Bauer Media announced the six finalists for the Most Popular Television Commercial category at the nominations event yesterday held at The Star Gold Coast in Queensland for the 61st annual TV WEEK Logie Awards.
The public was invited to cast their votes for their favourite TV commercials from the 12 that were shortlisted by the judging panel in March.
It was a huge year of voting for the 2019 TV WEEK Logie Awards, especially for the Most Popular Television Commercial category.
The six finalists for the Most Popular Television Commercial award for 2019 include:
● Dundee: Australia’s Tourism Ad in Disguise – Tourism Australia, created by UM and Droga5
● Frank – Westpac, created by DDB Sydney
● I am the Captain of my Soul – The Invictus Games, created by Edge
● Naked Wrestling – KFC, created by Ogilvy Australia
● Santa Crashes Christmas – Aldi, created by BMF
● Serena Project: I Touch Myself by Berlei J. Walter Thompson Sydney
TV WEEK Editor, Thomas Woodgate, said: “The Most Popular Television Commercial category received an overwhelming number of votes in its very first year and we are thrilled to unveil Australia’s favourite TV ads.
“It’s great to see how passionate and highly engaged our audiences are about TV commercials. We are extremely proud to give them the opportunity to make their voices heard on what their favourite ads are and give Australia’s creative agencies the recognition they deserve.”
Paul Gardiner, Commercial Director at Bauer Media Australia added: “The TV WEEK Logies is one of Australia’s most high profile events and we are so pleased that Australia’s marketing and advertising industry gets to be a part of it. The quality of the Top 6 commercials that Australia has chosen as their favourites is superb.”
The winner for the Most Popular Television Commercial will be announced on Tuesday, June 11, and the winners will be attending The 61st TV WEEK Logie Awards at The Star Gold Coast in Queensland on Sunday, June 30. All the action from the red-carpet arrivals and awards-show celebrations will be telecast on the Nine Network and 9Now.