Tangle keeps the flag flying
AUSTRALIAN drama Tangle is the only local finalist in the Most Outstanding Drama category in subscription TV industry’s annual ASTRA awards.
In all, more than 50 finalists were announced in 15 industry-voted categories on Monday for the 11th annual awards.
But it was Tangle that scored a swag of nominations. The series, which stars Kat Stewart, Catherine McClements and Justine Clarke, is up against Dripping in Chocolate, The Walking Dead and Justified for Most Outstanding Drama on Foxtel.
Meanwhile Tangle stars Dan Wyllie and Lincoln Younes have been nominated for Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Male), and Clarke, McClements and Eva Lazzaro are the finalists for Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Female).
There are still six more subscribervoted category nominations to be announced. Finalists in the industryvoted categories are: Most Outstanding Children’s Program or Event: Mind Over Maddie (Disney Channel), Didi and B (Nick Jr.), Adventure Time (Cartoon Network) Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program: The Riff (V), Rove LA (Fox8), Balls of Steel Australia (The Comedy Channel) Most Outstanding Music Program or Coverage: Tina Arena: Live in Melbourne (Studio) [V], Island Parties: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Channel [V]), Justin Bieber: Believe. Live + Intimate (Channel [V]), Slimefest (Nickelodeon) Most Outstanding Documentary: The Announcement (ESPN), The Train: The Granville Rail Disaster (The History Channel), Abalone Wars (Discovery) Most Outstanding Performance by a Presenter: Adam Roberts and Naomi Sequeira ( Backstage Pass, Disney), Billy Russell ( The Riff, [V]), Matt Shirvington ( London Olympics, Foxtel), David Speers ( The Nation, PM Agenda, Australian News) Most Outstanding Lifestyle Program: Location Location Location Australia (LifeStyle), Grand Designs Australia (LifeStyle), Selling Houses Australia (LifeStyle), Tony Robinson’s Time Walks (The History Channel) Most Outstanding Reality Program: Come Dine With Me Australia (LifeStyle), Kings Cross ER: St Vincent’s Hospital (Crime & Investigation Network), Megatruckers (A&E), Project Runway Australia (Arena), Style Me (MTV)
Live London Update (Fox Sports), Sky News Political Coverage (PM Agenda, Australian News Channel), Sky News Business Coverage (Australian News Channel) Most Outstanding Drama: Dripping in Chocolate (UKTV), The Walking Dead (FX Channel), Tangle (Showcase), Justified (FX Channel) Most Outstanding Use of Innovation in Programming: AFL On-field Graphics (Fox Sports), FoxMobile (Fox Sports), London 2012 Olympic Games (Foxtel), Project Runway Australia Arena) Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor, Male: David Wenham Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor, Female: Justine Clarke ( Tangle, Showcase), Catherine McClements ( Tangle, Showcase) and Eva Lazzaro ( Tangle, Showcase)
star Justine Clarke ( Dripping in Chocolate, UKTV), Dan Wyllie ( Tangle, Showcase), Lincoln Younes ( Tangle, Showcase) Best New Talent: Marty Smiley ( The Riff, [V]), David King ( AFL Insider, Fox Footy), Jules Sebastian ( Style Me, MTV) Most Outstanding Performance by a Broadcast Journalist: Jason Bennett ( Aussies Abroad, ESPN), Gerard Whateley ( AFL 360, Fox Sports), Ahron Young (news, Australian News), Kieran Gilbert ( AM Agenda, Australian News)
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