The hunt for the next "Bachelor" will soon begin and fans have already started suggesting their favourites, which include past contestants Josh Murray and Chris Soules.
Neither Murray nor Soules are with the partners they chose during their stint on the dating reality show, and fans are eager to see them get yet another shot at finding true love. However, "Bachelor" host Chris Harrison recently revealed in an interview that neither Murray nor Soules are being considered for another season.
"Maybe he's talking about it or maybe Bachelor Nation's talking about it," Harrison told E!Online when asked about Murray being the next "Bachelor." "I know they love him and he's a great guy by the way. Great-looking guy and obviously, we saw that he was heartbroken after his relationship with Andi. So would he be a viable candidate? Sure, he's a great guy, but I know we're not having those discussions."
He added that Soules, the farmer from Arlington, Iowa, too isn't going to return. "Prince Farming will definitely not be back," the host said.
So who will be the next "Bachelor"? According to Harrison, it is one of Kaitlyn Bristowe's men, and the contestant is currently on her season of "The Bachelorette". And because spoiler guru Reality Steve has already revealed that Shawn Booth and Nick Viall are the finalists, these two names can be removed from the list.
That leaves just a handful of men, and speculations are rife that the next "Bachelor" could either be Chris Strandburg or Ben H. Ben Z is also a favourite, according to online chatter.
"Just off the top of my head I can think of four guys," Harrison said. "Those guys are still on the show, so it's not hard to figure out who we're interested in."
ABC is currently airing "The Bachelorette" featuring Kaitlyn Bristowe. Season 20 of "The Bachelor" is likely to premiere in January 2016.