Last night’s Astra Awards

Last night’s 9th annual Astra Awards commended the best in show of Australia’s subscription television channels at the Sydney State Theatre.

Hosted by Lee Furlong, Tara Moss and Helen Dalley, the prestigous Channel of the Year went to the Lifestyle Channel.

Winners in other categories are as follows:

Subscribers’ Choice
Favourite Program – Australian: Selling Houses Australia Series 3 – The LifeStyle Channel

Favourite Program – International: Grand Designs Season 8 – The LifeStyle Channel

Favourite Personality – Female: Sarah Murdoch – FOX8

Favourite Personality – Male: Andrew Winter – The LifeStyle Channel

Programming & Production
Most Outstanding Children’s Program or Event: Penelope K, By The Way – CBeebies

Most Outstanding Music Program or Coverage: Big Day Out Li[V]e 2010 – Channel [V]

Most Outstanding Sports Program or Coverage: Vancouver Olympic Winter Games – FOXTEL

Most Outstanding Documentary: Who We Are – Bio

Most Outstanding News Program or Coverage: Election 2010 – SKY NEWS

Most Outstanding Reality Program: Australia’s Next Top Model Series 6 – FOX8

Most Outstanding Lifestyle Program: Grand Designs Australia – The LifeStyle Channel

Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program: Australian Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2010 – Nickelodeon

Most Outstanding Drama: Spirited – W

Most Outstanding Use of Innovation in Programming: Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010 – FOXTEL

Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor – Male: Matt King – W

Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor – Female: Catherine McClements – Showcase

Most Outstanding Performance by a Presenter: David Speers – SKY NEWS

Most Outstanding Performance by a Broadcast Journalist: Ashleigh Gillon – SKY NEWS

Best New Talent: Peter Maddison – The LifeStyle Channel


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