'The Bachelorette' premiere: Kalon vs. Stevie and more things to look to forward to

kalon-stevie-bachelorette.jpg"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC in just a few short weeks, featuring Southern belle Emily Maynard as the woman whose heart 25 eligible bachelors are vying for. We've seen the premiere episode (except the Rose Ceremony!), so we've got a few juicy details to whet your appetite before the premiere.

There is a lot of footage of Emily and Ricki and you hear Emily tell Ricki, "You're so pretty, you don't even need makeup." Which also is some advice Emily appears to have taken to heart, because on the first night meeting the guys, she looks much less made-up than she did on Brad's season of "The Bachelor." Great to see, she's a beautiful lady without the need for all the trimmings.

Speaking of beautiful, the men cannot stop talking about how gorgeous she is. It's like - we get it. You're starting to be a little embarrassing. It is literally like every fourth word out of their mouths. There is also a toast to the "hottest mom ever," but at least everyone has the good graces not to call her a "MILF." But we would bet money somebody does it at some point this season.

Keep your eyes peeled for Kalon - you really can't miss him, as he arrives by helicopter. That stunt naturally ruffles a few feathers, but none moreso than Stevie, who is not shy about telling Kalon to his face what he thinks of him. However, other than Kalon vs. Stevie, the first night is surprisingly (and refreshingly) drama free.

There are two men in the bunch who have sons at home, Doug and Tony. One of them pulls a stunt regarding his kid and we can't decide if it's adorable or terrible. But it does win him huge points with Emily. Hmm. We've got our eye on you.

"The Bachelorette" premieres Monday, May 14 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC before moving to its normal timeslot, Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, on May 21.

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