“Logies with Leeshie” – 2014 Nominations announced

logies with leeshie This week has been massive for Australian television.

Not only have nail biting episodes of My Kitchen Rules and London scenes of Home and Away aired, but the 2014 Logie Award nominations were announced in Melbourne on Monday.

The Logie Awards are our annual celebratory highlight of the year, embracing the diversity of our local television industry.

With a mixture of industry judged and fan voted categories, recognition is given to the cast and crew that captivate the nation on our small screen.

Offspring star Asher Keddie is nominated for the ultimate Gold Logie this year after winning the top gong last year for her stellar performance as Nina Proudman on the Channel 10 hit drama.

Joining her in the running for gold this year is also, Andy Lee, Steve Peacocke, Carrie Bickmore, Scott Cam and Essie Davis.

Take a look at the full list of nominees below and then head over to our Facebook and Twitter pages to let us know who you think should win an award at Australian television’s night of nights.

Gold Logies for Most Popular Personality on TV

Andy Lee (Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia, Nine Network)
Asher Keddie (Nina Proudman, Offspring, Network Ten)
Essie Davis (Phryne Fisher, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, ABC1)
Carrie Bickmore (The Project, Network Ten)
Scott Cam (The Block, Nine Network)
Stephen Peacocke (Darryl ‘Brax’ Braxton, Home and Away, Channel Seven)

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Most Popular Presenter

Andy Lee (Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia, Nine Network)
Hamish Blake (Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia, Nine Network)
Adam Hills (Adam Hills Tonight, ABC1)
Carrie Bickmore (The Project, Network Ten)
Scott Cam (The Block, Nine Network)

Most Popular Actor

Chris Lilley (Ja’mie King, Ja’mie: Private School Girl, ABC1)
Dan Ewing (Heath Braxton, Home and Away, Channel Seven)
Hugh Sheridan (Ben Rafter, Packed to the Rafters, Channel Seven)
Matthew Le Nevez (Dr. Patrick Reid, Offspring, Network Ten)
Stephen Peacocke (Darryl ‘Brax’ Braxton, Home and Away, Channel Seven)

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Most Popular Light Entertainment Program

Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia (Nine Network)
Ja’mie: Private School Girl (ABC1)
The Project (Network Ten)
The Voice (Nine Network)
The X Factor Australia (Channel Seven)

Most Popular Reality Program

Big Brother (Nine Network)
Bondi Rescue (Network Ten)
My Kitchen Rules (Channel Seven)
The Block All Stars (Nine Network)
The Block Sky High (Nine Network)

Most Popular Sports Program

Before the Game (Network Ten)
The Cricket Show (Nine Network)
The AFL Footy Show (Nine Network)
The NRL Footy Show (Nine Network)
Wide World Of Sports (Nine Network)

Most Popular New Talent

Abby Earl (A Place to Call Home, Channel Seven)
Bonnie Sveen (Home and Away, Channel Seven)
Caren Pistorius (Offspring, Network Ten; Redfern Now and Paper Giants, ABC1)
Johnny Ruffo (Chris Harrington, Home and Away, Channel Seven)
Timomatic (Australia’s Got Talent, Nine Network)

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Most Popular Lifestyle Program

Better Homes and Gardens (Channel Seven)
Domestic Blitz: The Block to the Rescue (Nine Network)
Embarrassing Bodies Down Under (Foxtel/LifeStyle YOU)
Selling Houses Australia (Foxtel/The LifeStyle Channel)
The Living Room (Network Ten)

Most Popular Drama Program

Home and Away (Channel Seven)
House Husbands (Nine Network)
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (ABC1)
Offspring (Network Ten)
Winners & Losers (Channel Seven)

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Outstanding Drama Series

A Place To Call Home (Channel Seven)
Offspring (Network Ten)
Redfern Now (ABC1)
The Time Of Our Lives (ABC1)
Wentworth (Foxtel/SoHo)

Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie

An Accidental Soldier (ABC1)
Better Man (SBS ONE)
Paper Giants: Magazine Wars (ABC1)
Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story (Nine Network)
Top Of The Lake (Foxtel/UKTV)

Outstanding Actor

Chris Lilley (Ja’mie: Private School Girl, ABC1)
Craig McLachlan (The Doctor Blake Mysteries, ABC1)
David Wenham (Better Man, SBS ONE)
Kirk Page (Redfern Now, ABC1)
Lachy Hulme (Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story, Nine Network)

Outstanding Actress

Asher Keddie (Offspring, Network Ten)
Claudia Karvan (The Time Of Our Lives, ABC1)
Danielle Cormack (Wentworth, Foxtel/SoHo)
Kat Stewart (Offspring, Network Ten)
Mandy McElhinney (Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, ABC1)

Outstanding Light Entertainment Program

The Voice Australia (Nine Network)
Housos (SBS ONE)
It’s A Date (ABC1)
Please Like Me (ABC2)
Upper Middle Bogan (ABC1)

Outstanding News Coverage

Crisis in Cairo – Brett Mason (World News Australia, SBS ONE)
‘Missing the boat’ – Jaymes Diaz interview (Ten Eyewitness News, Network Ten)
Leadership Spill (Foxtel/SKY NEWS)
NSW Bushfires (Nine News, Nine Network)
The Dark Side of the Force (Seven News, Channel Seven)

Outstanding Public Affairs Report

A Gracious Gift (Four Corners, ABC1)
Drugs in Sport – Stephen Dank (7.30, ABC1)
Manus Island (Dateline, SBS ONE)
Prime Suspect (Sunday Night, Channel Seven)
Prisoner X – The Australian Connection (Foreign Correspondent, ABC1)

Outstanding Factual Program

Desert War (ABC1)
Dirty Business (SBS ONE)
Jabbed (SBS ONE)
Kings Cross ER: St Vincent’s Hospital (Foxtel/Crime & Investigation Network)
Redesign My Brain (ABC1)

Outstanding Sports Coverage

2013 NRL Grand Final (Nine Network)
2013 Toyota AFL Grand Final (Channel Seven)
Tour de France (SBS ONE)
2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup Carnival (Channel Seven)
The Ashes Cricket – Australia v England (Nine Network)

Outstanding Children’s Program

Play Along With Sam (Foxtel/Nick Jr)
Dance Academy (ABC3)
Move It Mob Style (NITV)
Nowhere Boys (ABC3)
Play School (ABC4Kids)

Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer

Anna Bamford (Wonderland, Network Ten)
Caren Pistorius (Offspring, Network Ten; Redfern Now and Paper Giants, ABC1)
Meyne Wyatt (Redfern Now, ABC1)
Shareena Clanton (Wentworth, Foxtel/SoHo)
Remy Hii (Better Man, SBS ONE)

 

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