Freeform Greenlights Bachelor Spin-off


BURBANK: Freeform is preparing a Bachelor spin-off docuseries featuring former contestant Ben Higgins and his fiancée, Lauren Bushnell.

Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After will follow the couple as they prepare for their wedding while navigating life in the real world after The Bachelor. The reality show will look on as Higgins explores getting involved in the political realm and Bushnell tries to establish her identity post-Bachelor. Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After is slated to premiere in October.

“Ben and Lauren are the biggest Bachelor couple of the last ten years,” said Karey Burke, the executive VP of programming and development at Freeform. “Their romance captured everyone’s attention, and we are delighted to continue their story on Freeform.”

The series will be produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television. Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton and Jason Ehrlich will serve as executive producers. Jack Mori is on board as co-executive producer.