They may have entered television looking for love but two former Bachelor stars have forged their own path with two Logie nominations.
Home and Away's Sam Frost and The Living Room's Matty Johnson were announced as nominees for the Most Popular New Talent during the Logies nominations at The Star on the Gold Coast - the TV award night's new home.
Gold Logie nominee and The Living Room host Amanda Keller said Johnson, who starred as the 2017 Bachelor after coming runner-up in the Bachelorette in 2016, was a brilliant new addition to the team.
"He's done some fabulous travel stories for us and I think that shows he's more than just the Bachelor. He can break out of that genre and a be a great personality," she told AAP.
Johnson said he admired the work of Amanda Keller, fellow Gold Logie nominee Grant Denyer and UK TV chat show host Graham Norton and credits his on screen ease to his former television debuts.
"Without a question it wouldn't have been possible without my time on The Bachelorette and The Bachelor. Just becoming comfortable being in an environment when you are around cameras all of the time," he told AAP.
"That was the perfect stepping stone."
Sam Frost rose to fame after she was rejected by The Bachelor's Blake Garvey in 2014 following a marriage proposal and went on to become the first Australian Bachelorette.
Following her departure from 2Day FM's Sam and Rove show, Frost landed in Summer Bay as Jasmine in Home and Away.
"I had a storyline where I was in an abusive relationship, which was really challenging," she told AAP.
Frost said she is constantly growing as an actress and feels lucky to be part of the Home and Away team.
Fellow Summer Bay star Sophie Dillman has also been nominated in the category for her role as the rebellious Ziggy.
Dillman, who originally trained as a nurse, said an upcoming storyline where her character's mother battles cancer has connected with her.
"Seeing that firsthand has hit home for me," she told AAP.
Other nominees in the category includes Dilruk Jayasinha of CRAM! on Network Ten and ABC's Utopia and Sophia Forrest of the Nine Network's Love Child.
Australian Associated Press