Shine Australia has announced that broadcaster Network Ten has commissioned the Australian production of popular reality series, The Bachelor. Produced by Shine Australia, The Bachelor will feature Australia’s most eligible bachelor on a quest to find true love. The prime-time television event has just celebrated its 17th season in the United States.
Shine Australia Chief Executive Officer, Mark Fennessy, said, “There are few marquee brands which have enjoyed the same connection with audiences worldwide as The Bachelor. We’re delighted to bring this brilliant series to Australian viewers and look forward to introducing our very own Prince Charming.”
Network Ten Chief Programming Officer, Beverley McGarvey, said, “The Bachelor is one of the longest-running and most successful television franchises in the world, with productions in 24 countries. We are thrilled to be working with Shine to take this iconic show and create a uniquely Australian entertainment event.”