Nick Viall's season of ""The Bachelor" begins on Monday, January 2, but ABC is kicking off the new year with a one hour "Countdown to Nick" special on Sunday, January 1 that will give fans a look at the 30 women who will by vying for Nick's heart, as well as an in-depth look at the guy who has failed to find love on two seasons of the "Bachelorette" and the recent season of "Bachelor in Paradise."

If you're not near a TV on Sunday night to watch the "Countdown to Nick" special, ABC will be live streaming the show — and upcoming episodes of "The Bachelor" Season 21 — so most fans can watch on their computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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And if that doesn't work out for you, you can watch a replay of the reality series on ABC's website approximately 24-hours after the episodes air on TV.

Scroll down for information on how to watch Nick Viall's "Countdown" special online, along with some information about another special appearance by Nick.

Let's get 'The Bachelor' party started — tonight!

The January 1 "The Bachelor" special begins at 8 p.m. ET on your local ABC TV channel. If you're away from your television, ABC will be offering live stream coverage of the special and Nick's entire season on ABCgo or by downloading the Watch ABC app for iPhone and Android devices, as well as your favorite streaming devices like the Roku or Apple TV.

Here's a bit of bad news — at this time, the live stream is only available in the following cites: Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, and San Francisco. If you live in one of those cities, sign into the app with your login information from your TV provider (Dish Network, Verizon FiOS, Cox, and more) and you will be able to watch the show live on your computer or mobile device. If you don't live in a live stream area, watch the episodes of your choice on the ABCgo site when the episodes are uploaded the following day.

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After Sunday night's special, Nick Viall will appear on a float in the 2017 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on Monday morning, and, just a few hours later, the 21st season of "The Bachelor" will get underway at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.