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The graybeard of dating shows, “The Bachelor” franchise on ABC, has received criticism for its lack of diverse casting, having largely featured white suitors and leading ladies.
The current season of “The Bachelorette” stars a half-Persian Bachelorette, but viewers and critics have called out the network for never selecting an African-American star.
EXCLUSIVE: Fox is reteaming with Mark Burnett for an unscripted dating series to air later this year.
The untitled project, co-created and executive produced by Burnett, marks the first dating series for the prolific reality producer behind such hits like The series, which has received a 10-episode order, puts the notion of instant attraction to the test.
special “Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding.” Bass has been featured in GLAAD campaigns supporting the LGBT community, he has fundraised for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network and was awarded with the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award.
The groundbreaking episode also sees one of Baxter's matches coming out as gay to her family on national television.“The real soap opera will unfold when these budding couples discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last,” Fox says.The Fox dating show also marks the first series order for MGM Television since Emmy winner Burnett was named president last month.“’Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.” Reality dating shows have had long success on television, but an American series has never featured an all-gay cast.Back in 2003, Bravo broke ground with the series “Boy Meets Boy,” though the reality show did feature both gay and heterosexual men.