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2006
Logie Award Winners

48th Annual TV Week Logie Awards

Sunday, 7 May 2006
Palladium Ballroom, Crown Towers, Melbourne, VIC

Over the past 48 years, the Gold Logie winner for Most Popular Personality was selected by readers of TV Week magazine. Beginning in 2006, the winner is now selected from votes of TV Week readers and the general public. This year they

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could vote for their favourite via SMS and a 1-900 number.

After 10 straight nominations, John Wood (Blue Heelers) finally won a Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television.

The 2006 Logies was hosted by Ray Martin, Bert Newton, Daryl Somers, Georgie Parker and Lisa McCune. Special Guests were George Eads (CSI), Chris North (Law & Order: CI), Joan Rivers. Performers were Cirque du Soleil, Pink, Chris Lilley with Cathy Freeman, Sherbet, and David Campbell.

New award this year: Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent.

2006 Special Awards

Hall of Fame Gold Logie Play School ABC
Graham Kennedy Award
     For Most Outstanding New Talent
Chris Lilley - We Can Be Heroes ABC

2006 Most Outstanding Awards

Silver Logie Most Outstanding
     Actor In A Drama Series
Dan Wyllie - Love My Way Foxtel
Silver Logie Most Outstanding
     Actress In A Drama Series
Claudia Karvan - Love My Way Foxtel
Silver Logie Most Outstanding Drama Series Love My Way Foxtel
Most Outstanding Mini-Series / Telemovie The Incredible Journey Of Mary Bryant 10
Most Outstanding News Coverage Aceh: Last Man Standing, ABC News ABC
Most Outstanding Public Affairs Report "The Gathering Storm" - Australian Story ABC
Most Outstanding Documentary Series He's Coming South: The Attack On Sydney Harbour Foxtel
Most Outstanding Children's Program Blue Water High ABC
Most Outstanding Sports Coverage The 2005 Super Cheap Auto 1000 10
Most Outstanding Comedy We Can Be Heroes ABC

2006 Most Popular Awards

Gold Logie Most Popular Personality John Wood - Blue Heelers 7
Silver Logie Most Popular Actor John Wood - Blue Heelers 7
Silver Logie Most Popular Actress Kate Ritchie - Home and Away 7
Silver Logie Most Popular TV Presenter Rove McManus - Rove Live 10
Most Popular New Female Talent Jodi Gordon - Home and Away 7
Most Popular New Male Talent Paul O'Brien - Home and Away 7
Most Popular Drama Home and Away 7
Most Popular Reality Program Australian Idol 10
Most Popular Sports Program The Footy Show: NRL 9
Most Popular Light Entertainment / Comedy Program Dancing With The Stars 7
Most Popular Lifestyle Program Backyard Blitz 9

NOTE: yes, we know many of the Special Guests are famous for more than what we list. Because this is a historical listing, we've tried to show the TV program the person was known for at the time. For example, Roger Moore was known for his TV show The Pretenders in 1972, long before he did the James Bond films.

Last column in the above charts is the television network / station.

 

 

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