South Pacific Pictures' series 800
Words has been nominated for several awards at the
Australian Logies, the country’s top television awards.
The show, starring Erik Thomson and created by James Griffin and Maxine
Fleming, is up for four Logie Awards, with one winner already announced - Melina
Vidler took away the Most Outstanding Newcomer – Actress for her role as Shay at
a nominations event held in Melbourne yesterday.
The show is also nominated for Best Drama Program and Most Outstanding Drama
Series, Erik Thomson has been nominated for Best Actor in his role as George
and Benson Jack Anthony has been nominated for Best New Talent for his role as
An official awards ceremony to announce the rest of the winners will be held
on May 8th in Melbourne.
A second series of 800 Words, which is made for Australia’s Channel 7
network, is currently in production.