Congratulations to Thedemonhog for a very impressive top score of 84% predicting the 2015 Critics' Choice TV nominations on Monday. He stands alone at the top with the best percentage and a great point total of 18,927 by using his 500 and 200 point bets wisely.
Over 500 people worldwide predicted the nominees in nine categories. Among our scoring champ's best picks were "The Leftovers" and "UnReal" for Best Drama Series, Hugh Dancy ("Hannibal") for Best Drama Actor, Sarah Hay ("Flesh and Bone") for Best Movie/Mini Actress, and Vincent Kartheiser ("Saints and Strangers") for Best Movie/Mini Actor.
You can see how your score compares to his in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant's predictions. Or you can find your score by clicking on "My Award Scores," which appears in the gold menu bar when you're signed in to your account.
For his efforts, Thedemonhog wins a $100 Amazon gift card, pending Gold Derby evaluating his eligibility based upon our contest rules.
Among the predictor groups, the best performance was a tie between the Experts, the Top 24 Users (those two dozen folks who had done the best predicting last year's winners), and overall Users with 68.78% right. Our Editors are next with 67.20% correct. Click each link in the previous sentence or in our accuracy chart to see these scores for yourself.
For the three Experts predicting Critics' Choice TV noms, the best overall score is by Joyce Eng (TV Guide) at 76%. Tom O'Neil (Gold Derby) is next with 67% correct. Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) follows with 57%.
Among the four Editors, Daniel Montgomery and I are tied in first place with 68% correct. Rob Licuria is next at 67% and then Marcus Dixon at 48%.
See the separate rankings of our Experts, Editors and Users in our special leaderboards that feature top scores per group.
Make your Critics' Choice winner predictions starting with Best TV Drama Series to the right or at the bottom of this post and earn a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year's Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting the Critics' Choice champs). You can predict all TV categories (comedy, drama, movie/mini, supporting, guest) for this event.
As some of our Users turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, it's important that you give us your predictions. Your picks influence our Users racetrack odds, which also factor into our official combined odds.