Black Entertainment : ABC won't shake up format to introduce minority 'Bachelor'

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Despite criticism about "The Bachelor's" failure to feature a minority in the title role, ABC has no plans to shake up the format in order to make that happen.
In her first meeting with reporters at the semiannual TV Critics Association tour, ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said she would like to see a minority "Bachelor" or "Bachelorette" but didn't want to alter the formula, in which the runner-up headlines the reality franchise's next edition.


Instead, she suggested, the show would try to "increase the pool of diverse candidates in the beginning." Dungey added later that the audience is "incredible passionate and invested in the show," so the goal would be to bring about change without breaking the pattern of having one cycle lead into the next.

The racial aspect of "The Bachelor" has provided the foundation of the current season of "UnREAL," the Lifetime series co-created by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, a former producer on the show. That drama, which will air its season finale Monday, has featured an African-American bachelor in the current story line, exploring some of the complications that unleashes.

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