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A Show From ‘Bachelor’ Producers To Help Seniors Find Love Is In The Works

They're looking for singles ages 65 and older to apply.

If you think ABC’s longest-running TV dating show “The Bachelor” (currently on season 24) is just for 20- and 30-somethings, well … you’re probably right. Season 6 star Byron Velvick was 40 — and he was definitely the exception, not the rule.

We don’t expect to see any 40-plus contestants on “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” any time soon, but that’s less of a bugbear now that the network has announced an exciting new dating show premise. During the Feb. 24 episode of “The Bachelor,” a casting call went out over Twitter for people age 65 and over.

ABC producer Lindsay Liles gave more information on Instagram, sharing a post that asked, “Are you entering your golden years and looking for romance?”

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The post confirmed that the producers of “The Bachelor” are looking for “active and outgoing single men and women age 65 and up for a new exciting dating show!”