Entertainment ‘The Bachelor’ launches a fantasy league Nick Viall will be "The Bachelor" in the new season of the shows, premiering Jan. 2. Photo Credit: ABC / Mitch Haaseth By Frank Lovece Special to Newsday Updated January 2, 2017 11:48 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email ABC is offering a spin on fantasy football for fans of “The Bachelor.” The network announced Monday that it has launched The Bachelor Fantasy League on ABC.com/BFL and on the ESPN Fantasy App. Players attempt to predict the top four bachelorettes to make it to the hometown-dates portion of the TV dating competition. Points are earned for correct predictions, with each point an entry into a drawing for a chance to win a trip for two to Los Angeles, plus tickets to Disneyland and other prizes. The new season of “The Bachelor,” starring Nick Viall, premieres Jan. 2. By Frank Lovece Special to Newsday Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.