WATCH: Scenes from two-hour premiere of 'Paradise Hotel'

Kristin Cavallari is set to host "Paradise Hotel," which will debut with a special, two-hour premiere Thursday, May 9 at 8 p.m. on FOX 53. Also pictured contestants L-R: Carlos, David, Kendall, Mariaelena, Hans, Deiondra, Brittany, Bobby, Rosanna, Tatum and Tyler. (Photo courtesy: Drew Herrmann/FOX)

PITTSBURGH -- Let the games begin.

Hosted by Kristin Cavallari, "Paradise Hotel" starts Thursday, May 9 on FOX 53 with a two-hour premiere beginning at 8 p.m.

"Paradise Hotel" follows a group of singles who are given the opportunity of a lifetime, to check in to an exclusive tropical resort, and check out with big money.

Watch just released scenes from the series premiere:

These strangers will be surrounded by sun, fun and romance – all cloaked in a wild competition.

Each week, these singles will vote off one of their fellow residents to make room for a new guest. In a new twist, viewers can play along at home, using social media to try and influence what happens on screen, including helping to decide who stays and who goes.

Interact with "Paradise Hotel" on social media (Facebook: ParadiseHotelFOX, IG: ParadiseHotelFOX, Twitter: @ParadiseHotel, #ParadiseHotel) and catch more episodes online.

Watch "Paradise Hotel" Thursdays at 8 p.m. on FOX 53.