The Bachelor cancelled?
While the reality series is renewed for Season 22, creator Mike Fleiss has posted a cryptic message suggesting the top-rated show might not be as safe as anticipated:
Tv trivia… Has a broadcast network ever canceled its No. 1 show??? Stand by for shocking news regarding The Bachelor…
Tv trivia… Has a broadcast network ever canceled its No. 1 show???
— Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) August 31, 2017
Stand by for shocking news regarding #thebachelor …
— Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) August 30, 2017
According to Insider, uncertainty over the reality show’s future comes amid hundreds of job cuts at ABC:
ABC was cutting as many as 300 jobs and aiming to restructure its Disney/ABC Television Group in an effort to cut costs for “the ABC broadcast, its television production studio, ABC News and local television stations.”