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‘The Bachelor’ Finds Its Star Among Upcoming ‘Bachelorette’ Contestants

ABC is gearing up for its next season of The Bachelor. The 26th season of the long-running reality dating show has yet to be officially renewed by the network, but the search for the…

“Nothing Happens Overnight, But It’s Happening”: ‘Bachelorette’ Stars, Hosts Talk Franchise Changes Ahead of Finale

The latest season of The Bachelorette, starring Katie Thurston, was filmed in the midst of major criticism of the franchise, both of former host Chris Harrison and the ABC hit series’ history of…

Hollywood Insiders Respond to Renewed Mask Mandates, COVID-19 Delta Variant Concerns

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 1,537 new cases of COVID-19 amid rising concerns of the Delta variant, which is threatening widespread recovery as it largely

ABC Reveals Cast for ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7

Bachelor in Paradise is filling up its beach huts. ABC has released the starting cast for its summer spinoff in The Bachelor franchise. Listed in reverse chronological order by the most…

‘Extra’ Launches on Snapchat With Rachel Lindsay as Host (Exclusive)

Extra is launching on Snapchat with Rachel Lindsay as host. Starting on Wednesday, the entertainment news show will expand its reach to the Snapchat Discover audience. Lindsay, who…

Wells Adams Returns to ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ in Larger Role (Exclusive)

Wells Adams is headed back to the Bachelor in Paradise beach. The resident bartender of the Bachelor franchise’s summer spinoff series will return for season seven in an expanded role, The Hollywoo…

How Chris Harrison Was “Iced Out” of the ‘Bachelor’ Franchise

On March 4, nearly a month after taking an unplanned hiatus from The Bachelor, Chris Harrison returned to TV to say that he wasn’t going anywhere. “I plan to be back and I want to be back,” the…

Chris Harrison Exits ‘The Bachelor’ Franchise After 19 Years

Chris Harrison has officially parted ways with the Bachelor franchise. After stepping aside during the controversial 2021 season of The Bachelor, the host and producer — who has served as the…

Why Katie Thurston Said Yes to ‘The Bachelorette’ Amid ‘The Bachelor’ Chaos

As Katie Thurston stands at the top of the driveway waiting for the usual parade of contestant limos to greet her, the Bachelorette star nervously takes in a few deep breaths. “I’m going to…

2020-21 TV Ratings: Overachievers, Bottom Feeders and the Most Average Shows

The broadcast networks didn’t have a very good year in 2020-21, and that’s reflected in the rankings for individual shows as well. Within that context, however, a handful of series managed…

Rachel Lindsay Calls Out ‘The Bachelorette’ Over the Casting on Her Season

Rachel Lindsay, who has distanced herself from the Bachelor franchise in recent months, is continuing to pull back the reality TV curtain on her role as the first Black Bachelorette. Lindsay…

Rachel Lindsay Exits ‘Bachelor’ Podcast, Parting Ways With Franchise

The show's first Black female lead, and vocal advocate for inclusivity among the reality series, is leaving the 'Bachelor Happy Hour' show after 100 episodes and a disappointing 2021 season: "For me…