FormerNinegolden boy Karl Stefanovic was roasted (on multiple occasions) while comedian Tom Gleesonbeat out stiff competition fromfellow nomineesCosta Georgiadis,Sam Mac,Waleed Aly,Rodger Corser,Eve MoreyandAmanda Keller, to take the covetedGold Logie.
But hot favourite Amanda seemed less than impressed with the controversial comedian's shock win - and had a decidedly furious reaction to his lengthy acceptance speech.
WATCH Tom address the Logie Awards here:
During his eight-minute acceptance speech, Tom referenced hissmear campaignand 'attack ads' against the other nominees, as well aslast year's winnerGrant Denyerwho branded the funnyman 'desperate',Daily Mailnotes.
"Just because all of you want it and I've got it, don't get angry with me," theHard Quiz hostbegan.
"It's alright, you'll all survive. It's a shame this is the lastGold Logiethat's ever going to be handed out - according toGrant Denyer, I've ruined the Logies. But at least I won this all by myself.
"Turns out I'm just really good at manipulating the media into doing things for me. Which, if you think about it, is why we're all here!"
In the middle of his tirade, the camera briefly cut toThe Living Roomhost, and her steely expression spoke a thousand words,News.com.aureports.
It seems manysocial mediausers echoed Amanda's sentiments, with a deluge of tweets flooding in about the comedian's shock win.
Twitter personality and author Mariam Veiszadeh wrote: "Tom Gleeson- you've officially ruined the #GoldLogie. #Logies2019."
Another said: "I feel like this is a p**s take -Amanda Kellershould've won! #GoldLogie"
One man spotted Amanda's reaction, saying: "The cutaway toAmanda Keller's face when @nonstoptom was making his speech was priceless. I hope that's the last Logies ever, so it can go out on a high! #TVWeek#Logies2019."
Some sat on the fence, with one user remarking: "I'm kind of torn as to whether I'm happy or disappointed thatTom Gleesonwon the #GoldLogie#TVWeekLogieAwards- he's made a farce out of what was already a farce!"
Amanda and Tom play up for the cameras after Tom's shock Gold Logie win
But others disagreed, with media executive Robert McKnight writing: "He did it! He played within the rules... and won! Congratulations @nonstoptom #TVWeekLogies#Logies2019."
One woman praised Tom's take on the awards show, saying: "Tom Gleesonnailed it with that acceptance speech. About time someone really deserving won the Gold. So funny, love every minute of it, as well as the awkward faces in the room! Can't wait for next year! #HardQuiz#GoldLogie."
Alice MurphyAlice Murphy is a freelance journalist and self-professed news addict. Originally from Ireland, Alice is on a mission to visit every country in the world (telling stories along the way). She is most commonly found eating sushi, drinking strong coffee and reading horoscopes.