Ten commissions The Bachelor Australia

TEN has commissioned an Australian version of The Bachelor.

Shine Australia will produce the dating series which has  ran for  18 seasons in the US and is still in production . The American series currently airs in Australia on GO!

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.”

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”

Auditions are now open via http://dating.castasugar.com/

Production will start shortly and the series will air on TEN later this year.

source 10