|2019 Antenna Awards|
|Date||October 5, 2019|
|Location||Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne|
|Hosted by||Dilruk Jayasinha|
|Program of the Year||The Leak with Pat McCaffrie|
|Personality of the Year||Emmylou McCarthy|
|Runtime||150 minutes (including commercials)|
|Directed by||Shane Dunlop|
The 2019 Antenna Awards were held on 5 October 2019 at the Deakin Edge at Federation Square in Melbourne.The ceremony was announced on 4 July 2019, and recognised excellence in Australian community television of the eligibility period, running between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2019.
It was hosted by comedian and former Live on Bowen presenter Dilruk Jayasinha.The ceremony was broadcast live from 8:00pm AEST on C31 Melbourne, Channel 44 Adelaide and WTV Perth, and was streamed live on Facebook. On 9 October, the ceremony was made available to stream on YouTube.
Awards were presented in 24 categories. Program of the Year was awarded to The Leak with Pat McCaffrie, while Personality of the Year was awarded to Emmylou Loves presenter Emmylou McCarthy. A special award, the Stella Young Contribution to Community TV Award, was presented to Nimal Alwis.
This was the 9th Antenna Awards ceremony – the first since 2014 – and marked 25 years since the first broadcast of C31 Melbourne. Nominations were accepted from producers of programs that aired on terrestrial community television – including the now-defunct Television Sydney and 31 Brisbane – as well as satellite and cable channels Aurora and ICTV.
|"Community TV, Get In Me!"|
|Damian Cowell's Disco Machine||"(Here Comes The) Disco Machine"|
|Best Comedy Program||Best Music Program|
|Best Narrative and/or Fictional Program||Best Actor in a Narrative Drama, Comedy or Sketch|
|Best Sports Program||Best Outdoor and Recreational Program|
|Best Live and/or Outside Broadcast||Best Lifestyle or Special Interest Program|
|Outstanding Direction in a Program||Outstanding Camera Work in a Program|
|Outstanding Sound in a Program||Outstanding Editing in a Program|
|Outstanding Theme Song in a Program||Outstanding Creative Achievement in a Program|
|Best Youth Program||Youth Personality of the Year|
|Outstanding Contribution to Community by a Program||Best Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Program|
|Best Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Personality||Best Factual, Current Affairs or Interview Program|
|Outstanding Journalism in a Program||The Stella Young Contribution to Community TV Award|
|Personality of the Year||Program of the Year|
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Youtube title: The 2019 Antenna Awards // Live from Deakin Edge Melbourne // Oct 5th 2019