ABC Live Music Show ‘The Set’ Scores 2019 Logie Award Nomination

27 May 2019 | 1:00 pm | Staff Writer

Alongside Tom Gleeson, Celia Pacquola and more.

Australian TV’s night of nights is fast-approaching, and among today’s 2019 Logie Awards nominees is ABC’s hit live music show The Set.

The series, which premiered last October, is co-hosted by triple j’s Dylan Alcott, who has picked up a nomination in the Most Popular New Talent category.

Meanwhile, local comedy favourite Tom Gleeson has been nominated for the coveted Gold Logie, as well as Most Popular Presenter for Hard Quiz, with the show also up for Most Popular Entertainment Program alongside The Voice Australia, Gruen, Anh’s Brush With Fame and more.

“I can’t wait to fulfil my destiny by winning the Gold Logie. The ABC hasn’t won the Gold since 1976. A vote for me is a vote for the ABC. Voting re-opens June 24. GLEESON 4 GOLD.” Gleeson said.

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ABC comedy Rosehaven has picked up three nominations, with stars Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor nominated for awards as the show goes head-to-head with Have You Been Paying Attention?, Hughesy, We Have A Problem, Russell Coight's All Aussie Adventures, Shaun Micallef's Mad As Hell and True Story With Hamish & Andy for Most Popular Comedy Program.

Olivia Newton-John biopic Hopelessly Devoted To You, starring Delta Goodrem, has picked up a Most Outstanding Miniseries Or Telemovie nomination, while Eurovision – Australia Decides 2018 is up for Most Outstanding Entertainment Program and ABC drama series Mystery Road dominates with eight nominations.

The 61st TV Week Logie Awards will take place on the Gold Coast on June 30.