Tag: TV Week Logie Awards

1979: March 10-16

Instant stardom, and how they handle it With TV soap operas turning young, unknown actors into national celebrities overnight, it is easy for these young stars to let their newfound fame get to their head.   But some of these young actors – including The Restless Years‘ Victoria Nicolls, Julieanne Newbould and Michael Smith (pictured) – …

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TelevisionAU Update 28-Feb-09

https://www.televisionau.com FLASHBACK PICTURE #49: ABC‘s long-running medical drama GP was never one to shy away from controversial medical and social topics. In 1994 the series tackled the topic of homosexuality when new doctor Martin Dempsey (Damian Rice) is depicted in a relationship with Patrick Walsh, played by Lochie Daddo. Not since the days of Number …

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What’s a Logie worth…?

Bunney Brooke, who played the pragmatic Flo Patterson in Number 96 for much of its five-year run in the ’70s, had a varied career both in front and behind the cameras. After her years sharing Flat 3 at the infamous apartment block with Dorrie and Herb Evans (Pat McDonald and Ron Shand) and her pet …

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Beautiful one day, Logies the next?

The Queensland Government has reportedly made a bid for the Gold Coast to host the TV Week Logie Awards in an attempt to take the awards away from their traditional home of Melbourne. Queensland Government representatives made the offer to executives of PBL Media, owners of TV Week and the Nine Network, to pay for …

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Pat the Rat is back

This weekend marks the return of Where Are They Now? on the Seven Network and headlining the return episode is a reunion of cast members from the ’80s soap Sons And Daughters. Included in the reunion will be Rowena Wallace – whose on-screen ‘Pat the Rat’ persona was pivotal to much of the series and …

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Denton’s had enough of Rope

After six seasons and almost 200 episodes, Andrew Denton (pictured) has decided it’s time to move on from his weekly interview show Enough Rope With Andrew Denton. Beginning on ABC in March 2003, Enough Rope With Andrew Denton marked a return to television after seven years for Denton.  His TV career began in 1988 as …

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Ernie Sigley preparing to sign-off

Ernie Sigley, the “little Aussie battler” with over fifty years in radio and television, has announced his resignation from his long-standing role as afternoon host on Melbourne radio station 3AW, signaling a move into semi-retirement.Beginning at radio station 3DB as a turntable operator in 1952, Sigley went on to become a disc jockey for the …

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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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