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TV Week of Oz serves annual Gold Logies

Nine Network anchor Ray Martin won his third Gold Logie for most popular TV personality at the TV Week awards ceremony in Melbourne Sunday. Martin also hosted the event, at which veteran actor Charles (Bud) Tingwell was named to the Hall of Fame.

Industry voters also gave awards in five of the eight categories to Australian Broadcasting Corp. programs, with the pubcaster’s Melbourne-based cop series “Phoenix II” winning for best drama. “Labor in Power” took best documentary; “The Late Show,” best comedy; and Garry McDonald and Ruth Cracknell earned acting awards for their performances in the sitcom “Mother and Son.”

Public-voted awards went to the Aussie Broadcasting Corp. in the acting categories — Gary Sweet and Sonia Todd for “Police Rescue,” which also won best drama — while “The Late Show” picked one up for comedy and Ruth Cracknell got her second nod of the night.

Other reader-elected Logies went to “Hey, Hey It’s Saturday,” the long-running light entertainment show, and lifestyle magazine “Burke’s Backyard, ” both on Nine. The Seven Network won best public affairs show with “Real Life” and best series for “Home and Away.”

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