Andy Humm (Gay USA) tops all Experts predicting Tony Awards winners

Andy Humm (Gay USA) is this year’s best Expert at predicting the Tony Awards winners. He got an outstanding 88% correct, only missing three out of 24 categories. Those incorrect choices were Best Play Revival (selecting “The Elephant Man” over “Skylight“), Best Featured Actor in a Play (choosing Micah Stock over Richard McCabe), and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (picking Judy Kuhn over Ruthie Ann Miles).

Related: Complete list of 2015 Tony Awards winners

For the 16 Experts predicting Tony winners, the second spot is a tie between Gold Derby’s own Paul Sheehan and Matt Windham (amNY) at 84% accuracy.

The third spot is a tie between Elysa Gardner (USA Today), Susan Haskins (Theater Talk), Harry Haun (Playbill), and Jesse Oxfeld (Forward) with each at 80%. Up next are Thom Geier (The Wrap), Brian Lipton (Cititour), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), David Sheward (Gold Derby), and Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway) at 75% right.

Melissa Bernardo (Entertainment Weekly) and Michael Musto (Out.com) are next in a tie at 71% correct. Scott Feinberg (Hollywood Reporter) follows at 63% and then Jason Clark (Entertainment Weekly) with 59% correct.

Among the predictor groups, the best performance was a tie between our Top 24 Users (those two dozen folks who had done the best predicting last year’s winners) and overall Users at 83%. The Experts and Editors are tied collectively at 75% accuracy. Click each link in the previous sentence or in our accuracy chart to see these scores for yourself.

Related: Behind the scenes on Tony Awards red carpet and in press room

See the separate rankings of our Experts, Editors and Users in our special leaderboards that feature top scores per group.

You can see their scores and yours 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.

88% CORRECT
Andy Humm (Gay USA)

84% CORRECT
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)
Matt Windham (amNY)

80% CORRECT
Elysa Gardner (USA Today)
Susan Haskins (Theater Talk)
Harry Haun (Playbill)
Jesse Oxfeld (Forward)

75% CORRECT
Thom Geier (The Wrap)
Brian Lipton (Cititour)
Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby)
David Sheward (Gold Derby)
Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway)

71% CORRECT
Melissa Bernardo (Entertainment Weekly)
Michael Musto (Out.com)

63% CORRECT
Scott Feinberg (Hollywood Reporter)

59% CORRECT
Jason Clark (Entertainment Weekly)

In order to win, you must have the highest accuracy percentage – and maybe more than that. If more than one player has the best accuracy, the winner is the person with the highest accuracy plus most game points. So, remember to place your three super bets when making predictions. Each player gets one super bet of 500 points and two of 200 points with all the other categories worth 100 points. Strategy is key. Place those super bets wisely and they could crown you our winner.

Get started below by making your Emmy Awards picks for Best Drama Series. To enter your predictions, make sure you are logged into your Gold Derby account or register for a free account via Facebook, Twitter or Google.

After logging in, click on the “Predictions” button found at the top-right of every page. That will bring you to a list of every event currently being predicted at Gold Derby.

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