‘The Bachelor,’ ‘American Idol’ and ‘Shark Tank’ Among Unscripted Renewals at ABC

ABC has renewed the unscripted series “The Bachelor,” “American Idol,” “Shark Tank,” “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” for new seasons.

“The Bachelor” has been renewed for Season 27. Season 5 star Jesse Palmer will continue hosting the series after replacing previous host Chris Harrison in Season 26. The hit dating series is produced by Next Entertainment and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon.

“American Idol” has been renewed for Season 21, which is its sixth season at ABC after FOX canceled the series in 2015. Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie host the singing competition, which airs its Season 20 finale

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