Though ABC was pleased to announce that Matt James, who will compete on Clare’s season of The Bachelorette, could be the subsequent Bachelor, they did not supply many particulars on when the present would air, though it positively will not be in 2020. The present made the announcement after constant calls to make it extra numerous. In an announcement, the present acknowledged that casting Matt was the present’s lead was only a first step towards making this system extra numerous.
“We all know we have now a duty to ensure the love tales we’re seeing onscreen are consultant of the world we dwell in, and we’re proudly in service to our viewers,” the assertion learn. “That is just the start, and we’ll proceed to take motion with regard to variety points on this franchise. We really feel so privileged to have Matt as our first Black Bachelor and we can’t wait to embark on this journey with him.”