Bachelor Nation rosemaster Chris Harrison said they're taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to picking the next Bachelor. They won't be announcing it during Rachel Lindsay's "The Bachelorette" finale on August 7, so don't expect her loser -- or one of the other finalists -- to pop out with a Bachelor announcement during the "After the Final Rose" special.

At this point, Rachel is down to her final three, but fans expect her to pick either Peter Kraus or Bryan Abasolo (sorry, Eric Bigger), with Peter looking like the frontrunner as the next Bachelor -- unless Rachel got him to put a ring on it. The most recent episode definitely made it look like Peter was not ready to propose to Rachel, but that doesn't meant ABC is ready to hand him roses as the 2018 Bachelor. Harrison said any of Rachel's top four -- including Dean Unglert -- could be candidates.

Here's what Chris Harrison told Entertainment Tonight during the "Men Tell All" taping in L.A.:

"Dean, Peter, Bryan, Eric. There's four great candidates right there. But in all seriousness, we've not picked a Bachelor. So I can tell you, no Bachelor is chosen. We're going to wait for 'The Bachelorette' to end. And then we're going to wait for 'Bachelor in Paradise' to kind of run its course as well. Because Nick [Viall] popped out of 'Paradise,' if you remember. We didn't see that coming. We weren't planning on it and then it happened. I think, lesson learned, we're going to wait and just watch it all play out."

Stupid Nick ruining everything again! Sorry.

BACHELORETTE 13 - "Episode 1306" -  As the two-on-one date between Kenny and Lee amps up, Kenny, the fierce professional wrestler, meets Lee head on about the accusations he made to a stunned Rachel. The Bachelorette is left to pick between the truths and lies and choose the man who is really there for her. Can the drama be alleviated? Will Rachel send one or both men home? The rose ceremony will reveal relationships that have failed to advance and those that have progressed. The remaining suitors are thrilled to learn that they will be traveling to romantic Copenhagen, Denmark, on the finale of the special two-night event, on "The Bachelorette," concluding TUESDAY, JUNE 27 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Thomas Lekdorf)PETER, DEAN, BRYAN, ALEX, RACHEL LINDSAY, KENNY, MATTHEW, ADAMUnlike "The Bachelorette," which starts taping immediately after "The Bachelor," "The Bachelor" usually doesn't start taping until September, so they have some time to wait and see if anyone from "Paradise" emerges as a favorite.

The spoilers for Rachel's finale have been back and forth (and may have just taken a slight step toward a particular direction) but if you're curious about "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, it does sound like Dean ends up in a messy love triangle, and that could hurt his chances of being named the 2018 Bachelor. So, if Peter is *not* Rachel's fiancé at this moment, he should still be considered the No. 1 draft pick.

"The Bachelorette: Men Tell All" airs Monday, July 31, with the finale airing the following Monday on August 7. Then "Bachelor in Paradise" will premiere Monday, August 14.

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The Bachelor TV Show Poster
The Bachelor
ABCTV14March 25, 2002
Based on 10 critics

An eligible bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks in hopes of finding true love. Read More

The Bachelorette TV Show Poster
The Bachelorette
ABCTVPGJanuary 8, 2003
Based on 5 critics

A woman meets a number of men and tries to narrow them down to one who could steal her heart. Read More

Bachelor in Paradise TV Show Poster
Bachelor in Paradise
ABCTV14August 4, 2014

Stars and villains from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" get another chance to find love. Read More

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