Don’t worry, Bachelor Nation: the Bachelor franchise is on its way to becoming as ubiquitous as those ever-present Kardashians. Entertainment Weekly reports ABC has officially renewed Bachelor Pad for Season 3 — just as we’d speculated earlier this Bachelor season!

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Bachelor Pad follows a crazy mashup of past Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants as they fight to win $250,000 — but Season 3 will have a major twist: One lucky fan will join the show! You can apply online at http://ABC.com/Bachelorpad. Seeing as how Bachelor Pad 2 premiered in August, we’re betting we can expect the same timeline from Season 3.

So, who’s joining the Bachelor Pad 3 cast? No word yet… But here’s our dream list of contestants. Rosemaster Chris Harrison will be announcing some major Bachelor Pad news on tonight’s “After the Final Rose” special. Stay tuned!

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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