Logie Award for Most Popular Australian Program

The Silver Logie for Most Popular Australian Program was an award presented at the Australian TV Week Logie Awards. The award was given to recognise the popularity of Australian programs, originally state based awards and then awarded nationally.

Logie Award for Most Popular Australian Program
CountryAustralia
Presented byTV Week
First awarded1961
Last awarded2004
Most awardsState Affair (15)
Websitewww.tvweeklogieawards.com.au

It was first awarded at the 3rd Annual TV Week Logie Awards ceremony, held in 1961 when the award was originally called Most Popular Program.[1] This award category was eliminated in 1966 and replaced by the Most Popular Live Show category.[2] It was reintroduced in 1968 and renamed Best Show.[2] Over the years, this category has also been known as Best Local Show (1970),[3] Most Popular Show (1971, 1973–1985),[3] Most Popular Series (1993–1997)[4] and Most Popular Australian Program (2003–2004).[5]

State Affair holds the record for the most wins, with fifteen, followed by Adelaide Tonight, The Mike Walsh Show and Neighbours with nine wins each.

NationalEdit

Key Meaning
  Indicates the winning program
Year Program Network Ref
1989 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[6]
1990 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[7]
1992 E Street 
Network Ten
[8]
1993 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[4]
1994 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[9]
1995 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[9]
1996 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[9]
1997 Blue Heelers 
Seven Network
[9]
1998 Blue Heelers 
Seven Network
[10]
Hey Hey It's Saturday
Nine Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
Midday with Kerri-Anne
Nine Network
Water Rats
Nine Network
1999 Blue Heelers 
Seven Network
[11]
All Saints
Seven Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
Water Rats
Nine Network
2000 Blue Heelers 
Seven Network
[12]
All Saints
Seven Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
SeaChange
ABC
2001 All Saints 
Seven Network
[13]
Blue Heelers
Seven Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
SeaChange
ABC
2002 All Saints 
Seven Network
[14]
Blue Heelers
Seven Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
McLeod's Daughters
Nine Network
The Secret Life of Us
Network Ten
2003 All Saints 
Seven Network
[5]
Blue Heelers
Seven Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
McLeod's Daughters
Nine Network
The Secret Life of Us
Network Ten
2004 McLeod's Daughters 
Nine Network
[15]
All Saints
Seven Network
Australian Idol
Network Ten
Blue Heelers
Seven Network
Home and Away
Seven Network
Neighbours
Network Ten
Rove
Network Ten

StatesEdit

Key Meaning
  Indicates the winning program

New South WalesEdit

Year Program Network Ref
1961 The Bobby Limb Show 
Nine Network
[1]
1962 Johnny O'Keefe Show 
Seven Network
[16]
1963 Startime 
Seven Network
[16]
1964 Tonight with Dave Allen 
Nine Network
[17]
1965 Tonight 
Nine Network
[18]
1968 Tonight with Don Lane 
Nine Network
[2]
1969 Tonight with Don Lane 
Nine Network
[2]
1970 Tonight Show with Don Lane 
Nine Network
[3]
1971 The Bob Rogers Show 
Seven Network
[3]
1972 The Bob Rogers Show 
Seven Network
[3]
1973 Great Temptation 
Seven Network
[3]
1974 The Don Lane Show 
Nine Network
[19]
1975 The Mike Walsh Show 
Network Ten
[19]
1976 The Mike Walsh Show 
Network Ten
[19]
1977 The Mike Walsh Show 
Nine Network/Network Ten
[20]
1978 The Mike Walsh Show 
Nine Network
[21]
1979 The Mike Walsh Show 
Nine Network
[22]
1980 The Mike Walsh Show 
Nine Network
[23]
1981 The Mike Walsh Show 
Nine Network
[24]
1982 The Mike Walsh Show 
Nine Network
[25]
1983 The Mike Walsh Show 
Seven Network
[26]
1984 A Country Practice 
Seven Network
[27]
1985 A Country Practice 
Seven Network
[28]
1986 A Country Practice 
Seven Network
[29]
1987 A Country Practice 
Seven Network
[30]
1988 A Country Practice 
Seven Network
[31]
1989 A Country Practice 
Seven Network
[6]
1990 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[7]
1991 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[32]
1992 Home and Away 
Seven Network
[8]

QueenslandEdit

Year Program Network Ref
1961 The Late Show 
Seven Network
[1]
1962 Theatre Royal 
Seven Network
[16]
1963 Theatre Royal 
Seven Network
[16]
1964 Theatre Royal 
Seven Network
[16]
1965 Theatre Royal 
Nine Network
[16]
1968 I've Got a Secret 
Nine Network
[2]
1969 I've Got a Secret 
Nine Network
[2]
1970 Dick McCann Show 
Network Ten
[3]
1971 I've Got a Secret 
Nine Network
[3]
1972 I've Got a Secret 
Nine Network
[3]
1973 I've Got a Secret 
Nine Network
[3]
1974 Studio 9 
Nine Network
[19]
1975 Studio 9 
Nine Network
[19]
1976 Studio 9 
Nine Network
[19]
1977 Studio 9 
Nine Network
[21]
1978 Country Homestead 
Nine Network
[21]
1979 Country Homestead 
Nine Network
[22]
1980 Today Tonight 
Nine Network
[23]
1981 Today Tonight 
Nine Network
[24]
1982 Today Tonight 
Nine Network
[25]
1983 Today Tonight 
Nine Network
[26]
1984 State Affair 
Seven Network
[27]
1985 Wombat 
Seven Network
[28]
1986 State Affair 
Seven Network
[29]
1987 State Affair 
Seven Network
[30]
1988 Wombat 
Seven Network
[31]
1989 Wombat 
Seven Network
[6]
1990 Wombat 
Seven Network
[7]
1991 Family Feud 
Seven Network
[32]
1992 Family Feud 
Seven Network
[8]

