Logie Awards of 1975

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The 17th Annual TV Week Logie Awards were presented on Friday 7 March 1975 at Southern Cross Hotel in Melbourne and broadcast on the Nine Network. It was the first time the Awards were telecast in Colour. Bert Newton from the Nine Network was the Master of Ceremonies. American film star John Wayne and television actors Lee Majors and William Conrad, British actor Edward Woodward and his wife Michele Dotrice, and Australian-born British television stars Keith Michell and Diane Cilento appeared as guests. Each of the guest presenters were given special souvenir Logies[citation needed].

Awards[edit]

Winners of Logie Awards (Australian television) for 1975:

Gold Logie[edit]

Awards presented by John Wayne

Most Popular Male Personality on Australian Television
Winner: Ernie Sigley, The Ernie Sigley Show, Nine Network
Most Popular Female Personality on Australian Television
Winner: Denise Drysdale, The Ernie Sigley Show, Nine Network

Logie[edit]

National[edit]

Best Australian Actor
Winner: George Mallaby, The Box, 0-10 Network
Best Australian Actress
Winner: Bunney Brooke, Number 96, 0-10 Network
Best Australian Drama
Winner: Number 96, 0-10 Network
Best Australian Teenage Personality
Winner: Debbie Byrne, Young Talent Time, 0-10 Network
Best Australian Music/Variety Show
Winner: Young Talent Time, 0-10 Network
Best Australian Commercial
Winner: Uncle Sam
Best Individual Performance By An Actor
Winner: John Meillon, The Fourth Wish, ABC
Best Individual Performance By An Actress
Winner: Pat Evison, Pig In A Poke, ABC
Best TV Comedian
Winner: Paul Hogan, The Paul Hogan Show, Seven Network
Best New Drama
Winner: Rush, ABC
Best Script
Winner: Fred Cullen, Homicide, Seven Network
Best News Coverage
Winner: Frank Sinatra in Australia, David Hill, Seven Network News
Best Public Affairs Program
Winner: A Current Affair, Nine Network
Reporter Of The Year
Winner: Richard Carleton, This Day Tonight, ABC
Contribution To TV Journalism
Winner: Federal File, Nine Network
Best Single Documentary
Winner: Casley's Kingdom, David Johnston, Seven Network
Best Dramatised Documentary
Winner: Billy and Percy, ABC
Outstanding Contribution To TV
Winner: Bill Peach, for eight years' service to This Day Tonight, ABC
Outstanding Creative Effort
Winner: Tedd Dunn, Fredd Bear's Breakfast A-Go-Go, ATV-0
Outstanding Contribution To Daytime TV
Winner: No Man's Land, Nine Network

Victoria[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner: Ernie Sigley
Most Popular Female
Winner: Denise Drysdale
Most Popular Show
Winner: The Ernie Sigley Show, GTV-9

New South Wales[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner: Mike Walsh
Most Popular Female
Winner: Barbara Rogers
Most Popular Show
Winner: The Mike Walsh Show, TEN-10

South Australia[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner: Bob Francis
Most Popular Female
Winner: Anne Wills
Most Popular Show
Winner: Penthouse Club, ADS-7

Queensland[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner: Paul Sharratt
Most Popular Female
Winner: Rhonda Sharratt
Most Popular Show
Winner: Studio 9, QTQ-9

Tasmania[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner: Tom Payne
Most Popular Female
Winner: Margaret Anne Ford
Most Popular Show
Winner: This Week

Western Australia[edit]

Most Popular Male
Winner: Jeff Newman
Most Popular Female
Winner: Sandy Palmer
Most Popular Show
Winner: Stars Of The Future, TVW-7

Special Achievement Award[edit]

George Wallace Memorial Award For Best New Talent
Winner: John Waters, Rush, ABC

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