Logie Awards of 1972

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The 14th Annual TV Week Logie Awards were presented on Friday 18 February 1972 at the Southern Cross Hotel in Melbourne. The awards were broadcast live on the Nine Network in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide and broadcast later elsewhere. Bert Newton from the Nine Network was the Master of Ceremonies. The awards featured appearances by Rock Hudson and Roger Moore. Juliet Mills, Kenneth Connor and Robert Reed were also present.

The Gold Logie was won by Gerard Kennedy for his lead role on Division 4 and he also won best actor with Pat Smith winning the best actress award for her role in the same series. Division 4 also won best Australian drama. This article lists the winners of Logie Awards (Australian television) for 1971:

Awards[edit]

Gold Logie[edit]

Most Popular Personality on Australian Television

Presented by Rock Hudson

Winner:
Gerard Kennedy

Logie[edit]

National[edit]

Best Actor
Winner:
Gerard Kennedy, Division 4, Nine Network
Best Actress
Winner:
Pat Smith, Division 4, Nine Network
Best Australian Drama
Winner:
Division 4, Nine Network
Best Teenage Personality
Winner:
Johnny Farnham
Best Australian Comedy
Winner:
The Group, Seven Network
Best Australian Music/Variety Show
Winner:
Young Talent Time, Network Ten
Best Compere
Winner:
Bert Newton, In Melbourne Tonight, Nine Network
Best Overseas Drama USA
Winner:
The Mod Squad
Best Overseas Drama UK
Winner:
The Persuaders
Best Commercial
Winner:
Fanta
Best New Drama Series
Winner:
Matlock Police, Network Ten
Best Scriptwriter
Winner:
Tony Morphett, Dynasty, ABC
Best Individual Acting Performance
Winner:
Jack Fegan, Division 4, Nine Network
Best News Coverage
Winner:
Victoria-Springbok rugby match
Outstanding Creative Effort
Winner:
Dead Men Running, ABC
Outstanding Contribution To TV Journalism
Winner:
Dateline ‘71, Network Ten

Victoria[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Frank Wilson
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Mary Hardy
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Penthouse Club, Seven Network

New South Wales[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Bob Rogers
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Penny Spence
Most Popular Program
Winner:
The Bob Rogers Show, Seven Network

Queensland[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Ron Cadee
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Dina Heslop
Most Popular Program
Winner:
I've Got A Secret, Nine Network

South Australia[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Ernie Sigley
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Anne Wills
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Adelaide Tonight, Nine Network

Tasmania[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Graeme Smith
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Sue Gray
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Smith's Weekly

Western Australia[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Jeff Newman
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Jenny Clemesha
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Stars Of The Future, Seven Network

Special Achievement Awards[edit]

George Wallace Memorial Logie For Best New Talent
Winner:
Jamie Redfern, Young Talent Time, Network Ten

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