Foxtel comes to the Logie party

Suggestions that Foxtel might snub the Logies after the event was sponsored by Freeview appear to have been short-lived. Of course, it was actually Brian Walsh who said he wouldn’t be in attendance -not celebrities.

There will be plenty in attendance.

MTV’s Ruby Rose is now confirmed to co-host the Red Carpet Arrivals.

Kat Stewart, Claudia Karvan and Charlotte Dawson will all be presenting awards. Australia’s Next Top Model winner Tahnee Atkinson will be handing out the trophies to winners.

As evidence of Foxtel’s enthusiasm for the event, here is the entire Press Release:

Foxtel is set to shine at the 2010 TV Week Logie Awards at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne this Sunday night, with an impressive line-up of personalities representing subscription television in the Awards’ ceremony and on the red carpet.

In a Logies’ first, host of FOX8’s Ultimate School Musical, Ruby Rose (from MTV) will join Channel Nine’s Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson and Jules Lund on the red carpet to host the all-important arrivals.

Australia’s Next Top Model (FOX8) judge Charlotte Dawson will make her debut as a TV Week Logies presenter. Also presenting are previous Logie winners, Kat Stewart, a Tangle (Showcase) nominee this year, and Claudia Karvan, star of the new Foxtel drama series Spirited (W) premiering in August.

Fresh from this week’s the launch of new channel MTV Classic will be Australian music legend Ian “Molly” Meldrum, who will present alongside his MTV pal Ruby Rose.

Current winner of the FOX8 smash-hit series Australia’s Next Top Model, Tahnee Atkinson, will also make her TV Week Logie Awards’ debut. The gorgeous rising star of Australian modelling will be on stage for the duration of the ceremony as she presents the winners with their Logies.

The new host of Football Superstar (FOX8), model and former professional footballer, Kris Smith will walk the red carpet with his Football Superstar co-host Lee Furlong, just days before filming for season three of the football reality show kicks off.

Tara Moss, Australia’s glamorous queen of crime and host of the upcoming series Tough Nuts (Crime & Investigation Network), will attend the Awards in her first red carpet appearance since joining Foxtel. Tough Nuts will premiere exclusively in June.

The premiere season of Showcase drama series Tangle has received four nominations, including Most Outstanding Drama Series. The hit drama will be represented on the night by Tangle nominees Kat Stewart (Most Outstanding Actress), Justine Clarke (Most Outstanding Actress) and Eva Lazzaro (Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent), who will be joined by their Tangle co-stars Matt Day, Catherine McClements and Joel Tobeck. Filming of the second season recently wrapped in Melbourne.

Satisfaction (Showcase) star Camille Keenan, who has been nominated for the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent, will attend with fellow cast member and former TV Week Logie winner Alison Whyte.

One of New Zealand’s best-loved performers, Robyn Malcolm, from the popular television series Outrageous Fortune (screened exclusively on Foxtel’s Arena), will be at the TV Week Logies for the first time.

Ultimate School Musical’s director Eddie Perfect, vocal coach Anthony Callea and dance coach Kelly Aykers are all set to attend.

Subscription television favourite Brendan Moar from the The LifeStyle Channel will be joined one of the fresh new faces of Lifestyle You, fashion commentator Kate Waterhouse.

Rob Carlton, Charlie Garber and Darren Gilshenan from Movie Network’s Chandon Pictures, which is nominated for Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program, will be there along with Luke Joseph-Ryan and Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd Nickelodeon’s Camp Orange: The Final Frontier (nominated for Most Outstanding Children’s Program).


  1. Craig(Buzz)

    They had nothing to worry about,notice freeview was hardly ever mentioned at all.Funny that.Maybe the networks changed there minds,since there was plenty of Pay Tv people present.A sensible decision made,for a good night

  2. Camp Orange: The Final Frontier was hosted by Maude Garret-but if that wins a Logie, new hosts for the 6th series Luke and Wyatt will accept.

    Does that mean Maude Garret is no longer with Nickelodeon?

  3. OF would be exclusive if Ten didn’t hold onto the last 10 eps for ransom to fill their aussie quota which means Arena can’t play them (with respect) until then and also the DVD has been delayed because ot it.

  4. “…Outrageous Fortune (screened exclusively on Foxtel’s Arena))

    I guess “exclusively” means “exclusive except when Channels 9 & 10 are showing it”

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