Logie Awards of 2017

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59th Logie Awards
TV Week Logie Awards 2017 logo.jpg
Date23 April 2017
SiteCrown Palladium, Melbourne, Victoria
Gold LogieSamuel Johnson
Hall of FameKerri-Anne Kennerley
Most awardsMolly (3)
Most nominationsDoctor Doctor (6)
Television coverage
NetworkNine Network (HD)

The 59th Annual TV Week Logie Awards were held on Sunday 23 April 2017 at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne, and broadcast live on the Nine Network.[1] Public voting for the Best Award categories began on 20 November 2016 and ended on 18 December 2016.[2][3]

Following the return of the Logie Award for Best Factual Program category at the 2016 Logie Awards, the 2017 Awards reinstated the category of Logie Award for Most Outstanding Factual or Documentary Program, which is not a publicly voted category.[1]

Dannii Minogue was named as 2017 Logies ambassador.[4]

Nominees & Winners[edit]

Nominees were announced on 26 March 2017.[5][6]

Gold Logie[edit]

Best Personality on Australian Television


Best Actor Best Actress
Most Outstanding Actor Most Outstanding Actress
Most Outstanding Supporting Actor Most Outstanding Supporting Actress
Best New Talent Best Presenter
Graham Kennedy Award For Most Outstanding Newcomer

Best Programs[edit]

Best Drama Program Best Entertainment Program
  • Molly (Seven Network)
    • 800 Words (Seven Network)
    • Doctor Doctor (Nine Network)
    • Home and Away (Seven Network)
    • Offspring (Network Ten)
    • Wentworth (Showcase)
Best Reality Program Best Sports Program
Best Lifestyle Program Best Factual Program
Best News Panel or a Current Affairs Program

Most Outstanding Programs[edit]

Most Outstanding Drama Series Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
Most Outstanding Entertainment Program Most Outstanding Comedy Program
Most Outstanding Children's Program Most Outstanding Public Affairs Report
  • "Australia's Shame" (Four Corners, ABC)
    • "Anita Cobby: You Thought You Knew It All…" (Seven News Investigates, Seven Network)
    • "George Pell Investigation" (7.30, ABC)
    • "Good Cop, Bad Cop" (60 Minutes, Nine Network)
    • "Money For Nothing" (Four Corners, ABC)
Most Outstanding News Coverage Most Outstanding Sports Coverage
  • "Sky News Election Coverage 2016" (Sky News Live)
    • "Bankstown Hospital" (Nine News, Nine Network)
    • "Federal Election 2016" (Seven News, Seven Network)
    • "Inside Syria" (SBS World News, SBS)
    • "S.A. Waste Dump" (NITV News, NITV)
Most Outstanding Factual or Documentary Program
  • Conviction (ABC)
    • Deep Water: The Real Story (SBS)
    • Gogglebox Australia (Lifestyle/Network Ten)
    • Keeping Australia Alive (ABC)
    • Todd Sampson's Body Hack (Network Ten)

Network Nominations[edit]

Network No. of Nominations No. of Wins
Network Ten 31 8
ABC 40 7
Foxtel 19 7
Seven Network 22 4
Nine Network 20 3
SBS 7 0
Stan 2 0
NITV 1 0



In Memoriam[edit]

Ross Higgins actor, Kingswood Country[10]


  1. ^ a b Knox, David (20 November 2016). "Voting to open for 2017 Logie Awards". TV Tonight. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  2. ^ Dunk, Tiffany (20 November 2016). "Peter Helliar, Lisa Wilkison, Jessica Marias expected to get push for Gold nominations". news.com.au. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Voting opens for 2017 Logies". MediaWeek. 22 November 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  4. ^ Dennehy, Luke (28 November 2016). "Dannii back on TV in the UK, as she is announced ambassador for the 2017 Logies". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 30 November 2016.(subscription required)
  5. ^ Byrnes, Holly (26 March 2017). "Logie Awards 2017: nominations". news.com.au. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  6. ^ Knox, David (26 March 2017). "Logie Awards 2017: nominees". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab Knox, David (23 April 2017). "Logie Awards 2017: guide". TV Tonight. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  8. ^ a b Knox, David (21 March 2017). "James Blunt to perform at Logie Awards". TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Jessica Mauboy to perform at 2017 Logies". Mediaweek. 18 April 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  10. ^ "In Memoriam - A Tribute To Those We Have Lost".

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