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ABC announces 'Dancing with the Stars Junior' and new 'Bachelor' spinoff

ABC has announced spinoffs are coming for both “Dancing with the Stars” and “The Bachelor.”

“Dancing with the Stars Junior” will pair celebrity kids and kids of celebrities with professional junior ballroom dancers that will be judged by a panel, an ABC press release about the series explained.

This spinoff is slated for 2018.

Meanwhile, the network also announced the new series “The Bachelor Winter Games.”

It is set to feature past seasons of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” in the show will “take competitive dating to a chilling new level.”

According to ABC’s press release, the show “will reunite the all-stars at a luxurious winter resort, where they will go head-to-head in winter-themed athletic challenges, including the toughest sport of all – love.”

Both “Dancing with the Stars” and "The Bachelor” have been renewed for the 25th and 22nd season respectively. “The Bachelor” has several spinoffs while this is the first for “DWTS.”

 

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