No Bachelor Pad this summer

Bachelor Pad won’t air this summer, according to Mike Fleiss, the producer behind the ABC franchise. The competition spin-off of The Bachelor franchise has aired three seasons, and was born out of social gatherings between cast members of the shows.

Saturday afternoon, Fleiss tweeted a reply to a viewer’s question about the show, saying only that it is “Not happening this summer,” but leaving open the possibility that it will return in the future:

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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, 37, 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.