IT'LL be tears, heartbreak and oiled-up chests on Bachelor In Paradise, if the first extended look at the series is anything to go by.

Ten last night debuted a two-minute teaser for the highly anticipated reality dating show, expected to hit screens in March once the current season of I'm A Celeb has finished.

A group of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette's most memorable contestants - among them player Michael Turnbull, implausibly beefy Apollo Jackson, and seasoned reality TV vets Keira Maguire and Laurina Fluere - are thrust together on a tropical island to drink, flirt and engage in heavy petting under secluded waterfalls.

It's not all fun and games, though - as the trailer shows, there's more heartbreak ahead for at least a couple of the contestants, with Laurina and Keira shown in tears, and talk of a "love triangle" that's turned into a "love square" (sounds painful).

Laurina's had her share of heartbreak.
Laurina's had her share of heartbreak.

The trailer culminates with the reveal that there will be a marriage proposal on the show, but frankly Ten have brushed over the real highlight here - a brief look at an oiled-up Apollo impressing his fellow contestants with a bout of shirtless fire twirling:

Apollo shows off his fire twirling (and his nipples)
Apollo shows off his fire twirling (and his nipples)

Now that's quality television right there.

 

Keira Maguire is back on reality TV.
Keira Maguire is back on reality TV.


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