Changing hands: TV Week has decided to move on after 60 years running the Logie Awards. Pictured: Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan at the 1988 Logie Awards in Melbourne

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TV Week backs out of the Logie Awards after 60 years operating Australian tv’s evening of nights

TV Week has determined to maneuver on after 60 years operating the Logie Awards.

The journal’s writer Are Media introduced on Thursday it’s going to keep possession of the awards ceremony, however Sydney-based occasions firm Rizer will independently deal with day-to-day operations.

Rizer will take care of voting, the ultimate nominees and community submissions.

Changing hands: TV Week has decided to move on after 60 years running the Logie Awards. Pictured: Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan at the 1988 Logie Awards in Melbourne

Altering fingers: TV Week has determined to maneuver on after 60 years operating the Logie Awards. Pictured: Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan on the 1988 Logie Awards in Melbourne

Are Media, which is owned by non-public fairness enterprise Mercury Capital, hasn’t but commented on why the organisational aspect of the Logies is altering fingers. 

Fiona Connolly, Group Writer of Are Media, advised TV Tonight the time was proper ‘handy over the reins’, including that TV Week will stay the Logies’ media associate. 

The Logies was cancelled as a result of Covid in 2021 and 2020 and are scheduled to return this yr on free-to-air and streaming platforms. 

New start: Publisher Are Media announced on Thursday it will maintain ownership of the awards ceremony, but Sydney-based event company Rizer will independently handle day-to-day operations. Pictured: John Wayne and Burt Newton at the 1975 Logies

New begin: Writer Are Media introduced on Thursday it’s going to keep possession of the awards ceremony, however Sydney-based occasion firm Rizer will independently deal with day-to-day operations. Pictured: John Wayne and Burt Newton on the 1975 Logies

TV Week has a longtime relationship with Rizer, which has been operating the purple carpet and dealing with different elements of the awards for seven years. 

Based by TV Week in 1958 to rejoice the perfect of Australian tv, the Logies have been a serious fixture on the trade calendar for many years, having fun with excessive rankings and attracting large worldwide stars as company.

The Logies’ high prize, the Gold Logie, voted by readers of TV Week, for the preferred persona on Australian TV, remains to be extremely coveted amongst trade expertise.

Changes: Are Media, which is owned by private equity business Mercury Capital, hasn't yet commented on why the organisational side of the Logies is changing hands. Pictured: Silver Logie winner Waleed Aly in 2017

Modifications: Are Media, which is owned by non-public fairness enterprise Mercury Capital, hasn’t but commented on why the organisational aspect of the Logies is altering fingers. Pictured: Silver Logie winner Waleed Aly in 2017

Current Gold Logie winners embody comic Tom Gleeson in 2019, actor Sam Johnson in 2017 and presenter Waleed Aly in 2016.

The Logies have a popularity for being ‘looser’ than American and British awards reveals, with a number of unscripted, alcohol-fuelled moments occurring on dwell TV over time – a key consider its enduring recognition with viewers at dwelling.  

The 2000s has seen combined fortunes for the Logies, with its 2019 iteration being crushed within the TV rankings by Channel Seven actuality present Home Guidelines.

A historical past of the Logies will be discovered on the Nationwide Movie and Sound Archive web site. 

Recognition: Recent Gold Logie winners include comedian Tom Gleeson (pictured) in 2019, actor Sam Johnson in 2017 and presenter Waleed Aly in 2016

Recognition: Current Gold Logie winners embody comic Tom Gleeson (pictured) in 2019, actor Sam Johnson in 2017 and presenter Waleed Aly in 2016