Top 24 Emmy users: ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ will crush ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Amy Schumer, get ready to dance all the way to the Emmy winner's podium. According to Gold Derby's Top 24 Users (those who did the best predicting last year's Emmy Awards), "Inside Amy Schumer" will win Best Variety Sketch Series in a landslide, crushing 40-year-old veteran "Saturday Night Live" in the process. Do you agree or disagree with this group of odds-makers?

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A whopping 18 of the Top 24 Users seem convinced "Inside Amy Schumer" will triumph, giving it leading odds of 1/4. Compare that number to only three users who are predicting "SNL," which is in second place with 11/2 odds. (Three of our Top 24 Users have yet to chime in with their Emmy predictions.)

As this is the first year of the Best Variety Sketch Series category, it's tough to base predictions on former wins and patterns. Instead, our Top 24 Users may be considering recent critics' groups as an example of "Inside Amy Schumer's" potential success. Just this weekend, the show won Best Comedy Series in a bit of a surprise at the Television Critics' Association Awards. Schumer also won Individual Comedy Performer at the TCAs and Best Comedy Actress at the Critics' Choice TV Awards.

It's worth noting that, of last year's top-scoring Gold Derby users, our #1 user Jonathan Sydel is currently predicting a victory for "Inside Amy Schumer."

Meanwhile, last year's second-place user Jose Gonzalez is one of the three Top 24 Users who are backing "Saturday Night Live."

The other Variety Sketch Series contenders in the running are "Key and Peele," "Drunk History," and "Portlandia."

Do you agree or disagree with the predictions of our Top 24 Users?

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Last year, our Experts had an accuracy rate of 58.62% when it came to predicting the Emmy winners. That score tied them with both Gold Derby's Editors and the Top 24 Users (those two dozen folks who did the best at predicting last year's Emmys). Our Users scored  51.72% (Click on any of these groups to see what they got right and wrong last year.)

Which group will be victorious this year?

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.

Photo: Amy Schumer, Method Man. Credit: Comedy Central/Courtesy Everett Collection/REX

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