Congratulations to our user Perfectly Weird for scoring very impressive 76.76% when predicting the 2016 Emmy Awards nominations on Thursday. Out of 142 nomination slots covering 24 categories, he got 109 correct and only missed 33 nominees. He also had a great point total of 12,513 by using the 500 and 200 point bets wisely. Very close to the top score with 76.06% are both dsps84 with 11,889 points and unbb24 with 8,623 points.
Almost 3,000 people worldwide predicted these nominees in these comedy, drama, movie/mini, reality and variety races. Our top scorer had several terrific picks, including all seven nominees for Best Comedy Series, Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”) for Best Comedy Actress, Cuba Gooding, Jr. (“The People v. O.J. Simpson”) for Best Movie/Mini Actor, David Schwimmer and John Travolta (“The People v. O.J. Simpson”) for Best Movie/Mini Supporting Actor, and Ryan Seacrest (“American Idol”) for Best Reality Host.
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions.
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Among Gold Derby’s Editors, Paul Sheehan and Marcus Dixon scored 73% correct. Daniel Montgomery and Tom O’Neil predicted 72% and then myself at 71%. Rob Licuria follows with 67% right and then Matt Noble with 64% accuracy.