lego master Presenter Hamish Blake crowned an emotional evening by awarding the Golden Logie as the most popular personality on Australian television.
“What a great honour,” said the Melbourne-born comedian, 40, shortly after being announced as the winner of Australia’s most coveted television awards during a glittering ceremony for the 62nd TV Week Logie Awards at the Gold Coast Convention Centre.
He beat other nominees for the top gong, including Karl Stefanovic (Today nine), Tom Gleeson (Hard quiz, ABC), Sonia Krueger (Big Brother, Holey Moley, Dancing with the Stars: All Stars, The voice of Australia, The Voice Australia Generations, Seven), Ray Meagher (home and awaySeven), Julia Morris (I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!Ten) and Melissa Leong (MasterChef AustraliaTen) to receive the prize chosen by the audience.
The win capped a big night for Blake, who had previously won the Bert Newton Award for Favorite Presenter and received the award from Newton’s wife Patti.
lego master had also won the Logie for Outstanding Entertainment or Comedy Program.
— Channel9 (@channel9) June 19, 2022
ABC’s The news reader took home two logies for best drama series and star Anna Torv for best actress.
The alphabet Fire won the miniseries category, with Richard Roxburgh receiving the award for Outstanding Actor.
Outstanding Supporting Actor went to Colin Friels Wakefieldand Supporting Actress by Heather Mitchell for Love me.
— Channel 10 (@Channel10AU) June 19, 2022
It was also a big night for Seven Network when sports host Bruce McAvaney was inducted into the TV Week Hall of Fame with a standing ovation.
Seven’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games won Outstanding Sports Coverage, with awards from ABC’s Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott and Tony Armstrong.
The ABC News Breakfast sports presenter won the Graham Kennedy Award for Favorite New Talent days after his euphoric on-screen reaction as the Socceroos made it to the World Cup.
Comedian Kitty Flanagan had her first Logies win as Favorite Actress for the award-winning ABC comedy Fish.
NITV won the award for Outstanding Documentary Imprisoned Nation.
To Dean Gibson, Helen Morrison, Mitzi Goldman and the entire crew.
— NITV (@NITV) June 19, 2022
Network 10 had a lot of wins with MasterChef Australia, I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!and Did you pay attention? aI will take home awards.
Table of Contents
Golden Logie for the most popular personality on Australian television: Hamish Blake
Inducted into the TV Week Hall of Fame: Bruce McAvaney, Seven Network
Bert Newton Award for Favorite Presenter: Hamish Blake, lego master9Network
Graham Kennedy Award for Favorite New Talent: Tony Armstrong, News Breakfast, ABC
Industry Voted Awards
Most Outstanding Drama Series: The news readerABC
Most Outstanding Actress: Anna Torv, The news readerABC
Most Outstanding Actor: Richard Roxburgh, FireABC
Outstanding Supporting Actor: Colin Friels, WakefieldABC
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Heather Mitchell, Love meBinge and Foxtel
Most Outstanding Non-Fiction or Documentary Programme: Imprisoned NationNTV
Most Outstanding Reporting or Public Affairs Report: Brittany Higgins Interview, The projectnetwork 10
Most Outstanding Miniseries or TV Movies: FireABC
Most Outstanding Children’s Program: BluishABC
Most Outstanding Reality Program: I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!network 10
Most Outstanding Entertainment or Comedy Program: Lego Masters, 9Network
Most Outstanding Sports Coverage: Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Seven Network
Awards chosen by the audience
Favorite Actor: Guy Pearce, Jack IrishABC
Most Popular Actress: Kitty Flanagan, FishABC
Most popular entertainment program: Gogglebox AustraliaFoxtel
Most popular panel or program on current affairs: The projectnetwork 10
Favorite Australian Actor or Actress in an International Programme: Jacki Weaver, yellowstone
Most popular comedy program: Did you pay attention? network 10
Most popular reality program: master chef, network 10
Most popular lifestyle program: travel Guide9Network
Most popular drama program: home and awayseven network