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Nov 04 2015

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TV Week announces 2016 Logie Awards

Logies_2015The 58th annual TV Week Logie Awards will be held on Sunday 8 May 2016 at the Crown Entertainment Complex’s Palladium Room in Melbourne.

The awards will be telecast on the Nine Network.

TV Week has announced some changes for the upcoming Logies. Viewer-voted awards will now be known as Best Awards, while industry-voted categories will still be Most Outstanding Awards.

One new viewer-voted awards category is also being added — Best News Panel Or Current Affairs Program — while the award for Best Factual program is being reinstated.

The industry-voted categories will be increased with two new awards —  Most Outstanding Supporting Actor and Most Outstanding Supporting Actress.

TV Week has also announced that with the advent of subscription streaming services that program submissions from these sites can now be entered for nomination.

TV Week publisher Jayne Ferguson says the changes are part of the constant evolution of the awards:

“We are excited to announce some new awards to the 58th TV Week Logie Awards, as we continue to evolve the awards, to give fans the chance to vote on the best shows and biggest stars on TV. The introduction of new industry voted awards for acting highlights our commitment to supporting outstanding Australian talent. We are looking forward to another fabulous celebration of everything that makes Australian television special and unique.”

Public voting for the 58th TV Week Logie Awards will open on Monday 16 November 2015. Voting will be open until 17 January 2016.

Source: TV Week

 

 

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  1. Jimbo k

    Great to see the Most Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress Awards back at the Logies. They are long overdue.

    I think its good to have the News Panel & Current Affairs Program Award too. It deserves a place at the Logies.

  2. Neil Forbes

    What should NOT be a category is for Reality(?) shows. Reality shows are a cancer that needs immediate excision and should NOT be encouraged with any kind of award.

  3. Andrew M

    The only category I’m interested is the hall of fame

  4. Bob

    Netflix category?

    1. Andrew B

      Netflix original content would have been eligible to be voted/nominated in existing categories. This year has some nominations from the Stan streaming service.

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