Not even the show's most strident critics could have seen this coming.
Ten and ABC offered weak line ups and were left behind accordingly.
Seven takes the night thanks to a strong showing across it's digital channels.
Favourites like The Block and The Big Bang Theory did the job for Nine.
The Bachelor dominated in the metros and left both the AFL and NRL shows behind.
Channel 7's latest reality series may have bombed, but its legacy lives on. This wasn't an ordinary quest for stardom. It was a plea for escape.