Packed to the Rafters, MasterChef win Logie Awards

02 May, 2011 by

The Today Show’s Karl Stefanovic took home the Gold Logie and the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter at the 53rd TV WEEK Logie Awards last night, while shows including Packed to the Rafters and MasterChef also took major awards.

Channel Seven’s Packed To The Rafters won the statue for Most Popular Drama Series and its star Hugh Sheridan walked away with the Most Popular Actor award.

Advertisement

Presenting the award for Most Popular Reality Program, The Chaser boys’ ironic quips about the rating-busting powerhouse that is Network Ten’s MasterChef were confirmed as the show pulled the award for the second year in a row.

For his starring role in Underbelly: The Golden Mile, Firass Dirani scored Most Popular New Male Talent while the popular show also won a Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Drama Series.

A delighted Chrissie Swan received a statue for Most Popular New Female Talent and joined the rest of the glittering cast of Network Ten chat show The Circle to accept the Most Popular Light Entertainment Program award. 

Network Ten's Bondi Rescue, produced by Cordell Jigsaw, won Most Popular Factual Program.

Meanwhile, Richard Roxburgh was voted most outstanding actor for ABC series Rake, and Claire van der Boom was voted Most Outstanding Actress for ABC telemovie Sisters of War.

The full list of 2011 Logie Award winners are:

TV WEEK GOLD LOGIE – Most Popular Personality on TV
Karl Stefanovic

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE – Most Popular Actor
Hugh Sheridan (Packed To The Rafters, Channel Seven)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE – Most Popular Actress
Asher Keddie (Offspring, Network Ten)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE – Most Popular Presenter
Karl Stefanovic (Today, Nine Network)

MOST POPULAR NEW MALE TALENT
Firass Dirani (Underbelly: The Golden Mile, Nine Network)

MOST POPULAR NEW FEMALE TALENT
Chrissie Swan (The Circle, Network Ten)

MOST POPULAR DRAMA SERIES
Packed To The Rafters (Channel Seven)

MOST POPULAR LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM
The Circle (Network Ten)

MOST POPULAR LIFESTYLE PROGRAM
Better Homes And Gardens (Channel Seven)

MOST POPULAR SPORTS PROGRAM
The Footy Show (AFL) (Nine Network)

MOST POPULAR REALITY PROGRAM
MasterChef Australia (Network Ten)

MOST POPULAR FACTUAL PROGRAM
Bondi Rescue (Network Ten)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE – Most Outstanding Drama Series, Miniseries or Telemovie
Underbelly: The Golden Mile (Nine Network)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE – Most Outstanding Actor
Richard Roxburgh (Rake, ABC1)

TV WEEK SILVER LOGIE – Most Outstanding Actress
Claire van der Boom (Sisters Of War, ABC1)

GRAHAM KENNEDY AWARD FOR MOST OUTSTANDING NEW TALENT
Firass Dirani (Underbelly: The Golden Mile, Nine Network)

MOST OUTSTANDING NEWS COVERAGE
New Zealand Mine Disaster” (Seven News)

MOST OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORT
Smugglers' Paradise” (Four Corners, ABC1)

MOST OUTSTANDING LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM
Spicks And Specks (ABC1)

MOST OUTSTANDING SPORTS COVERAGE
The Ashes 2010 First Test – Day One at the Gabba (Nine Network)

MOST OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM
Dance Academy (ABC3)

MOST OUTSTANDING FACTUAL PROGRAM
Trishna & Krishna: The Quest For Separate Lives (Channel Seven)

 

 

 

 

 

 

.