Sneak Peek! Bachelorette Emily Maynard: Being a Single Mom Is "Lonely" (VIDEO) Tweet March 13, 2012 by Whitney Ricketts Related: The Bachelorette, Emily Maynard , Season 8 Contestants , Sneak Peeks Credit: Hulu Emily Maynard's Bachelorette Season 8 begins on May 14, 2012 — but filming's already started in Charlotte, North Carolina. Check out this first look at Emily's hopes for the season! Need your daily dose of The Bachelorette? Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. After all, you’d get our final rose.