Change: TV Week editor Thomas Woodgate has revealed that the voting system for the 2020 Logie Awards will be simplified, and ratings will be taken into account. Pictured: Tom Gleeson

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‘We get suggestions yearly from the networks’: Logie Awards dealing with big shake-up for 2020 ceremony… after Tom Gleeson’s controversial win

The annual TV Week Logie Awards is ready for an enormous shake-up this 12 months. 

Forward of the 2020 ceremony, TV Week editor Thomas Woodgate has revealed that the voting system will now be simplified, and scores can be taken under consideration.

It comes after Tom Gleeson’s controversial Gold Logie win final 12 months led to a backlash from each viewers and celebrities, following a shameless media marketing campaign. 

Change: TV Week editor Thomas Woodgate has revealed that the voting system for the 2020 Logie Awards will be simplified, and ratings will be taken into account. Pictured: Tom Gleeson

Change: TV Week editor Thomas Woodgate has revealed that the voting system for the 2020 Logie Awards can be simplified, and scores can be taken under consideration. Pictured: Tom Gleeson

Talking to The Sunday Telegraph, Mr Woodgate mentioned that he’s revamping this 12 months’s awards present following ‘suggestions’ from tv networks. 

He defined that voting for the Most Standard awards, together with the Gold Logie, will now run for 5 weeks in ‘one prolonged dwell interval’ after nominees are introduced.

The editor added that ‘all networks are invited to submit simply 5 candidates for every of the 12 Most Standard Awards, together with the Gold Logie Award.’

Revamp: The editor added that 'all networks are invited to submit just five candidates for each of the 12 Most Popular Awards' - rather than as many as they want. Pictured: Karl Stefanovic

Revamp: The editor added that ‘all networks are invited to submit simply 5 candidates for every of the 12 Most Standard Awards’ – somewhat than as many as they need. Pictured: Karl Stefanovic

Beforehand, voting was break up into two durations, and networks may submit as many candidates as they needed for the Most Standard classes.  

Tv scores may also be taken under consideration for the primary time this 12 months.

‘By utilizing scores we will now decide what is taken into account widespread lately,’ added Mr Woodgate. 

Can they do it? TV ratings will also be taken into account for the first time this year, meaning Married At First Sight may finally win. Pictured: Michael Brunelli and Martha Kalifatidis

Can they do it? TV scores may also be taken under consideration for the primary time this 12 months, that means Married At First Sight could lastly win. Pictured: Michael Brunelli and Martha Kalifatidis

Lately, the Logies has baffled followers after Married At First Sight, Australia’s highest-rated actuality present, has didn’t win a single award.

In 2019, the Logies confronted backlash over Exhausting Quiz host Tom Gleeson’s Gold Logie win, after slamming all the opposite nominees in a ruthless media marketing campaign. 

Mr Woodgate denied that this 12 months’s revamp was due to the backlash.

Memorable: It comes after Tom Gleeson's controversial Gold Logie win last year led to a backlash from both viewers and celebrities, following a shameless media campaign

Memorable: It comes after Tom Gleeson’s controversial Gold Logie win final 12 months led to a backlash from each viewers and celebrities, following a shameless media marketing campaign