‘The Bachelor’ Is Getting a New Show. Here’s Everything We Know About ‘Summer Games’

by Jeremy Spirogis
The Bachelor Winter Games

Every yr, the Bachelor franchise presents us slightly deal with for making it via the emotional marathon that’s watching again to again seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. That present is Bachelor in Paradise. Where the previous two exhibits are heavy with petty drama, turmoil, and indecisive leads (taking a look at you Peter Weber), Bachelor in Paradise is enjoyable, usually extra light-hearted, and an all-around good time to look at.

This yr, the Bachelor gods will need to have taken additional pity on us as a result of we’re getting yet one more enjoyable, summer season present! Following 2018’s, Bachelor Winter Games, which aired throughout the 2018 Winter Olympics, The Bachelor might be doing The Bachelorette Summer video games to associate with the 2020 Summer Olympics.

The Bachelor Winter Games
The Bachelor Winter Games | Lorenzo Bevilaqua/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

Will ‘Summer Games’ have an effect on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’?

While we at all times love a great new Bachelor present, we by no means need something to mess with our unique staples. So, how will this summer season present have an effect on BIP? Apparently, it received’t in any respect.

“There is going to be both,” Rob Mills, ABC’s senior vp of other programming mentioned on The Ringer’s Bachelor Party podcast Tuesday.

“[Summer Games] might be its personal factor and it’ll run — it’ll be Bachelorette Summer Games. What’s good about Summer Games, is once we did Winter GamesBachelor was nonetheless airing, so it was loads. … This is Summer Games, after which Paradise will begin.”

What will the present be like?

While The Bachelor Winter Games targeted on romantic connections, the Summer Games are set to be modeled after the Olympics.

“I think it’s going to be really fun,” Mills continued. “We found a really great place to hold it. … I mean, it’s going to be so fun seeing these people in these great, you know, track and field and swimming. … This is a real Olympics.”

And with extra of a deal with sports activities, the manufacturing workforce has to resolve who they need to be on the present differently than they ever have earlier than.

“I still think we need to look at the creative, and it’s like, do you — if somebody is with somebody or not, can they be in it?” he mentioned.

“Cause there’s certain people that you’d love to see — I mean, I’d love to see Jordan [Rodgers] or Colton [Underwood],” he continued.

Because BIP might be airing proper after Summer Games, it’s vital that this new present isn’t simply one other BIP.

“[Y]ou want to have these events feel like something rooted in not just the, okay, it’s all singles,” Mills mentioned. “But that’s important too. We’ll keep fine-tuning.”

Is anybody from ‘The Bachelor Winter Games’ nonetheless collectively?

Quite a lot of {couples} have been shaped in The Bachelor Winter Games. Unfortunately, they’ve all damaged up. Dean Unglert ended the season with Lesley Murphy however he’s now courting Caelynn Miller-Keyes and Murphy is engaged to her boyfriend Alex Kav. Ashley Iaconetti and Kevin Wendt received the video games however Iaconetti is now married to Jared Haibon and Wendt is engaged to his BIP love Astrid Loch. Courtney Dober and Lily McManus stayed collectively the longest however break up up in August of 2018. McManus is now one in all New Zealand’s Bachelorettes.

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