‘The Golden Bachelor’ Preempted by President Joe Biden Address

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The most recent episode of The Golden Bachelor will premiere with a slight delay on Thursday, October 19.

ABC and different networks are pushing again their primetime programming to air a nationwide tackle by President Joe Biden. The Golden Bachelor, starring Gerry Turner, normally airs at 8 p.m. ET, however the Thursday episode can be delayed by not less than 20 minutes. Per Selection, the brand new episode will debut at 8:22 p.m., however it might begin even later relying on whether or not the community airs any follow-up evaluation. Bachelor in Paradise will comply with The Golden Bachelor and is estimated to start at 9:24 p.m. ET.

Biden, 80, is ready to ship remarks on the US’ response to the continuing battle between Israel and Palestine in addition to the struggle between Russia and Ukraine.

The president flew to Israel on Wednesday, October 18, to satisfy with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Israel was born to be a protected place for the Jewish folks on the planet,” Biden stated in his remarks after the assembly, including that the U.S. would do “all the pieces” in its energy to make the nation protected.

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Biden additionally pressured the distinction between Hamas and the Palestinian folks, saying: “The overwhelming majority of Palestinians aren’t Hamas. Hamas doesn’t signify the Palestinian folks. Hamas makes use of harmless households in Gaza as human shields, placing their command facilities or weapons or communications tunnels in residential areas.”

Information of Biden’s tackle shuffling the Thursday night time TV schedule comes after MTV introduced the cancellation of the 2023 EMAs. The awards ceremony was scheduled to happen in Paris on Sunday, November 5, with performances from Sabrina Carpenter, Reneé Rapp, David Guetta, The Child Laroi, PinkPantheress, Coi Leray and BTS’ Jungkook.

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“Given the volatility of world occasions, now we have determined to not transfer ahead with the 2023 MTV EMAs out of an abundance of warning for the 1000’s of workers, crew members, artists, followers and companions who journey from all corners of the world to deliver the present to life,” a spokesperson for MTV’s mother or father firm, Paramount, stated on Thursday.

The assertion continued: “The MTV EMAs are an annual celebration of worldwide music. As we watch the devastating occasions in Israel and Gaza proceed to unfold, this doesn’t really feel like a second for a worldwide celebration. With 1000’s of lives already misplaced, it’s a second of mourning. We stay up for internet hosting the MTV EMAs once more in November of 2024.”

The Golden Bachelor airs on ABC Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET.