Logie Awards of 1961

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3rd Logie Awards
Date18 March 1961
SiteChevron-Hilton Hotel, Sydney
Hosted byJimmy Edwards
Gold LogieBob Dyer
Television coverage
NetworkABN-2 (ABC)

The 3rd Annual TV Week Logie Awards were presented on Saturday 18 March 1961 at Chevron-Hilton Hotel in Sydney. Jimmy Edwards from the BBC series Whack-O! was the Master of Ceremonies. The Awards presentation was televised in a half-hour live broadcast on ABN-2, Sydney, with delayed broadcast on ABC stations in other capital cities during the following week. This article lists the winners of Logie Awards (Australian television) for 1961:

Awards[edit]

Gold Logie[edit]

Most Popular Personality on Australian Television
Winner:
Bob Dyer

Special Gold Logie[edit]

Best Drama
Winner:
Stormy Petrel, ABC

Logie[edit]

National[edit]

Best Actor
Winner:
Brian James, Stormy Petrel
Best Variety Show
Winner:
Revue '61, Director Peter Macfarlane, host Digby Wolfe
Best Comedians
Winner:
Bobby Limb and Buster Fiddess
Best Singer
Winner:
Elaine McKenna
Best Australian Drama
Winner:
Shadow of a Pale Horse, ATN-7
Best Sporting Coverage
Winner:
The Davis Cup, ABC

Victoria[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Graham Kennedy
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Panda Lisner
Most Popular Program
Winner:
In Melbourne Tonight, GTV-9

New South Wales[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Digby Wolfe
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Tanya Halesworth
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Bobby Limb Show, TCN-9

South Australia[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Ian Fairweather
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Maree Tomasetti
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Adelaide Tonight, NWS-9

Queensland[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Brian Tait
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Nancy Knudsen
Most Popular Program
Winner:
The Late Show, BTQ-7

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