The Bachelor 12 now casting for “beautiful ladies”

If you want to date a man on TV and then break up with him a few weeks after your show goes off the air, The Bachelor is now casting, presumably for its 12th season.

The show has currently scheduled open casting calls in Scottsdale, Orlando, and Boston, and the Orlando ad says the show is looking for “beautiful ladies.” Personalities are apparently optional, as long as you can fall in love with a guy and look ravishing even when you’re crying because he just sent you home for being obsessive and crazy.

Casting in Scottsdale, Ariz., is scheduled for Nov. 10, Orlando casting will be held on Nov. 12, and Boston casting takes place from Nov. 10 to 15.

In August, casting producers were looking “an accomplished athlete, CEO, doctor, lawyer, entrepreneur or businessman,” according to a casting notice. A $5,000 finders fee was available for anyone who referred the eventual bachelor.

Bachelor casting calls [Reality Wanted]
Casting for Bachelor 12?? [Fans of Reality TV]

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.

Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.