South AustraliaEdit

Year Program Network Ref
1961 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[1]
1962 On the Sunnyside 
Seven Network
[16]
1963 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[16]
1964 Country and Western Hour 
Nine Network
[16]
1965 Country and Western Hour 
Nine Network
[16]
1968 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[2]
1969 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[2]
1970 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[3]
1971 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[3]
1972 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[3]
1973 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[3]
1974 Adelaide Tonight 
Nine Network
[19]
1975 The Penthouse Club 
Seven Network
[19]
1976 Sound Unlimited 
Seven Network
[19]
1977 Pam and Steve's Super Fun Show 
Seven Network
[20]
1978 Super Fun Show 
Seven Network
[21]
1979 The Ernie Sigley Show 
Nine Network
[22]
1980 Music Express 
Seven Network
[23]
1981 Clapperboard 
Nine Network
[24]
1982 State Affair 
Seven Network
[25]
1983 State Affair 
Seven Network
[26]
1984 State Affair 
Seven Network
[27]
1985 State Affair 
Seven Network
[28]
1986 State Affair 
Seven Network
[29]
1987 State Affair 
Seven Network
[30]
1988 State Affair 
Seven Network
[31]
1989 Wheel of Fortune 
Seven Network
[6]
1990 Wheel of Fortune 
Seven Network
[7]
1991 Wheel of Fortune 
Seven Network
[32]
1992 Wheel of Fortune 
Seven Network
[8]

TasmaniaEdit

Year Program Network Ref
1968 Line-Up 
ABC
[2]
1969 Line-Up 
ABC
[2]
1970 It's Just For Us 
[3]
1971 The Tonight Show 
[3]
1972 Smith's Weekly 
[3]
1973 Smith's Weekly 
[3]
1974 This Week 
[19]
1975 This Week 
[19]
1976 This Week 
[19]
1977 This Week 
[20]
1978 This Week 
[21]
1979 Saturday Night Show 
Nine Network
[22]
1980 People, Places, Politics 
[23]
1981 Tasmanian New Faces 
Nine Network
[24]
1982 People, Places, Politics 
[25]
1983 TVT Documentaries 
[26]
1984 Taylor's Tasmania 
[27]
1985 Midweek 
[28]
1986 Midweek 
[29]
1987 Midweek 
[30]
1988 Taylor's Tasmania 
[31]
1989 KTV 
[6]
1990 Taylor's Australia 
Seven Network
[7]
1991 Tasmania Today 
[32]
1992 Tasmania Today 
[8]

VictoriaEdit

Year Program Network Ref
1961 In Melbourne Tonight 
Nine Network
[1]
1962 Sunnyside Up 
Seven Network
[16]
1963 In Melbourne Tonight 
Nine Network
[16]
1964 Noel Ferrier's I.M.T 
Nine Network
[17]
1965 In Melbourne Tonight 
Nine Network
[18]
1968 In Melbourne Tonight 
Nine Network
[2]
1969 In Melbourne Tonight 
Nine Network
[2]
1970 In Melbourne Tonight 
Nine Network
[3]
1971 The Weekend Starts Here 
Nine Network
[3]
1972 The Penthouse Club 
Seven Network
[3]
1973 The Graham Kennedy Show 
Nine Network
[3]
1974 The Graham Kennedy Show 
Nine Network
[19]
1975 The Ernie Sigley Show 
Nine Network
[19]
1976 The Ernie Sigley Show 
Nine Network
[19]
1977 The Don Lane Show 
Nine Network
[20]
1978 The Don Lane Show 
Nine Network
[21]
1979 The Don Lane Show 
Nine Network
[22]
1980 The Don Lane Show 
Nine Network
[23]
1981 Prisoner 
Network Ten
[24]
1982 Cop Shop 
Seven Network
[25]
1983 Cop Shop 
Seven Network
[26]
1984 Carson's Law 
Network Ten
[27]
1985 Prisoner 
Network Ten
[28]
1986 Neighbours 
Seven Network
[29]
1987 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[30]
1988 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[31]
1989 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[6]
1990 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[7]
1991 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[33]
1992 Neighbours 
Network Ten
[8]

Western AustraliaEdit

Year Program Network Ref
1970 Today Tonight 
ABC
[3]
1971 Spotlight 
Nine Network
[3]
1972 Stars of the Future 
Seven Network
[3]
1973 Anything Goes 
Seven Network
[3]
1974 Stars of the Future 
Seven Network
[19]
1975 Stars of the Future 
Seven Network
[19]
1976 Stars of the Future 
Seven Network
[19]
1977 Hey Jude 
Seven Network
[20]
1978 Channel Nine News 
Nine Network
[21]
1979 Channel Seven News 
Seven Network
[22]
1980 Terry Willesee's Perth 
Nine Network
[23]
1981 Terry Willesee's Perth 
Nine Network
[24]
1982 $50,000 Letterbox 
Seven Network
[25]
1983 Turpie Tonight 
Seven Network
[26]
1984 Channel Nine News 
Nine Network
[27]
1985 State Affair 
Seven Network
[28]
1986 State Affair 
Seven Network
[29]
1987 State Affair 
Seven Network
[30]
1988 State Affair 
Seven Network
[31]
1989 State Affair 
Seven Network
[6]
1990 Seven News 
Seven Network
[7]
1991 Seven News 
Seven Network
[32]
1992 Seven News 
Seven Network
[8]

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