Logie Awards of 1962

The 4th Annual TV Week Logie Awards were presented on Saturday 31 March 1962 at the Chevron Hotel in Melbourne. The awards presentation was telecast live in a half-hour broadcast on ABV-2, (The ABC's Melbourne station), with delayed transmission on ABC stations in other cities over the following days. Gerald Lyons from the ABC was the Master of Ceremonies. Game show host Bob Dyer was on hand to present awards. This article lists the winners of Logie Awards (Australian television) for 1962. Winning the Gold Logie was a joint honour that year with entertainer Tommy Hanlon Jr and variety host Lorrae Desmond, winning the coveted award, in doing so, Desmond was the first woman on Australian television to win the Gold.

4th Logie Awards
Date31 March 1962
SiteChevron Hotel, Melbourne
Hosted byGerald Lyons
Gold LogieLorrae Desmond
Tommy Hanlon, Jr.
Television coverage
NetworkABV-2 (ABC)

Awards

Gold Logie

Most Popular Personality on Australian Television
Winner:
Lorrae Desmond and Tommy Hanlon, Jr.

Logie

National

Best Variety Show
Winner:
Revue '61, ATN-7
Best Drama Series
Winner:
Consider Your Verdict, HSV-7
Best Youth Entertainment
Winner:
Bandstand, TCN-9
Best Female Singer
Winner:
Patsy Ann Noble
Best Male Singer
Winner:
Col Joye
Best Comedian
Winner:
Bobby Limb
Best Documentary Series
Winner:
Anzac, Nine Network
Best News Feature Program
Winner:
Four Corners, ABC
Best Commercial of the Year
Winner:
Vacuum Oil Company's Mobil Oil commercial with Bobby Limb

Victoria

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Graham Kennedy
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Toni Lamond
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Sunnyside Up, HSV-7

New South Wales

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Digby Wolfe
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Dawn Lake
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Johnny O'Keefe Show, ATN-7

South Australia

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Kevin Crease
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Joan Disher
Most Popular Program
Winner:
On The Sunnyside, ADS-7

Queensland

Most Popular Male
Winner:
Brian Tait
Most Popular Female
Winner:
Jill McCann
Most Popular Program
Winner:
Theatre Royal, BTQ-7

Tasmania

Most Popular Personality
Winner:
Wendy Ellis

Western Australia

Most Popular Personality
Winner:
Diana Ward

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