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. For the first time in the Logie Awards 50-year history, there was no host for the ceremony, but only a series of presenters. 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. The nominations were announced on 7 April 2008. Hamish Blake and Andy Lee were the backstage hosts, while Jules Lund, Livinia Nixon and Shelley Craft were the red carpet arrivals hosts.
|50th Logie Awards|
|Date||4 May 2008|
|Site||Crown Palladium, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Gold Logie||Kate Ritchie|
|Hall of Fame||John Clarke|
|Most awards||Home and Away (4)|
|Most nominations||Home and Away (6)|
Winners and nomineesEdit
In the tables below, winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.
|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
- "50th TV Week Logie Awards, 2008". Tvweeklogies.com.au. Archived from the original on 23 February 2014.
- "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.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
- "It's Logie voting...with a twist". Televisionau.com. 4 February 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Full list of nominations for the 50th Logie Awards". Sunshine Coast Daily. APN News & Media. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Lilley and Hills threaten Rove and Ritchie for Gold Logie". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "2008 Logie Awards". Australiantelevision.net. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- McGuire, Jess (4 May 2008). "Logies 08: Live Blogging Australian Television's Night of Nights!". Defamer.com.au. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Antonia Kidman sets style standard with flowing train at TV bash". Hello. 5 May 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- Idato, Michael (4 May 2008). "Kate Ritchie wins gold again". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- Knox, David (21 April 2008). "Logies: Clarke enters Hall of Fame". TV Tonight. Retrieved 4 May 2008.