Peter Travers of Rolling Stone tops all television Experts in predicting the 2014 Golden Globe nominations for TV announced Thursday. He scored an excellent 67% correct regarding the television nods.
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While some nominees are pretty predictable with Globe voters, many are not. Some of Travers’ best predictions against the grain were Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan“), Ruth Wilson and Dominic West (“The Affair“), Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin“), and “Transparent” for Best Comedy Series.
They are followed by Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times) with 60% correct, then Thom Geier at 58%, a tie between Lynette Rice (People) and Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil and Paul Sheehan at 56%, and finally Ken Tucker (Hollywood Reporter) with 55% correct.
Overall, the toughest categories to predict were Best Comedy Series at 32% and Best TV Supporting Actress at 43%. The easiest were Best TV Movie/Limited Series Actor at 78% and Best Drama Series at 74% correct.
For our groups, the Editors and Experts tied for the best predictions, averaging 60%. The Users finished with 55%.
67% CORRECT (37 of 55)
Peter Travers (Rolling Stone)
65% CORRECT (36 of 55)
Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com)
62% CORRECT (34 of 55)
Joyce Eng (TV Guide)
60% CORRECT (33 of 55)
Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times)
58% CORRECT (32 of 55)
56% CORRECT (31 of 55)
Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby)
Lynette Rice (People)
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)
55% CORRECT (30 of 55)
Ken Tucker (Hollywood Reporter