Congratulations to our User movieswithabe for an excellent 73% prediction rate for Thursday’s Golden Globe Awards TV nominations. Over 1,000 Gold Derby readers forecasted this year’s SAG Awards nominations in the television categories, logging more than 10,700 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click Golden Globes (TV) Nominations 2014.
Globe voters are known for embracing new shows and performers, and they will often snub their winners from the past year. With that in mind, they are a hard bunch to predict. For our winner movieswithabe, some of his more impressive picks were Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan“), Allison Tolman and Colin Hanks (“Fargo“), Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black“), and “The Missing” for Best Limited Series.
But our Experts also posted impressive scores, especially Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) in the top spot with 67% correct. Up next was Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com) at 65%, and then Joyce Eng (TV Guide) with 62%.
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.
Gold Derby’s best Editor was Marcus Dixon, who correctly predicted 64% of the nominees. Rob Licuria and Daniel Montgomery were next at 60%, followed by Matt Noble at 58%, and then myself with 56%.
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%.