Cult soap Prisoner is in the running for a Hall of Fame Award at the 2010 Logies.
The show will compete with 8 other nominations put forward by television networks, to be decided by a jury. Only one will be successful.
The other 8 are all performers:
Last year’s winner was Bill Collins. It has previously been awarded to either a show or an individual, who could be an on-screen or off-screen industry name.
The names were leaked in today’s Australian newspaper. Traditionally the name of the Hall of Fame is announced ahead of the ceremony but the other contenders, which are submitted by networks, are never disclosed.
Writer Reg Watson, who created Prisoner, Neighbours, The Young Doctors, Glenview High, The Restless Years and Sons and Daughters, is yet to join the inductees. This year he received an OAM. Nine’s perennial Daryl Somers is also absent. Only one woman has ever made the list, Ruth Cracknell.
The Logies are due to take place on May 2nd.
Source: The Australian