Will Season 22 of ‘The Bachelor’ Happen on ABC?
ABC’s “The Bachelor” has illustrated very strong indicators during its twenty-first season premiere, garnering 5.6 million total viewers. However, it’s worth noting that the reality television dating game show has lost over 12% of the viewing audience compared to last season’s premiere. According to the official data presented by ABC, “The Bachelor” Season 21 was “Monday’s #1 TV series with Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and across all key Women.” Without a doubt, most of us eager to know whether or not “The Bachelor” will return for a twenty-second season on ABC, and if this happens, when should we expect its release date? There has been no official announcement of renewal as of yet. But we suggest to sign up for our automatic notifications, if you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere.
Actually, according to our forecast, we’re quite sure that ABC is about to pick up “The Bachelor” for a next installment. Despite the fact that the reality show can’t boast with critical acclaim, it possesses millions of devoted fans and extremely strong television ratings that remain high within over two decades of seasons. An overall score of the reality television series is very low, however. Currently, according to IMDb, “The Bachelor” holds a score of a mere 2.9/10 based on over 4,500 user votes. However, if we’ll take a look at the figures of the season premiere, the picture turns more positive. The premiere of the twenty-first season has garnered 6.620 million viewers (-12.36% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 2.14 demo rating (-4.46%) among adults (18-49). For comparison, “The Bachelor” Season 20 averaged a 2.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.02 million total viewers (live + same day ratings).
“The Bachelor” is a successful television franchise that caused the appearance of several spin-offs, thanks to its popularity among the viewers (principally among women). The TV show focuses on a single bachelor (who is usually rich and famous), who has to choose one of the female contestants, who is intending to be his life companion. The TV show is executive produced by Mike Fleiss and Lisa Levenson.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date (Season 22)
“The Bachelor” Season 21 kicked off on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8|7c on ABC, and its debut drew 6.620 million viewers, as well as has been praised by the target audience in general. ABC hasn’t announced yet its decision on renewal or cancellation of the dating game show. But it’s very likely that “The Bachelor” will be coming back for a next season on ABC, given the very impressive television ratings of the current season. However, we would prefer to wait for the official announcement by ABC.
Fortunately, we’re able to inform you about the further updates of the reality game show, as well as about “The Bachelor” Season 22 release date. Stay tuned for updates. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
— The Bachelor (@BachelorABC) January 24, 2017