ABC renews the Bachelorette for a fourth season

This year is quickly becoming the year of the resurrected reality series: The Mole is returning, Paradise Hotel 2 debuts soon, and now ABC has renewed The Bachelorette.

Sometime this summer, more than three years after the third season ended, ABC will debut The Bachelorette 4. It “is being prepped for a possible summer debut, with Mike Fleiss once again exec producing the series he created,” Variety reports.

“ABC is keeping a lid on the creative details on the new” season, according to Variety. In the meantime, The Bachelor 12 will debut in March.

ABC brings back ‘Bachelorette’ [Variety]

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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