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ASTRA AWARDS – Australia’s Next Top Model Won Outstanding Reality Show

12th ASTRA Awards - Arrivals

Jennifer Hawkins certainly knows how to make an impact on the red carpet with a figure hugging and sheer Roberto Cavalli gown. However she would have also been very happy that her show Australia’s Next Top Model won Most Outstanding Reality Program.

Word is that filming has now been delayed and won’t start filming until the end of this year making it 2015 before it is on our TV screens again.

Andrew Winter from Selling Houses Australia won the Favourite Personality Male for the seventh or so time with his work colleague Shaynna Blaze also taking out the favourite female category. The ever lovely Shaynna was in tears about her second win in this category.

In theory she now might be able to win a Logie and a Astra in the one year. Selling Houses also won Favourite Program – Australian.

Matt Moran’s Paddock To Plate won Most Outstanding Lifestyle Program and a season two is in production as is River Cottage Australia. However star of the show Paul West revealed it was unlikely the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will be on this series as he has taken a year off.

Jennifer Hawkins and Didier Cohen paid tribute to Charlotte Dawson complete with a touching photo and video montage. Sarah Murdoch presented her sisters, Vicky Dawson and Robin Barclay,with a posthumous ASTRA award “To honour an exceptional contribution to the Subscription Television Industry”.

Didier Cohen when he was on the red carpet mentioned they were delaying the start of filming out of respect and they will start filming towards the end of the year. In fact it is unlikely to be on our screens until 2015. Didier is officially not single as he walked the red carpet with his stunning girlfriend Jess.

12th ASTRA Awards - Socials

The most in demand ladies were the Real Housewives of Melbourne with everyone wanting to find out if they were not talking to each other. There is going to be a seconnd season as it is the most successful dramality show that Australia has ever produced. Filming on it is yet to start.

Nicole Trunfio a mentor from The Face Australia looked model ready in a Dolce and Gabbana frock again like Jennifer it was sheer.

12th ASTRA Awards - Arrivals


Darren McMullen and his girlfriend Crystal Reed made a late red carpet arrival not leaving a lot of time for questions however he did reveal that he thinks The Voice Kids is going to be a big hit and that Joel Madden has the best team.

12th ASTRA Awards - Arrivals

However I had my biggest fan girl moment when Kristian Alfonso aka Hope from Day Of Our Lives walked down the red carpet. She looked amazing especially since I wagged school for about a week to see her and Beau get married for the first time. No folks in those days not everyone had a video recorder.

12th ASTRA Awards - Arrivals

For the full list of winners of the ASTRA’s go here. 

Photos all from Getty Images.


1 all happening { 03.21.14 at 11:55 am }

I am glad Shaynna Blaze won best female as she has copped so much hate on The Block fb site.

2 Andrea { 03.21.14 at 2:07 pm }

I love Selling Houses and Andrew Winter so that was a well deserved win.
I’m also happy ANTM won, and Charlotte Dawson was acknowledged.