The Foxtel Group today confirmed it has secured a total of 20 nominations for the 62nd TV Week Logie Awards, spanning local and internationally celebrated drama, lifestyle, reality and sports programming on FOXTEL and BINGE.
Worldwide phenomenon WENTWORTH scored a nomination for Most Outstanding Drama Series for the eighth and final season of the much-loved FOXTEL Original series. Katrina Milosevic received her first Most Outstanding Supporting Actress nomination for her notable role as “Boomer” and fan favourite Bernard Curry is nominated for Most Popular Actor.
The critically acclaimed series, MR INBETWEEN, landed two nominations for its third and final season. Series creator, writer and star Scott Ryan is nominated for Most Outstanding Actor for his portrayal of Ray Shoesmith, following his win in the same category in 2019. Matt Nable is also nominated for Most Outstanding Supporting Actor for the pivotal role of hitman, Dave.
BINGE’s first Australian Original LOVE ME secured the most nominations of any drama this year with seven nominations, including Most Outstanding Drama Series and Most Popular Drama Program. The romantic six-episode drama series, which follows three different family members as they experience modern love at distinct times of their lives, premiered on Boxing Day, and became an instant summer hit.
LOVE ME lead actor Hugo Weaving is nominated in the Most Popular and Most Outstanding Actor Category and is joined by co-star Heather Mitchell, nominated for Most Outstanding Supporting Actress. LOVE ME rising stars Bojana Novakovic and Will Lodder also received Logies nods, nominated for Most Popular Actress and Most Popular New Talent respectively.
FOXTEL Original series THE END is nominated for Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie and Australian icon Noni Hazlehurst received a nomination for Most Outstanding Supporting Actress, for her role as Pamela in the acclaimed drama series about the beauty that lies between life and death.
In further nominations for the FOXTEL Group, Logie Award-winning hit series GOGGLEBOX AUSTRALIA is once again nominated in the Most Popular Entertainment Program category.
Season four of the hugely successful LOVE IT OR LIST IT AUSTRALIA hosted by Andrew Winter and Neale Whitaker is nominated for Most Popular Lifestyle Program.
The 2021/2022 Men’s Ashes Series on FOX CRICKET is also nominated for Most Outstanding Sports Coverage.
Foxtel Group’s slate of international content has also been recognised, with the following Australian acting talent nominated for Most Popular Actor or Actress in an International Program:
Sarah Snook has received a nomination for her acclaimed role as Shiv Roy in the global phenomenon, SUCCESSION. Murray Bartlett is nominated for his scene-stealing
performance as Armond in the smash-hit series THE WHITE LOTUS and breakout star Angourie Rice has received a nod for her role in one of the biggest hits of 2021, MARE OF EASTTOWN.
Foxtel Group Chief Content and Commercial Officer, Amanda Laing said: “These 20 nominations recognise the Foxtel Group’s continuing commitment to producing world-class entertainment and sporting content for our viewers. It’s a great achievement for the Foxtel Group, our production partners, cast, and crew.”
“The Logies are a great moment for Australian television’s creative community and I’d like to congratulate all of the nominees.”
For a full list of nominees for the 62nd TV Week Logie Awards, visit: www.tvweeklogieawards.com.au
The 62nd TV Week Logie Awards will take place at Gold Coast Convention Centre on Sunday June 19, 2022.