The Logies have been cancelled once more due to the coronavirus pandemic. But not everybody is unhappy about the TV awards being pushed to subsequent year.
The TV Week Logie Awards have been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 62nd awards had been due to happen at The Star Gold Coast on November 28 nonetheless Australia’s Delta outbreak – that may probably hold borders shut till late this year – has seen the awards pushed once more.
Not everybody was unhappy about the awards being moved to 2022 – with 2019 Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson celebrating the “good news” on Twitter.
Are Media, the group behind the Logies, mentioned the evolving Covid scenario “regrettably provides organisers with no certainty to plan ahead for a safe event for guests to attend”.
Due to the awards being cancelled final year and this year, the eligibility for the 2022 Logies will run from January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
“We are disappointed to have to cancel this year’s TV WEEK Logie Awards after charging ahead with plans to return for a bigger than ever event on the Gold Coast this November,” Fiona Connolly, the group writer of Are Media, mentioned.
“Unfortunately, our current Covid cases and travel restrictions leave us no choice. But we will return to Queensland mid 2022 and promise the TV WEEK Logie Awards will bring an overdue and deserved night of glamour, celebration and recognition of Australia’s outstanding television industry.”
The new date for the 2022 awards will probably be introduced early subsequent year.