‘Bachelor’ senior spinoff, ‘Beep’ season 9 confirmed by ABC

ABC announces new 'Bachelor' senior spinoff 'The Golden Bachelor,' plus 'Bachelor in Paradise'

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Buckle up, Bachelor Nation! ABC announced a new the Bachelor The spinoff centered around senior singles looking to air this fall.

Topic the golden bachelorThe series will feature “a whole new kind of love story – for the golden years,” according to the network’s press release. us weekly on Tuesday, May 16. “A hopeless romantic is given a second chance at love in search of a companion with whom to share life’s sunset years.”

Like the leading man of the show – which has yet to be announced – the golden bachelorcontestants set out to find a “spark that ignited a future filled with endless possibilities”, the narration continues. “At last, will our golden man turn the page to start a new chapter with the woman of his dreams?”

News of the series may not come as a surprise to viewers the Bachelor Suffrage. recent episodes the Bachelor And the bachelorette An unnamed senior featured casting calls for older romantic hopefuls applying for the spinoff. Although the show comes as one of ABC’s 2023 fall TV lineup announcements, the exact premiere date has not been disclosed.

ABC announces new 'Bachelor' senior spinoff 'The Golden Bachelor,' plus 'Bachelor in Paradise'

bachelor in paradise will also return this fall for its ninth season. A new batch of fan-favorite contestants from Bachelor Nation will head to the Playa Escondida beach resort in Sayulita, Mexico with the hopes that they won’t find romance. the Bachelor Or the bachelorette, Jesse Palmer Will return for his second season as host.

season 8 Eden ended with the engagement of the two couples – Victoria Fuller And Johnny DeFilippo And brandon jones And cool russell, While the season was airing on TV, Victoria, 29, was spotted hanging out with Bachelorette alum Greg GrippoLeaving fans to question the 26-year-old’s future with Johnny.

When Johnny accused his ex-fiancé of cheating on her with her now-boyfriend, Greg, 27, during the show’s Season 8 finale, they said it was over too soon. “It sucked, for sure. It kind of made me believe that everything he said didn’t hold weight anymore, and I had my doubts and I always felt something was going on,” Johnny exclusively. told from We In November 2022. “And then it makes you think, ‘When did this start?’ It’s a weird feeling.

Despite being one of the strongest couples on the beach, Brandon, 26, and Serene, 27, have also broken things off. “After many months, today we have finally decided to end our engagement,” the pair wrote via a joint Instagram post on May 8.

The statement continued: “It has been extremely difficult and painful to admit that there is so much love between us. We are deeply hurt and can only ask that there be no hate. The best course of action for us at this time is to Let us try and move on and overcome it as individuals.

Their breakup was announced several months after they were told We That they plan to get married in 2024. “We’re thinking about the time of year and all that,” Serene said in November 2022. “But we’re still in the stages of being super excited about where we’re at.”

The return of scripted shows on ABC’s fall schedule is TBD as the writer’s strike continues.