Offspring sweeps Logie nominations
Press release from Madman
The nominations are in for the 2011 TV Week Logie Awards, revealing a haul of nods across eight categories for Madman TV’s Offspring, including the Gold Logie, plus nominations for SBS DVD releases Wilfred, Who do you think you are? and Luke Nguyen's Vietnam.
For her portrayal of Nina Proudman in the popular Channel Ten drama, Offspring, Asher Keddie has been nominated in three categories – including the prestigious Gold and Silver Logies, whilst her co-stars, Don Hany (East West 101) and Kat Stewart (Underbelly) have also been nominated in the Silver Logie categories.
Rounding out the remainder of the nominations for Offspring are Logies for ‘Most Popular Drama Series’, ‘Most Popular New Talent’ (Eddie Perfect) and the ‘Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent’ (Richard Davies).
Offspring – The Complete First Series is available now on DVD ($59.95srp). The second series of Offspring premieres on Channel Ten in May, 2011.
Numerous SBS productions have also appeared in this year’s list – Jason Gann (Wilfred) is up for a Silver Logie for ‘Most Outstanding Actor, whilst the Australian adaptation of Who do you think you are? has received a nomination for the ‘Most Popular Factual Program’.Luke Nguyen's Vietnam has also been nominated in the ‘Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program’ category.
Multiple series of Wilfred, Luke Nguyen's Vietnam, and Who do you think you are? are all available now on DVD – $29.95srp each.
The full list of 2011 Logie Awards nominations for Madman and SBS DVD releases is as follows:
– TV Week Gold Logie, Most Popular Personality on Television: Asher Keddie (Offspring)
– TV Week Silver Logie, Most Popular Actor – Don Hany (Offspring)
– TV Week Silver Logie, Most Popular Actress – Asher Keddie (Offspring)
– Most Popular New Talent – Eddie Perfect (Offspring)
– Most Popular Drama Series – Offspring
– TV Week Silver Logie, Most Outstanding Actress – Asher Keddie (Offspring)
– TV Week Silver Logie, Most Outstanding Actress – Kat Stewart (Offspring)
– Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent – Richard Davies (Offspring)
– Most Popular Factual Program – Who do you think you are?(SBS)
– TV Week Silver Logie, Most Outstanding Actor – Jason Gann (Wilfred, SBS)
– Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program – Luke Nguyen's Vietnam (SBS)
The 2011 Logie Awards ceremony will be held on May 1st, 2011.