Wednesday 2 June, 8:00pm on Fiver
The rebooted version of the classic 90s drama concludes on Fiver. In the season finale, Amanda fires Ella from WPK, and the young publicist takes desperate steps to save her career. Jonah and Riley ponder their failed relationship when they attend a university reunion. David’s hopes of winning back Lauren and making a success of his restaurant are threatened by Morgan. Drew clashes with Michael Mancini at the hospital. Upon her return to work, Ella is shocked to discover that Amanda knows she broke in to the WPK offices. When Ella strives to fight her boss’s attempts to frame her for embezzlement, Amanda fires her. “How did I ever look up to such a desperate, washed-up bitch?” Ella asks. “Get out of my building – you’re fired!” Amanda replies, with a stinging slap to her assistant’s face. Ella begins plotting her revenge when she spots a painting in Riley’s apartment that used to belong to Sydney Andrews. After convincing Riley to hand over the painting as a present, Ella sets to work removing the paint from the canvas. To her shock and delight, she uncovers the image of the priceless Dutch masterpiece that Amanda has been hunting since she moved back to Melrose Place. With this ace up her sleeve, Ella blackmails Amanda into dropping the embezzlement charges and bankrolling a new company – Ella Simms & Associates. But can Amanda be trusted? Jonah and Riley are forced to confront the failure of their relationship when they attend a university reunion. After their friends express their surprise at their break-up, the pair start to question their feelings. Back at Riley’s flat, they share a brief kiss. Jonah begs Riley for a second chance and admits that his relationship with Ella has no future. “I know she’s not the person I’m supposed to be with,” he says. Unfortunately, Jonah’s dreams come crashing down when Riley rejects his appeal. Ella is equally unhappy to learn of Jonah’s decision. “I told you up front that I wasn’t going to be your rebound!” she shouts, tears streaming down her face. Can Ella ever forgive Jonah for breaking her heart?