a private carnival; tensions escalate between the bachelorettes while on a group date; the band Train performs for Brad and one lucky woman; Brad offers up a rose before the ceremony.
Brad and a date record a duet at Capitol Record studio, where they are surprised by singer Seal; 12 bachelorettes join Brad in shooting an action adventure movie on the group date; one woman considers revealing her tragic past.
A bachelorette wakes up with a mysterious black eye; Brad takes one woman on a date to Catalina Island; much is revealed on a group date to a radio show; Brad invites a woman on a picnic right before the rose ceremony.
The 11 remaining women travel to Las Vegas; Brad takes two women on a date that ends with him sending one of them home; a woman reveals a tragedy from her past during a group date at a racetrack.
Brad and the women travel to Costa Rica; rain threatens to ruin a one-on-one ziplining date; Brad and six bachelorettes rappel down a waterfall in the middle of the jungle; a woman faces her fears when her one-on-one date involves exploring a cave.
Brad and the remaining women travel to Anguilla, where they enjoy local beaches, culture, cuisine and a performance by Bankie Banx; a steamy photo shoot intensifies rivalries.
Brad visits each of the final four women's hometowns and meets their families.
Brad and the three remaining women travel to South Africa for adventures and overnight dates; Brad chooses the final two women.
Season 15's most memorable bachelorettes return to confront each other and Brad; preview of the season finale.
Brad's family meets him in South Africa so they can get acquainted with the two remaining bachelorettes; after going on a final date with each woman, Brad chooses who he wants to marry.
Brad looks back on his time in South Africa; couples who found love on past seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette; Brad and the woman he chose talk about their relationship and the future.