2009 Logie Award Nominees Announced!

30 March 2009

The nominees for this year's 51st Annual TV Week Logie Awards were announced this morning, with Channel Seven's 'Packed to the Rafters' looking like the hot pick!

'So You Think You Can Dance' host Natalie Bassingthwaighte is also up for a Gold Logie this year!

Check out the list below.

The 51st TV WEEK Logie Award Nominees

Popular Awards

TV WEEK GOLD LOGIE -- Most Popular Personality on TV
Natalie Bassingthwaighte
Andrew Denton
Rebecca Gibney
Adam Hills
Simmone Jade Mackinnon
Rove McManus
Kate Ritchie
Ian Smith

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE -- Most Popular Actress
Rebecca Gibney (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)
Jodi Gordon (Home And Away, Channel Seven)
Simmone Jade Mackinnon (McLeod's Daughters, Nine Network)
Kate Ritchie (Home And Away, Channel Seven)
Kat Stewart (Underbelly, Nine Network)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE -- Most Popular Actor
Gyton Grantley (Underbelly, Nine Network)
Todd Lasance (Home And Away, Channel Seven)
Mark Priestley (All Saints, Channel Seven)
Ian Smith (Neighbours, Network Ten)
Erik Thomson (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE -- Most Popular Presenter
Natalie Bassingthwaighte (So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Network Ten)
Andrew Denton (Enough Rope With Andrew Denton, ABC1)
Grant Denyer (It Takes Two/Australia's Got Talent, Channel Seven)
Adam Hills (Spicks & Specks, ABC1)
Rove McManus (Rove/Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?, Network Ten)

MOST POPULAR NEW FEMALE TALENT
Kirsty Lee Allan (Sea Patrol, Nine Network)
Rebecca Breeds (Home And Away, Channel Seven)
Ricki-Lee Coulter (Australian Idol, Network Ten)
Jessica Marais (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)
Margot Robbie (Neighbours, Network Ten)

MOST POPULAR NEW MALE TALENT
Dean Geyer (Neighbours, Network Ten)
George Houvardas (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)
Matt Lee (So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Network Ten)
Jordan Rodrigues (Home And Away, Channel Seven)
Hugh Sheridan (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)

MOST POPULAR AUSTRALIAN DRAMA
Home And Away (Channel Seven)
McLeod's Daughters (Nine Network)
Neighbours (Network Ten)
Packed To The Rafters (Channel Seven)
Underbelly (Nine Network)

MOST POPULAR LIFESTYLE PROGRAM
Better Homes And Gardens (Channel Seven)
Domestic Blitz (Nine Network)
Getaway (Nine Network)
Ready Steady Cook (Network Ten)
Top Gear Australia (SBS)

MOST POPULAR SPORTS PROGRAM
Before The Game (Network Ten)
The Footy Show AFL (Nine Network)
The Footy Show NRL (Nine Network)
Sports Tonight (Network Ten)
Wide World Of Sports (Nine Network)

MOST POPULAR REALITY PROGRAM
Australian Idol (Network Ten)
The Biggest Loser (Network Ten)
Dancing With The Stars (Channel Seven)
The Farmer Wants A Wife (Nine Network)
So You Think You Can Dance Australia (Network Ten)

MOST POPULAR FACTUAL PROGRAM
Bondi Rescue (Network Ten)
Border Security (Channel Seven)
Find My Family (Channel Seven)
RPA (Nine Network)
RSPCA Animal Rescue (Channel Seven)

MOST POPULAR LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM
Australia's Got Talent (Channel Seven)
Deal Or No Deal (Channel Seven)
Rove (Network Ten)
Spicks & Specks (ABC1)
Sunrise (Channel Seven)

Outstanding Awards

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE -- Most Outstanding Drama Series, Miniseries or Telemovie
Bed Of Roses (ABC1)
Packed To The Rafters (Channel Seven)
Rush (Network Ten)
Scorched (Nine Network)
Underbelly (Nine Network)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE -- Most Outstanding Actor
Dustin Clare (Satisfaction, Showcase)
Vince Colosimo (Underbelly, Nine Network)
Gyton Grantley (Underbelly, Nine Network)
Callan Mulvey (Rush, Network Ten)
Damian Walshe-Howling (Underbelly, Nine Network)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE -- Most Outstanding Actress
Julia Blake (Bed Of Roses, ABC1)
Rebecca Gibney (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)
Kat Stewart (Underbelly, Nine Network)
Claire Van Der Boom (Rush, Network Ten)
Madeleine West (Satisfaction, Showcase)

MOST OUTSTANDING NEWS COVERAGE
"Brisbane Storms" (Seven News)
"China Earthquake" (ABC News)
"China Earthquake" (Nine News Sydney)
"Financial Crisis" (Sky News Business)
"Nike Human Rights Investigation" (Seven News)

MOST OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT
"Afghanistan: A Survivor's Tale" (Foreign Correspondent, ABC1)
"Friday's Child" (Australian Story, ABC1)
"Mugabe's Calling Card" (Dateline, SBS)
"Out Of Control" (60 Minutes, Nine Network)
"Timor War Criminal" (Today Tonight, Channel Seven)

MOST OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY
Beyond Kokoda (The History Channel)
First Australians (SBS)
The Oasis: Australia's Homeless Youth (ABC1)
Schapelle Corby: The Hidden Truth (Nine Network)
The Howard Years (ABC1)

MOST OUTSTANDING FACTUAL PROGRAM
Border Security (Channel Seven)
Family Fortunes (ABC1)
RPA (Nine Network)
Two In The Top End (ABC1)
Who Do You Think You Are? (SBS)

MOST OUTSTANDING COMEDY PROGRAM
The Hollowmen (ABC1)
Mark Loves Sharon (Network Ten)
Mr Firth Goes To Washington (SBS)
Review With Myles Barlow (ABC1)
Very Small Business (ABC1)

MOST OUTSTANDING SPORTS COVERAGE
AFL Grand Final (Channel Seven)
Beijing Olympics (Channel Seven)
Beijing Paralympics (ABC1)
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 (Channel Seven)
Tour De France (SBS)

MOST OUTSTANDING CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
As The Bell Rings (Disney Channel)
Dogstar (Nine Network)
Figaro Pho (ABC1)
H2O: Just Add Water (Network Ten)
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (Nickelodeon)

GRAHAM KENNEDY AWARD FOR MOST OUTSTANDING NEW TALENT
Lauren Clair (Underbelly, Nine Network)
Hanna Mangan-Lawrence (Bed Of Roses, ABC1)
Jessica Marais (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)
Hugh Sheridan (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)
Ashley Zukerman (Rush, Network Ten)


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