Tag: TV Week Logie Awards

Apr 07 2008

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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Feb 25 2008

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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Feb 23 2008

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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Feb 04 2008

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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Apr 28 2007

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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Apr 02 2007

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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