One "hopeless romantic" man will hold the roses as contestants bring "love, loss and laughter" to their final dating years
It's official: A senior dating series is coming to ABC — and The Bachelor franchise.
The newest installment in the Bachelor universe is called The Golden Bachelor, ABC announced on Tuesday. It will take the form of Bachelor series past — one man searching for love among a house full of women ready to woo him. The difference? Young love is no longer the focus of the show.
ABC describes the series as a celebration of "the golden years." "One hopeless romantic is given a second chance at love in the search for a partner with whom to share the sunset years of life," a release from the network read.
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The women will be in the same boat — with a life full of family and stories to tell. "The women arriving at the mansion have a lifetime of experience, living through love, loss and laughter, hoping for a spark that ignites a future full of endless possibilities. In the end, will our Golden man turn the page to start a new chapter with the woman of his dreams?"
No details are available just yet on when The Golden Bachelor will air — or who the lucky rose holder will be for the inaugural season. In the meantime, ABC is gearing up for another sultry season of Bachelor in Paradise later this summer.
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The Golden Bachelor will air one-hour long episodes on Mondays this fall.
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