'The Bachelor' Season 17: Meet Sean Lowe's Ladies

Meet the 24 women competing for the heart of new Bachelor Sean Lowe on season 17, premiering January 2013.

Sean Lowe Is the Next Bachelor

Sean Lowe has been named the next star of The Bachelor , People reports. Lowe, 28, quickly became a fan favorite on Emily Maynard's season of The Bachelorette before getting the boot just prior to the season finale.  "I wanted it to be you so bad," she told him at the time of his elimination. "I thought it was the most emotional, heartfelt goodbye we've ever had," host Chris Harrison told at the time. Emily went on to choose Jef Holm over Arie Luyendyk Jr ; the two are now engaged .

'The Bachelor' Spoilers: Is Sean Lowe the Next 'Bachelor'?

If you believe Reality Steve, the surprisingly prescient blogger of such things, then yes. Sean Lowe will be the next man up on The Bachelor .

'Bachelor' spoiler: Sean Lowe is the next 'Bachelor,' says Reality Steve

ABC has cast its newest "Bachelor," according to spoiler guru (and the thorn in show creator Mike Fleiss' side) Reality Steve: It's Emily Maynard castoff Sean Lowe!"Sean was at his parents house filming his intro videos, so safe to say he's going to be the next 'Bachelor,'" RS writes on Thursday (Sept. 13). "I have no idea when the network is going to announce it officially, but all this BS Fleiss and Chris Harrison run to the media and on Twitter was just to keep people talking.""Sean was filming in the front yard in his swim trunks, playing in the sprinklers with his niece and nephew while cameras rolled," Steve continues, suspecting the footage will be part of Sean's intro package in this season's first episode.RS had previously reported that the gig was former "Bachelorette" winner and Ali Fedotowsky ex Roberto Martinez's to lose. Life & Style first reported that Roberto was the next "Bachelor"...

Ryan Lochte Talks Being The Bachelor 2013: I’m Definitely Interested — Exclusive!

Since winning the Gold medal, Olympian Ryan Lochte seems to be everywhere — online, guest-starring on TV shows, even hosting posh parties — but where he really wants to be is slinging roses in Bachelor Mansion! Wetpaint Entertainment caught up with Ryan at his “Guys Fashion’s Night Out” party at for Ainsworth Park at New York Fashion Week and picked his brain about potentially being The Bachelor. We know Ryan’s a hot commodity right now, so how seriously...

Bachelor 2013 Spoilers: Meet Contestant Jordyn Rossignol

Age: 23ish Occupation: Model/Nanny Hometown: Portland, Maine Thanks to Reality Steve, we have new scoop on another lady rumored to be romancing the next Bachelor! Jordyn graduated from the University of Maine in 2010 with a B.A. in Early Childhood Development, according to her Google+ profile. She’s also a dancer and a part-time model — check out some racy photos of this hopeful over at Greg Bennett Photography. Looking seductive in a field while scantily clad? Check. Perfect...

'Bachelor' reveal is 'imminent,' says host Chris Harrison

"Bachelor" host Chris Harrison spoke with the press Thursday (Sept. 6) about the upcoming finale of "Bachelor Pad," but of course, he also touched on who the newest Bachelor will be."I actually had dinner with Mike Fleiss last night and we were just having the same discussion [about when the announcement of the Bachelor is coming]," says Harrison. "It is still not done 100%.""Obviously, we've narrowed it down considerably to our finalists, but this goes really high up the food chain, including the president of ABC, so it's just vetting these guys out and taking it up to all the bosses and making sure everybody signs off ... I would say the decision should be imminent, any day now."Who do you hope it is, "Bachelor" fans? Sean? Arie? Ryan Lochte?...

Bachelor 2013 Casting Update: Producer Mike Fleiss Teases Decision Date!

Bachelor Nation, Chris Harrison, even that random superfan on Twitter — they’re all biting their nails to the quick waiting to hear who will be the next Bachelor. We know who the top contenders are — Ali Fedotowsky’s ex-fiance Roberto Martinez, and Emily Maynard’s exes Arie Luyendyk, Jr. and Sean Lowe. So far, Roberto has been coyly tight-lipped on the topic, but both Sean and Arie have suggested that they would potentially be open to slinging roses in January...