• Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell star in new "The Bachelor" spin-off series, “Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After"

Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell star in new "The Bachelor" spin-off series, “Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After" (Photo : Instagram/Lauren Bushnell)

"The Bachelor" 2016 couple Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell will be starring in their own reality show on Freeform this October. The "Bachelor" spin-off series will follow the couple as they prepare for their wedding and their new life together in the real world.

According to E! News, the new spin-off reality series, titled "Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After," will also focus on Higgins' involvement in politics. Turns out, the former software sales representative is considering running as a Republican for a seat in t Colorado House of Representatives in November. Bushnell, meanwhile, struggles to "establish her identity post-Bachelor."

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The outlet further reported that some fan favorites from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" will stop by the show to give Higgins and Bushnell relationship advice on life after the final rose.

Karey Burke, Freeform Executive Vice President of Programming and Developing, dubbed Higgins and Bushnell as the "biggest Bachelor couple of the last 10 years." Burke said that the couple's love story clearly captured everyone's attention and they are more than happy to give fans a peak of their life post-Bachelor in their new show, "Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After."

News of the Bachelor-spin-off may surprise fans given how Ben Higgins turned down "Dancing with the Stars" to concentrate on his relationship with Lauren Bushnell. Days after "The Bachelor" 2016 finale aired, Higgins said that he did not want to get super busy again and wanted to enjoy life with Bushnell for the mean time. Higgins, however, admitted that they are open to having a televised wedding.

Back then, Wet Paint reported that Higgins wanted to make their relationship his top priority. He admitted that they turned down several opportunities for he wanted them to just enjoy life as a couple.

"The one thing I don't want out of this is to chase fame, I guess, if you want to say that. I think our main goal - and I guess that's why some opportunities we haven't accepted right now - is to concentrate on us. This is a great thing and I don't want to continue to chase these things and forget that this is the most important," Higgins explained.

"Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After" premieres October on Freeform.