By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 08:32 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 08:59 BST, 1 August 2019
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.
'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 what their core audience really wanted - someone who was unknown so they can take that journey of