Tag: TV Week Logie Awards

Classic TV Guides: The Sammys

In 1976, the Variety Club of Australia, TV Times and the Seven Network launched The Australian TV And Film Awards, nicknamed “The Sammys”. The name was derived from the trophy’s design in the shape of a seal — Sammy the Seal! The awards were a rival to the long-running TV Week Logie Awards, which were …

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AACTA puts the call out for votes

While the pandemic has taken out the TV Week Logie Awards for this year, the AACTA Awards is taking a novel approach in re-imagining its awards for 2020. To celebrate the upcoming 10th AACTA Awards, the Australian Academy of Cinema Arts (AACTA) has announced plans to include an audience-voted component to celebrate the last ten …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen today, Sunday 28 June. While the awards will not be taking place this year, we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been Logies weekend. We wrap up the weekend with the Logies of 2010 — 10 years …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen this Sunday 28 June. While the awards will not be taking place this year, we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been Logies weekend. Today, it’s back to 1995 — 25 years ago… A Current Affair host Ray Martin was awarded …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 50 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen this Sunday 28 June. While the awards will not be taking place this year, we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been Logies weekend. Starting with the 1970 awards — 50 years ago.  Sound Of Music …

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Classic TV Guides: SBS wins the World Cup

Since its inception in 1980, SBS has championed and promoted the world game of football, or soccer, to the domestic audience. The network covered local and overseas competitions and programs like World Soccer brought the game into the Australian mainstream. Before then, soccer was mostly allowed not much more than maybe an hour a week …

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TV Week cancels 2020 Logie Awards

There will be no glamorous TV Week Logie Awards souvenir issue from TV Week this year —  like this one from 1982. Bauer Media, publisher of TV Week, has announced that it has cancelled the TV Week Logie Awards for 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Bauer had previously announced that the glittery presentation …

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Pandemic takes out TV Week Logie Awards ceremony

TV Week has announced that due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, this year’s TV Week Logie Awards ceremony on the Gold Coast has been cancelled. The event was due to take place on 28 June at The Star Gold Coast. In a statement published on its website today, Fiona Connolly from publisher Bauer Media said: …

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TV Week announces Logie date, voting changes

TV Week has announced that the 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards will take place at The Star Gold Coast on 28 June. It is the third year that the Gold Coast has hosted TV’s “night of nights”. The Nine Network will be host broadcaster of the awards for the 25th consecutive year, with the …

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Back to the Millennium

New Year’s Eve television in Australia is usually a fairly low-rent mix of re-runs or B-grade filler not fit for broadcast during the high-pressure ratings season. But the global excitement over the year ticking over from 1999 to 2000, twenty years ago, saw some gallant efforts to secure the nation’s viewers on the big night. …

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