Logie Awards of 2008

The 50th Annual TV Week Logie Awards was held on Sunday 4 May 2008 at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne, and broadcast on the Nine Network.[1] For the first time in the Logie Awards 50-year history, there was no host for the ceremony, but only a series of presenters.[2] Also for the first time, the public were able to vote online for the "Most Popular" categories without needing to buy a copy of TV Week.[3] The nominations were announced on 7 April 2008.[4] Hamish Blake and Andy Lee were the backstage hosts, while Jules Lund, Livinia Nixon and Shelley Craft were the red carpet arrivals hosts.[5]

50th Logie Awards
Date4 May 2008
SiteCrown Palladium, Melbourne, Victoria
Gold LogieKate Ritchie
Hall of FameJohn Clarke
Most awardsHome and Away (4)
Most nominationsHome and Away (6)
Television coverage
NetworkNine Network

Winners and nomineesEdit

In the tables below, winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.[6]

Gold LogieEdit

Most Popular Personality on Australian Television


Most Popular Actor Most Popular Actress
Most Outstanding Actor in a Series Most Outstanding Actress in a Series
Most Popular New Male Talent Most Popular New Female Talent
Most Outstanding New Talent Most Popular Presenter

Most Popular ProgramsEdit

Most Popular Australian Drama Series Most Popular Light Entertainment Program
Most Popular Lifestyle Program Most Popular Factual Program
Most Popular Sports Program Most Popular Reality Program

Most Outstanding ProgramsEdit

Most Outstanding Drama Series, Miniseries or Telemovie Most Outstanding Comedy Program
Most Outstanding Sports Coverage Most Outstanding News Coverage
Most Outstanding Children's Program Most Outstanding Public Affairs Report
Most Outstanding Documentary or Documentary Series Most Outstanding Factual Series


Hall of FameEdit

John Clarke became the 25th inductee into the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame.[10]


  1. ^ a b "50th TV Week Logie Awards, 2008". Tvweeklogies.com.au. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Hope at last for the Logies". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. 31 March 2008. Archived from the original on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2014.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. ^ "It's Logie voting...with a twist". Televisionau.com. 4 February 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Full list of nominations for the 50th Logie Awards". Sunshine Coast Daily. APN News & Media. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Lilley and Hills threaten Rove and Ritchie for Gold Logie". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  6. ^ "2008 Logie Awards". Australiantelevision.net. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  7. ^ McGuire, Jess (4 May 2008). "Logies 08: Live Blogging Australian Television's Night of Nights!". Defamer.com.au. Archived from the original on 26 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Antonia Kidman sets style standard with flowing train at TV bash". Hello. 5 May 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  9. ^ Idato, Michael (4 May 2008). "Kate Ritchie wins gold again". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  10. ^ Knox, David (21 April 2008). "Logies: Clarke enters Hall of Fame". TV Tonight. Retrieved 4 May 2008.

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