ABC introduces its inaugural ‘Golden Bachelor,’ Gerry Turner, as the charismatic patriarch of the dating series for seniors. Get to know the intriguing 71-year-old contestant from Indiana who is set to captivate audiences on the show.
Who is Gerry Turner?
Gerry Turner, a 71-year-old retired restaurateur and widower from Indiana, takes on the role of the lead in ABC’s spin-off series, The Golden Bachelor. This unique dating reality show is specifically designed for seniors, offering a heartwarming love story tailored for the golden years.
Gerry’s journey on The Golden Bachelor comes after a 43-year-long marriage to his high-school sweetheart, Toni, who sadly passed away in 2017. As a proud father of two daughters and a doting grandfather to two granddaughters, Gerry now embraces the opportunity to find love again.
In his search for a new romance, Gerry will be surrounded by women aged 65 or older, as he believes that it’s never too late to experience love once more. Excited about the prospect, Gerry eagerly looks forward to the chance to find a deep connection and companionship.
The Golden Bachelor follows a format similar to its predecessor, The Bachelor, but with a focus on seniors. The casting process for The Golden Bachelor initially took place in 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the series encountered delays before finally coming to fruition.
When will the Golden Bachelor Telecast ?
Tune in to ABC every Monday at 10 pm for the airing of The Golden Bachelor, although an official premiere date has yet to be announced.
The highly-anticipated reality series, The Golden Bachelor, presents a fresh take on love stories after more than 20 years of fostering young love on The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise. This unscripted show showcases a unique journey of romance designed for the golden years of life.
In this captivating series, one individual, labeled as a hopeless romantic, is given a remarkable opportunity to find love once again. The search is on for a partner with whom they can share the sunset years of life, embracing the experiences of love, loss, and laughter.
As the women arrive at the mansion, each of them brings a lifetime of wisdom and a desire for a connection that can ignite a future brimming with infinite possibilities. The ultimate question remains: Will our Golden Bachelor turn the page and embark on a new chapter with the woman of his dreams?
The Golden Bachelor has been brought to life by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in collaboration with Warner Horizon.