Tag: TV Week Logie Awards

YouTube: TVTV, Gretel and Logies

An interesting find on YouTube this week with two clips from an ABC series of the 1990s – TVTV. TVTV, initially hosted by Simon Townsend but later replaced by Mark Mitchell and Tiffany Lamb when production moved to Melbourne, ran from April 1993 to June 1995 and was a nightly review of all things TV …

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TV Week Logie Awards 2008

Former Home And Away star Kate Ritchie has won her second Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television. The actress, who has recently left the series after twenty years on-air, also won the award for Most Popular Actress. Full list of this year’s TV Week Logie winners, in order of presentation: Most Popular …

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1978: TV Week Logie Awards

As part of this blog’s ongoing theme of all things TV in 1978 – to coincide with tonight’s presentation of the 50th annual TV Week Logie Awards, let’s have a look at what they were doing at the 20th TV Week Logie Awards presentation, thirty years ago. The 1978 TV Week Logie Awards were held …

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It must be awards season…

The TV Week Logie Awards are now just a week away (has everyone made their last-minute vote for the ‘Race for Gold’?). The Fugly Awards are also down to the last week of voting while they figure out how they’re going to present them this Friday 2 May. Last week saw pay-TV’s annual awards, The …

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ABC in the hunt for Gold

Today’s announcement of nominations for the 50th annual TV Week Logie Awards came with some interesting names. As well as the usual parade of soap stars and, ahem, Bindi Irwin, there were some surprises in the Gold Logie nominations list. The national broadcaster ABC, who usually deny having any interest in popularity contests such as …

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Your earliest TV memory

What is your earliest TV memory? Was it… Watching flickering sets in TV store windows? The Melbourne Olympic Games? Graham Kennedy on In Melbourne Tonight… …or later on Blankety Blanks? The Mavis Bramston Show? Man on the moon? Watching sitcoms like Here’s Lucy… …The Brady Bunch… …or Bewitched? Sneaking a peek at Abigail on Number …

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1978: February 25-March 3

How the censor shot down Superman:Australian scriptwriter Trevor Farrant had just spent six months working in the United States on the revived Laugh-In sketch comedy series. Farrant spoke to TV Times about his experiences in working the minefield that is the American network censors – including their outrage over his send-up of the Superman movie …

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It’s Logie voting.. with a new twist

It is that time of year again – voting has opened for the TV Week Logie Awards, but this year there’s a new twist to proceedings. For the first time in its 50 year history, you don’t need to buy a copy of TV Week to have your vote. As well as the magazine publishing …

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Rosemary Margan signs off after 42 years

For 42 years, Rosemary Margan has been a consistent, if not understated, voice on Melbourne radio and television – presenting weather forecasts and commercials and was also a long-standing presenter at TV Week Logie Awards nights in the 1970s. But now, just short of her 70th birthday, the gentle voice of Rosemary is being retired …

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TV Week Logie Awards announce nominations

TV Week has announced its nominations for the upcoming 2007 TV Week Logie Awards. While a lot of the popular-voted categories might bring groans of “Who?” from anyone over the age of 18 – there are a couple of surprises particularly in the Gold Logie nominations: Bert Newton – host of 18 Logie Awards presentations, …

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