News 'The Bachelor' Premiere: Everything We Know About Season 21 With Nick Viall (Sans Spoilers)! By Lauren Zima 3:30 PM PST, January 2, 2017 Now Playing hh:mm:ss The Bachelor premieres Monday night, and you’ve got to be prepared for your bracket; ET wants you to win that bottle of rosé! Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the premiere. 1. Nick likes a confident woman.We’ve asked all the key Bachelor Nation alumni about what type of woman they think Viall will pick. Ben Higgins, Lauren Bushnell, Jared Haibon and Emily and Haley Ferguson all gave us one word: "confident." Viall himself told ET exclusively that he needs someone who "isn’t afraid" to put him in his place. 2. Don’t believe the ‘diva’ rumorsThe rumor mill has swirled with gossip that Viall was a diva on the show’s set, but the Ferguson twins denied the chatter, telling us that’s simply not his personality. 3. But DO expect the dramaAfter all, it’s The Bachelor! Plus, with three seasons of Bachelor Nation experience under his belt, Viall knows how to bring it for the cameras. He told us the season will be, in a word, “wild.” 4. And, it’s going to be sexy.The Wisconsin native promised ET a “steamy” season, and the promos are proving he keeps his promise! One contestant even reveals she’d slept with Viall before cameras started rolling. 5. Nick is going to tell it like it is.Another word Haibon and the Ferguson twins used to describe Viall? “Blunt.” The 36-year-old knows who he is and what he wants, and doesn’t mince words. We can hear the sobs already. 6. Nick also cries…repeatedly. Producer Mike Fleiss’ tweet say it all.Nick was crying again today. He's having a pretty rough time. #loveisworthit#TheBachelor— Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) November 14, 2016 7. Viall might have been a surprising choice, but the good ol’ standbys are still here.The limo. The champagne. The romantic setup in the middle of nowhere. We’ll get it all Monday night on ABC!Only on #TheBachelor... pic.twitter.com/GnQEmSjAEg— Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) October 20, 2016EXCLUSIVE: The Ladies Love Nick Viall in First Footage of 'The Bachelor'!