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'We decided to go back to an old-school bachelor': Executive producer of hit Channel 10 show reveals how network prepped to ensure Matt Agnew didn't 'pull a Nick Cummins'

By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:32 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 08:59 BST, 1 August 2019

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Nick Cummins shocked the nation when he walked away from The Bachelor finale last year without choosing a winner. 

And it seems producers of the hit Channel 10 show pulled out all the stops to ensure that this season's star Matt Agnew wouldn't 'pull a Honey Badger'.

The program's executive producer Hilary Innes told Mumbrella on Thursday that a lot of preparation took place to make sure they got the happy ending they wanted. 

Back to basics: The Bachelor executive producer Hilary Innes revealed showrunners had to go 'back-to-basic's to ensure Matt Agnew (pictured) didn't pull a Honey Badger

Back to basics: The Bachelor executive producer Hilary Innes revealed showrunners had to go 'back-to-basic's to ensure Matt Agnew (pictured) didn't pull a Honey Badger

'We decided to go back to an old-school bachelor': Executive producer of hit Channel 10 show, Hilary Innes, has revealed how the network prepped to ensure Matt Agnew, pictured right,  didn't 'pull a Nick Cummins' 

She explained that after last year's disastrous finale, production staff went back to the drawing board - with producers gathering 'research from previous seasons' to begin the process of finding the 'perfect bachelor'.

'In this case we decided to go back to old-school romance, an old-school bachelor, all points to our core audience really wanting someone who is unknown so they can take that journey of discovery,' she told the publication.

Hilary said they discovered

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