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ABC Launches New 'Bachelor' Spin-Off, 'Bachelor in Paradise'

March 22, 2014 (1:34 am) GMT
The latest bachelor spin-off will share some similarities to 'Bachelor Pad', but will be filmed in a much nicer locale.
ABC Launches New 'Bachelor' Spin-Off, 'Bachelor in Paradise'

Another "" spin-off is coming. ABC is launching "" this summer to bridge the gap between "" and "The Bachelor". The network yanked "" from its line-up last summer.

Entertainment Weekly reports that the latest "Bachelor" spin-off will be in the same vein as "Bachelor Pad", but will be filmed in a tropical destination. The show will bring "Bachelor" fan favorites and villains to an "isolated romantic paradise," where they will live together over the course of six episodes.

There, they will get a second chance to find love. There will be a rose ceremony like the mother show, but it's unclear if someone will go home each week. The show, that will only run for six episodes, is still hosted by Chris Harrison.

The official logline for "Bachelor in Paradise" reads, "The romantic dating series will feature new twists, shocking surprises, unexpected guests and some of the most unlikely relationships in Bachelor history, plus all the usual romance, drama and tears we've come to expect from the Bachelor franchise. It all comes together in the romantic television event of the summer."

Premiere date and castmembers will be announced later.

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