Is The Bachelor in trouble? Recently, series creator Mike Fleiss posted a cryptic message possibly concerning the ABC TV show’s future, Insider reports.
The reality dating series has been one of ABC’s top-rated programs for more than 20 seasons now. The most recent season (21) averaged a 2.32 rating in the 18-49 demo and 7.274 million viewers, making it the network’s highest-rated unscripted series for the 2016-2017 season.
So why would The Bachelor be at risk of cancellation? According to Insider, ABC is cutting hundreds of jobs and the reality show might be a victim of those cuts. On Twitter, creator Mike Fleiss told fans they can expect “shocking” news about the series in the near future. ABC has not confirmed any news regarding the possible cancellation, but we will update as soon as news becomes available:
Tv trivia… Has a broadcast network ever canceled its No. 1 show???
— Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) August 31, 2017
Stand by for shocking news regarding #thebachelor …
— Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) August 30, 2017
What do you think? Do you watch The Bachelor? Do you think ABC will really cancel its most popular reality show?
I’m sick and tired of ABC and other networks cancelling all the best shows.
This is my favourite show. So please don’t cancel it.
Please, ABC. Don’t even think about cancelling this best reality show.
No way! Don’t cancel The Bachelor. I love this show.
we’re sick of reality show crap.
1 Reality TV Show have to go with American Idol Coming to ABC, Next Year, I guessing The Bachelor is replaced by Idol
It’s long overdue to be cancelled. How can a “reality” show about getting married RARELY have the contestants stay together! Only one bachelor has married from the francishe in 16 years! The bachelorettes have averaged a little better. I think 4 of the couples out of 12 are still together (I just recently looked up the stats on line). Also, the editing of the show leaves a lot to be desired…what you see on screen is usually not what happened at all. I realize they have to have a narrative, but can it be truthful! Also they never show the… Read more »
It is long overdue for this stupid show to be cancelled we’re sick of reality show crap.
Thank you that means all of will be gone old reality crap I hate it the most.