This year’s 61st TV WEEK Logie Awards will return to The Star Gold Coast on Sunday 30 June. The Australian television industry’s annual celebration of talent and entertainment red-carpet arrivals and the awards show will again be telecast on the Nine Network and 9Now.

This year, the voting period for the Most Popular award categories opens on Monday 4 March and closes on Sunday 31 March, with fans able to cast their vote through the official website. Two awards have returned to the list of categories this year – Most  Popular Panel Or Current Affairs Program and Most Outstanding Entertainment Program – and a new award has been introduced, Most Outstanding Reality Program.

After being enthusiastically supported in 2018, live voting for 11 Most Popular categories will also return.  From Monday 24 June through to the end of the TV WEEK Logie Awards red-carpet telecast on 30 June, fans will have one more chance to cast their vote in the Most Popular categories, which include Most Popular Actor, Most Popular Actress and the coveted TV WEEK Gold Logie Award For Most Popular Personality On Australian TV.

Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said the Gold Coast was ready to welcome back Australian television’s A-list. “Last year’s TV WEEK Logies showed Australia exactly why Queensland has a global reputation as a world-class film and television destination,” Ms Jones said. “Not only can Australia’s A-list enjoy the red carpet treatment, they can get out and make the most of the Gold Coast’s unrivalled beaches, beautiful rainforest, vibrant nightlife and world-class food and wine offering.”

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the city is becoming a hub for cultural events. “With several major blockbusters under our belt, the Gold Coast is now a serious hub for film and television production so hosting the 2019 TV WEEK Logie Awards is a perfect fit. We are delighted to support this red carpet event again and can’t wait to welcome the who’s-who of Australian television back to the Gold Coast this year,” he said.

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