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Logie Awards live: Stars arrive on red carpet

The Australian television industry will tonight celebrate the best in business for the first Logie awards in three years.

Keep up to date with the latest details, from the red carpet to the big winners, in our live blog.

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By Shiloh Payne

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Who is hosting the Logies?

Officially, no-one.

but comedian Tony Martin will return, along with a line-up of TV personalities from all networks including Mel B, Hamish and Andy, Melissa Leong and ABC’s own Leigh Sales, Tony Armstrong, Jeremy Fernandez, David Speers and many more.

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Guests are now heading inside for the event

Our reporter on the ground Heidi Sheehan says that’s a wrap for the red carpet. Everyone is heading inside now for the event.

But we’re far from over.

The televised show starts from 7pm on Nine, so get that microwave popcorn ready for a big night ahead.

By Shiloh Payne

Here’s more of the red carpet action

Gold Logie nominee Sonia Kruger has opted for sparkles and feathers for this year’s look.

When is Costa Georgiadis not sporting a smile?

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is sparkling as she walks down the Logies red carpet.

Tom Gleeson’s also up for the Gold Logie.

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Our reporter Heidi Sheehan says the vibe is absolutely buzzing. “Everyone is very happy to be back after a hiatus for the last couple of years. Most of the stars say they’re making the most of the event being on the Gold Coast.”

By Shiloh Payne

The cast of Neighbors has arrived

(AAP: Regi Varghese)

The beloved faces of Ramsay Street are walking the red carpet as a group for the last time after the show was canceled earlier this year.

There will be a special tribute for Neighbors in this year’s show.

Here’s April Rose, who plays Chloe Brennan, sporting a sparkly pink bodice with a long feathery dress.

(AAP: Regi Varghese)

By Shiloh Payne

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Who is performing tonight?

Confirmed acts include jimmy barneswho will be accompanied by his 12-piece band, and Jessica Mauboy with the debut TV performance of her new single, Automatic.

Platinum-awarded singer and UK pop star calum scott will perform new songs from his upcoming album Bridges.

Outside the ballroom there will be live performances by The Rogue Traders, Lachie Gill, Gaudion and sophia isella and Lionette.

We’ve put together a full list of nominees and some extra details in an article here.

By Shiloh Payne

Tony Armstrong is in the building and he’s feeling… ‘weird’

ABC News Breakfast presenter Tony Armstrong has arrived on the red carpet, this is his first time at the Logies and he’s up for best new talent.

Here’s what he told our reporter Heidi Sheehan:

“This is weird as, have a look at it! It’s so weird. Everyone’s lovely but it’s weird.”

By Shiloh Payne

How can I watch the Logies?

You’ll be able to see the red carpet action from 7pm on Nine before the awards kick off 7.30pm.

If you’d rather read about what’s going on rather than watch, you’re in the right place!

By Shiloh Payne

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Gold Logie nominees are starting to arrive

Here’s the latest from Heidi Sheehan:

A couple of the Gold Logie nominees have started rolling up to the red carpet. Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster-Blake are here.

They agree that the Gold Coast is the best spot to hold them Logies.

“Love Melbourne – born and bred Melbourne but this feels – this is a holiday,” Hamish said.

“This does feel like a holiday and it’s an award ceremony so that makes it extra fun.”

Hamish and Zoe say they went for a stroll this morning and saw whales.

By Shiloh Payne

Who is up for the Gold Logie?

There’s seven nominees for the Gold Logie tonight, including Tom Gleeson who won the award.

Other nominees include Masterchef’s Melissa Leong and Lego Master’s Hamish Blake.

Here’s the full list:

  • Hamish BlakeLego Masters Australia, 9Network
  • Julia MorrisI’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, Network 10
  • Karl StefanovićToday/60 Minutes, 9Network
  • Melissa LeongMasterChef Australia/Celebrity MasterChef Australia, Network 10
  • Ray MeagerHome And Away, Seven Network
  • sonia krugerBig Brother, Holey Moley, Dancing with The Stars: All Stars, The Voice Australia, The Voice Australia Generations, Seven Network
  • Tom GleesonHard Quiz, ABC

There’s talk Hamish might have this one in the bag. What do you think?

By Shiloh Payne

Let the Logies begin

Here’s the latest from Heidi Sheehan who’s reporting on the ground for us tonight:

The Logies red carpet is officially underway!

I’m Heidi Shehan – I’m reporting for the ABC from the red carpet at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, for the first time the Logie Awards have been held since 2019.

By Shiloh Payne

The Silver Logie renamed in Bert Newton’s honor

AAP: Dan Peled

The Silver Logie for most popular presenter has been renamed the Bert Newton Award to honor the Logies Hall of Fame inductee. Bert passed away last October but won four Gold Logie awards and hosted the ceremony 20 times. His wife Patti will hand out the award.

There has also been a brand new award introduced this year, that’s a Silver Logie for most popular Australian actor or actress in an international program.

Nominees include Jackie Weaver for her work in Yellowstone and Murray Bartlett for his role in The White Lotus.

By Shiloh Payne

Strap yourself in, it’s Logies night!

Good evening, I’m Shiloh Payne and I’ll be taking you on a journey of Aussie glitz and glam tonight as the TV WEEK Logie Awards is celebrated on the Gold Coast.

We’ll start with the red carpet this evening before the awards ceremony starts around 7.30pm.

The night will be jam packed with celebrity performances as we celebrate the most notable in Australian TV.

I want to hear your thoughts and questions throughout the night so please get in touch via the comment button.

There are a couple of changes to the awards this year, so let’s start there.

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