"All parties agree the most positive outcome is to not hold the TV WEEK Logies, including public voting, in 2020, but to stage an even bigger event on the Gold Coast in 2021. was
"The TV WEEK Logies is loved because it is a live event, with viewers at home enjoying seeing the red-carpet glamour and the entertainment community coming together to celebrate the television industry.”
"While we are postponing the TV WEEK Logie Awards for 2020 and returning in 2021, the 2021 Logies will be an epic event that will take into consideration the 12 months of television just past, as well as all programs that will air for the remainder of this year," the statement concluded.
Sadly, this is the first time the event has been cancelled since its inception in 1959. In addition, the sudden change will no doubt affect Gold Coast tourism. After all, last year's star-studded ceremony brought in an estimated $30 million.