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The premiere, "Episode 701," begins with a huge surprise as Ashley discloses she already knows one of the men, someone a former "Bachelor" cast member has warned her is here for the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, Ashley's old insecurity returns when she reveals to Chris Harrison that she fears the men will be disappointed when they learn she is the Bachelorette. The 25 eligible guys start arriving, eager to make an impression. Meet the contestants who will compete for Ashley's love. "The Bachelorette" premieres Monday, May 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
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