'The Bachelor': ABC announces the names of Sean Lowe's 25 women

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Are you ready to see love bloom like a rose on network television? That time is indeed approaching: ABC has announced the names of the 25 women who will vie for the love of Sean Lowe on the 17th season on "The Bachelor." As always, we have a wide selection of young ladies from all over the country starting the search for love on Monday, Jan. 17.

This season's crop of beauties includes a jumbotron operator, a bridal stylist, a cruise-ship entertainer and at least three models. There are also three Ashleys (although technically one is AshLee).

In total, there will actually be 26 bachelorettes going after Sean -- the 25 listed here plus one former contestant returning for a second shot at love. Her name will only be revealed in the season premiere.

The first episode will feature Sean, the 28-year-old former "Bachelorette" hopeful, meeting all 26 of the ladies and handing out his first roses. The meetings should be interesting to say the least. Apparently, viewers will see backflips ending in an unfortunate tumble, the performance of an original song, an expert thesis on "Fifty Shades of Grey" and even a wedding dress.

There is a point to all of this insanity -- Sean will break "Bachelor" tradition and will hand out his first roses to those women with whom he felt an immediate connection. The other ladies will need to try for his attention through the night, and only 19 will survive to further hunt for love.

Who are the ladies of "The Bachelor"?

  • Amanda, 26, fit model, Newport Beach, CA
  • AshLee F., 32, personal organizer, Houston, TX
  • Ashley H., 25, fashion model, Denver, CO
  • Ashley P., 28, hair stylist, Macomb, MI
  • Brooke, 25, community organizer, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Catherine, 26, graphic designer, Seattle, WA
  • Daniella, 24, commercial casting associate, San Francisco, CA
  • Desiree, 26, bridal stylist, Los Angeles, CA
  • Diana, 31, salon owner, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Jackie, 25, cosmetics consultant, Boynton Beach, FL
  • Katie, 27, yoga instructor, Charlotte, NC
  • Kelly, 28, cruise ship entertainer, Nashville, TN
  • Keriann, 29, entrepreneur, Boca Raton, FL
  • Kristy, 25, model, Darien, WI
  • Lacey, 24, graduate student, Valencia, CA
  • Lauren, 27, journalist, Cranston, RI
  • Lesley M., 25, political consultant, Washington, D.C.
  • Leslie H., 29, poker dealer, Los Angeles, CA
  • Lindsay, 24, substitute teacher, Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  • Paige, 25, jumbotron operator, New York City, NY
  • Robyn, 24, oil field account manager, Houston, TX
  • Sarah, 26, advertising executive, Los Angeles, CA
  • Selma, 29, real estate developer, San Diego, CA
  • Taryn, 30, heath club manager, Troutdale, OR
  • Tierra, 24, leasing consultant, Denver, CO

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