Let’s quickly review the show's process, because it seemed remarkably complicated for a meat market and never paused to explain itself (Cat Deely, the hostess, has better things to do, like get this show in the can and move on to her next hosting gig. A lady comes out and has 40 seconds to start saying anything about herself to attract them.If the men are intrigued, they pull a handle on the chair and swing around.In fact, the only non-white lead was the Latino Juan Pablo Galavis in Season 18 of the flagship series — and he ended up bringing controversy to the series when he made anti-gay remarks.Back in early 2016, former ABC boss Paul Lee teased an upcoming black “Bachelorette,” telling press members at the Television Critics Association, “We’re doing a whole lot of tweaks…We have the farm team, right, which allows us to then pick the next one.
Shows nominated are “Black-ish,” “Supergirl,” “The Voice” and “Shark Tank” and Nickelodeon’s “Sponge Bob Square Pants,” which has won the most KCAs of all time.
Both “Ghostbusters” and “Rogue One: A Star War Story” racked up five nominations each.
WWE superstar John Cena will host the annual slime-filled award show on March 11.
“The Bachelor” franchise has long endured criticism of its lack of diverse casting, especially among the leads.
While the crop of contestants have become a bit more diverse over the years, for more than 30 seasons of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” an African-American man or woman has never held the main title.
However even the show's efforts to sidestep bullying by only letting the audience rank 9s and 10s could not avoid a weird racial tension that floated below the surface.