Disastrous night at the Logies for Nine

The Nine Network has suffered its worst night in more than half a century of the Logies, picking up just one award from the 22 categories that were up for grabs.

The network – which dominated the TV awards for much of its history – won just one silver Logie last night – for the NRL edition of The Footy Show.

Humiliatingly, Nine was even beaten by SBS, which collected four Logies, despite its comparatively tiny budget.  

Seven was the biggest winner of the night, with eight Logies. Ten collected seven Logies and the ABC won two.

Despite the show being broadcast on Nine, it at times became an extended commercial for the other networks, with more than once recipient using their speech to urge the average of 1.4m viewers to tune in to their shows.

Nine’s previous worst tally of two Logies has occurred on two occasions – in 2006 and 2008. Even in 1959, the year the awards began, Nine picked up three trophies despite there only being seven categories.

Meanwhile, Home and Away’s 22-year veteran Ray Meagher won the Gold Logie for Seven, which also saw three Logies for Packed to the Rafters.

Ten’s big winner was Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation which received three Logies, while Masterchef received two.

Full list of winners:


Most Popular Personality on TV – Ray Meagher, Home & Away (Seven)


Most Popular Actor – Hugh Sheridan, Packed to the Rafters (Seven)

Most Popular Actress – Rebecca Gibney, Packed to the Rafters (Seven)

Most Popular Presenter – Shaun Micallef, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation (Ten)

Most Popular Drama – Packed to the Rafters (Seven)

Most Popular Reality Program – MasterChef Australia (Ten)

Most Popular Lifestyle Program – Better Homes and Gardens (Seven)

Most Popular Light Entertainment – Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation (Ten)

Most Popular Sports Program – The Footy Show NRL (Nine)

Most Popular Factual Program – Bondi Rescue (Ten)

Most Popular New Male Talent – Luke Mitchell, Home and Away (Seven)

Most Popular New Female Talent – Carrie Bickmore, The 7pm Project (Ten)


Outstanding Actor – Don Hany, East West 101 (SBS)

Outstanding Actress – Claudia Karvan, Saved (SBS)

Outstanding Drama Series, Mini-series or Tele-movie – East West 101 (SBS)

Outstanding News Coverage – Victorian Bushfires (Seven)

Outstanding Public Affairs Report – Code of Silence, Four Corners (ABC)

Outstanding Factual Program – Law and Disorder (SBS)

Outstanding Light Entertainment – Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation (Ten)

Outstanding Sports Coverage – V8 Supercars: Supercheap Auto Bathurst (Seven)

Outstanding Children’s Program – My Place (ABC)

Graham Kennedy Award for Outstanding New Talent – Matt Preston, MasterChef Australia (Ten)


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