Channel 5's reboot of "The Bachelor UK" returns tonight at 10 pm as seventeen single ladies try to find love and win the heart of newest Bachelor; Alex Marks. The show returns from a seven-year hiatus after previously airing for just two series on the channel with rugby player Gavin Henson and "Made In Chelsea" star; Spencer Matthews as Bachelors.

Prior to this "The Bachelor UK" was aired for three series on BBC Three between 2003-2005, before it was also cancelled and later picked up by Channel 5.

'The Bachelor UK'

The sixth series of the UK version of the hit US show of the same name will be hosted by ex-TOWIE star Mark Wright who has recently returned from America where he hosted the show "EXTRA." Despite its American success which has a series of spin-off's including; "The Bachelorette," the UK's instalments of the show have previously struggled to find the same success.

Digital Spy reports; "Seven years after the UK phenomenon was last on UK screens, it's back and cringier than ever." before going on to say "Channel 5 isn't even bothering to hype up the romance part of The Bachelor or luxurious getaway dates like the American network ABC does.

Instead, C5 is going all in on a montage of the furious Bachelorette's shoving and threatening to glass each other."

However, this year's bachelor and personal trainer; Alex Marks is open to finding love, telling The Mirror Online; "I had devoted an awful lot of time to my business and career and put romance on the sidelines and thought 'do you know what I miss being in a relationship and I want to find love and find, the one so I went for it."

In the same interview, Alex also opened up about his parent's 45-year marriage "It just works really well and they've been in love for a very long time.

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Mum used to get picked up by Dad at her school gates."

Seventeen single ladies

Following the same format as the US version "The Bachelor UK" will include; Rose Ceremonies, group dates, exotic locations and meeting the family, before this year's Bachelor, Alex chooses his winner.

The seventeen single ladies whose ages range from 21-36 come from across the UK including; London, Edinburgh, The Wirral, Essex, Leeds and Norwich. Each night during a 'Rose Ceremony' Alex will decide which ladies he wants to continue to get to know by handing them a rose, anyone girl left without a rose will be eliminated from the competition.

The latest episode of "The Bachelor UK," will air tonight at 10 pm on Channel 5. The sixth series of the show will air nightly during the week as Bachelor Alex tries to find his one in the group of seventeen women an a show whose tagline is "Love. Worth fighting for."

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