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Thank you, "Bachelor" gods!
Newsflash for all fans of "The Bachelor," and especially those who rooted for the series' most recent pairing, Ben and Lauren: Come fall, you'll have a chance to relive their romance again. Freeform, the channel that was previously called ABC Family, has a spinoff in the works called "Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After," according to a press release from the network.
Tell us you're not totally freaking out right now.
Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell, the lovebirds who stole our hearts (and, more importantly, each other's) last season, will be back on our TV screens. We've been following their every move on Instagram already, but the new series promises an in-depth look at their blissful pre-wedded life.
Not only will the cameras follow them as they prepare for their wedding, but there'll also be some real-life stuff happening, too: Ben will reportedly be pursuing a political career, while Lauren will also explore various job options herself.
Various job options. Never before has that phrase sounded quite so exhilarating.
“Ben and Lauren are the biggest ‘Bachelor’ couple of the last 10 years,” Karey Burke, Freeform's executive vice president of programming and development, said in a statement. Statements have never thrilled us so. “Their romance captured everyone’s attention, and we are delighted to continue their story on Freeform.”
Are we squealing too loudly? Sorry. We'll tone it down.
The series is scheduled to air in October.
Until then, we've got JoJo to keep us entertained over on "The Bachelorette."