The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart has been the escape we’ve all been on the lookout for. From Chris Harrison welcoming the forged on limo night time to the acquainted Bachelor in Paradise-style rose ceremony, the brand new music-driven spinoff brings some normalcy again into our lives. Nevertheless, it appears a number of issues are totally different, together with the situation. In the April 13 premiere, followers realized the truth present doesn’t happen within the iconic Bachelor mansion. So when and the place was Listen to Your Heart filmed? Here’s what we all know.
When was ‘The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart’ filmed?
The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart was formally introduced on Jan. 8, 2020. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke teased the franchise’s newest spinoff, echoing what Harrison informed viewers within the April 13 premiere.
“Think Bachelor in Paradise meets A Star Is Born,” Burke stated, per Deadline. “This is an evolution of The Bachelor franchise. It is an try to seize what everyone knows, which is that love and emotion and music are intertwined.”
Meanwhile, Clare Crawley’s season of The Bachelorette postponed manufacturing indefinitely because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in March. However, The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart completed filming lengthy earlier than the shutdown.
Just a few weeks after the official announcement by ABC, Bachelor Nation blogger, Reality Steve, revealed Listen to Your Heart production was in full swing. In a Twitter post from Jan. 27, the spoiler king posted pictures of two forged members on a date collectively.
Meanwhile, Reality Steve shared the finale was taped on Feb. 12. Clearly, there received’t be a dwell finale. A Listen to Your Heart forged reunion was additionally by no means filmed. But in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Harrison hinted there’s an opportunity for a digital reunion present, relying on the fan response.
“We are not shooting anymore; the show is done, it is in the can,” Harrison stated in April 2020. “Now we are going back and looking with a fine-tooth comb where there are other moments that we could pull out. Honestly, nothing is off the table.”
He later added: “We’re going to, first of all, wait and see. Hopefully, everybody loves this show and they want more of it. If there is this appetite and we think that there’s enough story there where there’s relationships or whatever it is where it garners a special, then, yeah, [we’ll do a reunion].”
Where was ‘The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart’ filmed and why don’t we see ‘The Bachelor’ mansion?
For probably the most half, it seems Listen to Your Heart was produced in LA. However, filming didn’t happen at The Bachelor mansion everyone knows and love.
“It’s a very different mansion,” Harrison informed Us Weekly. “We’re not within the Bachelor mansion! We moved to an even bigger place — slightly totally different vibe.”
Meanwhile, when talking with Parade, the host revealed why the Listen to Your Heart crew modified settings. Instead of utilizing The Bachelor mansion, manufacturing discovered a ranch outdoors of LA as a result of the forged was bigger than a typical Bachelorette or Bachelor season. They additionally wanted extra space for performances.
Harrison additionally shared future filming areas for Listen to Your Heart as soon as the forged begins touring.
“The first kind of big performance is actually at a venue in downtown LA, then we move over to Las Vegas,” Harrison stated. “And the grand finale is in Nashville.”
The Tennessean reported the Listen to Your Heart finale filmed in February passed off on the Country Music Hall of Fame. The publication additionally spoke with Harrison. And even after manufacturing wrapped and the present topped its winner, the host is assured the brand new spinoff is ready to create romance.
“Not to make enjoyable of ourselves, however The Bachelor and Bachelorette, I get it, we’ve been doing it for 18 years, the method works,” Harrison stated. “The fact that we’ve taken that formula, that secret sauce and moved it to this musical genre — but it works! These people are really head over heels.”
Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor didn’t give followers the fortunately ever after they have been anticipating. So Harrison’s remarks give us hope Listen to Your Heart delivers in 2020, even when we received’t be revisiting The Bachelor mansion anytime quickly.
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