January now becomes "Juan-uary" with several programs planned in anticipation of Juan Pablo's season of "The Bachelor". ABC announces several "Bachelor" specials that will air around the show's new season kick-off on Monday, January 6 at 8 P.M..
Before the former pro soccer player meets the ladies on the dating show, the network offers viewers a chance to get to know more about the eligible bachelor with "The Bachelor: Countdown to Juan Pablo". To air January 5 at 8 P.M., the special gives an inside look at Juan's life in Miami and features his 4-year-old daughter, Camila. The special will also offer a behind-the-scenes look at the casting process for the reality show and introduce the girls who will be fighting for Juan's heart.
Later on January 12, ABC will air "The Bachelor: Behind the Scenes" where host Chris Harrison crashes some of fans' viewing parties. It will also follow the women after the first Rose Ceremony and give a look at the crew preparing a "winter wonderland" fantasy date for Juan and one lucky lady.
The third special, "The Bachelor: Bachelor Love Stories", is scheduled to air January 19 at 8 P.M.. It will feature the happy couples from the "Bachelor" franchise, Desiree Hartsock & Chris Siegfried, Ashley Hebert & J.P. Rosenbaum, as well as Jason Mesnick & Molly Malaney, and see how their relationships have grown.