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Logies tips: Who will walk away with the statues?

Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly after the 2016 Logie Awards.
Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly after the 2016 Logie Awards. AAP/JOE CASTRO

GOLD LOGIE

Who should win: Jessica Marais is one of the hardest-working women on TV, juggling Love Child and The Wrong Girl, which she also produced. But the bookies are tipping Waleed Aly.

Samuel Johnson stars as Molly Meldrum in the TV mini-series Molly.
Samuel Johnson stars as Molly Meldrum in the TV mini-series Molly.

BEST ACTOR

Who should win: Samuel Johnson is a shoe-in after winning over the nation with his uncanny portrayal of Molly Meldrum in Seven's biopic Molly.

Jessica Marais arrives at the 2016 Logie Awards.
Jessica Marais arrives at the 2016 Logie Awards. JOE CASTRO

BEST ACTRESS

Who should win: Jessica Marais surely should take this out for her two leading TV roles mentioned above.

Grant Denyer arrives at the 2016 Logie Awards.
Grant Denyer arrives at the 2016 Logie Awards. JOE CASTRO

BEST PRESENTER

Who should win: If he doesn't win Gold then Grant Denyer should at least take home Best Presenter for Family Feud.

Rob Collins in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.
Rob Collins in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl. Greg Noakes

BEST NEW TALENT

Who should win: Rob Collins is the stand-out of this year's nominees, impressing in his two very different roles in Cleverman and The Wrong Girl.

Tammy MacIntosh, Nicole da Silva, Danielle Cormack and Libby Tanner starred in season four of the TV series Wentworth.
Tammy MacIntosh, Nicole da Silva, Danielle Cormack and Libby Tanner starred in season four of the TV series Wentworth.

BEST DRAMA PROGRAM

Who should win: Home and Away will most likely take this one out thanks to its loyal viewers, but if I had my say, it would be Foxtel's excellent drama Wentworth.

The Block's Shelley Craft and Scott Cam.
The Block's Shelley Craft and Scott Cam. Martin Philbey

BEST REALITY PROGRAM

Who should win: Reno juggernaut The Block's the strongest contender.

Topics:  grant denyer jessica marais logies 2017 samuel johnson the block waleed aly


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