Logie Awards of 2008
|50th Logie Awards|
|Date||4 May 2008|
|Site||Crown Palladium, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Gold Logie||Kate Ritchie|
|Hall of Fame||John Clarke|
|Most awards||Home and Away (4)|
|Most nominations||Home and Away (6)|
The 50th Annual TV Week Logie Awards was held on Sunday 4 May 2008 at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne, and broadcast on the Nine Network. For the first time in the Logie Awards 50-year history, there was no host for the ceremony, but only a series of presenters. Also for the first time, the public were able to vote online for the "Most Popular" categories without needing to buy a copy of TV Week. The nominations were announced on 7 April 2008. Hamish Blake and Andy Lee were the backstage hosts, while Jules Lund, Livinia Nixon and Shelley Craft were the red carpet arrivals hosts.
Winners and nominees
In the tables below, winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.
|Most Popular Personality on Australian Television|
|Most Popular Actor||Most Popular Actress|
|Most Outstanding Actor in a Series||Most Outstanding Actress in a Series|
|Most Popular New Male Talent||Most Popular New Female Talent|
|Most Outstanding New Talent||Most Popular Presenter|
Most Popular Programs
|Most Popular Australian Drama Series||Most Popular Light Entertainment Program|
|Most Popular Lifestyle Program||Most Popular Factual Program|
|Most Popular Sports Program||Most Popular Reality Program|
Most Outstanding Programs
|Most Outstanding Drama Series, Miniseries or Telemovie||Most Outstanding Comedy Program|
|Most Outstanding Sports Coverage||Most Outstanding News Coverage|
|Most Outstanding Children's Program||Most Outstanding Public Affairs Report|
|Most Outstanding Documentary or Documentary Series||Most Outstanding Factual Series|
- Top 10 finalists from So You Think You Can Dance Australia
- The Last Goodnight – "Pictures of You"
- Westlife – "Something Right"
- Vanessa Amorosi – "Perfect"
- Chris Lilley as Mr G – "Naughty Girl"
Hall of Fame
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- "Hope at last for the Logies". The Daily Telegraph (News Limited). 31 March 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
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- "Full list of nominations for the 50th Logie Awards". Sunshine Coast Daily (APN News & Media). 7 April 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Lilley and Hills threaten Rove and Ritchie for Gold Logie". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). 7 April 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
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- McGuire, Jess (4 May 2008). "Logies 08: Live Blogging Australian Television's Night of Nights!". Defamer.com.au. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Antonia Kidman sets style standard with flowing train at TV bash". Hello. 5 May 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- Idato, Michael (4 May 2008). "Kate Ritchie wins gold again". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- Knox, David (21 April 2008). "Logies: Clarke enters Hall of Fame". TV Tonight. Retrieved 4 May 2008.